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Spartanburg Community College Overview

Located in Spartanburg, South Carolina, Spartanburg Community College is a public institution. Spartanburg Community College is located in a safe and convenient suburb.

What Is Spartanburg Community College Known For?

660 Undergraduate Awards
  • The highest award offered at Spartanburg Community College is the associate's degree.
  • In 2017-2018, 43% of the faculty were full-time.

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Spartanburg Community College Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Spartanburg Community College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#13 Most Popular Horticulture Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#15 Most Popular Electromechanical Engineering Technology Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#26 Most Popular Business Support & Assistant Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#26 Most Popular Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#68 Most Popular Engineering Technologies Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Spartanburg Community College?

Location of Spartanburg Community College

Contact details for Spartanburg Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 107 Community College Drive, Spartanburg, SC 29303
Phone: 864-592-4500

How Do I Get Into Spartanburg Community College?

You can apply to Spartanburg Community College online at:

Since Spartanburg Community 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 Spartanburg Community College?

8% Take Out Loans
16.5% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Spartanburg Community College, approximately 8% of students took out student loans averaging $2,274 a year. That adds up to $9,096 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Spartanburg Community College is 16.5%. 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.

Spartanburg Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,132 Full-Time Undergraduates
54% Women
38% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 4,633 undergraduate students at Spartanburg Community College, with 2,132 being full-time and 2,501 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Spartanburg Community College

Gender Diversity

Of the 2,132 full-time undergraduates at Spartanburg Community College, 46% are male and 54% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Spartanburg Community College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Spartanburg Community College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Spartanburg Community College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 94
Black or African American 362
Hispanic or Latino 225
White 1,297
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 154

Over 3 countries are represented at Spartanburg Community College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Ukraine, South Korea, and Vietnam.

Online Learning at Spartanburg Community College

458 Took All Classes Online
1,648 Took At Least One Class Online
-0.1% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 1,648 students took at least one online class at the school.

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


This school is the 18th 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 Spartanburg Community College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Spartanburg Community College was -0.1%. This is the #2,212 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Spartanburg Community College regardless of major.

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

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Accounting 29%

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%.

Spartanburg Community 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 0 175 0 175
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 5 56 0 61
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 0 54 0 54
Allied Health Professions 2 28 18 48
Precision Metal Working 33 13 0 46
Business Administration & Management 1 38 0 39
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 10 0 21 31
Nursing 0 29 0 29
Business Support & Assistant Services 3 22 0 25
Accounting 6 15 0 21
Data Processing 1 19 0 20
Horticulture 1 17 0 18
Electronics Engineering Technology 2 14 0 16
Human Development & Family Studies 1 14 0 15
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 0 14 0 14
Dental Support Services 0 0 11 11
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 1 9 0 10
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 9 0 0 9
Industrial Production Technology 3 5 0 8
Agricultural Production 3 0 0 3
Mechanical Engineering Technology 2 0 0 2
Design & Applied Arts 2 0 0 2
Somatic Bodywork & Therapeutic Services 1 0 0 1
Electronics Maintenance & Repair 0 1 0 1
Culinary Arts 1 0 0 1
Computer Software & Applications 0 0 0 0
Information Technology 0 0 0 0
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 0 0 0
Civil Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0
General Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0
American Sign Language 0 0 0 0
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 0 0 0
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 0 0 0 0
Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 87 523 50 660


*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.

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