Central Carolina Technical College

Central Carolina Technical College

Central Carolina Technical College, also known as CCTC, is a comprehensive, public, two-year institution of higher education located in Sumter, South Carolina, United States. It was established in 1961 as an industrial training center. After a few name changes, it was finally renamed Central Carolina Technical College in 1992. The college offers a wide variety of associate degrees, diplomas, and certificate programs in diverse areas of study. It also provides non-credit continuing education and distance learning programs.

CCTC boasts of an active student life. The campus is home to several student clubs and organizations. Some of the popular organizations are the Central Carolina Student Nurses' Association, Central Carolina Computer Club (CCCC), and Creative Arts Society.

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Central Carolina Technical College
506 N Guignard Dr
Sumter , SC 29150-2499
General Phone: (803) 778-1961

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Central Carolina Technical College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine170registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Liberal Arts144liberal arts and sciences, interdisciplinary studies
Family and Social Work47child care management, child care provider
Mechanics and Repair41electrical installation and repair, industrial electronics tech, HVAC, industrial mechanics, automobile mechanics
Office and Administration37administrative assistant, general office occupations
Computer Science and Engineering32data processing tech
Medical Support and Technology31medical assistant, pharmacy tech, surgical tech
Business and Management24business management, accounting, sales and marketing
Security and Law Enforcement14criminal justice and safety
Conservation and Resource Management13natural resources management
Production Trades11machinist, welding
Law7legal assistant
Engineering Technician5civil engineering tech, environmental control tech, mechanical drafting
Therapy and Counseling4physical therapist assistant

Number of programs and degrees for Central Carolina Technical College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree21616
Award of less than 1 academic year28913
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years758

Central Carolina Technical College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Central Carolina Technical College had a total enrollment of 3,283 students (2,197 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 47%
Black 49%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 8%
18-19 17%
20-21 14%
22-24 14%
25-29 15%
30-34 9%
35-39 8%
40-49 11%
50-64 4%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

South Carolina100%

Central Carolina Technical College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 52 %
Part-Time 38 %

Central Carolina Technical College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Sumter, South Carolina for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other South Carolina Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Central Carolina Technical College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,528
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 5,352
Books and supplies $ 945

Financial Aid:
Central Carolina Technical College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 399500)

Central Carolina Technical College Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankacademic year39$43,71045$45,101
All faculty totalacademic year39$43,71045$45,101

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Central Carolina Technical College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician

Conservation And Resource Management
Natural Resources Management and Policy

Engineering Technician
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
Environmental Control Technologies/Technicians, Other
Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD

Family And Social Work
Child Care Provider/Assistant
Child Care and Support Services Management

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other

Mechanics And Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair, General
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology

Medical Support And Technology
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
Surgical Technology/Technologist

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services

Production Trades
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist
Welding Technology/Welder

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

Therapy And Counseling
Physical Therapist Assistant

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Central Carolina Technical College Highlights

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What Sets Central Carolina Technical College Apart:

% of degrees in family and social work
(vs. all colleges)
Top 7%Central Carolina Technical College % of degrees in family and social work
Female % of student body
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 10%Central Carolina Technical College Female % of student body
% of degrees in office and administration
(vs. all colleges)
Top 15%Central Carolina Technical College % of degrees in office and administration
Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 16%Central Carolina Technical College Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
% of degrees in computer science and engineering
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 17%Central Carolina Technical College % of degrees in computer science and engineering
% of degrees in conservation and resource management
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 18%Central Carolina Technical College % of degrees in conservation and resource management
Number of degree programs
(for open-admission colleges)
Top 18%Central Carolina Technical College Number of degree programs
Minority % of student body
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 19%Central Carolina Technical College Minority % of student body
Number of students
(for open-admission colleges)
Top 20%Central Carolina Technical College Number of students
% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 20%Central Carolina Technical College % of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library

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