Denmark Technical College

Denmark Technical College

Denmark Technical College, or DTC, was established in 1947, and officially began its operation on March 1, 1948. It was initially known as the Denmark Area Trade School, until its name was changed to Denmark Technical Education Center in 1969. It finally came to be known as the Denmark Technical College in 1979. DTC is situated in Denmark, South Carolina.

Students of DTC are offered associate's degrees in the fields of computer technology, criminal justice, electronics, human services, early care and education, and electromechanical engineering. Apart from this, various one-year diplomas and technical certificate programs are also available.

The sports teams of Denmark Technical College are known as the Panthers. The athletics department of the college sponsors both men's and women's teams in basketball and softball. Students are also involved in clubs and organizations such as the Student Government Association.

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Denmark Technical College
1126 Solomon Blatt Blvd
Denmark , SC 29042
General Phone: (803) 793-5100

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Denmark Technical College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Family and Social Work46child care management, child care provider, social work
Liberal Arts38liberal arts and sciences, interdisciplinary studies
Security and Law Enforcement35criminal justice and safety
Beauty and Cosmetology31cosmetology, barber
Office and Administration19administrative assistant, office data entry, general office occupations
Engineering Technician19electromechanical tech, construction engineering tech
Production Trades15welding
Business and Management14business, accounting
Cooking and Culinary Arts14chef training
Mechanics and Repair11industrial electronics tech
Computer Science and Engineering10data processing tech
Medical Support and Technology10pharmacy tech

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree13310
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years373
Award of less than 1 academic year10111

Denmark Technical College Student Body

Denmark Technical College is a historically black college.

In 2007-2008, Denmark Technical College had a total enrollment of 1,571 students (1,144 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 3%
Black 95%
Hispanic 0%
Asian 0%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 0%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 19%
18-19 25%
20-21 16%
22-24 9%
25-29 9%
30-34 5%
35-39 4%
40-49 6%
50-64 5%
65+ 1%

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

South Carolina95%
North Carolina2%
New York1%

Denmark Technical College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 31 %
Part-Time 20 %

Denmark Technical College Room and Board (2007)

Denmark Technical College offers campus housing for 442 of its 1,144 (full-time) students.

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

The school offers students a meal plan with 7 meals per week.

Denmark Technical College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,288
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 4,376
Room and board $ 3,310
Room charge $ 1,636
Board (meal plan) charge $ 1,674
Books and supplies $ 1,100
Other expenses $ 3,700

Financial Aid:
Denmark Technical College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 536300)

Denmark 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 year17$39,98322$38,648
All faculty totalacademic year17$39,98322$38,648

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

Denmark Technical College Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General

Business And Management
Business/Commerce, General

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

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Culinary Arts/Chef Training

Engineering Technician
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Tech

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

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

Mechanics And Repair
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician

Medical Support And Technology
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant


Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services

Production Trades
Welding Technology/Welder

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

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