Trident Technical College: Review & Facts

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Trident Technical College is a very large two-year, public school with 15,045 students enrolled. This school was established in 1974 and is one of the 8 colleges and schools located in Charleston, South Carolina.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
74
Fair
At Trident Technical College you can earn your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

Trident Technical College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 74 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Nursing, Computer Science, Medical Assistant, and Culinary. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
62%
Fair
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 positive sign. Nevertheless, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Trident Technical College student retention rate is relatively low at 62% (close to South Carolina average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
21 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Trident Technical College is very low: 14%. Nearly 23% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Trident Technical College is reasonably decent: 21:1. Read more information about instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$7,800
Low
Average tuition costs are low, $7,600 per academic year. The additional fees at Trident Technical College not covered by tuition are approximately $200; this makes it a total of $7,800 a year.

Read the details about Trident 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
The college will consider accepting your 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) for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at Trident Technical College is $30.00.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to 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
A-
Safe
Trident 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 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 information, Trident Technical College appears to be a 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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