Florence-Darlington Technical College: Narrative Description
FLORENCE-DARLINGTON TECHNICAL COLLEGE E-12
2715 West Lucas St.
PO Box 100548
Florence, SC 29501-0548
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.fdtc.edu/
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 1963. Setting: 100-acre small town campus with easy access to Columbia. Endowment: $1000. Total enrollment: 4,041. Full-time: 2,147 students, 67% women, 33% men. Part-time: 1,894 students, 75% women, 25% men. Students come from 4 states and territories, 1% Native American, 0.4% Hispanic, 46% black, 0.4% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 3% transferred in. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, advanced placement, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships. Study abroad program. ROTC: Army (c).
Open admission. Options: Peterson's Universal Application, Common Application, deferred admission. Required for some: high school transcript, SAT or ACT, CPT. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: 8/1.
Costs Per Year:
Application fee: $15. Area resident tuition: $2856 full-time, $119 per credit hour part-time. State resident tuition: $3118 full-time, $130 per credit hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $4952 full-time, $206 per credit hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $100 full-time, $50 per term part-time.
Choral group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 3 open to all. Most popular organizations: International Club, FDTC Outreach Choir, Student Ambassadors. Major annual events: Spring Fling, Back to School Bash, Black History Month. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service. College housing not available. Florence-Darlington Technical College Library with 34,814 books and 286 serials. Operations spending 2003-04: $341,742. 220 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.
Agriculture and industry support the economy of Florence. There are several diversified manufacturing companies within the area. Florence can be called an urban and a suburban community. It is located approximately 50 miles from the Atlantic Ocean resort areas. The city enjoys a temperate climate. Community services include public library, hospitals, museums, many churches of various denominations, and major civic, fraternal, and veteran's organizations. Local entertainment and recreation encompasses the Little Theatre group, movie theatres, a YMCA, a Civic Center, swimming, hunting, golf, tennis, and ice hockey.
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