Trident Technical College

Charleston, SC

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 8,755
Graduate Enrollment: 0
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional
Highest degree awarded: Associate
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Medium City (100k-250k)
Two-year, large // higher-part-time

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 0%

Male/Female: 39% / 61% (2017)

First generation college students: 42.8% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 16.9% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.7% (2017)

Test scores for admission:


Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 35.5% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 16.9% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 10.0% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 6.6% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 54.5%
Black: 27.7%
Hispanic: 8.6%
Asian: 1.9%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.4%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.2%
2+ races: 4.9%
Non-resident alien: 0.0%
Unknown race: 2.0%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $11,746
In-State tuition: $4,648
Out-of-State tuition: $8,690

Estimated books and supplies: $1,460 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board:
Estimated on-campus other fees:

Estimated off-campus room & board: $8,160 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $0 (2022)

Average Family Income: $40,048 (2017)
Median Family Income: $22,385 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 27.4%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 17.7%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $13,029 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $138 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $947
$30k-48k $3,032
$48k-75k $3,978
$75k-110k $3,085
$110k+ $0

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 0%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 98.6% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $13,029 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $6,384 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $6,815 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $7,500 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 42.8% (2015)
@3 year 51.0% (2017)
@5 year 64.1% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 17.4% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 20.2% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $38,808 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $36,832 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Engineering, General. 24
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Electrical Engineering Technologies/Technicians. 2
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Design and Applied Arts. 9
Associate's Degree Design and Applied Arts. 32
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Dental Support Services and Allied Professions. 12
Associate's Degree Dental Support Services and Allied Professions. 20
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Health and Medical Administrative Services. 1
Associate's Degree Health and Medical Administrative Services. 10
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services. 13
Associate's Degree Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services. 46
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 4
Associate's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 30
Associate's Degree Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions. 10
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Health/Medical Preparatory Programs. 75 $17,239 $58
Associate's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 215 $30,938 $223 $58,889 ($4,907)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing and Nursing Assistants. 15 $27,750
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Business/Commerce, General. 4
Associate's Degree Business/Commerce, General. 47
Associate's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 55
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Accounting and Related Services. 38
Associate's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 19
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Business Operations Support and Assistant Services. 46
Associate's Degree Business Operations Support and Assistant Services. 23
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations. 3
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Hospitality Administration/Management. 25
Associate's Degree Hospitality Administration/Management. 20
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Agricultural Business and Management. 1
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Applied Horticulture and Horticultural Business Services. 6
Associate's Degree Applied Horticulture and Horticultural Business Services. 10
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Audiovisual Communications Technologies/Technicians. 2
Associate's Degree Audiovisual Communications Technologies/Technicians. 16
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Computer Programming. 3
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Data Processing. 19
Associate's Degree Data Processing. 54
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management. 3
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other. 54 $23,250
Associate's Degree Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other. 42
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Cosmetology and Related Personal Grooming Services. 42
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Culinary Arts and Related Services. 64 $15,000 $124
Associate's Degree Culinary Arts and Related Services. 45
Associate's Degree Electrical Engineering Technologies/Technicians. 7
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians. 19
Associate's Degree Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians. 3
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Engineering-Related Technologies. 1
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Drafting/Design Engineering Technologies/Technicians. 19
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 6
Associate's Degree Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 22
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Legal Support Services. 3
Associate's Degree Legal Support Services. 25
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma English Language and Literature, General. 7
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 45 $2,750 $29
Associate's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 415 $16,001 $109 $26,413 ($2,201) $37,894 ($3,158)
Associate's Degree Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. 82 $12,000 $95 $31,436 ($2,620)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 1
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Criminal Justice and Corrections. 2
Associate's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 34
Associate's Degree Homeland Security. 9
Associate's Degree Human Services, General. 23
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Electrical and Power Transmission Installers. 24
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Building/Construction Finishing, Management, and Inspection. 5
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician (HAC, HACR, HVAC, HVACR). 23
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance Technologies. 40
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies. 59 $36,808 ($3,067)
Associate's Degree Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians, Other. 13
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Precision Metal Working. 20
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Air Transportation. 7


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $55,863
Full time faculty: 43%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 19.0

School's endowment start of year: $4,455,942 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $5,557,112 (2022)