Tri-County Technical College

Tel: (864)646-1500
6,556 students
Public institution
School Highlights:
Tri-County Technical College serves 6,556 students (56% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 31:1 is higher than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 45%.
Tri-County Technical College is one of 2 community colleges within Anderson County, SC.
The nearest community college is Forrest College (13.2 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 213 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Tri-County 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 213 staff
59 staff
Tri-County Technical College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 6,556 teachers has grown by 25% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 has increased from 26:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.26 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
6,556 students
1,282 students
Tri-County Technical College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 31:1
22:1
Tri-County Technical College student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
3,651 students
810 students
Tri-County Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 2,905 students
1,017 students
Tri-County Technical College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Tri-County Technical College Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
1%
2%
Tri-County Technical College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
3%
7%
Tri-County Technical College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
11%
12%
Tri-County Technical College Black (2006-2013)
% White
81%
57%
Tri-County Technical College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
Tri-County Technical College More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
1%
3%
Tri-County Technical College Unknown (2006-2013)
Tri-County 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. 0.26 0.53
Tri-County Technical College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,872 is less than the state average of $5,740. The in-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $8,328 is less than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,872 $5,740
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,328 $10,294
Tri-County Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 94%
89%
Tri-County Technical College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Anderson
    Forrest College
    Private for-profit
    601 E River Street
    Anderson, SC 29624
    (8.6)422-5765
    13.2  Mi  |  135  students
  • Greenville
    Two Liberty Square 75 Beattie Place Ste 100
    Greenville, SC 29601
    (864)239-5300
    27  Mi  |  787  students
  • Greenville
    738 S Pleasantburg Dr
    Greenville, SC 29607
    (864)250-8000
    27.1  Mi  |  12087  students
  • Greenville
    Virginia College-Greenville
    Private for-profit
    78 Global Dr Ste 200
    Greenville, SC 29607
    (864)679-4922
    28.1  Mi  |  344  students
  • Greenville
    Six Independence Pointe
    Greenville, SC 29615
    (864)288-0777
    31.1  Mi  |  398  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 0.58, which is higher 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.