Tri-County Technical College

Tel: (864)646-1500
6,386 students
Public institution
School Highlights
Tri-County Technical College serves 6,386 students (56% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is lower than the state community college average of 28:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 38%.
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 233 teachers has declined by 15% over five years.
College Tri-County Technical College (SC) 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
Total Faculty 233 staff 44 staff
Tri-County Technical College Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 6,386 has declined by 5% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has increased from 25:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.27 is less than the state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has declined by 12% over five years.
Total Enrollment 6,386 students 1,090 students
Tri-County Technical College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 27:1 28:1
Tri-County Technical College Student Staff Ratio (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 3,564 students 708 students
Tri-County Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 2,822 students 524 students
Tri-County Technical College Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Tri-County Technical College Enrollment Breakdown SC All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
1%
1%
Tri-County Technical College Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
4%
3%
Tri-County Technical College Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
8%
27%
Tri-County Technical College Black (2006-2014)
% White
85%
62%
Tri-County Technical College White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
Tri-County Technical College More (2010-2014)
% Unknown races
1%
4%
Tri-County Technical College Ethnicity Breakdown SC All Ethnic Groups 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. 0.27 0.54
Tri-County Technical College Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $4,752 is more than the state average of $4,396. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $8,104 is equal to the state average of $8,104. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,752 $4,396
Tri-County Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,104 $8,104
Tri-County Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 94% 94%
Tri-County Technical College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Forrest College
    Pivate, for profit
    111 students | 13.20 Mi601 E River Street
    Anderson SC  29624
    (864)225-7653
    13.20111
  • 708 students | 27.00 MiTwo Liberty Square, 75 Beattie Place Ste 100
    Greenville SC  29601
    (864)239-5300
    27.00708
  • 12,592 students | 27.10 Mi738 S Pleasantburg Dr
    Greenville SC  29607
    (864)250-8000
    27.1012,592
  • 453 students | 28.10 Mi78 Global Dr Ste 200
    Greenville SC  29607
    (864)679-4900
    28.10453
  • 269 students | 31.10 MiSix Independence Pointe
    Greenville SC  29615
    (864)288-0777
    31.10269
Did You Know?
For South Carolina public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,396 per year for in-state students and $8,104 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,547 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in South Carolina is 69%. 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 0.54, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in South Carolina is The Art Institute of Charleston. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.