Trident Technical College Overview
Located in Charleston, South Carolina, Trident Technical College is a public institution. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.
What Is Trident Technical College Known For?
- The highest award offered at Trident Technical College is the associate's degree.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 47% of the faculty were full-time.
Trident 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.
Trident Technical College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Trident Technical College.
Where Is Trident Technical College?
Contact details for Trident Technical College are given below.
|Address:||7000 Rivers Avenue, Charleston, SC 29423-8067|
How Do I Get Into Trident Technical College?
You can apply to Trident Technical College online at: https://www.applyweb.com/trident/index.ftl
Can I Afford Trident Technical College?
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 Trident Technical College, approximately 34% of students took out student loans averaging $3,628 a year. That adds up to $14,512 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Trident Technical College is 14.1%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.
Trident Technical College Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 4,614 full-time undergraduates at Trident Technical College, 41% are male and 59% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Trident Technical College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||1,093|
|Hispanic or Latino||345|
Over 11 countries are represented at Trident Technical College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Vietnam, Philippines, and Brazil.
Online Learning at Trident Technical College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Trident Technical College has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 4th 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 Trident Technical College
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Trident Technical College was 3.0%. This is the #1,817 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Trident Technical College regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Trident Technical College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Business Administration & Management||22%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Trident 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 Trident Technical College.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Other Computer & Information Sciences||#11|
|Computer & Information Sciences||#331|
|Criminal Justice & Corrections||#341|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting||#387|
|Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities||#439|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||#439|
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%.
Trident 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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