College Profile

Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College

Orangeburg, South Carolina
  • Public
    2 year
  • 3,049
    Full + Part time Students
  • 1:13
    Faculty to Student Ratio
  • 7%
    Transfer Student Ratio
  • $8,843
    Avg. Financial Aid
Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College’s mission is to provide relevant training and education in an environment that inspires success and promotes self-reliance for students, and fosters economic development for the region. OCtech is a comprehensive two-year college located in Orangeburg, SC. Our wide selection of programs can get you started in an exciting career or provide you with the courses to transfer to a four-year institution. OCtech offers a quality education, and like the best colleges and universities, we're accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
Over 9,500 courses transfer into Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College
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Founded 1968
Total Faculty 118
Full-Time Undergraduate 779
Part-Time Undergraduate 2,270
Application Acceptance Rate 78%
Transfer Students 104
Programs 99 Programs
Courses 536 Courses
Transfer Agreements 26 outgoing Transfer Agreements
Equivalencies 9,682 incoming Equivalencies
12,220 outgoing Equivalencies

Financial Information

In-State Tuition $2,400
Out-of-State Tuition $3,900
Books and Supplies $700
Federal Loans: Undergrads receiving aid 10%
Federal Loans: Average amount received $4,419
Scholarships & Grants: Undergrads receiving aid 96%
Scholarships & Grants: Average amount received $4,424
  • Scholarships and Financial Aid:
    OCtech offers financial aid to transfer students in the forms of Federal Student Aid, SC Lottery Tuition Assistance*, SC Need Based Grants (SCNBG)*, Life Scholarships*, OCtech Foundation Scholarships, Work Study and more. *SC residents only.

Information for Transfer In Students

  • Accepts Transfers:
    OCtech admits students with advanced standing by transfer of credits from other regionally accredited colleges and universities.

Transfer Application Requirements

  • Official Transcripts:
    Students who are transferring to OCtech from another college must provide copies of official transcripts of all previous college level work.
  • Apply Here:

Transfer Credit Policy

  • Minimum Grade:
    A student must have earned a minimum grade of C for a course to transfer to OCtech.
  • Credits (Min/Max):
    A student may transfer to OCtech with no more than 75% of program requirements.
  • Transfer Policy Document:
  • Appeals Process Document:

Information for Transfer Out Students

  • Transfer Agreements:
    OCtech has transfer agreements with several SC colleges and universities including, USC, Clemson, College of Charleston, SC State University, Claflin, Lander and others. Consult Student Services for complete list of schools and details.
  • Special Programs:
    OCtech has specific transfer programs including Agriculture, Engineering, Accounting, Teacher Education and more. Contact Student Services for the most up to date list of programs.

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Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College

3250 Saint Matthews Rd
Orangeburg, South Carolina 29118-8299
United States
Main Phone:
(803) 535-0311
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Delivery Method:
OCtech offers traditional classes, online classes and hybrid classes. Day and evening classes are available.


Transfer Admission Contact:
Dr. Sandra Davis
Vice President, Student Services, Student Services
(803) 535-1218
Transfer Services Contact:
Richard Murphy
Assistant Vice President of Academic Affairs
(803) 535-1300
International Admissions Contact:
Dr. Sandra Davis
VP of Student Affairs, Student Services
(803) 535-1218
Last updated on 1/18/2024 by Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College.