Description

At Trident Technical College you can learn the art of filmmaking, train to be a chef, or study just about everything in between. Trident is located in Charleston, South Carolina, and has three campuses for maximum accessibility.

Trident has more than 150 programs of study leading to associate’s degrees and certificates.

Majors encompass everything from Aeronautical Studies to Humanities to Dental Studies to the performing arts.

Graduates of Trident’s associate’s degree programs have the option of transferring to a four-year school or beginning a career.

Continuing education classes are also available for professional and personal enrichment.

Admissions requirements include submission of an application, transcripts and either ACT or SAT scores or a passing score on the placement exam. There are additional admissions requirements for healthcare programs like nursing. These may include pre-requisite courses in the sciences.

More than 70% of students receive some type of financial aid, which could include grants, work-study, scholarships and other sources. Trident Technical College also honors veteran’s benefits.

Quick Facts about Trident Technical College

Region

Southeast

Setting

Large Town Setting

Type

Public

Size

Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)

On-Campus Housing Available

No

Selectivity

Open Admissions

In-State Tuition

$3,994

Out-of-State Tuition

$6,682

Retention Rate

58%

Enrollment

12,763

Year Established

1964

Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating: 3

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4 star
  3 reviews
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  1 review
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1 star
  1 review

60% of students gave Trident Technical College 4 stars overall.

Student at This School - Grad Year 2014

Overall Rating:
4

Detailed Ratings

Trident Technical College has a wonderful faculty that are experienced, friendly, and willing to help. There are several resources to guide you through your education path. The thing I like the most about Trident Tech is the warm, inviting environment in the classrooms, and the locations of several campuses.

Student at This School - Grad Year 2014

Overall Rating:
4

Detailed Ratings

What I like most about Trident Technical College is the communication between teachers and students. I like the way classes are set up as well.

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Students

Total Students
12,763

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
100%
Graduate
0%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
0%
Part-Time
100%

Students Coming From In-State vs. Out-of-State

In-State
89%
Out-of-State
11%

Ethnic Diversity

African-American
31%
Asian
1%
Caucasian
58%
Latino
3%
Other
7%

Students State Origin

South Carolina
89%
Other
11%

International Students

International
0%
Domestic
100%

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