Technical College of the Lowcountry Overview
Technical College of the Lowcountry is a public institution located in Beaufort, South Carolina. Beaufort is a good match for students who enjoy small-town life.
What Is Technical College of the Lowcountry Known For?
- The associate's degree is the highest award offered at TCL.
- In 2017-2018, 36% of the faculty were full-time.
Technical College of the Lowcountry 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 TCL.
Where Is Technical College of the Lowcountry?
Contact details for TCL are given below.
|Address:||921 Ribaut Road, Beaufort, SC 29901-1288|
How Do I Get Into TCL?
You can apply to TCL online at: https://www.applyweb.com/tcl/index.ftl
Can I Afford Technical College of the Lowcountry?
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 TCL, approximately 9% of students took out student loans averaging $3,847 a year. That adds up to $15,388 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at TCL is 10.5%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.
Technical College of the Lowcountry Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 577 full-time undergraduates at TCL, 35% are male and 65% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Technical College of the Lowcountry students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||129|
|Hispanic or Latino||95|
Over 4 countries are represented at TCL. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Brazil, Philippines, and Jamaica.
Online Learning at Technical College of the Lowcountry
The following chart shows how the online learning population at TCL has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 21st 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 TCL
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Technical College of the Lowcountry was 19.3%. This is the #919 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at TCL regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of TCL majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at TCL 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 TCL.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Business Support & Assistant Services||#30|
|Computer & Information Sciences||#107|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||#118|
|Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities||#118|
|Criminal Justice & Corrections||#119|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting||#132|
|Business, Management & Marketing||#331|
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%.
Technical College of the Lowcountry Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*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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