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Trident Technical College

Charleston, SC 2-Year Public
Acceptance Rate80%

Trident Technical College Admissions

Trident Technical College is not competitive to get into. The college admitted 80% of all applicants in 2012. Out of 3,524 applications received in 2023, 2,821 students were offered admission.

If you are applying to Trident Technical College, there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.

Trident Technical College Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here is an overiew of some of Trident Technical College's admissions stats.

Trident Technical College 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.5
Admissions Test Policy Test Optional
Waitlist No

Trident Technical College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Trident Technical College.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action No

Considering Applying Early to Trident Technical College?

Trident Technical College does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ Discover a list of some selective colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

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Transferring to Trident Technical College

It is not competitive to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to Trident Technical College

Trident Technical College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into Trident Technical College?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are they consider most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis on the admissions factors where you shine. What does Trident Technical College consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Make sure to check with Trident Technical College for more information on admission factors.

Trident Technical College 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to Trident Technical College, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with Trident Technical College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Trident Technical College?

Students admitted to Trident Technical College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.5. Trident Technical College considers weighted GPA scores from incomging students.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Trident Technical College is test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

More Information on Transferring to Trident Technical College

For transfer students, it is not competitive to get admitted to Trident Technical College. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Trident Technical College during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

• Summer Term

Trident Technical College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Trident Technical College?

❌ Students who are admitted to Trident Technical College must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department.

Does Trident Technical College accept transfer credits?

✅ Trident Technical College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Trident Technical College accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES • Life Long Learning Credit • Excelsior College Examinations

Do I have to submit test scores to Trident Technical College?

❌ No, Trident Technical College is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If you have higher than average scores, you should strongly consider submitting them. If your scores are average or below average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application.

What is Trident Technical College's acceptance rate?

✅ Trident Technical College's acceptance rate is 80%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Trident Technical College?

❌ Trident Technical College does not offer early decision.

Want To Learn More About Trident Technical College?

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Trident Technical College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Open Admission


How hard is it to get into Trident Technical College? Trident Technical College is a open admission institution. The Trident Technical College acceptance rate is 80%. This means that the institution accepts 80 out of every 100 applicants.


Trident Technical College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Trident Technical College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Trident Technical College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Trident Technical College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

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Math SAT Range

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Reading SAT Range

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Trident Technical College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Trident Technical College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.5. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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