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Study at Durham Technical Community College

Durham Technical Community College is a public, two-year accredited institution of higher education and technical training. It was founded on September 5, 1961, as the Durham Industrial Education Center. DTCC is located in Durham, North Carolina and its main campus is situated in downtown Durham.

DTCC offers classes at centres in northern Durham County and in Orange County. Some Durham Tech classes are also taught at Chapel Hill High School and Orange High School. The college enrolls more than 25, 000 students every semester.

DTCC's campus is home to several student clubs and organizations like Amigos Unidos, the Gamers of Durham, Gamma Beta Phi Honor Society and the International Students Club.

Profile of Durham Technical Community College

Durham Technical Community College is in Durham, NC. Durham is a medium-sized city. The school is a public institution. Durham Technical Community College issues awards (degrees) up to the level of Associate's degree.

Course Topics

Fields of study in vogue at the school include education and teaching, nutrition and exercise therapy, and security and law enforcement.

Durham Technical Community College Selectivity

The school's open admission policy attracts a range of prospective students. People seek out the school, and many students are from other states.


The schools' faculty/student ratio of superior to most.

Student Enrolment

Approximately 5, 170 students study at the school . Many of the students at Durham Technical Community College are in their forties, or even older.

Durham Technical Community College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Medical Support and Technology97health diagnostic professions, respiratory care tech, pharmacy tech, dental lab tech, clinical and medical lab science, surgical tech, opticianry, optometric tech, . . .
Liberal Arts87liberal arts and sciences, liberal arts and humanities, Spanish language, language translation
Security and Law Enforcement65criminal justice and police, fire protection tech, criminal justice and safety, fire protection
Education and Teaching45early childhood education, teacher aide, elementary school teaching
Business and Management27business management, accounting, operations management
Computer Science and Engineering20computer programming, computer networking, information technology, network management, information science
Law18legal assistant
Nursing and Emergency Medicine15registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Engineering Technician15electronics tech, architectural engineering tech, electromechanical instrument tech, occupational safety tech
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy12occupational therapist assistant
Medical administration8medical records tech, medical office management
Mechanics and Repair8automobile mechanics
office and Administration7office management
Construction Trades4electrician
Production Trades3machine shop assistant

Contact: Durham Technical Community College

Durham Technical Community College

1637 Lawson St

Durham, NC 27703-5023

General Phone: (919) 686-3300


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