School Highlights

Tri-County Technical College serves 6,181 students (56% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is same as the state community college average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 47%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 6,181 students
  • In-state tuition: $5,016
  • Out-state tuition: $8,568
  • Student:teacher ratio: 13:1
  • Minority enrollment: 21%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Tri-County Technical College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Completion Rates

School Overview

The teacher population of 485 teachers has grown by 75% over five years.
Tri-County Technical College
(SC) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Associate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
485 staff
177 staff
This chart display total faculty of Tri-County Technical College and community college average number of faculty in SC by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.

Student Body

The student population of Tri-County Technical College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 27:1 over five years.
The Tri-County Technical College diversity score of 0.36 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
6,181 students
2,236 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1
This chart display the student staff ratio of Tri-County Technical College and community college average student staff ratio of SC by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
# Full-Time Students
3,467 students
739 students
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# Part-Time Students
2,714 students
1,497 students
This chart display the total number of Part-time students enrollment of Tri-County Technical College and average number of community college Part-time students enrollment of SC by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
This chart display the Full-time students and Part-time students enrollment breakdown of Tri-County Technical College.
This chart display community college average Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of SC.
# Enrollment Undergraduate
520 students
411 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
3,467 students
715 students
This chart display the total number of Full-time undergraduate students enrollment of Tri-County Technical College and average number of community college Full-time undergraduate  students enrollment of SC by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
141 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
2,714 students
1,528 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
260 students
% Asian
1%
2%
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% Hispanic
6%
7%
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% Black
9%
25%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Tri-County Technical College and the percentage of Black community college students in SC by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% White
79%
53%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Tri-County Technical College and the percentage of White community college students in SC by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Two or more races
4%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Two or more races students in Tri-County Technical College and the percentage of Two or more races community college students in SC by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Unknown races
1%
9%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Tri-County Technical College.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in SC.
Diversity Score
0.36
0.64
This chart display the diversity score of Tri-County Technical College and the community college average diversity score of SC by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
11.91%
1.95%
This chart display completion rates for First-Time of Full-time students of Tri-County Technical College and community college average completion rates for First-Time of Full-time students of SC by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
0.52%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$30,500
$28,800
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Tri-County Technical College and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of SC by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $5,016 is more than the state average of $4,867. The in-state tuition has declined by 5% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $8,568 is less than the state average of $9,419. The out-state tuition has declined by 5% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$5,016
$4,867
This chart display tuition fees for an in-state student of Tri-County Technical College and the public community college average tuition fees for an in-state student of SC by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Out-State Tuition Fees
$8,568
$9,419
This chart display tuition fees for an out-of-state student of Tri-County Technical College and the public community college average tuition fees for an out-of-state student of SC by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
94%
94%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Tri-County Technical College and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in SC by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
$9,229
$11,729
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Tri-County Technical College and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in SC by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$5,500
$5,500
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Tri-County Technical College and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in SC by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
n/a
82%
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: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Tri-County Technical College cost?

Tri-County Technical College's tuition is approximately $5,016 for In-State students and $8,568 for Out-State students.

What is Tri-County Technical College's ranking?

Tri-County Technical College ranks among the top 20% of community college in South Carolina for: Largest student body and Highest completion rates.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 6,181 students
  • In-state tuition: $5,016
  • Out-state tuition: $8,568
  • Student:teacher ratio: 13:1
  • Minority enrollment: 21%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Did You Know?

For South Carolina public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,867 per year for in-state students and $9,419 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $10,258 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in South Carolina is 78%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

South Carolina community colleges have a diversity score of 0.64, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in South Carolina is Midlands Technical College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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