Midlands Technical College

Columbia, SC

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Midlands Technical College Student Essentials

Midlands Technical College Student Essentials
Region: Southeast
Setting: Mid-size City Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)
Website: www.midlandstech.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: No
Selectivity: Open Admissions
In-State Tuition: $4,676
Out-of-State Tuition: $4,344
Retention Rate: 52%
Enrollment: 11,234
Year Established: 1963

About Midlands Technical College

Midlands Technical College (MTC) offers high-tech career training and learning opportunities that stretch far beyond the classroom.

MTC has campuses in Irmo, Winnsboro and Lexington County as well as one at Fort Jackson.

Its MTC’s Airport Campus, located in West Columbia, South Carolina, which serves as the center for many of MTC’s activities.

At all MTC campuses, students may pursue associate degrees, diplomas and certificates in approximately 100 subject areas. These encompass in-demand career paths as well as more academic pathways leading to university transfers. MTC also boasts an extremely large continuing education program.

All MTC programs extend far beyond the classroom. Programs and services at MTC provide additional work, networking and other opportunities for students to succeed.

For example, there is a program that supports African-American males interested in becoming elementary school teachers. There are also internship opportunities as well as professional and academic student organizations.

It’s MTC’s Airport Campus that houses many of these opportunities. For example, at the Airport Campus one may find all of the school’s student services, which include career counseling, transfer and academic services and financial aid among others.

Also home to MTC’s extracurricular activities, the Airport Campus maintains the MTC student center, where recreational and other activities take place.

A flourishing locale, MTC’s Airport Campus is constantly growing and expanding, as additional high-tech classrooms, state-of-the-art labs and other facilities are added all the time.

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Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 4.5 of 5 Stars 4 Reviews

50% of students gave Midlands Technical College 5 stars overall.

Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2014

Overall Rating

What I like the most about Midlands Technical College is the fairly small class sizes along with the campus layout. The campus buildings are very close together so it does not take long to get from one class to the next and the buildings are labeled and easy to locate.

Overall Rating

They instruct on Cisco.

Midlands Technical College Map & Location

Midlands Technical College
P.O. Box 2408
Columbia, SC 29202

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Getting Around Midlands Technical College


Fair walkability. You could have a car for this area, but walking is possible.



Total Students 11,234

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 2%
  • African American: 38%
  • Caucasian: 53%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 1%
  • Asian: 2%
  • Unknown and Other: 4%
Latino 2%
African American 38%
Caucasian 53%
American Indian or Alaska native 1%
Asian 2%
Unknown and Other 4%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 48%
Part-Time 52%
International 0%
Domestic 100%

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