Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$4,080
3.03% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$7,323
After Financial Aid
2016 Student Loan
17.2%
Default Rate
2017 Enrolled Students
2,479
36.1% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
18.8%
73 Graduates

About

Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College is a higher education institution located in Orangeburg County, SC. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College were .

In 2017, 711 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College. 56.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 43.7% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were black or african american (352 degrees), 1.08 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (327 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College is $4,080, which is $-3,334 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College is $4,080, which is $-3,334 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,323.

In 2017, 95% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 22% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,080
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College was $4,080. The cost of tuition at Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College is $-3,334 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$7,323
2017 Value
0.597%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,323. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College grew by 0.597%.

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Other Student Expenses

$5,000
Room and Board
$1,250
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College was of $5,000 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,250. The cost of room and board increased by 27.6% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 38.9% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

95%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
22%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

95% of undergraduate students at Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 3.26% with respect to 2016, when 92% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
17.2%
2016 Default Rate
99
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College was 17.2%, which represents 99 out of the 577 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College has a total enrollment of 2,479 students. The full-time enrollment at Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College is 896 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,583. This means that 36.1% of students enrolled at Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 54.4% Black or African American, 40% White, 1.61% Hispanic or Latino, 0.807% Asian, 0.645% Two or More Races, 0.565% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.161% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (30.7%), followed by White Female (26%) and White Male (20%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

36.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,479 students. The full-time enrollment at Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College is 896 and the part-time enrollment is 1,583. This means that 36.1% of students enrolled at Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

58%
2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College was 58%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Black or African American
    1,349
  2. White
    992
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    40

The enrolled student population at Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College is 54.4% Black or African American, 40% White, 1.61% Hispanic or Latino, 0.807% Asian, 0.645% Two or More Races, 0.565% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.161% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 45.9% White, 25.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.8% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2017, 89 more women than men received degrees from Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College. The majority of degree recipients at Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College are black or african american (352 degrees awarded). There were 1.08 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (327 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Transportation (53 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (78 degrees), and Precision Production (27 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College are Elementary & middle school teachers (163,781 people), Other managers (91,961 people), Physicians (41,055 people), Software developers (39,852 people), and Registered nurses (37,102 people).

The most specialized majors at Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College are Transportation (53 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (78 degrees), Precision Production (27 degrees), Human Sciences (18 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (144 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College are Personal financial advisors, Physicians, Surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Marketing managers

The most specialized majors at Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College are Transportation (53 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (78 degrees), Precision Production (27 degrees), Human Sciences (18 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (144 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College are Elementary & secondary schools (274,665 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (124,005 people), Computer Systems Design (90,188 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (88,459 people), and Construction (58,798 people).

The most specialized majors at Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College are Transportation (53 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (78 degrees), Precision Production (27 degrees), Human Sciences (18 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (144 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College.
Most Common
  1. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College was N/A with N/A degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 311
  2. 400

In 2017, 311 degrees were awarded to men at Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College, which is 0.777 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (400).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 48 degrees were awarded to men at Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College in Truck, Bus, & Commercial Vehicle Operator & Instructor, which is 9.6 times more than the 5 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 101 degrees were awarded to women at Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 2.35 times more than the 43 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

7%
100% Completion Time
13%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 7% of students graduating from Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 13% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 19% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Male
Highest Graduation Rate (48.1%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College is Male and White (48.1% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 2.74% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Black or African American
    352 degrees awarded
  2. White
    327 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    11 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College is black or african american (352 degrees awarded). There were 1.08 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (327 degrees).

1.55% of degree recipients (11 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. Black or African American Female
    220 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    165 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    162 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College is black or african american female (220 degrees awarded). There were 1.33 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (165 degrees).

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Operations

Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College has an endowment valued at nearly $490k, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $35.7k (7.29%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College had a total salary expenditure of $27.3M. Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College employs 77 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College are Female No academic ranks (52), Male No academic ranks(25), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 25 employees, Service, with 17 employees, and Management with 14 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$490k
2017 Endowment
102%
growth from 2016

Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College has an endowment valued at about $490k, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College grew 102% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $3.17M lower than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Traditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $914k - Federal
  2. $3.1M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College received $914k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $3.1M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$11M
2017 Salaries
1.86%
decline from 2016

In 2017, Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College paid a median of $11M in salaries, which represents 40.3% of their overall expenditure ($27.3M) and a 1.86% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 7.75% decline from 2015 and a 4.01% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 14.9M (41.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.6M
Instructional Salaries
77
Number of Employees

In 2017, Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College paid a total of $3.6M to 77 employees working as instructors, which represents 32.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.22M (34.5%) for similar Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Traditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
77 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
25 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College were No academic rank with 77 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College were Office and Administrative Support with 25 employees; Service with 17 employees; and Management with 14 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female No academic rank
  2. Male No academic rank
  3. false

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College was Female No academic rank with 52 employees, Male No academic rank with 25 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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