Greenville Technical College

738 S Pleasantburg Dr
Greenville, SC 29607
Tel: (864)250-8000
12,087 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 12,087 students (45% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 36%.
Greenville Technical College is one of 4 community colleges within Greenville County, SC.
The nearest community college is Virginia College-Greenville (2.1 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 491 teachers has declined by 25% over five years.
Greenville Technical College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
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 491 staff
59 staff
Greenville Technical College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 12,087 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.40 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 14% over five years.
Total Enrollment
12,087 students
1,282 students
Greenville Technical College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 25:1
22:1
Greenville Technical College student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
5,403 students
810 students
Greenville Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 6,684 students
1,017 students
Greenville Technical College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Greenville Technical College Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
1%
2%
Greenville Technical College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
7%
7%
Greenville Technical College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
23%
12%
Greenville Technical College Black (2006-2013)
% White
61%
57%
Greenville Technical College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
Greenville Technical College More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
5%
3%
Greenville Technical College Unknown (2006-2013)
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. 0.40 0.53
Greenville Technical College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,310 is less than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $8,150 is less than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,310 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,150 $10,294
Greenville Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 94%
89%
Greenville Technical College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (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
  • Greenville Virginia College-Greenville
    Private for-profit
    78 Global Dr Ste 200
    Greenville, SC 29607
    (864)679-4922
    2.1  Mi  |  344  students
  • Greenville Brown Mackie College-Greenville
    Private for-profit
    Two Liberty Square 75 Beattie Place Ste 100
    Greenville, SC 29601
    (864)239-5300
    2.1  Mi  |  787  students
  • Greenville ITT Technical Institute-Greenville
    Private for-profit
    Six Independence Pointe
    Greenville, SC 29615
    (864)288-0777
    4.2  Mi  |  398  students
  • Spartanburg Spartanburg Community College
    Public
    107 Community College Drive
    Spartanburg, SC 29303
    (864)592-4600
    24  Mi  |  5916  students
  • Spartanburg Spartanburg Methodist College
    Private not-for-profit
    1000 Powell Mill Road
    Spartanburg, SC 29301
    (8.6)458-7400
    24.5  Mi  |  813  students
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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 77%. 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 lower than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in South Carolina is ITT Technical Institute-Columbia. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.