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 1,275 students (34% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is lower than the state community college average of 24:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.

Top Rankings

Northeastern Technical College ranks 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.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/NontraditionalAssociate'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 Faculty55 staff60 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Northeastern Technical College has grown by 16% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The Northeastern Technical College diversity score of 0.60 is less than the state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has grown by 13% over five years.
Total Enrollment1,275 students1,554 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:124:1
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# Full-Time Students429 students708 students
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# Part-Time Students846 students846 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
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% Asian
1%
2%
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% Hispanic
2%
5%
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% Black
37%
27%
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% White
51%
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 Score0.600.65
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College Completion Rate
19%
18%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$25,800$28,900
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $3,942 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 $6,342 is less than the state average of $9,919. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,942$5,094
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Out-State Tuition Fees$6,342$9,919
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid93%94%
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Median Debt for Graduates--
Median Debt for Dropouts--
Source: 2019 (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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Northeastern Technical College is Richmond Community College (19.1 miles away).
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Did You Know?
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.