Best South Carolina Community Colleges (2021)

For the 2021 school year, there are 28 community colleges serving 87,653 students in South Carolina (21 public colleges and 7 private colleges).
For South Carolina 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 (view national tuition costs).
The average community college acceptance rate in South Carolina is 67% (view national acceptance rates).
South Carolina community colleges have a diversity score of 0.65, which is lower than the national average of 0.73 (view national diversity statistics).
Minority enrollment is 48% (majority Black) and the student:teacher ratio is 24:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(SC) School Average
American Indian
1%
Asian
2%
Hispanic
5%
Black
27%
White
52%
Two or more races
3%
Non Resident
3%
Unknown
7%
SC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown

Top South Carolina Community Colleges by Town (2021)

  • College Location Students
  • Centura College-Columbia
    Private for-profit
    131 Berkshire Dr.
    Columbia SC  29223
    (803) 754-7544

    60 students
  • Clinton College
    Private not-for-profit
    1029 Crawford Rd
    Rock Hill SC  29730
    (803) 328-00000000

    193 students
  • Forrest College
    Private for-profit
    601 E River Street
    Anderson SC  29624
    (864) 225-7653

    67 students
  • 506 S Pleasantburg Dr
    Greenville SC  29606
    (864) 250-8000

    10,864 students
  • 8085 Rivers Ave., Ste E
    Charleston SC  29418
    (843) 574-0101

    671 students
  • Spartanburg Methodist College
    Private not-for-profit
    1000 Powell Mill Road
    Spartanburg SC  29301
    (864) 587-00000000

    869 students
  • 7000 Rivers Avenue
    Charleston SC  29423
    (843) 574-6111

    12,148 students
  • 1 University Boulevard
    Bluffton SC  29909
    (843) 208-8000

    2,116 students
  • 476 Hubbard Drive
    Lancaster SC  29720
    (803) 313-7000

    1,523 students
  • 465 James Brandt Blvd
    Allendale SC  29810
    (800) 922-5500

    927 students
  • 200 Miller Rd
    Sumter SC  29150
    (803) 775-8727

    1,110 students
  • 2276 Jefferson Davis Highway
    Graniteville SC  29829
    (803) 508-7263

    2,267 students
  • Two Liberty Square, 75 Beattie Place Ste 100
    Greenville SC  29601
    (864) 239-5300

    708 students
  • 506 N Guignard Dr
    Sumter SC  29150
    (803) 778-1961

    4,697 students
  • 1126 Solomon Blatt Blvd
    Denmark SC  29042
    (803) 793-5100

    489 students
  • 2715 W. Lucas Street
    Florence SC  29501
    (843) 661-8324

    4,182 students
  • 2050 Highway 501 East
    Conway SC  29526
    (843) 347-3186

    6,788 students
  • 1260 Lexington Drive
    West Columbia SC  29170
    (803) 738-8324

    9,892 students
  • 1201 Chesterfield Hwy.
    Cheraw SC  29520
    (843) 921-6900

    1,275 students
  • 3250 Saint Matthews Rd
    Orangeburg SC  29118
    (803) 536-0311

    2,387 students
  • 620 North Emerald Road
    Greenwood SC  29646
    (864) 941-8324

    4,491 students
  • South University-Columbia
    Private for-profit
    9 Science Court
    Columbia SC  29203
    (803) 799-9082

    983 students
  • 107 Community College Drive
    Spartanburg SC  29303
    (864) 592-4500

    4,534 students
  • 921 Ribaut Road
    Beaufort SC  29901
    (800) 768-8252

    2,247 students
  • 7900 U.S. Hwy 76
    Pendleton SC  29670
    (864) 646-8282

    6,082 students
  • 309 East Academy St
    Union SC  29379
    (864) 429-8728

    1,093 students
  • 601 Martin Luther King Jr Ave
    Kingstree SC  29556
    (843) 355-4110

    737 students
  • 452 S Anderson Rd
    Rock Hill SC  29730
    (803) 327-8000

    4,253 students
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