107 Community College Drive
Spartanburg, SC 29303
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  • 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 4,108 students (45% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the state community college average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 38%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 4,108 students
  • In-state tuition: $4,896
  • Out-state tuition: $7,956
  • Student:teacher ratio: 10:1
  • Minority enrollment: 36%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Spartanburg Community College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for:

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School Overview

The teacher population of 410 teachers has grown by 108% over five years.
Spartanburg Community College
(SC) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
410 staff
142 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Spartanburg Community College has declined by 11% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 11:1 over five years.
The Spartanburg Community College diversity score of 0.55 is equal to the state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
4,108 students
1,813 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
12:1
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# Full-Time Students
1,850 students
646 students
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# Part-Time Students
2,258 students
1,167 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
317 students
359 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
1,850 students
646 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
5 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
2,258 students
1,317 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
2 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
260 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
n/a
n/a
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% Asian
4%
2%
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% Hispanic
10%
5%
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% Black
17%
24%
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% White
64%
62%
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% Two or more races
3%
4%
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% Unknown races
1%
3%
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in SC.
Diversity Score
0.55
0.55
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
28%
24%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
2.47%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$28,000
$28,800
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $4,896 is less than the state average of $5,692. The in-state tuition has declined by 11% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $7,956 is less than the state average of $10,568. The out-state tuition has declined by 11% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$4,896
$5,692
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$7,956
$10,568
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
83%
95%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$6,219
$11,729
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Spartanburg Community College and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in SC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$4,500
$5,500
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Spartanburg Community College and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in SC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
n/a
75%
SAT Reading
n/a
430
SAT Math
n/a
458
SAT Writing
n/a
413
ACT Composite
n/a
18
ACT English
n/a
17
ACT Math
n/a
18
ACT Writing
n/a
6
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

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.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Spartanburg Community College cost?

Spartanburg Community College's tuition is approximately $4,896 for In-State students and $7,956 for Out-State students.

What is Spartanburg Community College's ranking?

Spartanburg Community College ranks among the top 20% of community college in South Carolina for: Least debt for graduating students.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 4,108 students
  • In-state tuition: $4,896
  • Out-state tuition: $7,956
  • Student:teacher ratio: 10:1
  • Minority enrollment: 36%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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