Horry-Georgetown Technical College

2050 Highway 501 East, Conway
SC, 29526
Tel: (843)347-3186
7,771 students
Public institution
Since its creation in 1966, Horry-Georgetown Technical College has continued to provide post-secondary vocational, technical, and occupational certificate, diploma and associate degree programs leading directly to securing or continuing employment; associate degree programs which enable students to gain access to other post-secondary education; and continuing education classes, programs, and services which meet the job training, occupational advancement, and lifelong learning needs of the residents and employers in its service area.
School Highlights:
Horry-Georgetown Technical College serves 7,771 students (38% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 36%.
Horry-Georgetown Technical College is one of 2 community colleges within Horry County, SC.
The nearest community college is Golf Academy of America in Myrtle Beach (12.3 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Horry-Georgetown 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 7,771 teachers has grown by 43% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has increased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.40 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
7,771 students
1,303 students
Horry-Georgetown Technical College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
2,946 students
834 students
Horry-Georgetown Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 4,825 students
1,040 students
Horry-Georgetown Technical College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Horry-Georgetown Technical College sch enrollment Horry-Georgetown Technical College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
1%
2%
Horry-Georgetown Technical College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
3%
7%
Horry-Georgetown Technical College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
19%
11%
Horry-Georgetown Technical College Black (2006-2012)
% White
75%
66%
Horry-Georgetown Technical College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
Horry-Georgetown Technical College More (2010-2012)
Horry-Georgetown Technical College sch ethnicity Horry-Georgetown 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. 0.40 0.44
Horry-Georgetown Technical College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,444 is less than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $6,094 is less than the state average of $10,050. The out-state tuition has grown by 20% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,444 $5,890
Horry-Georgetown Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $6,094 $10,050
Horry-Georgetown Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Horry-Georgetown Technical College is a comprehensive technical and community college, with four campuses located across the service area. The Conway Campus is the original and remains the main campus of the College. It is located in the incorporated area of the City of Conway on a 55-acre site. The Conway Campus provides accessible and affordable educational opportunities in career education and occupational preparation, university parallel studies, developmental education and community education and training. Specialized programs of career study offered on the Conway Campus include: Golf Course Management, Turf Equipment Technician, Engineering Technologies, Computer/Information Systems Technology, Office Systems Technology, Culinary Arts Technology, Nursing and Health Science, Business, Electronics Technology, and all University Parallel disciplines. Through the offerings at the Conway Campus, the College awards the Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, Associate in Applied Science, and Technical Certificate credentials as well as various professional certifications. The Campus takes college-wide leadership in Health Science Technology career areas as well as University Parallel and General Studies, and for most student support services, federal/state grants, Learning Resources, distance education and administrative and information support operations. Offering more than 60 associate degree, diploma and certificate programs, as well as a diverse and rapidly-expanding list of corporate and business training options through our Workforce Development and Continuing Education Division, HGTC has built an international reputation for preparing the finest graduates and employees to meet the needs of business, industry and government.

Nearby Schools:

Recent Articles
5 Support Services to Boost Your Community College Success
5 Support Services to Boost Your Community College Success
College can be a difficult transition for many students. To help address students’ academic needs, many community colleges have started support services programs. Learn about some of these common programs and how they can help you be successful in school.
Second Rate? Community Colleges Fight Stereotypes
Many common myths about community colleges exist, but as they continue to diversify and offer cutting-edge programming, two-year institutions are fighting back against these long-held stereotypes.
California Virtual Community College System Increases Choices, Transfers
The Online Education Initiative will greatly expand course offerings for community college students, while making the transfer process between institutions much more smooth. The Initiative has its critics, however, who decry the loss of local control over education.
Related School Videos

View more school videos

Did You Know?
For South Carolina public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,744 per year for in-state students and $9,275 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 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 Maryland is ITT Technical Institute-Columbia. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.