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Durham Technical Community College is a public institution situated in Durham, North Carolina. The location of Durham Technical Community College is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

239 Undergraduate Degrees

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Durham Technical Community College Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Durham Technical Community College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#118 Most Popular Computer Science Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Durham Technical Community College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#17 Most Popular Computer Information Systems Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Durham Technical Community College?

Location of Durham Technical Community College

Contact details for Durham Technical Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1637 Lawson Street, Durham, NC 27703-5023
Phone: 919-536-7200
Website: www.durhamtech.edu

How Do I Get Into Durham Technical Community College?

You can apply to Durham Technical Community College online at: www1.cfnc.org/applications/nc_community_college/apply.html?application_id=1495

Since Durham Technical Community College has an open admissions policy, you should not have any trouble getting into the school as long as you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Can I Afford Durham Technical Community College?

8% Take Out Loans
18.1% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Durham Technical Community College, approximately 8% of students took out student loans averaging $5,117 a year. That adds up to $20,468 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Durham Technical Community College is 18.1%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

Durham Technical Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,454 Full-Time Undergraduates
54% Women
63% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 5,665 undergraduate students at Durham Technical Community College, with 1,454 being full-time and 4,211 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Durham Technical Community College

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,454 full-time undergraduates at Durham Technical Community College, 46% are male and 54% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Durham Technical Community College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Durham Technical Community College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Durham Technical Community College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 106
Black or African American 445
Hispanic or Latino 311
White 460
International Students 7
Other Races/Ethnicities 125

Over 36 countries are represented at Durham Technical Community College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, South Korea, and Colombia.

Online Learning at Durham Technical Community College

761 Took All Classes Online
2,357 Took At Least One Class Online
11.5% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 2,357 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Durham Technical Community College has changed over the last few years.

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Online Growth Rankings of Durham Technical Community College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Durham Technical Community College was 11.5%. This is the #860 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Durham Technical Community College regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Durham Technical Community College Computer Science Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Information Technology 156 31 25 212
General Computer Programming 7 4 0 11
Computer & IS Security 4 3 0 7
General Information Science 4 2 0 6
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 1 2 0 3
TOTAL 172 42 25 239

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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