Tri-County Technical College
Pendleton, SC 29670

Overview

Type 2 year
Control Public
Campus size Medium
Campus locale Suburb
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 6,094
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Student to faculty ratio 20:1
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
Study abroad
No
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
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

Tri-County 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.

Application Fee

$30
Undergrad students

Tuition & Fees

Tri-County Technical College charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $8,898 and in-state students paid $5,178.

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

$8,137
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $7,496
$5,178
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $3,466
$8,898
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $7,623
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 94% of Tri-County Technical College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 37% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,441 (which is 1.7% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Tri-County Technical College in 2016-2017, was 388, which is 21% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,167 (which is 13.4% above the national average.)

$4,441
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,368
$5,167
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,557
94%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 79%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Tri-County Technical College has enrolled a total of 6,094 students (3,375 students full-time and 2,719 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 6,094 students, 312 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 49% men and 51% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

The institution also enrolled 482 students for distance studies.

6,094
Total Enrollment
312
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 80%

Black/African American: 10%

Hispanic: 4%

Two or more races: 3%

Asian: 1%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Non-resident alien: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Tri-County 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
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 23% 878 274
Health Professions And Related Programs 19% 725
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 11% 437 109
Mechanic And Repair Technologies/technicians 11% 401
Precision Production 8% 289
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies 5% 204
Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields 4% 152 0
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 2% 95 0
Communications Technologies/technicians And Support Services 2% 64
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 1% 56

Graduation & Dropout Rates

24%
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 Tri-County Technical College full-time students who started class in 2013 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

8%
Still enrolled
30%
Dropout rate
38%
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

$23,500
Median Annual Income
national average: $25,082

The typical median income of Tri-County Technical College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $23,500. Last year, out of the total 1,773 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,525 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,955 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,584 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $23,500 $27,300
Employment Rate 86% 81%
Total Graduates 1,773 1,955

Campus Location

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Nearby Colleges

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54.8 mile away
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61.5 mile away