Central Carolina Technical College

Sumter, SC 29150
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Central Carolina Technical College (CCTC) is located in Sumter, South Carolina. CCTC was established in 1962 and has undergone some name changes over the decades. It serves more than 4400 students currently. CCTC is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. It offers many certificates, diploma, and associate’s degree programs and gives students the chance to find success that can lead to lucrative careers.

The CCTC nursing program has ranked in the top 20% of all eastern region nursing programs. The school offers an associate’s degree in nursing program that is held to a very high standard. There is also an LPN-to-ADN option for current LPNs who wish to pursue their associate’s degrees in order to become RNs. The curriculum includes classroom lectures, laboratory experiences, and clinical experiences. This nursing program has been approved by the South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation Board of Nursing. It is also accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleSmall City
Number of Students3,720
Student to Faculty Ratio16:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate59%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Certificate 0 15
Associate's degree 7 76
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 0 0
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 93.2%

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Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1970 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
03/01/1995 - Current
Nursing (PNUR) - Practical nursing programs
02/01/2000 - 08/05/2015



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$175/credit
In State Students$205/credit
Out of State Students$299/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 $7,875 $9,225 $13,455
ADN 70 $12,250 $14,350 $20,930
BSN 125 $21,875 $25,625 $37,375
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, 98% of Central Carolina 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 74% $4,481
Other Federal Grant 3% $753
State Grant & Scholarships 82% $2,731
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 6% $636
Federal Student Loans 23% $3,428
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$5,341
$30,001 to $48,000$4,920
$48,001 to $75,000$5,980
$75,001 to $110,000$7,343
Over $110,000$8,048

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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: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and South Carolina state board of nursing.
Central Carolina Technical College
506 N Guignard Dr
Sumter, SC 29150

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