Durham Technical Community College

Durham, NC 27703

Durham Technical Community College is one of the 60 public 2-year colleges in North Carolina. Its campus is medium in size and located in Durham. The institution offers only undergrad degree programs.

Every year 15% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.

Durham Technical Community College's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $1,824, and fees were $134. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $6,432 and $134 respectively.


Campus LocaleLarge City
Campus SizeMedium
Student to Faculty Ratio14:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate61%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 8 58
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 0 0
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 78.2%
  • NCLEX-PN: 97.8%

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Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1971 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
02/26/2010 - Current
Nursing (PNUR) - Practical nursing programs
02/26/2010 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$76/credit
In State Students$76/credit
Out of State Students$268/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $3,420 $3,420 $12,060
ADN 70 $5,320 $5,320 $18,760
BSN 125 $9,500 $9,500 $33,500
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 80% of Durham Technical Community College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 49% $4,288
Other Federal Grant 1% $375
State Grant & Scholarships 13% $1,466
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 53% $903
Federal Student Loans 9% $6,119
Private Loans -- --


Average Net Price/year
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$6,555
$30,001 to $48,000$6,943
$48,001 to $75,000$8,114
$75,001 to $110,000$9,918
Over $110,000$11,492

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Two or more races
Non-resident alien
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and North Carolina state board of nursing.

Durham Technical Community College
1637 Lawson Street
Durham, NC 27703

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