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Piedmont Technical College Tuition & Cost

Greenwood, South Carolina

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How much does it cost to attend?

In District South Carolina Resident Sticker Price
In District Costs for Piedmont Technical College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$2,000
Other Fees$245
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $13,257
Other Expenses Budget$7,982
In State South Carolina Resident Sticker Price
In State Costs for Piedmont Technical College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$2,000
Other Fees$245
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $13,257
Other Expenses Budget$7,982

In district South Carolina residents should budget an annual total cost of $27,786 to attend Piedmont Technical College on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $4,302 for tuition, $13,257 off-campus housing, $2,000 for books and supplies and $245 for other fees.

All price data is sourced from the 2019/2020 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.
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Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend Piedmont Technical College when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2018/2019
Net Price by Income Piedmont Technical College
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$9,488
$30,001 to $48,000$10,496
$48,001 to $75,000$12,897
$75,001 to $110,000$12,748

The average reported annual net price for Piedmont Technical College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $9,126 in 2018/2019. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

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Financial Aid

97% of full-time undergrad Piedmont Technical College received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $7,405 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 27% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $5,018.

Finanical Aid Piedmont Technical College
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $7,405 97%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $742 12%
Pell Grants $5,328 66%
Other Federal Grants $875 5%
State and Local Grants $4,310 83%
Federal Student Loans $5,018 27%
Other Student Loans $0 0%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Piedmont Technical College, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $13,514. The loan balance of $13,514 is a two year multiple of the $6,757 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $129 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 2.75%.

Example Loan $13,514
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $128.94
Total Interest Paid $1,958.62
Sum of All Loan Payments $15,472.62

Projected 2 Year Degree Price

2 Year Sticker Price
Year South Carolina Residents Non Residents
1 $28,554 $29,832
2 $29,640 $30,966

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 2 year associate degree and living expenses at Piedmont Technical College to be $57,108 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 3.8% annual increase over the next 2 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at Piedmont Technical College
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
In District Residents $184 $552 $736
South Carolina Residents $216 $648 $864
Out of State Residents $270 $810 $1,080

Estimated cost for a class at Piedmont Technical College based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at Piedmont Technical College versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Piedmont Technical College Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=218520 IPEDS survey data for Piedmont Technical College.