• 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 10,536 students (42% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is same as the state community college average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 38%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 10,536 students
  • In-state tuition: $4,442
  • Out-state tuition: $8,438
  • Student:teacher ratio: 12:1
  • Minority enrollment: 34%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Greenville Technical College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Completion Rates

School Overview

The teacher population of 890 teachers has grown by 85% over five years.
Greenville Technical College
(SC) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Four or more years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
890 staff
142 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Greenville Technical College has declined by 10% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The Greenville Technical College diversity score of 0.53 is less than the state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
10,536 students
1,925 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1
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# Full-Time Students
4,387 students
646 students
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# Part-Time Students
6,149 students
1,167 students
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This chart display the Full-time students and Part-time students enrollment breakdown of Greenville Technical College.
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
759 students
359 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
4,387 students
646 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
5 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
6,149 students
1,317 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
2 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
260 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
n/a
n/a
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% Asian
2%
2%
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% Hispanic
9%
5%
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% Black
16%
24%
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% White
66%
62%
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% Two or more races
4%
4%
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% Unknown races
2%
3%
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in SC.
Diversity Score
0.53
0.55
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
14%
20%
This chart display completion rates for First-Time of Full-time students of Greenville Technical College and community college average completion rates for First-Time of Full-time students of SC by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
10.45%
2.47%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$32,800
$28,800
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Greenville Technical College and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of SC by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $4,442 is less than the state average of $5,692. The in-state tuition has declined by 7% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $8,438 is less than the state average of $10,568. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$4,442
$5,692
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$8,438
$10,568
This chart display tuition fees for an out-of-state student of Greenville Technical College and the public community college average tuition fees for an out-of-state student of SC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
95%
95%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Greenville Technical College and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in SC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
$14,500
$11,729
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Greenville Technical College and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in SC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$8,000
$5,500
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Greenville Technical College and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in SC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
n/a
75%
SAT Reading
n/a
430
SAT Math
n/a
458
SAT Writing
n/a
413
ACT Composite
n/a
18
ACT English
n/a
17
ACT Math
n/a
18
ACT Writing
n/a
6
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (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.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Greenville Technical College cost?

Greenville Technical College's tuition is approximately $4,442 for In-State students and $8,438 for Out-State students.

What is Greenville Technical College's ranking?

Greenville Technical College ranks among the top 20% of community college in South Carolina for: Largest student body and Highest completion rates.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 10,536 students
  • In-state tuition: $4,442
  • Out-state tuition: $8,438
  • Student:teacher ratio: 12:1
  • Minority enrollment: 34%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Did You Know?

For South Carolina public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,692 per year for in-state students and $10,568 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $10,258 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in South Carolina is 78%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

South Carolina community colleges have a diversity score of 0.55, which is higher than the national average of 0.00. The most diverse community college in South Carolina is University of South Carolina-Sumter. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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