Greenville Technical College

  • Greenville Tech is one of the largest public, two-year colleges in South Carolina, with superior course offerings, state-of-the-art facilities and instructors who understand today's industries and tomorrow's job markets.
School Highlights
  • Greenville Technical College serves 12,592 students (39% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is lower than the state community college average of 28:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 38%.
  • Greenville Technical College is one of 3 community colleges within Greenville County, SC.
  • The nearest community college to Greenville Technical College is Brown Mackie College-Greenville (2.1 miles away).

Top Placements

Greenville Technical College places among the top 20% of community colleges in South Carolina for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 480 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Greenville Technical College(SC) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty480 staff55 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Greenville Technical College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Greenville Technical College diversity score of 0.47 is less than the state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment12,592 students1,260 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio26:128:1
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# Full-Time Students4,873 students726 students
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# Part-Time Students7,719 students534 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
1%
1%
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% Hispanic
5%
3%
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% Black
18%
27%
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% White
70%
62%
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% Two or more races
1%
2%
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% Unknown races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.470.54
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College Completion Rate
10%
12%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$32,800$28,900
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $4,442 is less than the state average of $6,284. The in-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $8,438 is less than the state average of $10,399. The out-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,442$6,284
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Out-State Tuition Fees$8,438$10,399
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid93%94%
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Median Debt for Graduates$18,715$12,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$8,250$5,500
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Located in one of the fastest growing regions of the south, Tech is ideally situated to offer a variety of excellent training and placement opportunities to students. Surrounded by world-class manufacturing and business centers, both national and international, Greenville is home to BMW, Michelin and others. Greenville Tech students benefit from a wide range of internships, mentor programs and partnerships with area corporations and businesses. Greenville Tech offers associate degree programs in arts and sciences, business and public service, health and nursing, and the technologies. Many provide seamless transfer opportunities to bachelor's degree programs at four-year colleges and universities. Diploma programs are also available in every division, providing the skills you need without a long-term commitment. Many diplomas and certificates can be used as building blocks for an associate degree. Greenville Tech offer classes in 150 programs on four campuses, and you can choose days, evenings, and weekends along with classes you take online and on television. Our campuses are located at Barton, Brashier, Greer and Northwest.

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Did You Know?
For South Carolina public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $6,284 per year for in-state students and $10,399 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $12,551 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in South Carolina is 62%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

South Carolina community colleges have a diversity score of 0.54, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in South Carolina is University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.