Greenville Technical College

738 S Pleasantburg Dr
Greenville, SC 29607-2418
Tel: (864)250-8000
12,592 students
Public institution
  • Greenville Tech is one of the largest public, two-year colleges in South Carolina, with superior course offerings, state-of-the-art facilities and instructors who understand today's industries and tomorrow's job markets.
School Highlights
Greenville Technical College serves 12,592 students (39% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is lower than the state community college average of 28:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 38%.
Greenville Technical College is one of 4 community colleges within Greenville County, SC.
The nearest community college is Brown Mackie College-Greenville (2.10 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 480 teachers has declined by 28% over five years.
College Greenville Technical College (SC) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 480 staff 44 staff
Greenville Technical College Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 12,592 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has increased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.47 is less than the state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 12,592 students 1,090 students
Greenville Technical College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 26:1 28:1
Greenville Technical College Student Staff Ratio (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 4,873 students 708 students
Greenville Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 7,719 students 524 students
Greenville Technical College Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Greenville Technical College Enrollment Breakdown SC All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Greenville Technical College American Indian/Alaskan (2013-2014)
% Asian
1%
1%
Greenville Technical College Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
5%
3%
Greenville Technical College Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
18%
27%
Greenville Technical College Black (2006-2014)
% White
70%
62%
Greenville Technical College White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
Greenville Technical College More (2010-2014)
% Unknown races
3%
4%
Greenville Technical College Ethnicity Breakdown SC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.47 0.54
Greenville Technical College Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $4,190 is less than the state average of $4,396. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $7,910 is less than the state average of $8,104. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,190 $4,396
Greenville Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,910 $8,104
Greenville Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 93% 94%
Greenville Technical College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Located in one of the fastest growing regions of the south, Tech is ideally situated to offer a variety of excellent training and placement opportunities to students. Surrounded by world-class manufacturing and business centers, both national and international, Greenville is home to BMW, Michelin and others. Greenville Tech students benefit from a wide range of internships, mentor programs and partnerships with area corporations and businesses. Greenville Tech offers associate degree programs in arts and sciences, business and public service, health and nursing, and the technologies. Many provide seamless transfer opportunities to bachelor's degree programs at four-year colleges and universities. Diploma programs are also available in every division, providing the skills you need without a long-term commitment. Many diplomas and certificates can be used as building blocks for an associate degree. Greenville Tech offer classes in 150 programs on four campuses, and you can choose days, evenings, and weekends along with classes you take online and on television. Our campuses are located at Barton, Brashier, Greer and Northwest.

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Did You Know?
For South Carolina public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,396 per year for in-state students and $8,104 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,547 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in South Carolina is 69%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

South Carolina community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.54, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in South Carolina is The Art Institute of Charleston. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.