ITT Technical Institute-Columbia (Closed 2016)

1628 Browning Road, Suite 180
Columbia, SC 29210
School Highlights
  • ITT Technical Institute-Columbia serves 315 students (79% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is lower than the state community college average of 28:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 38%.
  • ITT Technical Institute-Columbia is the only community colleges within Richland County, SC.
  • The nearest community college to ITT Technical Institute-Columbia is Midlands Technical College (6.0 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 13 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
ITT Technical Institute-Columbia(SC) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty13 staff55 staff

Student Body

  • The student population of ITT Technical Institute-Columbia has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has decreased from 26:1 over five years.
  • The ITT Technical Institute-Columbia diversity score of 0.55 is more than the state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment315 students1,260 students
Student:Teacher Ratio24:128:1
# Full-Time Students249 students726 students
# Part-Time Students66 students534 students
% Asian
1%
1%
% Hispanic
2%
3%
% Black
57%
27%
% White
35%
62%
% Two or more races
2%
2%
% Unknown races
3%
4%
Diversity Score0.550.54
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$42,800$28,900

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $18,048 is more than the state average of $12,551. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$18,048$12,551
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (Year 2015)86%94%
Median Debt for Graduates (Year 2015)$25,827$12,000
Median Debt for Dropouts (Year 2015)$9,500$5,500
Acceptance Rate95%58%
Source: 2015 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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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.