South Carolina Community Colleges

There are 34 community colleges located throughout South Carolina (21 public colleges and 13 private colleges), serving 107,479 students.
Minority enrollment is 36% (majority Black), which is less than the national average of 43%.
The student:teacher ratio of 33:1 is more than the 22:1 national average.

Student by Ethnicity

(SC) School Average
American Indian
1%
Asian
1%
Hispanic
3%
Black
30%
White
64%
Unknown
1%

South Carolina Community Colleges:

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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.