Tri-County Technical College

7900 U.S. Hwy 76
Pendleton, SC 29670-0000
Tel: (864)646-1500
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 is Forrest College (13.20 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 233 teachers has declined by 15% 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
Tri-County Technical College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 6,386 has declined by 5% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.27 is less than the state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has declined by 12% over five years.
Total Enrollment6,386 students1,260 students
Tri-County Technical College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio27:128:1
Tri-County Technical College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students3,564 students726 students
Tri-County Technical College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students2,822 students534 students
Tri-County Technical College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Tri-County Technical College Enrollment Breakdown SC All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Tri-County Technical College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Tri-County Technical College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Tri-County Technical College Black (2007-2016)
% White
Tri-County Technical College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Tri-County Technical College More (2011-2016)
% Unknown races
Tri-County Technical College Ethnicity Breakdown SC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.0.270.54
Tri-County Technical College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Tri-County Technical College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$30,500$28,900
Tri-County Technical College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $5,016 is less than the state average of $6,687. 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 $10,638. The out-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$5,016$6,687
Tri-County Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$8,568$10,638
Tri-County Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid94%94%
Tri-County Technical College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$8,500$14,979
Tri-County Technical College Median debt for students who have completed (2008-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,250$5,500
Tri-County Technical College Median debt for students who have not completed (2008-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Forrest College
    Private, for profit
    111 students | 13.20 Mi601 E River Street
    Anderson SC  29624
  • 708 students | 27.00 MiTwo Liberty Square, 75 Beattie Place Ste 100
    Greenville SC  29601
  • 12,592 students | 27.10 Mi738 S Pleasantburg Dr
    Greenville SC  29607
  • 453 students | 28.10 Mi78 Global Dr Ste 200
    Greenville SC  29607
  • Brevard College
    Private, non-profit
    705 students | 41.20 MiOne Brevard College Drive
    Brevard NC  28712
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Did You Know?
For South Carolina public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $6,687 per year for in-state students and $10,638 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 scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.54, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in South Carolina is The Art Institute of Charleston. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.