Florence Darlington Technical College: Review & Facts

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Florence Darlington Technical College is a medium two-year, public school with 6,010 students enrolled. This college was established in 1963 and is one of the 4 schools and colleges located in Florence, South Carolina.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
42
Fair
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, and associate's degree are offered at Florence Darlington Technical College.

Florence Darlington Technical College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 42 majors. The most popular concentrations are Industrial Technologies, Nursing, Accounting and Finance, Management, and General Studies. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
52%
Bad
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Florence Darlington Technical College is low at 52% (way below South Carolina average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
20 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Florence Darlington Technical College is very low - 13%. About 10% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Florence Darlington Technical College is reasonably decent - 20:1. Find out more regarding faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$6,200
Low
Average tuition charges are low, $6,000 per academic year. The additional fees at Florence Darlington Technical College (not included in tuition costs) are approximately $200, which totals $6,200 per year.

Read the details about Florence Darlington Technical College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
This college will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) earned prior to admission.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Florence Darlington Technical College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (843) 661-8324 or check Florence Darlington Technical College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A-
Safe
Florence Darlington Technical College offers a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Florence Darlington Technical College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
Currently there is no on-campus housing at Florence Darlington Technical College.

Based on the college crime information, Florence Darlington Technical College appears to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Florence Darlington Technical College Location and Maps



Post Address: Florence Darlington Technical College, 2715 W. Lucas Street, Florence, South Carolina 29501, USA
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