Best South Carolina Community Colleges (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 26 community colleges serving 86,709 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 Spartanburg Methodist College, Clinton College and South University, Columbia.
The average community college acceptance rate in South Carolina is 76% (view national acceptance rates).
Minority enrollment is 47% (majority Black) and the student:teacher ratio is 13:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(SC) School Average
Asian
2%
Hispanic
7%
Black
25%
White
53%
Two or more races
4%
Unknown
9%
SC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown

Top Ranked South Carolina Community Colleges (2022)

  • College Location Students
  • Clinton College
    Private not-for-profit
    1029 Crawford Rd
    Rock Hill, SC 29730
    (803) 327-7402

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

    11,123 students
  • 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

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

    6,181 students
  • 7000 Rivers Avenue
    Charleston, SC 29423
    (843) 574-6111

    12,351 students
  • One University Boulevard
    Bluffton, SC 29909
    (843) 208-8055

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

    1,640 students
  • 200 Miller Rd
    Sumter, SC 29150
    (803) 775-8727

    1,361 students
  • 2276 Jefferson Davis Highway
    Graniteville, SC 29829
    (803) 508-7263

    2,236 students
  • 506 N Guignard Dr
    Sumter, SC 29150
    (803) 778-1961

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

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

    3,558 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

    6,705 students
  • 1260 Lexington Drive
    West Columbia, SC 29170
    (803) 738-8324

    9,160 students
  • 1201 Chesterfield Hwy.
    Cheraw, SC 29520
    (843) 921-6900

    1,276 students
  • 3250 Saint Matthews Rd
    Orangeburg, SC 29118
    (803) 536-0311

    2,298 students
  • 620 North Emerald Road
    Greenwood, SC 29646
    (864) 941-8324

    4,747 students
  • 8085 Rivers Ave., Ste E
    Charleston, SC 29418
    (843) 574-0101

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

    4,633 students
  • 921 Ribaut Road
    Beaufort, SC 29901
    (800) 768-8252

    2,308 students
  • 465 James Brandt Blvd
    Allendale, SC 29810
    (800) 922-5500

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

    1,153 students
  • 601 Martin Luther King Jr Ave
    Kingstree, SC 29556
    (843) 355-4110

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

    4,529 students
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