Tri-County Technical College

Tel: (864)646-1500
6,556 students
Public institution
School Highlights:
Tri-County Technical College serves 6,556 students (56% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 31:1 is higher than the community college average of 29:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 45%.
Tri-County Technical College is one of 2 community colleges within Anderson County, SC.
The nearest community college is Forrest College (13.20 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 213 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
College Tri-County Technical 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 213 staff
61 staff
Tri-County Technical College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 6,556 has grown by 14% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 has increased from 26:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.33 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 6% over five years.
Total Enrollment 6,556 students 1,296 students
Tri-County Technical College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 31:1
21:1
Tri-County Technical College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 3,651 students
814 students
Tri-County Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 2,905 students
1,040 students
Tri-County Technical College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Tri-County Technical College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
1%
5%
Tri-County Technical College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
3%
21%
Tri-County Technical College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
11%
15%
Tri-County Technical College Black (2006-2013)
% White
81%
51%
Tri-County Technical College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
2%
3%
Tri-County Technical College More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
1%
3%
Tri-County Technical College Unknown (2006-2013)
Tri-County Technical 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. 0.33 0.68
Tri-County Technical College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,872 is less than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $8,328 is less than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,872 $5,660
Tri-County Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,328 $10,250
Tri-County Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 94%
89%
Tri-County Technical College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Forrest College
    Private for-profit
    135 students | 13.20 Mi601 E River Street
    Anderson, SC 29624
    (8.6)422-5765
    13.20135
  • 787 students | 27.00 MiTwo Liberty Square 75 Beattie Place Ste 100
    Greenville, SC 29601
    (864)239-5300
    27.00787
  • 12,087 students | 27.10 Mi738 S Pleasantburg Dr
    Greenville, SC 29607
    (864)250-8000
    27.1012,087
  • 344 students | 28.10 Mi78 Global Dr Ste 200
    Greenville, SC 29607
    (864)679-4922
    28.10344
  • 398 students | 31.10 MiSix Independence Pointe
    Greenville, SC 29615
    (864)288-0777
    31.10398
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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.