Tri-County Technical College Overview
Located in Pendleton, South Carolina, Tri-County Technical College is a public institution. Pendleton is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.
What Is Tri-County Technical College Known For?
- Although it may not be available for every major, the associate's degree is the highest award a student can attain at TCTC.
- In 2017-2018, 37% of the faculty were full-time.
Tri-County 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 TCTC.
Where Is Tri-County Technical College?
Contact details for TCTC are given below.
|Address:||7900 U.S. Hwy 76, Pendleton, SC 29670|
How Do I Get Into TCTC?
You can apply to TCTC online at: https://www.tctc.edu/admissions/apply-now/
Can I Afford Tri-County Technical College?
Student Loan Debt
It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At TCTC, approximately 20% of students took out student loans averaging $6,314 a year. That adds up to $25,256 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at TCTC is 10.1%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.
Tri-County Technical College Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 3,361 full-time undergraduates at TCTC, 53% are male and 47% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Tri-County Technical College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||253|
|Hispanic or Latino||238|
Online Learning at Tri-County Technical College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at TCTC has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 3rd 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 TCTC
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Tri-County Technical College was 3.5%. This is the #1,786 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at TCTC regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of TCTC majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities||25%|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||25%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at TCTC 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 TCTC.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Health/Medical Prep Programs||#9|
|Business Support & Assistant Services||#107|
|Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities||#425|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||#425|
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%.
Tri-County Technical College 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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