Spartanburg Community College

107 Community College Drive
Spartanburg, SC 29303
Tel: (864)592-4600
5,916 students
Public institution
Spartanburg Technical College is a public, suburban, two-year comprehensive, open-admission institution of higher education serving the citizens of the upstate counties of Spartanburg, Cherokee and Union in South Carolina. The College advances economic development of the region through programs, services and partnerships that address emerging and continuing employment needs in a rapidly changing global environment. The College promotes lifelong learning and helps students reach their personal and professional goals.
School Highlights:
Spartanburg Community College serves 5,916 students (49% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is lower than the community college average of 29:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 45%.
Spartanburg Community College is one of 2 community colleges within Spartanburg County, SC.
The nearest community college is Spartanburg Methodist College (1.80 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 216 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
College Spartanburg Community 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 216 staff
61 staff
Spartanburg Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 5,916 has grown by 27% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has increased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 13% over five years.
Total Enrollment 5,916 students 1,296 students
Spartanburg Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 27:1
21:1
Spartanburg Community College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 2,909 students
814 students
Spartanburg Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 3,007 students
1,040 students
Spartanburg Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Spartanburg Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
3%
5%
Spartanburg Community College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
5%
21%
Spartanburg Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
23%
15%
Spartanburg Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
65%
51%
Spartanburg Community College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
2%
3%
Spartanburg Community College More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
2%
3%
Spartanburg Community College Unknown (2006-2013)
Spartanburg Community 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. 0.52 0.68
Spartanburg Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,830 is less than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $7,844 is less than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,830 $5,660
Spartanburg Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,844 $10,250
Spartanburg Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 98%
89%
Spartanburg Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

  • Spartanburg Technical College has been a leading provider of technical higher education in beautiful upstate South Carolina since the mid 1960s. We now offer over 60 programs of study. Being your community college is a privilege. In order for you to compete in today's work force, we want to provide you with education you need and want at an affordable cost. Whether it's an associate's degree in a technical field, the first two years of a bachelor's degree through our University Transfer Program, a certification course for employment, or a continuing education class for personal enrichment, we strive to meet your lifelong learning goals. Academic Programs offered by Spartanburg Technical College includes Transitional Studies, Dental Assisting, Radiation Therapy, University Transfer, Early Childhood Radiography, Horticulture, Math Department, Respiratory Care, Computer Technology, Health Unit Coordinating, Surgical Technology, Accounting, Pharmacy Technician, Pre-Occupational Therapy Assistant (Phase I), Culinary Arts, Interpreting, Commercial Graphics, Automotive Technology, Industrial Electronics, Machine Tool, Management, Therapeutic Massage, Civil Engineering Technology, Electronics Engineering Technology, Medical Laboratory Technology, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Medical Assisting, Social Sciences, Welding, HVAC, Science Department, Humanities, Arts and Language Department, Office Systems, General Engineering Technology, Associate Degree in Nursing, Engineering Graphics Technology, Phlebotomy Technician and Pre-Physical Therapy Assistant (Phase I). This is a partial listing of Academic Programs offered by Spartanburg Technical College. Each year over 15,000 citizens utilize our services for credit and non-credit classes. Through today's technology, we offer a variety of course delivery: everything from traditional classroom settings on our main campus, technical instruction at your work place, or virtual instruction using the Internet.

Nearby Schools:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Spartanburg Methodist College
    Private not-for-profit
    813 students | 1.80 Mi1000 Powell Mill Road
    Spartanburg, SC 29301
    (8.6)458-7400
    1.80813
  • 398 students | 20.00 MiSix Independence Pointe
    Greenville, SC 29615
    (864)288-0777
    20.00398
  • 344 students | 23.10 Mi78 Global Dr Ste 200
    Greenville, SC 29607
    (864)679-4922
    23.10344
  • 12,087 students | 24.00 Mi738 S Pleasantburg Dr
    Greenville, SC 29607
    (864)250-8000
    24.0012,087
  • 787 students | 24.40 MiTwo Liberty Square 75 Beattie Place Ste 100
    Greenville, SC 29601
    (864)239-5300
    24.40787
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Did You Know?
For South Carolina public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,761 per year for in-state students and $9,547 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,789 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 0.52. The most diverse community college in South Carolina is The Art Institute of Charleston. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.