School Highlights

Platt College-Miller-Motte Technical-Charleston serves 309 students (97% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the state community college average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 38%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 309 students
  • Private-state tuition: $10,360
  • Acceptance Rate: 82%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 9:1
  • Minority enrollment: 71%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Platt College-Miller-Motte Technical-Charleston
(SC) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Not applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting)
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Private for-profit
Public
Total Faculty
36 staff
142 staff
This chart display total faculty of Platt College-Miller-Motte Technical-Charleston and community college average number of faculty in SC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Number of Programs Offered
5
5

Student Body

The student population of Platt College-Miller-Motte Technical-Charleston has declined by 51% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five years.
The Platt College-Miller-Motte Technical-Charleston diversity score of 0.53 is less than the state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
309 students
1,925 students
This chart display the total enrollment of Platt College-Miller-Motte Technical-Charleston and community college average number of enrollment of SC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
12:1
This chart display the student staff ratio of Platt College-Miller-Motte Technical-Charleston and community college average student staff ratio of SC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
# Full-Time Students
299 students
646 students
This chart display the total number of Full-time students enrollment of Platt College-Miller-Motte Technical-Charleston and average number of community college Full-time students enrollment of SC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
# Part-Time Students
10 students
1,167 students
This chart display the total number of Part-time students enrollment of Platt College-Miller-Motte Technical-Charleston and average number of community college Part-time students enrollment of SC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
This chart display the Full-time students and Part-time students enrollment breakdown of Platt College-Miller-Motte Technical-Charleston.
This chart display community college average Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of SC.
# Enrollment Undergraduate
581 students
359 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
299 students
646 students
This chart display the total number of Full-time undergraduate students enrollment of Platt College-Miller-Motte Technical-Charleston and average number of community college Full-time undergraduate  students enrollment of SC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
5 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
10 students
1,317 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
2 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
260 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
n/a
n/a
This chart display the percentage of American Indian/Alaskan students in Platt College-Miller-Motte Technical-Charleston and the percentage of American Indian/Alaskan community college students in SC by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
% Asian
1%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Platt College-Miller-Motte Technical-Charleston and the percentage of Asian community college students in SC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Hispanic
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Platt College-Miller-Motte Technical-Charleston and the percentage of Hispanic community college students in SC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Black
62%
24%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Platt College-Miller-Motte Technical-Charleston and the percentage of Black community college students in SC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% White
29%
62%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Platt College-Miller-Motte Technical-Charleston and the percentage of White community college students in SC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Two or more races
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Two or more races students in Platt College-Miller-Motte Technical-Charleston and the percentage of Two or more races community college students in SC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Unknown races
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Platt College-Miller-Motte Technical-Charleston.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in SC.
Diversity Score
0.53
0.55
This chart display the diversity score of Platt College-Miller-Motte Technical-Charleston and the community college average diversity score of SC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
3.29%
1.95%
This chart display completion rates for First-Time of Full-time students of Platt College-Miller-Motte Technical-Charleston and community college average completion rates for First-Time of Full-time students of SC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
2.47%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$25,100
$28,800
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Platt College-Miller-Motte Technical-Charleston and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of SC by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $10,360 is more than the state average of $10,258. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees
$10,360
$10,258
This chart display tuition fees for an in-state student of Platt College-Miller-Motte Technical-Charleston and the private community college average tuition fees for an in-state student of SC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
74%
95%
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 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
$14,000
$11,729
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 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$6,334
$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 2020-21 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
82%
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.
SAT Reading
n/a
430
SAT Math
n/a
458
SAT Writing
n/a
413
ACT Composite
n/a
18
ACT English
n/a
17
ACT Math
n/a
18
ACT Writing
n/a
6
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Platt College-Miller-Motte Technical-Charleston cost?

Platt College-Miller-Motte Technical-Charleston's private state tuition is approximately $10,360.

What is the acceptance rate of Platt College-Miller-Motte Technical-Charleston?

The acceptance rate of Platt College-Miller-Motte Technical-Charleston is 82%, which is higher than the state average of 79%.

What is Platt College-Miller-Motte Technical-Charleston's ranking?

Platt College-Miller-Motte Technical-Charleston ranks among the top 20% of community college in South Carolina for: Average community college minority breakdown.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 309 students
  • Private-state tuition: $10,360
  • Acceptance Rate: 82%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 9:1
  • Minority enrollment: 71%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Did You Know?

For South Carolina public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,692 per year for in-state students and $10,568 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $10,258 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in South Carolina is 78%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

South Carolina community colleges have a diversity score of 0.55, which is higher than the national average of 0.00. The most diverse community college in South Carolina is University of South Carolina-Sumter. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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