Description

Majors at Piedmont Technical College range from in-demand fields to highly specialized areas of study. Whatever you study at Piedmont, you are sure to receive extensive support along the way from the school’s comprehensive student services.

Located in Greenwood, South Carolina, Piedmont Technical College has additional campuses throughout the area.

Piedmont awards professional certificates, diplomas and associate’s degrees. Areas of study include fields like:

  • Funeral Services
  • Nursing
  • Respiratory Technology
  • Veterinary Technology
  • Cardiovascular Technology
  • Gunsmithing
  • Horticulture Landscape Management
  • Mechatronics Technology
  • Professional Clay Studies

Piedmont Technical College’s student services provide various types of support, including:

  • Tutoring
  • Personal counseling
  • Career counseling
  • Transfer counseling

Applicants should fill out an admissions application, and submit transcripts or GED scores. Entering students are usually required to take a placement exam, as well, though they may request exemption from the exam.

Piedmont Technical College provides federal aid awards like Pell grants and loans. To apply for federal aid, applicants will need to submit a FAFSA. Piedmont also participates in state financial aid programs, including state grants and tuition assistance programs. Academic scholarships are also available.

Quick Facts about Piedmont Technical College

Region

Southeast

Setting

Small Town Setting

Type

Public

Affiliation

Not applicable

Size

Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)

Website

www.ptc.edu

On-Campus Housing Available

No

Selectivity

Open Admissions

In-State Tuition

$4,072

Out-of-State Tuition

$5,272

Retention Rate

60%

Enrollment

4,959

Year Established

1966

Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating: 5

5 star
  3 reviews
4 star
  1 review
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2 star
 
1 star
 

75% of students gave Piedmont Technical College 5 stars overall.

Student at This School - Grad Year 2016

Overall Rating:
4

Detailed Ratings

Overall, I think the school is a great place to start. What I liked most is the flexibility of the teachers and their willingness to help. For prospective students, I encourage you to stay focused. My most memorable experience is when I dissected a rat. It was not as bad as I thought it would be.

Student at This School - Grad Year 2003

Overall Rating:
5

Detailed Ratings

The scool has great teachers and advisors that work well with helping you complete courses. It offers many programs and resources.

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Students

Total Students
4,959

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
100%
Graduate
0%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
56%
Part-Time
44%

Ethnic Diversity

Latino
1%
African American
39%
Caucasian
58%
Unknown and Other
2%

International Students

International
0%
Domestic
100%

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