Florence-Darlington Technical College

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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

Contact: Elaine Hodges

Director of Admissions
Main Address

PO Box 100548

Florence, SC 29501-0548

(843) 661-8324

Degree-seeking undergrads: 4,505


Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Computerized 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, & Marketing

Accounting 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,C

Computer & Information Sciences

Data Processing Technology A

Engineering Technologies
Civil Engineering/Technology A
Drafting and Design Technology A,C
Electrical Engineering Technologies A

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Management C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical/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 C

Law & Legal Studies

Paralegal/Legal Assistance A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Automotive Technology A,C
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Repair C
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics A,C

Personal & Culinary Services

Cosmetology C
Funeral Services/Mortuary Science A

Physical Sciences

Physical Sciences – General A

Public Administration & Services

Social Work A

Security & Protective Services

Criminal 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.

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