Aiken Technical College

2276 Jefferson Davis Highway, Graniteville, SC

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About
Aiken Technical College, located in Graniteville, South Carolina, was founded in 1972 and is one of the 16 schools that comprise the South Carolina Technical College System. The school originally known as Aiken Technical Education Center and  operated out of temporary facilities and served 177 students, moving to a permanent campus in 1973. Today the school has expanded its offerings to serve as a comprehensive college serving nearly 3,500 credit  and 10,000 non-credit students annually.

Academics
Aiken Technical College offers a variety of programs that allow students to pursue career or transfer opportunities as needed. Career training programs allow students to pursue an education in a high demand field or industry that will impart skills and abilities necessary for entry into the workforce after completion of a one to two year program and earning a certificate or associate degree. Academic transfer programs allow students to complete a curriculum that mirrors the first two years of a four year education followed by transfer to a college or university to complete the final two years and earn a bachelor's degree.

Programs offered include:

Admissions and Financial Aid
ATC is an open enrollment institution that allows any individual to enroll if they meet the minimum requirements, complete and application and pay the associated fees. Students should also supply transcripts and standardized test scores if available. Students are also encouraged to meet with a counselor, participate in orientation, and  take placement exam if need prior to their first semester. Financial aid is available in the form of loans, grants and scholarships and are awarded based on need as determined through the information provided by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $6,300. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. 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: $4,000-$4,800
    • Out-of-State: $6,400-$7,632
  • Part-time students are charged:
    • In-State: $160-$200 per unit
    • Out-of-State: $250-$300 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 Aid89%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships87%$4,661
Receiving Student Loans20%$4,368
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Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and recent graduates, Aiken Technical College may offer student services including:

  • Online course work available
  • Remedial courses
  • Career path counseling
  • Work study style employment
  • Assistance to find work

Graduation & Transfer Rates

Community colleges offer a variety of career and transfer options for students. The following table shows the graduation and transfer-out rates for Aiken Technical College, versus those community colleges in South Carolina, which can be valuable information for determining which school to attend.

 Aiken Technical CollegeAiken CountySouth Carolina
Graduation Rate9.4%-12.0%
Transfer-out Rate10.8%-17.6%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Dental Assistant Program
    • Accredited by the American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation (since 2006)
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program
  • Radiology Technician Program
    • Accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (since 2005)
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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.

Get more information about the programs offered by Aiken Technical College by clicking the request information to the right.

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

Business and Marketing Studies

Computer and Information Sciences

Construction Trades

Engineering

Engineering Technology

Family and Consumer Sciences

Health and Clinical Professions

Interdisciplinary Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mechanic and Repair Technology

Precision Production

Public Administration and Social Services

Security and Protective Services

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Contact Information

General Contact

Admissions Office

Financial Aid Office

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
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FINANCIAL AID RATE
89%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
14:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
4

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$3,268