Piedmont Technical College

Greenwood, SC 29646
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Piedmont Technical College is one of the twenty public 2-year colleges in South Carolina. The campus is located in Greenwood town.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 4,596 students attend the school. Every year 19% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Piedmont Technical College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $4,740, and fees were $245. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $5,940 and $245 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleDistant Town
Number of Students4,596
Student to Faculty Ratio17:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate55%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 8 41
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 0 43
Certificate 0 0
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 95%
  • NCLEX-RN: 93.5%

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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
03/01/1996 - 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$173/credit
In State Students$203/credit
Out of State Students$253/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 $7,785 $9,135 $11,385
ADN 70 $12,110 $14,210 $17,710
BSN 125 $21,625 $25,375 $31,625
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, 97% of Piedmont 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 66% $4,905
Other Federal Grant 6% $803
State Grant & Scholarships 68% $4,104
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 14% $775
Federal Student Loans 36% $5,108
Private Loans -- $5,500


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$9,914
$30,001 to $48,000$11,393
$48,001 to $75,000$13,191
$75,001 to $110,000$13,307
Over $110,000$13,014

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Student Population













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

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and South Carolina state board of nursing.
Piedmont Technical College
620 North Emerald Road
Greenwood, SC 29646

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