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Florence Darlington Technical College Programs

Last Updated on July 31, 2023 by Oluwajuwon Alvina


Florence-Darlington Technical College (FDTC

Earn your bachelor’s degree from Coker University.

Coker offers FDTC business management, marketing, and criminal justice graduates a simplified application process, seamless transfer of credits, and an annual $2,000 scholarship.

  • FDTC Bridge Program Degrees
  • 100% Online Degree Options
  • How Will This Work?
  • How Long Will It Take to Earn My Bachelor’s Degree? 
  • Will My FDTC Credits Transfer? 
  • How Much Will It Cost?
  • Financial Aid & Scholarships
  • Submit Your Application

FDTC Bridge Program Degrees

Bachelor of Science in Business Management
  • Available to FDTC business management and marketing graduates
Bachelor of Science in Criminology
  • Available to FDTC criminal justice graduates

100% Online Degree Options

If you need even more flexibility, Coker offers four undergraduate degrees that are completely online––business management, criminology, psychology, and sociology.  

How will this work?

  • Classes will be both online and in-seat at FDTC – Each term, students spend one night per week taking an in-person course with Coker faculty in an FDTC classroom and a second class taught entirely online.
  • 8-week terms – You’ll complete six (6) credit hours per eight-week term (a full-time schedule for financial aid purposes).
  • 2 classes each term – Each term you’ll complete one course pertaining to your major (business or criminology) and one general education course.
  • You will have support – You’ll be part of a cohort, meaning you’ll be with the same group of students as you work together toward your bachelor’s degree. In addition, you’ll have Coker’s supportive faculty, staff, and resources to help you along the way.

How long will it take to earn my bachelor’s degree?

If students are able to complete two classes each 8-week term (including a summer term), they could earn their bachelor’s degree in just two years.

Will my FDTC credits transfer to Coker?

Yes! Learn more about transferring credits into your Coker bachelor’s degree program by checking out our comprehensive transfer guide. 

How much will it cost?

$425/ per credit hour (or) $2,550 per term (6 hours x $425/per term = $2,550)

Financial Aid & Scholarships

  • Annual $2,000 Achievement Scholarship for FDTC associate degree graduates (3-year max limit)
  • Federal Pell Grant available to those who qualify
  • SC Tuition Grant offered annually to students who begin in August (Term 1) and complete their FAFSA no later than June 30
  • Subsidized and unsubsidized loans available to those who qualify

Florence-Darlington Technical College

Posted Jun 24th, 2014

Florence-Darlington Technical College logo

School Overview

Florence-Darlington Technical college in Florence, South Carolina, is a two year community college that is a members of the South Carolina Technical College System. The college was founded in 1963 and today serves the counties of Florence, Marion and Darlington, South Carolina. During its initial years enrollment at Florence-Darlington never exceeded 250, however, today Florence-Darlington Technical College enrolls over 6,000 students annually and sits on a campus that is nearly 240 acres (a far cry from the 10 acres it was established on). The college campus has eight large buildings that total nearly 350,000 square feet and it is in the process of adding an additional 325,000 square feet of instruction space for its professors and students. Florence-Darlington also operates satellite campuses in Lake City, Hartsville, and Mullins, South Carolina as well as a major health sciences complex located in downtown Florence.

General Information

Admission Office

PO Box 100548

Florence, SC 29501-0548

(843) 661-8324

(800) 228-5745

Fax: (843) 661-8041

[email protected]

Contact: Elaine Hodges

Director of Admissions
Main Address

PO Box 100548

Florence, SC 29501-0548

(843) 661-8324

Degree-seeking undergrads: 4,505Setting

Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus
Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No
Admissions Policies/RequirementsComputerized Placement Test administered as alternative to SAT or ACT for placement for most programs. RSAT, NLN, HOAE or HOBET required for some allied health programs.

College Majors

Business, Management, & MarketingAccounting A
Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Business Administration/Management C
Entrepreneurial Studies A
Information Processing/Data Entry C
Office Clerical Services C
Sales and Distribution A,CComputer & Information SciencesData Processing Technology AEngineering Technologies
Civil Engineering/Technology A
Drafting and Design Technology A,C
Electrical Engineering Technologies AFamily & Consumer SciencesChild Care Management CHealth Professions & Clinical SciencesClinical/Medical Laboratory Technology A
Dental Assistance C
Dental Hygiene A
Medical Administrative Assistance C
Medical Radiologic Technology A
Medical Records Technology A
Medical Transcription C
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical C
Physical Therapy Assistance A,C
Respiratory Therapy A
Surgical Technology CLaw & Legal StudiesParalegal/Legal Assistance ALiberal Arts & SciencesLiberal Arts & Sciences AMechanic & Repair TechnologiesAutomotive Technology A,C
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Repair C
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics A,CPersonal & Culinary ServicesCosmetology C
Funeral Services/Mortuary Science APhysical SciencesPhysical Sciences – General APublic Administration & ServicesSocial Work ASecurity & Protective ServicesCriminal Justice Studies A
Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:A = Associate degree
B = Bachelor’s degree
C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Florence-Darlington Technical College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(843) 661-8324
Type of School:2-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address:2715 W. Lucas Street, Florence, SC 29501-0548
Setting:Suburb: Small
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:3,558
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor’s):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:17 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:1,800 (51% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$5,036
Out-of-state Tuition:$6,908
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:92%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$7,508

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Florence-Darlington Technical College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Florence-Darlington Technical College.

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services84
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services22
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields35
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences2
Health Professions and Related Programs86
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Legal Professions and Studies11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities11
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians44
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Personal and Culinary Services1
Precision Production51
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Grand total3527

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Florence-Darlington Technical College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Books and supplies$1,248

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:


Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019


Any student financial aid52492%
Grant or scholarship aid52492%$7,508
Student loan aid9517%$4,013


Grant or scholarship aid3,30479%$4,495
Federal student loans62515%$7,461

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Florence-Darlington Technical College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Florence-Darlington Technical College students.

Admissions Considerations

Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Florence-Darlington Technical College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Undergraduate enrollment3,558
Graduate enrollment0


Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Florence-Darlington Technical College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) – Associate degree programs
  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Dental Assisting (DA)
    • Dental Hygiene (DH)
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Radiologic Technology (RAD) – Programs for radiographers