Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College in Orangeburg

Orangeburg, SC

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Overview

Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College offers 147-degree programs and 6 via distance education. Student-to-faculty ratio is 15:1. 1 high safety campus. 38.4% are women, and 61.6% are men. The average annual total cost of attendance at Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College is 7426$, that is at the level of national average. 11% of full-time Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College students completed their education in 150 percent of time: graduation rate is at the level of national average. Average salary after attending is $24,600, so if you studied 2 years, you’ll get your funds back in less than 2 years.

Average Annual Cost

Average annual cost includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses, minus the average grant/scholarship aid. Separate metrics have calculated for different institutions depends on calendar system and sector of the establishment (public or private).

The Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College is a public and non-academic-year institution, so it’s net price represents an average of all programs and includes only undergraduates who first enrolled in the fall term and pay in-state tuition and receive Title IV aid.

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$7,426
BELOW AVERAGE

By Family Income

Depending on the federal state, or institutional grant and available, Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College students in your income bracket may pay more of less than the overall average costs.

Family IncomeAverage cost
$0 - $30,000$7,237
$30,001 - $48,000$7,069
$48,001 - $75,000$8,636
$75,001 - $110,000$10,034
$110,001+$9,963

Finance

Charges:

  • Typical room charge for academic year: -

  • Typical board charge for academic year: -

  • Combined charge for room and board: -

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Percent of students with financial aid

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13%

Types of financial aids

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2802 of Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College undergraduate students were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 92 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College number 39 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in South Carolina.

Students at Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College awarded 5 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a any financial aid.

Family IncomeNumber awarded grant and scholarship aidAverage amount of grant and scholarship aid awarded
$0 - $30,000
100%
$6,649
$30,001 - $48,000
100%
$6,821
$48,001 - $75,000
100%
$5,219
$75,001 - $110,000
100%
$3,536
$110,001+
100%
$2,201

Salary After Attending

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$24,600

According to College Scorecard Data from U.S. Department of Education

Students services

Career

Academic/career counseling service

Employment services for students

Living & meal

Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus

Institution provide on-campus housing

Institution provides board or meal plan

Veteran Services Available

Credit for military training

Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families

Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges

Disability services

3%

Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities

Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

Special learning opportunities

Here are the learning opportunities available in Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College.

Weekend/evening college

Teacher certification (below the postsecondary level)

Teacher certification: students can complete their preparation in certain areas of specialization

Weekend/evening college allows students to complete courses and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.

Teacher certifications programs are designed to prepare students to meet the requirements for certification as teachers in elementary, middle/junior high, and secondary schools.

Graduation Rate

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11%
BELOW AVERAGE

Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College graduation rate is below the national average.

11% of full-time students enrolled for the first time to Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College completed the education program and got a degree in 150 percent of the expected time of completion.

The graduation rate value includes only programs that were completed less than six years for four-year degrees or less than three years for two-year degrees.

Graduation rate is the percentage of institution’s new-entering, first-time, first-year undergraduate students who complete their program within 150% of the published time for the program. Graduation rate excludes an extensive number of students. This indicator doesn’t take into consideration students of nontraditional enrollments - part-time students, students who enroll mid-year, and who transfer from one institution to another. So graduation rate alone can create a misleading picture. Completion rate in the form of total number of students receiving any types of awards/degrees creates a complete picture. Combining this data with graduation rate is a better way to compare institutions.

Student Body

The student-to-faculty ratio at Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College is 15:1, that means that for every 15 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.

Student-to-faculty ratio

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Men/Women

Race/ethnicity breakdown

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Students enrollment in distance education

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In Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College the biggest percent of students are enrolled in on-campus courses.

Distance education location breakdown

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Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in South Carolina.

Campus Safety

The percentage of crimes on Main Campus

The campus located by 3250 St Matthews Rd address in Orangeburg, South Carolina.

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Main Campus in comparison of all branches in the US. It is calculated as the average percent of crimes yearly by five years of data for every campus, based on an overall number of students studying there. The branch is a part of Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College with 0.07% of maximum crimes a year. The most often crimes detected on Main Campus are burglary and motor vehicle theft.

Academic Programs

Number of degree programs offered

Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College offers 147 programs in total: 81 are for less than 1-year certificate programs, 54 - for Associate's degree, and 12 are 1-year, but less than-2-year certificate programs.

This is one of the lowest number of programs in comparison with other 110 universities in South Carolina state. Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College is one of the few institutions in South Carolina that offers a 1-year, but less than-2-year certificate program.

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Number of degree programs offered via distance education

There are 6 distance learning programs that are offered in the Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College: 3 are for Associate's degree and 3 are less than 1-year certificate programs.

Note, that programs offered via distance education might be fully online as well as partially online and contain real-time elements. So explore each program to make sure you can commit.

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Total credit/contact hours

Here you can find the data on instructional activity in measured in total credit and/or contact hours delivered by institutions during a 12-month period. Also we shown the South Carolina state average data to help you compare.

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Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College provides coursework for undergraduate students оnly.

In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 2113 students with 63391 сredit hours for 12-month instructional activity period.

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Student Reviews and Ratings for Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College

Overall Rating:

Overall Rating:

What it goes to this school is pretty good school very helpful for her to learn

Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™

Overall Rating:

Don't waste your time on this school. It's no more than a glorified high school. Nursing program sucked. And they maneuver ways to get money like the way I was handled. I was dropped from the program for failing a lab procedure. But Rhonda Browning (Nurse Instructor) showed that I withdrew so they could charge me for the entire semester of $1200.00 more. This has happened before even though when a student drops a class, they charged me for withdrawing getting additional money. They are rude, the staff is unprofessional, and the the whole idea of getting a BS is a joke. Sabe y o ur money. They have ways not only to get Govt. Assistance but also will find a way to charge you more. Don't trust them. Been sucked for a program not allowed to attend. All nursing instructors are dumber than a brick. And every time you complete courses to be able to go into a program, they continue to add more classes to complete. Took me 5 it's to get to the Nursing Program by adding. Don't trust it. Go to a real Community college like Trident Tech. I have 60 credits but no degree. They keep adding more courses. Now I need 7 more. What a waste of time and money. Don't get sucked in.

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Overall Rating:

i didnt want to give a star at all the teachers for the ged classes does not help you at all ive been there this is going on year two and ive only passed one test im tired of asking them for help this is wrong im so stuck on what to do

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Overall Rating:

Wish I could give them NO stars. Student Services never picks up the phone and when they do. They will direct you to someone who never picks up or return your calls. I left numerous voicemails about my financial aid for WEEKS ! & not one time did I receive a call back !

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Overall Rating:

The curriculum and facilities are fine, but the administration needs major reformation. There is always some hoop I have to jump through when registering for the next term, such as a lack of college transcripts (which I turned in my first semester), etc. I don't know if the staff is incompetent, or if it's the work-study people's doing, but registration should not be this much of a hassle.

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Location & Website

Address: 3250 Saint Matthews Rd

Place:

Religious affiliation: Not applicable

Calendar system: Semester

General Phone Number: +8035360311

Institution is active in current year: 1

Institution's internet website address: octech.edu

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