Spartanburg Community College

107 Community College Drive
Spartanburg, SC 29303-0000
Tel: (864)592-4600
  • Spartanburg Technical College is a public, suburban, two-year comprehensive, open-admission institution of higher education serving the citizens of the upstate counties of Spartanburg, Cherokee and Union in South Carolina. The College advances economic development of the region through programs, services and partnerships that address emerging and continuing employment needs in a rapidly changing global environment. The College promotes lifelong learning and helps students reach their personal and professional goals.
School Highlights
  • Spartanburg Community College serves 5,495 students (47% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is same as the state community college average of 28:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 38%.
  • Spartanburg Community College is one of 2 community colleges within Spartanburg County, SC.
  • The nearest community college is Spartanburg Methodist College (1.80 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 197 teachers has declined by 17% over five years.
Spartanburg Community College(SC) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty197 staff55 staff
Spartanburg Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 5,495 has declined by 7% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has increased from 24:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.44 is less than the state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has declined by 10% over five years.
Total Enrollment5,495 students1,260 students
Spartanburg Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio28:128:1
Spartanburg Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students2,594 students726 students
Spartanburg Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students2,901 students534 students
Spartanburg Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Spartanburg Community College Enrollment Breakdown SC All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
3%
1%
Spartanburg Community College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
3%
3%
Spartanburg Community College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
20%
27%
Spartanburg Community College Black (2007-2016)
% White
72%
62%
Spartanburg Community College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
Spartanburg Community College More (2011-2016)
Spartanburg Community College Ethnicity Breakdown SC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.0.440.54
Spartanburg Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
12%
12%
Spartanburg Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$28,000$28,900
Spartanburg Community College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $4,896 is less than the state average of $6,687. The in-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $7,956 is less than the state average of $10,638. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,896$6,687
Spartanburg Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$7,956$10,638
Spartanburg Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid98%94%
Spartanburg Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$4,500$14,979
Spartanburg Community College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$3,500$5,500
Spartanburg Community College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Spartanburg Technical College has been a leading provider of technical higher education in beautiful upstate South Carolina since the mid 1960s. We now offer over 60 programs of study. Being your community college is a privilege. In order for you to compete in today's work force, we want to provide you with education you need and want at an affordable cost. Whether it's an associate's degree in a technical field, the first two years of a bachelor's degree through our University Transfer Program, a certification course for employment, or a continuing education class for personal enrichment, we strive to meet your lifelong learning goals. Academic Programs offered by Spartanburg Technical College includes Transitional Studies, Dental Assisting, Radiation Therapy, University Transfer, Early Childhood Radiography, Horticulture, Math Department, Respiratory Care, Computer Technology, Health Unit Coordinating, Surgical Technology, Accounting, Pharmacy Technician, Pre-Occupational Therapy Assistant (Phase I), Culinary Arts, Interpreting, Commercial Graphics, Automotive Technology, Industrial Electronics, Machine Tool, Management, Therapeutic Massage, Civil Engineering Technology, Electronics Engineering Technology, Medical Laboratory Technology, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Medical Assisting, Social Sciences, Welding, HVAC, Science Department, Humanities, Arts and Language Department, Office Systems, General Engineering Technology, Associate Degree in Nursing, Engineering Graphics Technology, Phlebotomy Technician and Pre-Physical Therapy Assistant (Phase I). This is a partial listing of Academic Programs offered by Spartanburg Technical College. Each year over 15,000 citizens utilize our services for credit and non-credit classes. Through today's technology, we offer a variety of course delivery: everything from traditional classroom settings on our main campus, technical instruction at your work place, or virtual instruction using the Internet.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 793 students | 1.80 Mi1000 Powell Mill Road
    Spartanburg SC  29301
    (864)587-4000
    1.80793
  • 453 students | 23.10 Mi78 Global Dr Ste 200
    Greenville SC  29607
    (864)679-4900
    23.10453
  • 12,592 students | 24.00 Mi738 S Pleasantburg Dr
    Greenville SC  29607
    (864)250-8000
    24.0012,592
  • 708 students | 24.40 MiTwo Liberty Square, 75 Beattie Place Ste 100
    Greenville SC  29601
    (864)239-5300
    24.40708
  • 2,057 students | 25.40 Mi286 ICC Loop Road
    Spindale NC  28160
    (828)286-3636
    25.402,057
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Did You Know?
For South Carolina public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $6,687 per year for in-state students and $10,638 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $12,551 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in South Carolina is 62%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

South Carolina community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.54, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in South Carolina is The Art Institute of Charleston. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.