Tri-County Technical College

School Highlights
  • Tri-County Technical College serves 6,386 students (56% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is lower than the state community college average of 28:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 38%.
  • Tri-County Technical College is one of 2 community colleges within Anderson County, SC.
  • The nearest community college to Tri-County Technical College is Forrest College (13.2 miles away).

Top Placements

Tri-County Technical College places among the top 20% of community colleges in South Carolina for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 233 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Tri-County Technical College(SC) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty233 staff55 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Tri-County Technical College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Tri-County Technical College diversity score of 0.27 is less than the state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment6,386 students1,260 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio27:128:1
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# Full-Time Students3,564 students726 students
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# Part-Time Students2,822 students534 students
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% Asian
1%
1%
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% Hispanic
4%
3%
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% Black
8%
27%
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% White
85%
62%
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% Two or more races
1%
2%
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% Unknown races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score0.270.54
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College Completion Rate
19%
12%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$30,500$28,900
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $5,016 is less than the state average of $6,284. The in-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $8,568 is less than the state average of $10,399. The out-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$5,016$6,284
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Out-State Tuition Fees$8,568$10,399
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid94%94%
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Median Debt for Graduates$8,500$12,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,250$5,500
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

  • The nearest community college to Tri-County Technical College is Forrest College (13.2 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Forrest College
    Private, for profit
    111 students | 13.20 Mi601 E River Street
    Anderson SC  29624
    (864)225-7653
    13.20111
  • 708 students | 27.00 MiTwo Liberty Square, 75 Beattie Place Ste 100
    Greenville SC  29601
    (864)239-5300
    27.00708
  • 12,592 students | 27.10 Mi738 S Pleasantburg Dr
    Greenville SC  29607
    (864)250-8000
    27.1012,592
  • 453 students | 28.10 Mi78 Global Dr Ste 200
    Greenville SC  29607
    (864)679-4900
    28.10453
  • Brevard College
    Private, non-profit
    705 students | 41.20 MiOne Brevard College Drive
    Brevard NC  28712
    (828)883-8292
    41.20705
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Did You Know?
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.