Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College

Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College

Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College, also known as OC Tech, is located in Orangeburg, South Carolina, United States. It was established in the year 1968. The campus consists of more than 15 buildings spread across an area of 100 acres. OC Tech offers various associate degrees, certificate programs, and diplomas in several fields of study including arts, science, general business, and computer science, among others. Several career training and development courses are also available in this institution.

OC Tech maintains an active student life. They offer more than 10 student-run clubs and organizations. Some of them are the Creative Writing Club, Future Practical Nurses' Club, The International Club, The Organization of Associate Degree Student Nurses, and Phi Beta Lambda.

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Contacting Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College

Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College
3250 Saint Matthews Rd
Orangeburg , SC 29118-8299
General Phone: (803) 536-0311

Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine114EMT paramedic, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse, nursing assistant
Medical Support and Technology75dental hygienist, medical lab assistant, radiation therapist, respiratory care tech, health diagnostic professions, medical lab tech
Mechanics and Repair57industrial electronics tech, industrial mechanics, automobile mechanics, diesel mechanics
Computer Science and Engineering46data processing tech, computer support
Family and Social Work36child care management, child care provider
Office and Administration35administrative assistant, general office occupations
Business and Management25business, accounting
Security and Law Enforcement21criminal justice and safety
Law12legal assistant
Liberal Arts10liberal arts and sciences, interdisciplinary studies
Production Trades10machinist, welding
Engineering Technician7electronics tech, instrumentation tech, mechanical drafting
Therapy and Counseling2physical therapist assistant
Education and Teaching0technical teaching
Conservation and Resource Management0forest technology

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree22422
Award of less than 1 academic year15918
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years674

Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College had a total enrollment of 2,399 students (1,858 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 35%
Black 61%
Hispanic 0%
Asian 0%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 2%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 8%
18-19 23%
20-21 16%
22-24 13%
25-29 14%
30-34 9%
35-39 6%
40-49 8%
50-64 3%
65+ 0%

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

South Carolina97%

Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 52 %
Part-Time 39 %

Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Orangeburg, 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.

Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,792
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 4,464
Books and supplies $ 800

Financial Aid:
Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 681500)

Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track2854

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankacademic year28$43,21854$43,957
All faculty totalacademic year28$43,21854$43,957

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

Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business/Commerce, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician

Conservation And Resource Management
Forest Technology/Technician

Education And Teaching
Technical Teacher Education

Engineering Technician
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Instrumentation Technology/Technician
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
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology

Medical Support And Technology
Allied Health Diagnostic/Intervention/Treatment Professions, Oth
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Assistant
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant
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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What Sets Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College Apart:

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Top 19%Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College Faculty/student ratio (full-time)

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checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
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checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
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