Trident Technical College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

Box 118067, AM-M

Charleston, SC 29423-8067

(843) 574-6125

(877) 349-7184

Fax: (843) 574-6483



Contact: Clara Martin

Director of Admissions
Main Address

PO Box 118067

Charleston, SC 29423-8067

(843) 574-6111

www.tridenttech.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 12,763

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 2,280

Degree-seeking undergrads: 11,840

Setting

Urban setting

Large city (250,000 – 499,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $25

Online application fee: $25

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Selective admisssion for nursing students.


College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Horticultural Services A,C
Horticulture Science A
Landscaping C
Turf Management C

Arts, Visual & Performing

Commercial/Advertising Art A
Film Production/Cinematography C
Graphic Design A,C
Photography C

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A
Administrative/Secretarial Services A
Banking/Financial Services C
Business – General A
Business Administration/Management A
Customer Service Management A,C
E-Commerce A,C
Entrepreneurial Studies A,C
Hospitality Administration/Management A,C
Hotel/Motel Management A
Information Processing/Data Entry C
Logistics/Materials Management A,C
Marketing Management A
Office Clerical Services C
Office Management A
Restaurant/Food Services Management A
Transportation/Transportation Management A,C
Travel/Tourism Management A

Communications & Journalism

Broadcast Journalism A

Communications Technologies

Communications Technologies – General A,C
Graphic/Printing Equipment Operation C

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Programming – General A
Data Processing Technology A,C
Information Sciences/Systems A

Construction Trades

Building/Property Maintenance C
Electrician A

Engineering Technologies

Architectural Engineering Technology A,C
Civil Engineering/Technology A,C
Construction/Building Technologies C
Drafting and Design Technology C
Electrical Engineering Technologies A
Manufacturing Technologies A,C
Robotics A
Surveying Technology C

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Management A,C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technology A
Dental Assistance C
Dental Hygiene A,C
Medical Administrative Assistance C
Medical Assistance C
Medical Radiologic Technology A
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical C
Nursing Assistance C
Occupational Therapy Assistance A
Pharmacy Assistance C
Physical Therapy Assistance A
Respiratory Therapy A

Law & Legal Studies

Paralegal/Legal Assistance A,C

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Aircraft Mechanics A
Aircraft Powerplant Technology A,C
Automotive Technology A,C
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Repair C
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics C
Industrial Equipment Maintenance/Repair A,C
Mechanics & Repair – General A,C

Personal & Culinary Services

Cosmetology C
Culinary Arts/Related Services A,C

Physical Sciences

Physical Sciences – General A

Public Administration & Services

Human Services A,C
Youth Services C

Security & Protective Services

Corrections C
Fire Services Administration A
Forensic Technologies C
Law Enforcement Administration A,C

Transportation & Materials Moving

Air Transportation A,C
Transportation & Materials Moving – General A,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.

Trident Technical College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(843) 574-6111
Website:www.tridenttech.edu
Type of School:2-year, Public
Apply Online:https://www.applyweb.com/apply/trident/
Address:7000 Rivers Avenue, Charleston, SC 29423-8067
Setting:Rural: Remote
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:13,561
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:20 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:7,209 (53% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$4,607
Out-of-state Tuition:$7,837
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:91%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$5,408

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Trident Technical College Programs

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

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences41
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services75
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services11
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services32
Construction Trades2
Education1
Engineering1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields73
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences31
Health Professions and Related Programs1110
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service12
Legal Professions and Studies11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians61
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Personal and Culinary Services61
Precision Production21
Public Administration and Social Service Professions22
Transportation and Materials Moving2
Visual and Performing Arts31
Grand total6435

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Trident Technical College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services23
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services31
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service12
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Grand total67

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Trident 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 Fees2016-2017
In-state$4,607
Out-of-state$7,837
Books and supplies$2,000

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid1,45991%
Grant or scholarship aid1,45391%$5,408
Student loan aid38224%$5,743

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid11,88179%$4,727
Federal student loans5,29935%$6,632

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Trident 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 Trident Technical College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

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

Trident Technical College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment13,561
Undergraduate enrollment13,561
Graduate enrollment0

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

Trident 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 Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
    • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) - Programs leading to an associate degree
  • 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

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