Tri County Technical College: Review & Facts

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Tri County Technical College is a medium two-year, public school with 6,625 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1962 and is the only institution located in Pendleton, South Carolina.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
35
Tri County Technical College will give you the option to get a several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

Tri County Technical College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and provides 35 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Nursing, Industrial Technologies, Office and Clerical Services, and Business. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. However, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
46%
Tri County Technical College student retention rate is very low at 46% (way below South Carolina average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students do not seem to enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Tri County Technical College is very low: 13%. Nearly 39% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Tri County Technical College is reasonably decent -- 21:1. Learn more about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$8,200
Average tuition prices are relatevely low - about $8,000 a year. The additional fees at Tri County Technical College not covered by tuition are around $200; which comes to a total of $8,200 per year.

Read the details about Tri County Technical College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
This school will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

The undergraduate application fee at Tri County Technical College is $30.00.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Tri County Technical College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (864) 646-1500 or check Tri County Technical College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
Tri County Technical College offers a distance learning option and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Tri County Technical College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
Unfortunately, there is no on-campus housing at Tri County Technical College.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Tri County Technical College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, Tri County Technical College appears to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Tri County Technical College Location and Maps



Post Address: Tri County Technical College, 7900 U.S. Hwy 76, Pendleton, South Carolina 29670, USA
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