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Horry-Georgetown Technical College Overview

Horry-Georgetown Technical College is a public institution located in Conway, South Carolina. Conway is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

What Is Horry-Georgetown Technical College Known For?

1,514 Undergraduate Awards
  • The associate's degree is the highest award offered at Horry-Georgetown Technical College.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 50% of the faculty were full-time.

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Horry-Georgetown 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.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Horry-Georgetown Technical College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#16 Most Popular Online Business Support & Assistant Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Horry-Georgetown Technical College?

Location of Horry-Georgetown Technical College

Contact details for Horry-Georgetown Technical College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 2050 Highway 501 East, Conway, SC 29526
Phone: 843-347-3186
Website: www.hgtc.edu

Since Horry-Georgetown 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 Horry-Georgetown Technical College?

39% Take Out Loans
18.5% 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 Horry-Georgetown Technical College, approximately 39% of students took out student loans averaging $5,500 a year. That adds up to $22,000 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Horry-Georgetown Technical College is 18.5%. 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.

Horry-Georgetown Technical College Undergraduate Student Diversity

3,304 Full-Time Undergraduates
58% Women
29% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 6,788 undergraduate students at Horry-Georgetown Technical College, with 3,304 being full-time and 3,484 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Horry-Georgetown Technical College

Gender Diversity

Of the 3,304 full-time undergraduates at Horry-Georgetown Technical College, 42% are male and 58% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Horry-Georgetown Technical College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Horry-Georgetown Technical College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 28
Black or African American 582
Hispanic or Latino 178
White 2,298
International Students 3
Other Races/Ethnicities 215

Over 21 countries are represented at Horry-Georgetown Technical College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Bulgaria, Russia, and Moldova.

Online Learning at Horry-Georgetown Technical College

1,153 Took All Classes Online
3,219 Took At Least One Class Online
5.3% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 3,219 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Horry-Georgetown Technical College has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 6th 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 Horry-Georgetown Technical College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Horry-Georgetown Technical College was 5.3%. This is the #1,650 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Horry-Georgetown Technical College regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Horry-Georgetown Technical College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Business Support & Assistant Services 36%
Business, Management & Marketing 13%
General Business/Commerce 16%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Horry-Georgetown Technical College 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 Horry-Georgetown Technical College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Business Support & Assistant Services #89
General Business/Commerce #128
Accounting #192
Health & Medical Administrative Services #241
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #367
Liberal Arts General Studies #367

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%.

Horry-Georgetown 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 0 391 0 391
Nursing 0 168 0 168
Allied Health Professions 53 31 0 84
General Business/Commerce 28 42 0 70
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 10 0 56 66
Precision Metal Working 53 0 0 53
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 50 0 0 50
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 23 26 0 49
Cosmetology 48 0 0 48
Culinary Arts 3 44 0 47
Data Processing 2 44 0 46
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 46 0 0 46
Dental Support Services 0 18 25 43
Business Support & Assistant Services 24 18 0 42
Human Development & Family Studies 22 20 0 42
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 36 0 0 36
Human Services 0 34 0 34
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 0 26 0 26
Design & Applied Arts 1 25 0 26
Health & Medical Administrative Services 21 0 0 21
Forestry 0 21 0 21
Other Computer & Information Sciences 19 0 0 19
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 16 0 16
Horticulture 0 12 0 12
Electronics Engineering Technology 0 12 0 12
Accounting 0 11 0 11
Construction Engineering Technology 0 10 0 10
Information Technology 6 0 0 6
Civil Engineering Technology 0 6 0 6
Legal Support Services 2 4 0 6
Specialized Sales, Merchandising & Marketing 0 3 0 3
General Engineering Technology 0 2 0 2
Architectural Engineering Technology 1 0 0 1
Engineering-Related Technologies 1 0 0 1
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0
Industrial Production Technology 0 0 0 0
Fire Protection 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 449 984 81 1,514

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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