Greenville Technical College

738 S Pleasantburg Dr
Greenville, SC 29607-2418
Tel: (864)250-8000
  • 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 (South Carolina)

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School Overview

  • The teacher population of 480 teachers has declined by 27% 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
Greenville Technical College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of Greenville Technical College has declined by 9% 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 grown by 17% over five years.
Total Enrollment12,592 students1,260 students
Greenville Technical College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio26:128:1
Greenville Technical College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students4,873 students726 students
Greenville Technical College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students7,719 students534 students
Greenville Technical College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Greenville Technical College Enrollment Breakdown SC All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Greenville Technical College American Indian/Alaskan (2014-2016)
% Asian
Greenville Technical College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Greenville Technical College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Greenville Technical College Black (2007-2016)
% White
Greenville Technical College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Greenville Technical College More (2011-2016)
% Unknown races
Greenville Technical College Ethnicity Breakdown SC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.470.54
Greenville Technical College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Greenville Technical College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$32,800$28,900
Greenville Technical College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

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
Greenville Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$8,438$10,399
Greenville Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid93%94%
Greenville Technical College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$18,715$14,979
Greenville Technical College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$8,250$5,500
Greenville Technical College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
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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  • 708 students | 2.10 MiTwo Liberty Square, 75 Beattie Place Ste 100
    Greenville SC  29601
  • 453 students | 2.10 Mi78 Global Dr Ste 200
    Greenville SC  29607
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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.