Tri-County Technical College

School Highlights

Tri-County Technical College serves 6,082 students (55% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the state community college average of 24:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.

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 LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty233 staff60 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 26:1 has increased from 25:1 over five years.
The Tri-County Technical College diversity score of 0.42 is less than the state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has grown by 56% over five years.
Total Enrollment6,082 students1,554 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio26:124:1
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# Full-Time Students3,361 students708 students
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# Part-Time Students2,721 students846 students
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% Asian
1%
2%
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% Hispanic
5%
5%
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% Black
10%
27%
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% White
75%
52%
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% Two or more races
4%
3%
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% Non Resident races
4%
3%
% Unknown races
1%
7%
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Diversity Score0.420.65
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College Completion Rate
13%
18%
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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 $5,094. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $8,568 is less than the state average of $9,919. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$5,016$5,094
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Out-State Tuition Fees$8,568$9,919
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid94%94%
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Median Debt for Graduates$9,469$12,001
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$5,500
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Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Tri-County Technical College is Forrest College (12.9 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Forrest College
    Private for-profit
    67 students | 12.90 Mi601 E River Street
    Anderson SC  29624
    (864) 225-7653
    12.9067
  • 708 students | 26.30 MiTwo Liberty Square, 75 Beattie Place Ste 100
    Greenville SC  29601
    (864) 239-5300
    26.30708
  • 10,864 students | 26.90 Mi506 S Pleasantburg Dr
    Greenville SC  29606
    (864) 250-8000
    26.9010,864
  • Brevard College
    Private not-for-profit
    702 students | 36.90 MiOne Brevard College Drive
    Brevard NC  28712
    (828) 884-8332
    36.90702
  • 2,612 students | 40.80 Mi1500 Georgia Hwy 197 N
    Clarkesville GA  30523
    (706) 754-7700
    40.802,612
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Did You Know?
For South Carolina public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,094 per year for in-state students and $9,919 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $11,507 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in South Carolina is 67%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

South Carolina community colleges have a diversity score of 0.65, which is lower than the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in South Carolina is Midlands Technical College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.