Denmark Technical College: Narrative Description

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DENMARK TECHNICAL COLLEGE H-7

Solomon Blatt Blvd., Box 327
Denmark, SC 29042-0327
Tel: (803)793-5100
Admissions: (803)793-5176
Fax: (803)793-5942
Web Site: http://www.denmarktech.edu/

Description:

State-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of South Carolina State Board for Technical and Comprehensive Education. Awards certificates, diplomas, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1948. Setting: 53-acre rural campus. Total enrollment: 1,404. 825 applied, 100% were admitted. Students come from 8 states and territories, 20% 25 or older. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, advanced placement, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships. Off campus study at Voorhees College, South Carolina State University. ROTC: Army (c).

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Options: Peterson's Universal Application, early admission, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript. Placement: ACT ASSET required. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $10. State resident tuition: $2088 full-time. Nonresident tuition: $4176 full-time. Mandatory fees: $190 full-time. College room and board: $3096.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Choral group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: national fraternities, national sororities, local fraternities, local sororities; 25% of eligible men and 30% of eligible women are members. Most popular organizations: Phi Beta Lambda, Gospel Choir, Drama Club. Major annual events: Homecoming, Family Day, Annual Honors Day Convocation. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour patrols. 330 college housing spaces available; all were occupied in 2003-04. Denmark Technical College Learning Resources Center with 15,437 books and 200 serials. 105 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.