Top Charleston County Community Colleges

  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 3 top community colleges in Charleston County, South Carolina, serving 17,185 students.
  • The average community college acceptance rate in South Carolina is 62% (view national acceptance rates).
  • Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Black), and the student:teacher ratio is 30:1.

Top Charleston County Community Colleges (2018-19)

  • College Location Students
  • 8085 Rivers Ave., Ste E
    North Charleston SC  29418
    (843)574-0101

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

    16,136 students
  • 6185 Rivers Avenue
    Charleston SC  29406
    (843)614-4300

    414 students
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