Trident Technical College: Review & Facts

Trident Technical College
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Trident Technical College is a large two-year, public school with 17,225 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1974 and is one of the 10 schools located in Charleston, South Carolina.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
68
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, and associate's degree are available at Trident Technical College.

Trident Technical College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 68 majors. The most popular concentrations are Nursing, General Studies, Medical Assistant, Computer Science, and Criminal Justice. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. Nevertheless, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
51%
The rate of student retention at Trident Technical College is low at 51% (way below South Carolina average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Trident Technical College is very low - 14%. About 23% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Trident Technical College is reasonably decent: 21:1. Learn more details on instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$7,100
Average tuition costs are low, around $6,900 a year. The additional fees at Trident Technical College not covered by tuition are around $200; which makes it a total of $7,100 annually.

Read the details about Trident 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 college 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 Trident Technical College is $30.00.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at Trident Technical College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (843) 574-6111 or check Trident Technical College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B+
Trident Technical College offers a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Trident 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
No
Currently there is no on-campus housing at Trident Technical College.

Based on the college crime data, Trident Technical College appears to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Trident Technical College Location and Maps



Post Address: Trident Technical College, 7000 Rivers Avenue, Charleston, South Carolina 29423-8067, USA
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