West Columbia Community Colleges

In West Columbia, South Carolina, you can find 1 community college serving 11,949 students.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Black).
The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 is less than the 33:1 state average.

West Columbia, SC Community Colleges:

  • College Location Students
  • West ColumbiaMidlands Technical College
    Public
    1260 Lexington Drive
    West ColumbiaSC 29170
    (803)738-8324
    11,949 students
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Did You Know?
For South Carolina public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,974 per year for in-state students and $9,760 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,279 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in South Carolina is 68%. 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 higher than the national average of 0.44. The most diverse community college in South Carolina is ITT Technical Institute-Columbia. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.