Northeastern Technical College

1201 Chesterfield Hwy.
Cheraw, SC 29520
Tel: (843)921-6900
1,090 students
Public institution
  • Northeastern Technical College provides occupational, technical, college transfer, basic academic skills, and continuing education programs with appropriate support services to meet the needs of the individuals, businesses, and industries in a rural service area composed of Chesterfield, Marlboro, and Dillon Counties. Within this focus, the College contributes to economic growth by enhancing the employability of service area residents in technology, business, health, arts, and sciences.
School Highlights
Northeastern Technical College serves 1,090 students (52% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the state community college average of 28:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 38%.
Northeastern Technical College is the only community colleges within Chesterfield County, SC.
The nearest community college is Richmond Community College (18.90 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 55 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
College Northeastern 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 55 staff 44 staff
Northeastern Technical College Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 1,090 has declined by 10% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.53 is less than the state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,090 students 1,090 students
Northeastern Technical College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 28:1
Northeastern Technical College Student Staff Ratio (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 566 students 708 students
Northeastern Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 524 students 524 students
Northeastern Technical College Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Northeastern Technical College Enrollment Breakdown SC All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Northeastern Technical College American Indian/Alaskan (2012-2014)
% Hispanic
Northeastern Technical College Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
Northeastern Technical College Black (2006-2014)
% White
Northeastern Technical College White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
Northeastern Technical College More (2013-2014)
Northeastern 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. 0.53 0.54
Northeastern Technical College Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $3,750 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 $6,078 is less than the state average of $8,104. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,750 $4,396
Northeastern Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $6,078 $8,104
Northeastern Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 97% 94%
Northeastern Technical College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Northeastern Technical College, a member of the South Carolina Technical and Comprehensive Education System, is an accredited post-secondary institution which grants associate degrees, diplomas, and certificates and is supported by county, state, federal, and student revenues. NETC enrolls approximately 2,700 - 2,800 college credit students and 3,700 - 5,500 continuing education students annually. Degree Programs offered by Northeastern Technical College includes Associate in Arts, Associate in Arts - Elementary Education, Associate in Arts - Social Work, Associate in Science, Computer Technology, Business/Management, Business/Management - Accounting, Business Management - Fire Science, General Technology - Early Childhood Development, General Technology - Electro-Mechanical, General Technology - Electronics, General Technology - Engineering Graphics, General Technology - Industrial Maintenance, General Technology - Welding, Industrial Electronics Technology, Machine Tool Technology and Office Systems Technology. Diploma Programs includes Automated Office, Industrial Electricity and Machine Tool. Certificate Programs includes Accounting Clerk, Accounting/Microcomputer Applications, Allied Health Careers, CISCO Internetworking, Computer-Assisted Drafting, Computer Numerical Controls, Criminal Justice, Data Processing Clerk, Early Childhood Development, Electronics Industrial Application, Industrial Plant Mechanics, Machine Operator, Management and Supervision, Medical Office Assistant, Motor Controls, Nurse Preparation, Practical Nursing Preparation, Residential Wiring, Web Mastery, Web Page Development, Welding Practices and Word Processing. Northeastern Technical College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate degrees, diplomas, and certificates.

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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.