Aiken Technical College

2276 Jefferson Davis Highway
Graniteville, SC 29829
Tel: (803)593-9231
2,905 students
Public institution

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Aiken Technical College is a public open-door two-year comprehensive institution of higher education established to provide the citizens of greater Aiken County opportunities for educational, economic, professional, social and personal development. The College educates and trains students to provide an effective work force to support economic growth and community stability through its focus on teaching and community service.
School Highlights:
Aiken Technical College serves 2,905 students (42% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 36%.
Aiken Technical College is the only community colleges within Aiken County, SC.
The nearest community college is Augusta Technical College (14.4 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Aiken 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

Student Body

The student population of 2,905 teachers has grown by 15% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has increased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.47 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has declined by 7% over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,905 students
1,303 students
Aiken Technical College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
1,225 students
834 students
Aiken Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 1,680 students
1,040 students
Aiken Technical College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Aiken Technical College sch enrollment Aiken Technical College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
1%
2%
Aiken Technical College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
2%
7%
Aiken Technical College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
28%
11%
Aiken Technical College Black (2006-2012)
% White
67%
66%
Aiken Technical College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Aiken Technical College sch ethnicity Aiken Technical College sta ethnicity
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 0.44
Aiken Technical College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,262 is less than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $10,160 is more than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,262 $5,890
Aiken Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $10,160 $10,047
Aiken Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

ATC is one of the 16 schools in the South Carolina Technical College System. Aiken Technical College designs its programs and activities to maximize your success. Academic programs, Distance Learning courses, continuing education through Workforce and Business Development and a variety of student activities — including men's basketball and women's fast-pitch softball —help assure a rich and valuable college experience. Classes for what is now Aiken Technical College began in temporary facilities in Aiken in the fall of 1972. One hundred and seventy-seven students enrolled in the first class of what was then the Aiken Technical Education Center. The current campus opened in the winter of 1973. Nearly three decades after its founding, ATC has grown into a multi-service, two-year comprehensive college offering numerous educational opportunities in college transfer credit and noncredit health, public service, business, industrial engineering and computer technology programs. The Health and Science Building, Dale Phelon Information Technology Center and the 700 Building provide students with access to labs and multi-media classrooms outfitted with state-of-the-art technology. The CSRA Manufacturing and Technology Training Center enables ATC to customize instruction to meet workforce needs for both new and existing companies. And our Academic Success Center and other campus resources help every student make the most of their college experience.

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Did You Know?
For South Carolina public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,974 per year for in-state students and $9,760 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,279 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in South Carolina is 68%. 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 0.50, which is higher than the national average of 0.44. The most diverse community college in South Carolina is ITT Technical Institute-Columbia. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.