Horry-Georgetown Technical College

Conway, SC 29526

Horry-Georgetown Technical College (HGTC) is located in Conway, South Carolina and is part of the South Carolina Technical College System. The school was established back in 1966 and it now serves nearly 7000 students. This is the fourth largest technical college in the state of South Carolina. It offers students the chance to earn degrees and certificates from more than 65 different programs. There are also online classes that are available for students who would like to pursue them.

The HGTC nursing program gives students several opportunities. There is a practical nursing path and an associate’s degree in nursing path. Classroom experiences will be supplemented with laboratory practices and clinical experiences. The clinical experiences take place at area healthcare providers. Both the associate’s degree in nursing and the practical nursing programs are approved by the South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation Board of Nursing and accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).


Campus LocaleSmall City
Campus SizeMedium
Student to Faculty Ratio21:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate51%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Certificate 0 11
Associate's degree 7 92
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 1 37
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 87.5%
  • NCLEX-PN: 91.7%

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Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1972 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
03/01/1998 - Current
Nursing (PNUR) - Practical nursing programs
03/01/1999 - 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).

Application fee
Undergrads $30
Graduates --

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$160/credit
In State Students$199/credit
Out of State Students$326/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 $7,200 $8,955 $14,670
ADN 70 $11,200 $13,930 $22,820
BSN 125 $20,000 $24,875 $40,750
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, 88% of Horry-Georgetown 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 55% $4,527
Other Federal Grant 4% $745
State Grant & Scholarships 69% $3,432
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 2% $546
Federal Student Loans 44% $4,903
Private Loans 2% $12,479


Average Net Price/year
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$4,768
$30,001 to $48,000$4,919
$48,001 to $75,000$6,447
$75,001 to $110,000$8,638
Over $110,000$9,222

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Two or more races
Race/ethnicity unknown
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.

Horry-Georgetown Technical College
2050 Highway 501 East
Conway, SC 29526

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