Midlands Technical College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Below AverageQuality:Education Quality Rating - Very BadSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Very GoodCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Excellent
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Midlands Technical College is a large two-year, public school with 10,950 students enrolled. This school was established in 1974 and is one of the 2 colleges located in West Columbia, South Carolina.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
56
Fair
Midlands Technical College will give you the opportunity to earn a several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

Midlands Technical College follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 56 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Nursing, Medical, Medical Assistant, and Work and Family Studies. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
47%
Bad
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 typically a good sign. However, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Midlands Technical College is very low at 47% (way below South Carolina average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students do not seem to enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
20 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Midlands Technical College is very low: 11%.

Student to faculty ratio at Midlands Technical College is reasonably decent - 20:1. Read more regarding faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$11,700
Medium
Average tuition prices are close to the nationwide median, around $11,400 per year. The additional fees at Midlands Technical College beyond tuition are nearly $300; this totals $11,700 per year.

Read the details about Midlands Technical College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying 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) earned prior to admission.

The undergraduate application fee at Midlands Technical College is $35.00.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Midlands Technical College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (803) 738-8324 or check Midlands Technical College Website.

Opportunities and Services



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

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Midlands 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
Presently there is no on-campus housing at Midlands Technical College.

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

Midlands Technical College Location and Maps



Post Address: Midlands Technical College, 1260 Lexington Drive, West Columbia, South Carolina 29170-2176, USA
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