Tri-County Technical College

Pendleton, SC 29670
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Tri-County Technical College is one of the twenty public 2-year colleges in South Carolina. The campus is located in a suburb, in Pendleton.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 6,069 students attend the school. Every year 13% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

TCTC's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $5,276, and fees were $192. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $9,164 and $192 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge Suburb
Number of Students6,069
Student to Faculty Ratio19:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate45%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Certificate 0 0
Associate's degree 15 82
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 6 61
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 93.3%
  • NCLEX-RN: 88.9%

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Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1971 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
09/01/1997 - Current
Nursing (PNUR) - Practical nursing programs
03/01/2001 - 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$173/credit
In State Students$227/credit
Out of State Students$389/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 $10,215 $17,505
ADN 70 $12,110 $15,890 $27,230
BSN 125 $21,625 $28,375 $48,625
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, 95% of Tri-County 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 35% $4,573
Other Federal Grant -- $1,107
State Grant & Scholarships 89% $4,711
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 6% $1,731
Federal Student Loans 21% $4,930
Private Loans 2% $10,461


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$6,625
$30,001 to $48,000$7,217
$48,001 to $75,000$8,938
$75,001 to $110,000$10,665
Over $110,000$11,026

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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.
Tri-County Technical College
7900 U.S. Hwy 76
Pendleton, SC 29670

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