Horry-Georgetown Technical College

  • Since its creation in 1966, Horry-Georgetown Technical College has continued to provide post-secondary vocational, technical, and occupational certificate, diploma and associate degree programs leading directly to securing or continuing employment; associate degree programs which enable students to gain access to other post-secondary education; and continuing education classes, programs, and services which meet the job training, occupational advancement, and lifelong learning needs of the residents and employers in its service area.
School Highlights
  • Horry-Georgetown Technical College serves 7,335 students (41% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 33:1 is higher than the state community college average of 28:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 38%.
  • Horry-Georgetown Technical College is one of 2 community colleges within Horry County, SC.
  • The nearest community college to Horry-Georgetown Technical College is Golf Academy of America-Myrtle Beach (12.3 miles away).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 222 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Horry-Georgetown Technical College(SC) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty222 staff55 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Horry-Georgetown Technical College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 33:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Horry-Georgetown Technical College diversity score of 0.42 is less than the state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment7,335 students1,260 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio33:128:1
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# Full-Time Students2,973 students726 students
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# Part-Time Students4,362 students534 students
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% Asian
2%
1%
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% Hispanic
4%
3%
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% Black
18%
27%
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% White
74%
62%
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% Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score0.420.54
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College Completion Rate
15%
12%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$29,200$28,900
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $4,768 is less than the state average of $6,284. The in-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $6,294 is less than the state average of $10,399. The out-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,768$6,284
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Out-State Tuition Fees$6,294$10,399
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid90%93%
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Median Debt for Graduates$14,979$12,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$7,500$5,500
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Horry-Georgetown Technical College is a comprehensive technical and community college, with four campuses located across the service area. The Conway Campus is the original and remains the main campus of the College. It is located in the incorporated area of the City of Conway on a 55-acre site. The Conway Campus provides accessible and affordable educational opportunities in career education and occupational preparation, university parallel studies, developmental education and community education and training. Specialized programs of career study offered on the Conway Campus include: Golf Course Management, Turf Equipment Technician, Engineering Technologies, Computer/Information Systems Technology, Office Systems Technology, Culinary Arts Technology, Nursing and Health Science, Business, Electronics Technology, and all University Parallel disciplines. Through the offerings at the Conway Campus, the College awards the Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, Associate in Applied Science, and Technical Certificate credentials as well as various professional certifications. The Campus takes college-wide leadership in Health Science Technology career areas as well as University Parallel and General Studies, and for most student support services, federal/state grants, Learning Resources, distance education and administrative and information support operations. Offering more than 60 associate degree, diploma and certificate programs, as well as a diverse and rapidly-expanding list of corporate and business training options through our Workforce Development and Continuing Education Division, HGTC has built an international reputation for preparing the finest graduates and employees to meet the needs of business, industry and government.

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