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Greenville Technical College
Greenville Technical College 620 S Pleasantburg Dr Greenville, SC 29607 Phone: (864) 250-8111
  • General Information
    About Greenville Technical College

    Vision Greenville Technical College’s vision is to be an exemplary center for learning that enables student success and promotes economic development. Mission Greenville Technical College drives personal and economic growth through learning. Role and Scope Greenville Technical College is the largest public two-year college in South Carolina, serving a fall headcount of more than 15,000 curriculum students. The college provides exceptional learning opportunities primarily to the residents of Greenville County. Curricular offerings include (1) technical courses, certificates, diplomas and associate degrees in business, computer technology, health sciences, engineering technologies, industrial technologies, and public service; and (2) university transfer courses and associate degrees. The college also provides an extensive offering of continuing education courses for occupational advancement and personal interest, as well as economic development services that encourage business and industrial growth in a diverse economic community. In addition, developmental courses serve under-prepared students seeking to enter a program of study. Upon completion of their educational goals, the majority of graduates either are employed in fields related to their programs of study or transfer to four-year colleges and universities. Since the college is an open admission institution, students come from diverse socioeconomic and educational backgrounds. Affordable education is provided at times and locations convenient to students. Faculty and staff are student-centered, flexible, and recognized in their fields. Various educational support services are provided to facilitate the teaching/learning process and to enhance the academic and personal development of the student, including an emphasis on articulation with local high schools and other colleges and universities. Values Greenville Technical College is committed to the following values: Learning: We are committed to providing quality learning opportunities that enable individual and community achievement and that are affordable and accessible for all members of our community. Integrity: We believe trust is an essential element in a safe and effective learning environment, so we promote and foster openness, honesty, respect, and fairness. Diversity: We recognize and celebrate diversity, so we value and support considerate, meaningful communication and inclusiveness in collaborative decision-making processes. Cooperation: We value collaboration and teamwork, so we foster caring, professional relationships among students, employees, and our community in an effort to expand partnerships. Excellence: We value continuous improvement, so we encourage innovation, creative problem-solving and responsible risk-taking as we act courageously, deliberately, and systematically to enhance and enrich our learning environment. Accountability: We value students, faculty, and staff, so we recognize their contributions, encourage their professional development, and regularly evaluate performance to improve learning outcomes, programs, processes, and services. Strategic Imperatives Greenville Technical College has identified the following strategic imperatives as critical to our future success: 1. Return to teaching and learning as our core mission. 2. Focus on student success. 3. Improve our technology infrastructure. 4. Foster continuous employee development. 5. Become the college of choice in a competitive environment.


    Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.

    Institution Type
    • 2-year, Public
    Special Learning Opportunities
    • Distance learning opportunities
    • Study abroad
    • Weekend/evening college
    Student Services
    • Remedial services
    • Academic/career counseling service
    • Employment services for students
    • Placement services for completers
    • On-campus day care for students' children
    Credit Accepted
    • Dual credit
    • The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.Advanced placement (AP) credits
    Religious Affiliation
    • Not applicable
    Federal Aid
    • Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
    Degrees/Certificates offered
    • Less than 1 year certificate
    • 1-2 years certificate
    • Associate's degree
    Campus Setting
    • City: Small
    Disability Services Student
    • 3% or Less
  • Admission
    Total Applicants
    Full Time Retention Rate 51%
  • Student Demographics
    Total Enrolled 20,219
    Native American 50.0
    Asian 361.0
    African American 4,727.0
    Hispanic 761.0
    Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 6,929
    Enrolled FullTime Graduates 0

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