Durham Technical Community College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$2,067
0.0484% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$7,274
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
4.03%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
4,294
17.6% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
23.9%
53 Graduates

About

Durham Technical Community College is a higher education institution located in Durham County, NC. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Durham Technical Community College were Liberal Arts & Sciences (262 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (38 degrees), and Information Technology (24 degrees).

In 2022, 987 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Durham Technical Community College. 65.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 34.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (306 degrees), 1.15 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (267 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Durham Technical Community College is $2,067, which is $−6,045 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Durham Technical Community College is $2,067, which is $−6,045 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,274.

In 2022, 59% of undergraduate students attending Durham Technical Community College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 8% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$2,067
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Durham Technical Community College was $2,067. The cost of tuition at Durham Technical Community College is $−6,045 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$7,274
2022 Value
50.2%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Durham Technical Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,274. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Durham Technical Community College grew by 50.2%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,872
Room and Board
$1,300
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Durham Technical Community College was of $10,872 in 2022. The cost of room and board did not change between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,300. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

59%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
8%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

59% of undergraduate students at Durham Technical Community College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 39.8% with respect to 2021, when 98% 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.
4.03%
2019 Default Rate
21
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Durham Technical Community College was 4.03%, which represents 21 out of the 521 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

Durham Technical Community College had a total enrollment of 4,294 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Durham Technical Community College is 757 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,537. This means that 17.6% of students enrolled at Durham Technical Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Durham Technical Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 31.1% Black or African American, 30.5% White, 20.3% Hispanic or Latino, 5.03% Asian, 3.56% Two or More Races, 0.303% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0466% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Durham Technical Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (20.1%), followed by Black or African American Female (16.1%) and White Female (14.5%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

17.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Durham Technical Community College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,294 students. The full-time enrollment at Durham Technical Community College is 757 and the part-time enrollment is 3,537. This means that 17.6% of students enrolled at Durham Technical Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

66%
2022 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 Durham Technical Community College was 66%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Durham Technical Community College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Black or African American
    1,335 enrolled students
  2. White
    1,310 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    871 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Durham Technical Community College is 31.1% Black or African American, 30.5% White, 20.3% Hispanic or Latino, 5.03% Asian, 3.56% Two or More Races, 0.303% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0466% 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 42.9% White, 27.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 204 students (4.75%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 299 more women than men received degrees from Durham Technical Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Durham Technical Community College is white (306 degrees awarded). There were 1.15 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (267 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Durham Technical Community College is Liberal Arts & Sciences (262 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (38 degrees) and Information Technology (24 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Durham Technical Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Language & Linguistics (93 degrees awarded), Construction (27 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (270 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Durham Technical Community College are Software developers (539,917 people), Other managers (152,432 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (135,950 people), Computer occupations, all other (117,905 people), and Computer & information systems managers (111,382 people).

The most specialized majors at Durham Technical Community College in 2022 are Language & Linguistics (93 degrees awarded), Construction (27 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (270 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (94 degrees), and Human Sciences (18 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Durham Technical Community College are Surgeons, Skincare specialists, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Durham Technical Community College are Language & Linguistics (93 degrees awarded), Construction (27 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (270 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (94 degrees), and Human Sciences (18 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Durham Technical Community College are Computer Systems Design (577,784 people), Elementary & secondary schools (311,354 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (169,760 people), Construction (127,247 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (114,279 people).

The most specialized majors at Durham Technical Community College are Language & Linguistics (93 degrees awarded), Construction (27 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (270 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (94 degrees), and Human Sciences (18 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Durham Technical Community College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 262 degrees awarded
  2. 38 degrees awarded
  3. 24 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Durham Technical Community College was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 262 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

344
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
643
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 344 degrees were awarded to men at Durham Technical Community College, which is 0.535 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (643).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 116 degrees were awarded to men at Durham Technical Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.795 times less than the 146 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 146 degrees were awarded to men at Durham Technical Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.26 times more than the 116 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

15%
100% Completion Time
26%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 15% of students graduating from Durham Technical Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 26% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 30% 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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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Male
Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Durham Technical Community College is Male and Two or More Races (50% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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, 9.43% of graduates (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    306 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    267 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    174 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Durham Technical Community College is white (306 degrees awarded). There were 1.15 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (267 degrees).

5.17% of degree recipients (51 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Black or African American Female
    203 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    171 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    135 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Durham Technical Community College is black or african american female (203 degrees awarded). There were 1.19 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (171 degrees).

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Operations

Durham Technical Community College employs 135 Instructors. Most academics at Durham Technical Community College are Female Instructor (90), and Male Instructor (45).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Durham Technical Community College are: Management, with 81 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 53 employees, and Service with 27 employees.

Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $166k - Federal
  2. $361k - State
  3. $267k - Local

As of 2022, Durham Technical Community College received $166k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $361k from state grants and contracts, and $267k from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$26.4M
2022 Salaries
18.3%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Durham Technical Community College paid a median of $26.4M in salaries, a 18.3% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$8.63M
Instructional Salaries
135
Number of Employees

In 2022, Durham Technical Community College paid a total of $8.63M to 135 employees working as instructors, which represents 32.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.35M (31.8%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
135 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
81 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Durham Technical Community College was Instructor with 135 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Durham Technical Community College were Management with 81 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 53 employees, and Service with 27 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Durham Technical Community College was Female Instructor with 90 employees, and Male Instructor with 45 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Durham Technical Community College.

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