Technical College of the Lowcountry

Beaufort, SC 29901

Technical College of the Lowcountry is one of the 20 public 2-year colleges in South Carolina. Its campus is small in size and located in the town of Beaufort. The institution offers only undergrad degree programs.

Every year 13% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.

Technical College of the Lowcountry's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $4,824, and fees were $196. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $9,384 and $196 respectively.


Campus LocaleDistant Town
Campus SizeSmall
Student to Faculty Ratio15:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate46%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 4 64
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 0 4
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 86.6%
  • NCLEX-PN: 100%

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Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1978 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
06/01/1987 - Current
Nursing (PNUR) - Practical nursing programs
03/01/1998 - 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$176/credit
In State Students$201/credit
Out of State Students$391/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 $7,920 $9,045 $17,595
ADN 70 $12,320 $14,070 $27,370
BSN 125 $22,000 $25,125 $48,875
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, 87% of Technical College of the Lowcountry's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 58% $4,714
Other Federal Grant 8% $3,271
State Grant & Scholarships 78% $2,435
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 3% $625
Federal Student Loans 16% $3,250
Private Loans -- --


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$6,703
$30,001 to $48,000$8,145
$48,001 to $75,000$11,984
$75,001 to $110,000--
Over $110,000$12,065

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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: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and South Carolina state board of nursing.

Technical College of the Lowcountry
921 Ribaut Road
Beaufort, SC 29901

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