Community Colleges in South Carolina

For the academic year 2019-2020, 20 community colleges are active in South Carolina. Clemson University has ranked first in South Carolina community college ranking and University of South Carolina-Columbia and Furman University ranked second and third in the ranking. You can view more ranked community college ranking at South Carolina community college ranking page.
  • The 2020 average tuition & fees of community colleges in South Carolina is $5,919 for South Carolina residents and $10,967 for out-of-state students.
  • Total 80,839 students have enrolled in community colleges in South Carolina and, of that, 11,712 students enrolled online exclusively.
  • The average students to faculty ratio of South Carolina community colleges is 16.25 to 1.
  • The average financial aid amount received at community colleges in South Carolina is $4,279.
  • The average graduation rate is 19.55% and the average transfer-out rate is 27.20% at community colleges in South Carolina.

20 Community Colleges in South Carolina Comparison Table

College NameSouth Carolina Residents Tuition & FeesOut-of-State Tuition & FeesStudent PopulationOnline Student PopulationGraduation RateTransfer-out RateFinancial Aid AmountStudents to Faculty Ratio
Aiken Technical College
Graniteville, SC
$5,306$6,8802,26722523%17%$3,62613 to 1
Technical College of the Lowcountry
Beaufort, SC
$5,740$11,0202,24748014%27%$6,92014 to 1
Northeastern Technical College
Cheraw, SC
$5,186$7,9481,27560719%18%$3,70519 to 1
Denmark Technical College
Denmark, SC
$5,648$11,0554898520%14%$4,38612 to 1
Florence-Darlington Technical College
Florence, SC
$5,030$6,9024,18268413%23%$6,69016 to 1
Greenville Technical College
Greenville, SC
$5,186$9,41010,8641,77311%22%$3,57315 to 1
Horry-Georgetown Technical College
Conway, SC
$5,356$8,6206,7881,15321%24%$3,90024 to 1
Midlands Technical College
West Columbia, SC
$5,916$13,8129,89267812%39%$3,77818 to 1
Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College
Orangeburg, SC
$5,714$7,4902,38724720%19%$3,72715 to 1
Piedmont Technical College
Greenwood, SC
$5,315$6,5934,4911,17120%17%$4,28216 to 1
University of South Carolina-Lancaster
Lancaster, SC
$7,558$18,2381,52342320%45%$3,34514 to 1
University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie
Allendale, SC
$7,558$18,2389274925%39%$4,11816 to 1
University of South Carolina-Sumter
Sumter, SC
$7,558$18,2381,1105731%48%$4,45615 to 1
University of South Carolina-Union
Union, SC
$7,558$18,2381,093-26%55%$3,06418 to 1
Spartanburg Community College
Spartanburg, SC
$6,030$9,8224,53445822%15%$5,11916 to 1
Central Carolina Technical College
Sumter, SC
$6,594$9,0163,55059615%18%$3,89816 to 1
Tri-County Technical College
Pendleton, SC
$5,792$10,2086,08253229%40%$4,84119 to 1
Trident Technical College
Charleston, SC
$5,143$8,69012,1482,14019%18%$5,14120 to 1
Williamsburg Technical College
Kingstree, SC
$4,800$8,59273758%25%$2,93412 to 1
York Technical College
Rock Hill, SC
$5,395$10,3394,25334923%21%$4,08117 to 1
Average$5,919$10,96780,83911,71220%27%$4,27916 to 1