Best South Carolina Community Colleges (2023)

For the 2023 school year, there are 26 community colleges serving 80,516 students in South Carolina (22 public colleges and 4 private colleges).
For South Carolina 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 (view national tuition costs).
The best top ranked community colleges in California include Greenville Technical College, Spartanburg Methodist College and University of South Carolina-Sumter.
The average community college acceptance rate in South Carolina is 78% (view national acceptance rates).
Minority enrollment is 38% (majority Black) and the student:teacher ratio is 12:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(SC) School Average
Asian
2%
Hispanic
5%
Black
24%
White
62%
Two or more races
4%
Unknown
3%
SC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown

Top Ranked South Carolina Community Colleges (2023)

College
Location
Students
Clinton College
Private not-for-profit
1029 Crawford Rd
Rock Hill, SC 29730
(803) 327-7402
| 119 students
Greenville Technical College
Public
506 S Pleasantburg Dr
Greenville, SC 29606
(864) 250-8000
| 10,536 students
South University, Columbia
Public
9 Science Court
Columbia, SC 29203
(803) 799-9082
| 797 students
Spartanburg Methodist College
Private not-for-profit
1000 Powell Mill Road
Spartanburg, SC 29301
(864) 587-4000
| 1,051 students
Tri-County Technical College
Public
7900 U.S. Hwy 76
Pendleton, SC 29670
(864) 646-8282
| 5,582 students
Trident Technical College
Public
7000 Rivers Avenue
Charleston, SC 29423
(843) 574-6111
| 11,650 students
1 University Boulevard
Bluffton, SC 29909
(843) 208-8000
| 2,006 students
476 Hubbard Drive
Lancaster, SC 29720
(803) 313-7000
| 1,810 students
200 Miller Rd
Sumter, SC 29150
(803) 775-8727
| 1,387 students
Aiken Technical College
Public
2276 Jefferson Davis Highway
Graniteville, SC 29829
(803) 508-7263
| 1,925 students
506 N Guignard Dr
Sumter, SC 29150
(803) 778-1961
| 2,885 students
Denmark Technical College
Public
1126 Solomon Blatt Blvd
Denmark, SC 29042
(803) 793-5100
| 491 students
2715 W. Lucas Street
Florence, SC 29501
(843) 661-8324
| 3,315 students
Forrest College
Private for-profit
601 E River Street
Anderson, SC 29624
(864) 225-7653
| 27 students
2050 Highway 501 East
Conway, SC 29526
(843) 347-3186
| 6,409 students
Midlands Technical College
Public
1260 Lexington Drive
West Columbia, SC 29170
(803) 738-8324
| 8,794 students
Northeastern Technical College
Public
1201 Chesterfield Hwy.
Cheraw, SC 29520
(843) 921-6900
| 1,465 students
3250 Saint Matthews Rd
Orangeburg, SC 29118
(803) 536-0311
| 2,257 students
Piedmont Technical College
Public
620 North Emerald Road
Greenwood, SC 29646
(864) 941-8324
| 4,712 students
Platt College-Miller-Motte Technical-Charleston
Private for-profit
8085 Rivers Ave., Ste E
Charleston, SC 29418
(843) 574-0101
| 309 students
Spartanburg Community College
Public
107 Community College Drive
Spartanburg, SC 29303
(864) 592-4500
| 4,108 students
921 Ribaut Road
Beaufort, SC 29901
(800) 768-8252
| 2,119 students
465 James Brandt Blvd
Allendale, SC 29810
(800) 922-5500
| 878 students
309 East Academy St
Union, SC 29379
(864) 429-8728
| 1,071 students
Williamsburg Technical College
Public
601 Martin Luther King Jr Ave
Kingstree, SC 29556
(843) 355-4110
| 635 students
York Technical College
Public
452 S Anderson Rd
Rock Hill, SC 29730
(803) 327-8000
| 4,178 students
[+] Show Closed Community Colleges in South Carolina

Community Colleges in South Carolina (Closed)

School
Location
Students
Two Liberty Square, 75 Beattie Place Ste 100
Greenville, SC 29601
(864) 239-5300
| 708 students
1628 Browning Road, Suite 180
Columbia, SC 29210
(803) 216-6600
| 315 students
Six Independence Pointe
Greenville, SC 29615
(864) 288-0777
| 269 students

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