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 6,788 students (49% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 31:1 is higher than the state community college average of 24:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.

Top Rankings

Horry-Georgetown Technical College ranks 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.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High TraditionalAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Nontraditional
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty222 staff60 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Horry-Georgetown Technical College has declined by 7% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 has increased from 27:1 over five years.
The Horry-Georgetown Technical College diversity score of 0.51 is less than the state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has grown by 22% over five years.
Total Enrollment6,788 students1,554 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio31:124:1
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# Full-Time Students3,304 students708 students
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# Part-Time Students3,484 students846 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
1%
2%
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% Hispanic
4%
5%
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% Black
20%
27%
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% White
67%
52%
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% Two or more races
3%
3%
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% Non Resident races
3%
3%
% Unknown races
1%
7%
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Diversity Score0.510.65
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College Completion Rate
29%
18%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$29,200$28,900
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $4,768 is less than the state average of $5,094. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $6,294 is less than the state average of $9,919. The out-state tuition has declined by 9% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,768$5,094
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Out-State Tuition Fees$6,294$9,919
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid91%94%
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Median Debt for Graduates$15,500$12,001
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Median Debt for Dropouts$6,500$5,500
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Source: 2019 (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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The nearest community college to Horry-Georgetown Technical College is Southeastern Community College (39.2 miles away).
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For South Carolina public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,094 per year for in-state students and $9,919 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $11,507 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in South Carolina is 67%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

South Carolina community colleges have a diversity score of 0.65, which is lower than the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in South Carolina is Midlands Technical College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.