Best South Carolina Community Colleges (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 28 community colleges serving 87,653 students in South Carolina (22 public colleges and 6 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 best top ranked community colleges in California include Clinton College, Spartanburg Methodist College and South University, Columbia.
The average community college acceptance rate in South Carolina is 67% (view national acceptance rates).
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 Ranked South Carolina Community Colleges (2021-22)

  • 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) 327-7402

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

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

    671 students
  • 9 Science Court
    Columbia, SC 29203
    (803) 799-9082

    983 students
  • Spartanburg Methodist College
    Private not-for-profit
    1000 Powell Mill Road
    Spartanburg, SC 29301
    (864) 587-4000

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

    12,148 students
  • One University Boulevard
    Bluffton, SC 29909
    (843) 208-8055

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

    1,523 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
  • 506 S Pleasantburg Dr
    Greenville, SC 29606
    (864) 250-8000

    10,864 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
  • 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
  • 465 James Brandt Blvd
    Allendale, SC 29810
    (800) 922-5500

    927 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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