Tri-County Technical College is a public, state school in the rural setting of Pendleton, South Carolina. TCTC was founded in 1962 and the school now enrolls around 6,128 students a year, which includes 6,128 undergraduate students. TCTC ensures on-campus housing for students. Most students live in off campus housing.
Planning to play sports? TCTC has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at TCTC on the Student Life page.
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There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Some factors that can help you determine what a good school for you might be include admissions criteria, acceptance rate, tuition costs, and more.
Let's take a closer look at these areas to get a better sense of what TCTC offers and if the college might be the right college for you.
Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. Retention measures how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.
Approximately 36% of students who start at TCTC return for their second year of college. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.
Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.
Check with TCTC directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.
An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.
TCTC's endowment was valued at $21.8 million in 2022, compared to a national average of $905 million. For each full-time student, TCTC spends about $5,033 a year.
Tuition is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.
For information on TCTC's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.
The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022
Some financial aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.
Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at TCTC.
Based on this information, does TCTC seem like a good fit? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for another! So ask yourself: Is TCTC a good school for you?
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TCTC is located in the rural setting of Pendleton, South Carolina.
If you want to see TCTC for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 85 to Pendleton, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Greenville-Spartanburg International.
You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what TCTC and Pendleton are like without leaving home.
First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to TCTC is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to TCTC is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
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Wondering what life at TCTC is like? There are approximately 6,128 students enrolled at TCTC. 56% percent of students attend school full-time, 98% percent are from SC and 2% percent of students are from other states.
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