Aiken Technical College
Graniteville, SC 29829

Overview

Type 2 year
Control Public
Campus size Small
Campus locale Rural
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 2,459
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Student to faculty ratio 14:1
Campus housing No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
Occupational
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
No
Weekend/evening classes
No
Study abroad
No
Teacher certification
No
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
No
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

Aiken Technical College has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.

Tuition & Fees

Aiken Technical College charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $6,212 and in-state students paid $4,368.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$3,411
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $7,496
$4,368
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $3,466
$6,212
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $7,623
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 89% of Aiken Technical College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 54% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,354 (which is 0.3% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Aiken Technical College in 2016-2017, was 22, which is 12% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $4,569 (which is 0.3% above the national average.)

$4,354
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,368
$4,569
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,557
89%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 79%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Aiken Technical College has enrolled a total of 2,459 students (794 students full-time and 1,665 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 2,459 students, 233 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 38% men and 62% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

The institution also enrolled 248 students for distance studies.

2,459
Total Enrollment
233
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 59%

Black/African American: 32%

Hispanic: 5%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 1%

Asian: 1%

Two or more races: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Non-resident alien: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Aiken Technical College.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Health Professions And Related Programs 32% 483
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 13% 197
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 13% 189 0
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies 7% 108
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 7% 103
Mechanic And Repair Technologies/technicians 5% 71
Construction Trades 4% 54
Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences 3% 38
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 1% 21
Precision Production 1% 12

Graduation & Dropout Rates

12%
Graduation rate
national average: 30%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Aiken Technical College full-time students who started class in 2013 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

13%
Still enrolled
50%
Dropout rate
25%
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$20,800
Median Annual Income
national average: $25,082

The typical median income of Aiken Technical College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $20,800. Last year, out of the total 1,059 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 911 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,188 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 974 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $20,800 $24,500
Employment Rate 86% 82%
Total Graduates 1,059 1,188

Campus Location

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14.3 mile away
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