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TCTC Tuition & Cost

Pendleton, South Carolina

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In District South Carolina Resident Sticker Price

In District Costs for Tri County Technical College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,300
Other Fees$182
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $9,000
Other Expenses Budget$3,855

In State South Carolina Resident Sticker Price

In State Costs for Tri County Technical College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,300
Other Fees$182
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $9,000
Other Expenses Budget$3,855

In-District Tuition

The tuition for in-district South Carolina residents (local residents) attending Tri County Technical College is $4,256 per academic year. Students should budget $9,000 for local off-campus housing. Additionally, books and supplies typically cost $1,300 plus the school charges $182 in other fees. In total, students should budget for an annual total cost of $18,593 to attend Tri County Technical College.

All price data is sourced from the 2021/2022 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.
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Net Price

The average reported annual net price for Tri County Technical College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $8,603 in 2019/2020. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

The net price provides a more realistic estimate of the true cost of attending Tri County Technical College, once common grants and scholarships have been taken into account. It's important to note that this net price can fluctuate based on factors such as family income and individual financial need.

Average Net Price 2019/2020

Net Price by Income Tri County Technical College
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$4,718
$30,001 to $48,000$5,916
$48,001 to $75,000$7,609
$75,001 to $110,000$9,782

Financial Aid

94% of full-time undergrad Tri County 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 $7,234 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 19% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $5,244 and 4% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $11,906.

Finanical Aid Tri County Technical College
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $7,234 94%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $1,653 7%
Pell Grants $5,510 36%
Other Federal Grants $869 42%
State and Local Grants $4,878 86%
Federal Student Loans $5,244 19%
Other Student Loans $11,906 4%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Tri County Technical College, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $13,932. The loan balance of $13,932 is a two year multiple of the $6,966 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 $148 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 4.99%.

Example Loan $13,932
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 4.99%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $147.70
Total Interest Paid $3,792.29
Sum of All Loan Payments $17,724.29

Projected 2 Year Degree Price

2 Year Sticker Price

Year South Carolina Residents Non Residents
1 $19,985 $24,449
2 $20,348 $24,893

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 2 year associate degree and living expenses at Tri County Technical College to be $39,970 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 1.8% 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 Tri County Technical College
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
In District Residents $185 $555 $740
South Carolina Residents $243 $729 $972
Out of State Residents $429 $1,287 $1,716

Estimated cost for a class at Tri County 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 Tri County Technical College versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Tri County Technical College Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=218885 IPEDS survey data for Tri County Technical College.