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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?

764 Undergraduate Awards
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the associate's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Spartanburg Community College.
  • 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
#9 Most Popular Horticulture Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#10 Most Popular Data Processing Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#14 Most Popular Electromechanical Engineering Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#17 Best Electromechanical Engineering Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#30 Most Popular Other Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#42 Most Popular Engineering Technologies Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#57 Most Popular Precision Metal Working Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#61 Most Popular Precision Production Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#71 Most Popular Business Support & Assistance Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Spartanburg Community College has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#1 Best Other Electromechanical & Instrumentation & Maintenance Technologies/Technicians Schools College Factual
#11 Best Business Support & Assistant Services Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#13 Best General Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science Schools College Factual
#14 Best Electromechanical Engineering Technology Schools College Factual
#19 Best Business Support & Assistant Services Schools College Factual
#47 Best Engineering Technologies Associate Degree Schools College Factual

Where Is 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:

As long as you submit the requested materials to Spartanburg Community College when applying, you shouldn't have to worry about getting in since the school has an open admissions policy.

Can I Afford Spartanburg Community College?

18% Take Out Loans
19.0% 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 Spartanburg Community College, approximately 18% of students took out student loans averaging $3,713 a year. That adds up to $14,852 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Spartanburg Community College is 19.0%. 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

1,850 Full-Time Undergraduates
54% Women
38% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 4,108 undergraduate students at Spartanburg Community College, with 1,850 being full-time and 2,258 being part-time.


Gender Diversity

Of the 1,850 full-time undergraduates at Spartanburg Community College, 46% are male and 54% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 93
Black or African American 298
Hispanic or Latino 211
White 1,125
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 123

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

606 Took All Classes Online
2,121 Took At Least One Class Online
12.5% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 2,121 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 2019-2020.

Online Growth Rankings of Spartanburg Community College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Spartanburg Community College was 12.5%. This is the #1,292 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Spartanburg Community College regardless of major.

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 0 214 0 214
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 33 67 0 100
Precision Metal Working 57 18 0 75
Allied Health Professions 6 21 14 41
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 10 0 29 39
Nursing 0 38 0 38
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 0 38 0 38
Business Administration & Management 6 29 0 35
Horticulture 12 20 0 32
Data Processing 1 30 0 31
Human Development & Family Studies 7 14 0 21
Accounting 6 10 0 16
Electronics Engineering Technology 2 13 0 15
Business Support & Assistant Services 1 12 0 13
Industrial Production Technology 0 11 0 11
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 11 0 0 11
Dental Support Services 0 0 10 10
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 0 9 0 9
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 0 5 0 5
Somatic Bodywork & Therapeutic Services 4 0 0 4
Electronics Maintenance & Repair 0 3 0 3
Agricultural Production 1 0 0 1
Culinary Arts 1 0 0 1
Design & Applied Arts 1 0 0 1
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
Mechanical Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 159 552 53 764


*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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