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Greenville Technical College

Also known as Greenville Tech

620 S Pleasantburg Dr, Greenville, SC

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To help you move towards a successful career, you need to have technical knowledge and skills. Aiming to provide these skills, Greenville Technical College came into being. The college provides high-quality learning opportunities at affordable prices.

Greenville Tech is a four-campus college which covers the Greenville County and could be easily spotted by people who live and work nearby.   

Jewel to the crown of Greenville Technical College is the corporate and career development center. This center caters to the needs of both the corporate and the career oriented set who want to excel and exceed.  Once you are a part of this college, you get access to a variety of on job training to develop the skills required. You can get specialized professional certificates and can attend programs for skills improvement all year round.

The college also provides training on demand. The highlights of training are in the sectors like healthcare, manufacturing, environment safety and hospitality.

If you take a look at academics of the Greenville Technical College, you will find it attractive, boosted and most apt for you to pursue courses of your interest. You can choose from skill-specific certificates, focused diplomas, and associate degrees along with plenty of short-term continuing education options too. There are more than 100 programs provided by the college in the academic disciplines of arts and sciences, technologies, business and public service and heath science and nursing.

Get a full list of community colleges in South Carolina and see how well Greenville Technical College compares among other community colleges by visiting our community colleges in South Carolina listings page.

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Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $8,400. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. There is also a $35 application fee for students applying to the school. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition range:
    • State Residents: $3,600-$4,400
    • Out-of-State: $7,700-$9,216
  • Charges for part-time students are:
    • In-State: $150-$180 per unit
    • Out-of-State: $320-$380 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid95%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships94%$5,156
Receiving Student Loans43%$5,280

Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2009 was around 9%.

Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To support students and graduates, Greenville Technical College may provide services like:

  • Online course work available
  • Night and weekend classes available
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Career path counseling
  • Work study style employment
  • Assistance to find work
  • Child care

Graduation & Transfer Rates

Community colleges often offer both career training programs and options for students to transfer-out to four year institutions, which is why the table below is so important, it compares Greenville Tech against community colleges in South Carolina.

 Greenville TechGreenville CountySouth Carolina
Graduation Rate8.0%-11.8%
Transfer-out Rate25.8%-18.3%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Dental Assistant Program (more info)
    • Accredited by the American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation (since 1965)
  • Dental Hygienist Program (more info)
    • Accredited by the American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation (since 1970)
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) Program (more info)
    • Accredited by the American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (since 1997)
  • Physical Therapy Assistant (P.T.A.) Program (more info)
    • Accredited by the American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (since 1971)
  • Radiology Technician Program (more info)
    • Accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (since 1971)
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program (more info)
  • Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) Program (more info)
    • Accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 1991)

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

  • Biotechnology (A)

Business and Marketing Studies

Computer and Information Sciences

  • Data Processing (A, C)
  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (C)
  • Computer Programming (C)

Construction Trades

  • Electrician (C)
  • Masonry (C)
  • Home Construction and Inspection (C)

Education

  • Technical Teacher Education

Engineering

Engineering Technology

  • Construction Engineering Technology (A, C)
  • Electromechanical Instrumentation (C)
  • Architectural Engineering Technology (A)
  • Electrical and Communications Engineering Technology (A)
  • Mechanical Technology Technician (A)
  • Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting cad (A, C)

Family and Consumer Sciences

Health and Clinical Professions

Interdisciplinary Studies

  • Interdisciplinary Studies (A)
  • Gerontology (C)

Legal Professions and Studies

  • Paralegal (A, C)
  • Legal Administrative Assistant (C)

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mechanic and Repair Technology

Personal and Culinary Services

Precision Production

  • Welding (C)
  • Precision Production (C)
  • Machine Tool Technology (A, C)

Public Administration and Social Services

Security and Protective Services

Social Sciences

  • Cartography (A, C)

Transportation and Materials Moving

Visual and Performing Arts

  • Commercial and Advertising Art (C)

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