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 37%.
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 stayed relatively flat over five years.
College Tri-County Technical College 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
62 staff
Tri-County Technical College Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 6,386 has grown 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 national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has declined by 15% over five years.
Total Enrollment 6,386 students 1,371 students
Tri-County Technical College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 27:1
22:1
Tri-County Technical College Student Staff (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 3,564 students
779 students
Tri-County Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 2,822 students
1,083 students
Tri-County Technical College Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Tri-County Technical College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
1%
5%
Tri-County Technical College Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
4%
20%
Tri-County Technical College Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
8%
15%
Tri-County Technical College Black (2006-2014)
% White
85%
49%
Tri-County Technical College White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
1%
3%
Tri-County Technical College More (2010-2014)
% Unknown races
1%
6%
Tri-County Technical College Unknown (2006-2014)
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. 0.27 0.70
Tri-County Technical College Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $5,016 is less than the state average of $5,664. The in-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $8,568 is less than the state average of $10,360. The out-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $5,016 $5,664
Tri-County Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,568 $10,360
Tri-County Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 94%
90%
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
    Private 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
  • Virginia College-Greenville
    Private for-profit
    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 $4,589 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 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 0.53, which is higher than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in South Carolina is Virginia College-Greenville. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.