Northeastern Technical College

  • Northeastern Technical College provides occupational, technical, college transfer, basic academic skills, and continuing education programs with appropriate support services to meet the needs of the individuals, businesses, and industries in a rural service area composed of Chesterfield, Marlboro, and Dillon Counties. Within this focus, the College contributes to economic growth by enhancing the employability of service area residents in technology, business, health, arts, and sciences.
School Highlights
  • Northeastern Technical College serves 1,090 students (52% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the state community college average of 28:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 38%.
  • Northeastern Technical College is the only community colleges within Chesterfield County, SC.
  • The nearest community college to Northeastern Technical College is Richmond Community College (18.9 miles away).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 55 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Northeastern 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 Faculty55 staff55 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Northeastern Technical College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Northeastern Technical College diversity score of 0.53 is less than the state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment1,090 students1,260 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:128:1
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# Full-Time Students566 students726 students
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# Part-Time Students524 students534 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
4%
1%
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% Asian
-
1%
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% Hispanic
1%
3%
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% Black
35%
27%
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% White
59%
62%
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% Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score0.530.54
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College Completion Rate
12%
12%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$25,800$28,900
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $3,942 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 $6,342 is less than the state average of $10,399. The out-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,942$6,284
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Out-State Tuition Fees$6,342$10,399
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid97%93%
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Median Debt for Graduates--
Median Debt for Dropouts--
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Northeastern Technical College, a member of the South Carolina Technical and Comprehensive Education System, is an accredited post-secondary institution which grants associate degrees, diplomas, and certificates and is supported by county, state, federal, and student revenues. NETC enrolls approximately 2,700 - 2,800 college credit students and 3,700 - 5,500 continuing education students annually. Degree Programs offered by Northeastern Technical College includes Associate in Arts, Associate in Arts - Elementary Education, Associate in Arts - Social Work, Associate in Science, Computer Technology, Business/Management, Business/Management - Accounting, Business Management - Fire Science, General Technology - Early Childhood Development, General Technology - Electro-Mechanical, General Technology - Electronics, General Technology - Engineering Graphics, General Technology - Industrial Maintenance, General Technology - Welding, Industrial Electronics Technology, Machine Tool Technology and Office Systems Technology. Diploma Programs includes Automated Office, Industrial Electricity and Machine Tool. Certificate Programs includes Accounting Clerk, Accounting/Microcomputer Applications, Allied Health Careers, CISCO Internetworking, Computer-Assisted Drafting, Computer Numerical Controls, Criminal Justice, Data Processing Clerk, Early Childhood Development, Electronics Industrial Application, Industrial Plant Mechanics, Machine Operator, Management and Supervision, Medical Office Assistant, Motor Controls, Nurse Preparation, Practical Nursing Preparation, Residential Wiring, Web Mastery, Web Page Development, Welding Practices and Word Processing. Northeastern Technical College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate degrees, diplomas, and certificates.

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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.