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 (5.8 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

Nearby Schools

Recent Articles
With another community college planning to open campus housing for the next academic year, we analyze the pros and cons of campus housing for community colleges.
Going to college is hard work but it’s even more challenging for nontraditional students who are working or raising a family at the same time. If you’re considering community college to improve your life or further your career, here’s everything you need to know.
Many students enter community college with the intent of transferring to a four-year college or university. Unfortunately, the path can be fraught with challenges. Articulation agreements between schools help students navigate the pitfalls to ensure an easier, more successful transition.
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.