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C
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Professors
    C+
  2. Value
    C
  3. Diversity
    B+
  4. Safety
    B-
  5. Student Life
    C+
  6. Location
    B-
Durham Tech is a public college located in Durham, North Carolina in the Raleigh Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,400 undergraduate students. The Durham Tech acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Nursing, and Healthcare Management. Graduating 22% of students, Durham Tech alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $22,600.
About Durham Technical Community College...
Athletic Division
Athletic Conference
Address
1637 Lawson Street
Durham, NC 27703
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Admissions

Cost

Net Price
$7,582/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$3,563/ year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
80%

Academics

Professors
C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
14:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
79%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.24 responses
46%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.24 responses
67%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.24 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,400Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
4,015
Undergrads Over 25
37%
Pell Grant
49%
Varsity Athletes
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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$28,800/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
22%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
86%
National
83%

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Durham Technical Community College Reviews

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It is a really great place! Truth is you can learn as much as you want to learn, the professors make it very clear "you're paying for this class, not me". Everyone can get a D or C in the classes but those who want to learn will be earning A's. The professors genuinely care and it is nice having teachers who are rooting for you. Many of the student's are brilliant and some of the high school students are some of the most intelligent people I have met. In conclusion, Durham Technical Community College is a good place and disregard anyone who tells you otherwise. As for employers and colleges, please give these students a chance! It should not matter where they are coming from but where they will go and how hard working and determined they were to strive in a small environment. I love this campus and forever will root loudly for the college when I transfer; no matter it be in a small college like UNC or a prestigious University like Harvard.
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I really enjoy the Occupational Therapy Assistant program faculty! They are absolutely amazing! I also enjoy the atmosphere of the college. The Student Government Organization really tries to make sure that all of the students feel welcome and that they participate in the campus activities. The only thing I would like to see change would be bringing the food truck back to the other side of the campus. the students may only have a small break to run across the street stand in line in the cafe and get something to eat. Also the food truck offered different food choices than the cafe.
While in high school, Durham Tech offered a dual enrollment program that allowed me to obtain an Associate's Degree in Science will also obtaining my high school diploma. This was greatly appreciated because, I am now able to save so much money because I have knocked out two years of college. If I could change anything about Durham Tech, I would change the communication between students and professors. This change would allow better grades and better relations.