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 11,123 students (41% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the state community college average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 47%.

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

The teacher population of 890 teachers has grown by 32% over five years.
Greenville Technical College(SC) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High TraditionalAssociate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty890 staff142 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Greenville Technical College has declined by 11% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 26:1 over five years.
The Greenville Technical College diversity score of 0.59 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment11,123 students1,682 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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# Full-Time Students4,537 students739 students
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# Part-Time Students6,586 students943 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
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% Asian
2%
2%
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% Hispanic
11%
7%
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% Black
19%
25%
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% White
60%
53%
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% Two or more races
4%
4%
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% Non Resident races
1%
-
% Unknown races
3%
9%
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Diversity Score0.590.64
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College Completion Rate
14%
20%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$32,800$28,800
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Tuition Cost 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 5% 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
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid91%94%
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Median Debt for Graduates$15,445$12,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$8,250$5,890
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Source: 2020 (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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Greenville Technical College is Spartanburg Methodist College (23.8 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Spartanburg Methodist College
    Private not-for-profit
    933 students | 23.80 Mi1000 Powell Mill Road
    Spartanburg, SC 29301
    (864) 587-4000
    23.80933
  • 6,181 students | 26.90 Mi7900 U.S. Hwy 76
    Pendleton, SC 29670
    (864) 646-8282
    26.906,181
  • Forrest College
    Private for-profit
    27 students | 27.00 Mi601 E River Street
    Anderson, SC 29624
    (864) 225-7653
    27.0027
  • 4,633 students | 28.00 Mi107 Community College Drive
    Spartanburg, SC 29303
    (864) 592-4500
    28.004,633
  • Brevard College
    Private not-for-profit
    751 students | 32.60 MiOne Brevard College Drive
    Brevard, NC 28712
    (828) 884-8332
    32.60751
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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 76%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

South Carolina community colleges have a diversity score of 0.64, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in South Carolina is Midlands Technical College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.