York Technical College

Tel: (803)327-8000
4,849 students
Public institution

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York Technical College, a member of the South Carolina Technical and Comprehensive Education System, is a public, two-year, associate degree-granting institution. York Technical College seeks to contribute to the economic growth and development of York, Lancaster, and Chester counties and of the State. Through excellence in teaching and partnerships, the College responds to the technical and public service needs of the community. The College has an open admissions policy for qualified students and annually enrolls 5,500 to 6,000 credit students. York Technical College provides opportunities for individuals with diverse backgrounds and ability levels to acquire or upgrade the knowledge and skills necessary in engineering technology, industrial technology, information technology, business, health, or public service employment or for transfer to senior colleges and universities. In addition to teaching technical skills, the College seeks to provide graduates competency in written and oral communication, computer skills, mathematics, problem-solving, and interpersonal skills.
School Highlights:
York Technical College serves 4,849 students (42% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 36%.
York Technical College is one of 2 community colleges within York County, SC.
The nearest community college is Clinton Junior College (3 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
York 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 4,849 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 20:1 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 11% over five years.
Total Enrollment
4,849 students
1,287 students
York Technical College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
2,030 students
832 students
York Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 2,819 students
1,021 students
York Technical College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
York Technical College sch enrollment York Technical College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
2%
2%
York Technical College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
2%
7%
York Technical College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
28%
12%
York Technical College Black (2006-2012)
% White
66%
66%
York Technical College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
York Technical College More (2011-2012)
York Technical College sch ethnicity York 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
York Technical College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,396 is less than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 19% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $8,728 is less than the state average of $10,050. The out-state tuition has grown by 15% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,396 $5,890
York Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,728 $10,050
York Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

York Technical College opened in 1964 as a Technical Education Center and began with 60 students enrolled in seven programs all housed in one building. The College has grown in the past four decades from the initial enrollment to over 4,000 credit students in more than 70 credit programs. The College campus has also grown from one building to 14. In 1974, York County Technical Education Center became York Technical College. In addition to offering academic programs, the College provides continuing education for approximately 7,000 area residents and more than 250 businesses. This translates to about 325,000 contact hours of continuing education. The College offers Associate degrees in university transfer, technical, occupational and vocational. Diplomas and certificates in vocational, technical and occupational field. The college also offers Developmental and remedial education and Custom-designed continuing education for business and industry. The college offers programs in Business, Computer, Arts and Sciences, Health and Human Services and Industrial and Engineering Technologies. York Technical College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Associate Degrees, Diplomas, and Certificates.

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