Platt College-Miller-Motte Technical-Charleston

8085 Rivers Ave., Ste E
Charleston, SC 29418
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School Highlights

Platt College-Miller-Motte Technical-Charleston serves 671 students (68% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the state community college average of 24:1.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.

Top Rankings

Platt College-Miller-Motte Technical-Charleston ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in South Carolina for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Platt College-Miller-Motte Technical-Charleston(SC) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-High 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 ControlPrivate for-profitPublic
Total Faculty34 staff60 staff
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Number of Programs Offered66

Student Body

The student population of Platt College-Miller-Motte Technical-Charleston has grown by 5% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 26:1 over five years.
The Platt College-Miller-Motte Technical-Charleston diversity score of 0.46 is less than the state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has declined by 17% over five years.
Total Enrollment671 students1,554 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:124:1
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# Full-Time Students456 students708 students
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# Part-Time Students215 students846 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
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% Asian
-
2%
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% Hispanic
2%
5%
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% Black
70%
27%
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% White
22%
52%
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% Two or more races
1%
3%
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% Non Resident races
1%
3%
% Unknown races
4%
7%
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Diversity Score0.460.65
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College Completion Rate
30%
18%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$25,100$28,900
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $10,360 is less than the state average of $11,507. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$10,360$11,507
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid68%94%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Platt College-Miller-Motte Technical-Charleston and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in SC by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates$16,500$12,001
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Platt College-Miller-Motte Technical-Charleston and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in SC by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts$7,939$5,500
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Platt College-Miller-Motte Technical-Charleston and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in SC by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Acceptance Rate82%79%
This chart display the percent admitted of Platt College-Miller-Motte Technical-Charleston and the community college average percent admitted of SC by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Platt College-Miller-Motte Technical-Charleston is Trident Technical College (1.9 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.

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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.