Trident Technical College

7000 Rivers Avenue, Charleston
SC, 29423-8067
Tel: (843)574-6111
17,224 students
Public institution

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Trident Technical College is a public, two-year, multicampus institution that provides quality education and promotes economic development in Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester counties in coastal South Carolina.
School Highlights:
Trident Technical College serves 17,224 students (44% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 36%.
Trident Technical College is one of 4 community colleges within Charleston County, SC.
The nearest community college is Virginia College-Charleston (1.5 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Trident 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 17,224 teachers has grown by 42% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has increased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.49 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 6% over five years.
Total Enrollment
17,224 students
1,287 students
Trident Technical College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
7,557 students
832 students
Trident Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 9,667 students
1,021 students
Trident Technical College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Trident Technical College sch enrollment Trident Technical College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
2%
2%
Trident Technical College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
3%
7%
Trident Technical College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
24%
12%
Trident Technical College Black (2006-2012)
% White
67%
66%
Trident Technical College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
Trident Technical College More (2010-2012)
Trident Technical College sch ethnicity Trident 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. 0.49 0.45
Trident Technical College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,114 is less than the state average of $5,917. The in-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $6,998 is less than the state average of $10,050. The out-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,114 $5,917
Trident Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $6,998 $10,050
Trident Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Each semester approximately 17,000 credit students enroll in programs leading to college transfer associate degrees and technical associate degrees, diplomas and certificates. The curriculum includes programs in Business Technology; Community, Family and Child Studies; Health Sciences, Film, Media and Visual Arts; Hospitality, Tourism and Culinary Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences; Industrial and Engineering Technology; Law-Related Studies; Nursing; and Science and Mathematics.

Trident Technical College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate degrees, diplomas and certificates. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Trident Technical College.

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