Aiken Technical College

Graniteville, SC 29829
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Aiken Technical College (ATC) is located in Graniteville, South Carolina. ATC was established in 1972 and it serves thousands of students each semester. The school has many credit and non-credit courses that allow students to pursue lucrative new career paths. Students can earn a variety of different associate’s degrees, certificates, and diplomas at this school. There are even many transfer opportunities at ATC that will make moving on to pursue a bachelor’s degree much more plausible. Students can find great opportunities at this school whether they are looking to obtain degrees or they wish to receive workforce training.

The ATC nursing program is going to give students two main options. Students have access to an associate’s degree in nursing path and a practical nursing path. The practical nursing program has even been ranked the number-four practical nursing program in all of South Carolina by This school also offers an LPN-to-ADN program for nurses who wish to become RNs. The nursing program at ATC is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleFringe Rural
Number of Students2,399
Student to Faculty Ratio14:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate60%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Certificate 0 0
Associate's degree 3 51
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 1 18
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 100%
  • NCLEX-RN: 93.7%

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Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1975 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
04/01/2007 - Current
Nursing (PNUR) - Practical nursing programs
09/01/2015 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$172/credit
In State Students$187/credit
Out of State Students$267/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $7,740 $8,415 $12,015
ADN 70 $12,040 $13,090 $18,690
BSN 125 $21,500 $23,375 $33,375
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 89% of Aiken Technical College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 46% $4,221
Other Federal Grant 3% $394
State Grant & Scholarships 69% $3,148
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 13% $927
Federal Student Loans 10% $5,661
Private Loans -- --


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$3,444
$30,001 to $48,000$2,526
$48,001 to $75,000$3,745
$75,001 to $110,000$4,801
Over $110,000--

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
Non-resident alien

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and South Carolina state board of nursing.
Aiken Technical College
2276 Jefferson Davis Highway
Graniteville, SC 29829

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