The world has been changing faster than ever over the few decades — and we’ve been evolving right along with it. Our schools aren’t the technical colleges you grew up with. Today, South Carolina technical colleges educate over 160,000 students a year in over 1,100 degrees and programs. Instead of leaving the college experience saddled with debt, our students get an affordable education that sets them up for careers in some of the most high-demand, high-paying fields around.

Your child’s future starts here!

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Aiken Technical College

Central Carolina Technical College

Denmark Technical College

Florence-Darlington Technical College

Greenville Technical College

Horry-Georgetown Technical College

Midlands Technical College

Northeastern Technical College

Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College

Piedmont Technical College

Spartanburg Community College

Technical College of the Lowcountry

Tri-County Technical College

Trident Technical College

Williamsburg Technical College

York Technical College

Quality education at a
fraction of the price.

Consider this: The average cost of tuition at a public university in South Carolina is $12,848 a year. The average cost at one of our technical colleges? $4,465. That’s a savings of more than $8000 per year. A technical education isn’t only a smart academic choice, it’s a financially savvy choice that sets your student up for a better start in life.

A foundation
for the future.

Whether your child completes their education at a technical college or transfers to complete elsewhere, our colleges offer a solid academic foundation that sets our students up for success wherever they go. With transfer agreements at more than 22 colleges and universities in the state, we make it simple for your student to get a start here and then transfer to a four-year university.

Supporting the success
of your student.

At South Carolina’s technical colleges, we pride ourselves on empowering our students with the education and skills for the careers of today and tomorrow. It’s not just about setting them up for a job, it’s about helping them design the future of their dreams by empowering them with the independence, knowledge, training and support to succeed. With a job placement rate of 91% for our graduates, you don’t have to take our word for it. The success is in our students… and their stories.

The proof is in our students.

Explore the stories below to discover how our students are taking their dreams and lives to the next level – powered by a technical education.