Midlands Technical College

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General Information

Admission Office

PO Box 2408

Columbia, SC 29202

(803) 738-8324

(800) 922-8038

Fax: (803) 738-7784

Contact: Sylvia Littlejohn

Director of Enrollment Services
Main Address

PO Box 2408

Columbia, SC 29202

(803) 738-1400


Total undergrads: 11,233

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 2,302

Degree-seeking undergrads: 10,706


Suburban setting

Large city (250,000 – 499,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

High school record, SAT/ACT or college placement test scores, and interviews considered for nursing/health science applicants.

College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Commercial/Advertising Art A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A,C
Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Business – General C
Business Administration/Management A
Sales and Distribution C

Communications Technologies

Graphic/Printing Equipment Operation C

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Networking/Telecommunications C
Computer Science A,C
Data Processing Technology A,C
Information Sciences/Systems A,C

Engineering Technologies

Architectural Engineering Technology A,C
Civil Engineering/Technology A
Construction/Building Technologies C
Electrical Engineering Technologies A,C
Mechanical Drafting A,C

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Management C
Child Care Service C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technology A
Dental Assistance A,C
Dental Hygiene A
Emergency Medical Technology C
Medical Assistance C
Medical Radiologic Technology A
Medical Records Administration C
Medical Records Technology A,C
Nuclear Medical Technology A
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical C
Occupational Therapy Assistance C
Pharmacy Assistance A,C
Physical Therapy Assistance A,C
Respiratory Therapy A
Surgical Technology C

Law & Legal Studies

Court Reporting A,C
Paralegal/Legal Assistance A,C

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A,C

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Automotive Technology A,C
Computer Installation/Repair C
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Repair C
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics A,C
Industrial Electronics C
Industrial Equipment Maintenance/Repair C

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Gerontology C

Physical Sciences

Physical Sciences – General C

Precision Production Trades

Machine Tool Technology C
Precision production C
Welding Technology C

Public Administration & Services

Social Work A

Science Technologies

Chemical Technology C

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies A,C

Social Sciences

Cartography C

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Midlands Technical College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (803) 738-8324
Website: https://www.midlandstech.edu
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online: https://www.midlandstech.edu/admissions/apply-mtc
Address: 1260 Lexington Drive, West Columbia, SC 29170-2176
Setting: Suburb: Large
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 9,160
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 19 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 6,109 (67% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $5,916
Out-of-state Tuition: $13,812
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 93%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $5,852

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Midlands Technical College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Midlands Technical College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 44
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 32
Construction Trades 11
Education 1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 106
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 11
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 188
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 11
Legal Professions and Studies 11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 11
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 52
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 11
Precision Production 31
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 1
Science Technologies/Technicians 1
Social Sciences 1
Visual and Performing Arts 1
Grand total 5232

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Midlands Technical College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $5,916
Out-of-state $13,812
Books and supplies $1,640

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 1,450 93%
Grant or scholarship aid 1,438 92% $5,852
Student loan aid 453 29% $5,375

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 7,453 75% $3,951
Federal student loans 2,800 28% $4,326

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Midlands Technical College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Midlands Technical College students.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Midlands Technical College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 9,160
Undergraduate enrollment 9,160
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Midlands Technical College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
    • Nursing (PNUR) - Practical nursing programs
  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Dental Assisting (DA)
    • Dental Hygiene (DH)
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PTA) - Programs for the physical therapist assistant
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers
  • Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology
    • Nuclear Medicine Technologist (NMT) - Programs for the nuclear medicine technologist

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