Orangeburg, SC Colleges

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Orangeburg

Orangeburg, also known as "The Garden City," is the principal city in and the county seat of Orangeburg County, South Carolina, United States. The population of the city was 13,964 as of the 2010 census (though the greater city population was 67,326). The city is located 37 miles southeast of Columbia, on the north fork of the Edisto River in the Piedmont area.

In May 2000, the city created the Orangeburg County Community of Character initiative. It is a collaborative effort in community development by the Downtown Orangeburg Revitalization Association (DORA), The Times and Democrat newspaper, the Orangeburg County Chamber of Commerce, and the Orangeburg County Development Commission. In 2005, the National Civic League awarded Orangeburg County the coveted All-America City Award (which can also be awarded to a county), which recognizes and encourages civic excellence. It honors communities in which citizens, government, businesses, and non-profit organizations demonstrate successful resolution of critical community issues.

In 2007, Orangeburg hosted the first Democratic U.S. presidential candidate debate of the campaign season at Martin Luther King Jr. Auditorium on the campus of South Carolina State University.

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Schools in and around Orangeburg, SC

Name
Lacy Cosmetology School-Goose Creek
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit
Williamsburg Technical College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $6,600 average out-state tuition; $3,516 average in-state tuition
Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $6,048 average out-state tuition; $4,224 average in-state tuition
Charleston Southern University
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $20,600 average out-state tuition; $20,600 average in-state tuition
South Carolina State University
Four or more years; Public; $17,600 average out-state tuition; $8,688 average in-state tuition
Claflin University
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $13,060 average out-state tuition; $13,060 average in-state tuition
Central Carolina Technical College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $6,042 average out-state tuition; $4,052 average in-state tuition

Orangeburg, SC Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
ASHRAE Region IV Benny Bootle Scholarship $5,000 December 01, 2016
NEWH Atlanta Chapter Scholarship Varies September 30, 2016
UAS7 International Study and Internship Program in Germany Varies October 01, 2016