Spartanburg Community College

  • 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 to Spartanburg Community College is Spartanburg Methodist College (1.8 miles away).

Top Placements

Spartanburg Community College places among the top 20% of community colleges in South Carolina for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 197 teachers has stayed relatively flat 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
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Student Body

  • The student population of Spartanburg Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Spartanburg Community College diversity score of 0.44 is less than the state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment5,495 students1,260 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio28:128:1
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# Full-Time Students2,594 students726 students
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# Part-Time Students2,901 students534 students
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This chart display the Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of Spartanburg Community College.This chart display community college average Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of SC.
% Asian
3%
1%
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% Hispanic
3%
3%
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% Black
20%
27%
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% White
72%
62%
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% Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score0.440.54
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College Completion Rate
12%
12%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$28,000$28,900
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $4,896 is less than the state average of $6,284. 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 $10,399. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,896$6,284
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Out-State Tuition Fees$7,956$10,399
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid98%93%
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Median Debt for Graduates$4,500$12,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$3,500$5,500
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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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For South Carolina public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $6,284 per year for in-state students and $10,399 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 score of 0.54, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in South Carolina is University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.