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 37%.
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 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
62 staff
Greenville Technical College Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 12,592 has declined by 11% 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 national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has declined by 17% over five years.
Total Enrollment 12,592 students 1,371 students
Greenville Technical College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 26:1
Greenville Technical College Student Staff (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 4,873 students
779 students
Greenville Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 7,719 students
1,083 students
Greenville Technical College Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Greenville Technical College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
Greenville Technical College Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
Greenville Technical College Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
Greenville Technical College Black (2006-2014)
% White
Greenville Technical College White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
Greenville Technical College More (2010-2014)
% Unknown races
Greenville Technical College Unknown (2006-2014)
Greenville Technical College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average 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 0.70
Greenville Technical College Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,442 is less than the state average of $5,664. The in-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $8,438 is less than the state average of $10,360. The out-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,442 $5,664
Greenville Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,438 $10,360
Greenville Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 93%
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.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 708 students | 2.10 MiTwo Liberty Square, 75 Beattie Place Ste 100
    Greenville SC 29601
  • Virginia College-Greenville
    Private for-profit
    453 students | 2.10 Mi78 Global Dr Ste 200
    Greenville SC 29607
  • 269 students | 4.20 MiSix Independence Pointe
    Greenville SC 29615
  • 5,495 students | 24.00 Mi107 Community College Drive
    Spartanburg SC 29303
  • Spartanburg Methodist College
    Private not-for-profit
    793 students | 24.50 Mi1000 Powell Mill Road
    Spartanburg SC 29301
Did You Know?
For South Carolina public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,589 per year for in-state students and $8,916 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,830 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 0.53, which is higher than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in South Carolina is Virginia College-Greenville. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.