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Greenville Technical College Overview

Greenville Technical College is a public institution located in Greenville, South Carolina. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

What Is Greenville Technical College Known For?

2,190 Undergraduate Awards
  • The highest award offered at GTC is the bachelor's degree.
  • In 2017-2018, 41% of the faculty were full-time.

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Greenville Technical College Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

GTC has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#200 Most Popular Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at GTC.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Best Data Processing Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Most Popular General Sales & Marketing Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#15 Most Popular Business Support & Assistant Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#18 Best Computer & Information Sciences Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#28 Most Popular Legal Professions Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#31 Most Popular Engineering Technologies Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#35 Best Value Computer & Information Sciences Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#68 Best Value Cosmetology Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#89 Most Popular Health Professions Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#111 Best Value Personal & Culinary Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Greenville Technical College?

Location of Greenville Technical College

Contact details for GTC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 506 S Pleasantburg Dr, Greenville, SC 29606
Phone: 864-250-8000
Website: www.gvltec.edu

How Do I Get Into GTC?

You can apply to GTC online at: www.gvltec.edu/admissions_aid/enrollment_steps/apply.html

Since Greenville Technical College has an open admissions policy, you should not have any trouble getting into the school as long as you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Can I Afford Greenville Technical College?

24% Take Out Loans
16.3% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At GTC, approximately 24% of students took out student loans averaging $5,106 a year. That adds up to $20,424 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at GTC is 16.3%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

Greenville Technical College Undergraduate Student Diversity

4,537 Full-Time Undergraduates
54% Women
39% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 11,123 undergraduate students at GTC, with 4,537 being full-time and 6,586 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  GTC

Gender Diversity

Of the 4,537 full-time undergraduates at GTC, 46% are male and 54% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  GTC

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Greenville Technical College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of GTC Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 112
Black or African American 912
Hispanic or Latino 511
White 2,700
International Students 35
Other Races/Ethnicities 267

Over 18 countries are represented at GTC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Vietnam, Germany, and Japan.

Online Learning at Greenville Technical College

1,773 Took All Classes Online
4,872 Took At Least One Class Online
3.9% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 4,872 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at GTC has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 31st most popular in South Carolina for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of GTC

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Greenville Technical College was 3.9%. This is the #1,748 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at GTC regardless of major.

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at GTC ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at GTC.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Allied Health Professions #79

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Greenville Technical College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Liberal Arts General Studies 7 404 0 411
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 143 89 0 232
Nursing 39 152 0 191
Allied Health Professions 71 57 13 141
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 78 53 3 134
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 55 55 0 110
Business Administration & Management 19 57 0 76
Data Processing 21 45 0 66
Ground Transportation 62 0 0 62
Precision Metal Working 39 20 0 59
Human Development & Family Studies 35 22 0 57
Accounting 31 25 0 56
Dental Support Services 0 28 24 52
Culinary Arts 12 37 0 49
General Sales & Marketing 9 38 0 47
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 23 14 0 37
Health & Medical Administrative Services 10 25 0 35
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 0 35 0 35
Cosmetology 27 0 8 35
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 32 0 32
Business Support & Assistant Services 3 28 0 31
Legal Support Services 0 31 0 31
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 20 0 11 31
Mechanic & Repair Tech (Other) 11 13 0 24
Other Computer & Information Sciences 23 0 0 23
Human Services 0 22 0 22
Design & Applied Arts 18 0 0 18
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 4 7 0 11
Electronics Engineering Technology 0 11 0 11
Other Precision Production 11 0 0 11
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 10 0 0 10
Mechanical Engineering Technology 0 10 0 10
Entrepreneurial Studies 9 0 0 9
Construction Engineering Technology 0 7 0 7
Building Management & Inspection 6 0 0 6
Architectural Engineering Technology 0 6 0 6
Agricultural Production 4 0 0 4
Fire Protection 1 3 0 4
Computer Programming 2 0 0 2
Air Transportation 2 0 0 2
Masonry 0 0 0 0
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 0 0 0
Industrial Production Technology 0 0 0 0
Robotics Engineering 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 805 1,326 59 2,190

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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