General Information About Northeastern Technical College
Vision Statement The mission of Northeastern Technical College is to prepare the workforce of Chesterfield, Marlboro, and Dillon Counties through education and training. Mission Statement Northeastern Technical College provides occupational, technical, college transfer, basic academic skills, and continuing education programs with appropriate support services to meet the needs of the individuals, businesses, and industries in a rural service area composed of Chesterfield, Marlboro, and Dillon Counties. Within this focus, the College contributes to economic growth by enhancing the employability of service area residents in technology, business, health, arts, and sciences. The College is dedicated to providing quality instructional programs which remain accessible to both traditional and nontraditional students through open admissions, reasonable costs, counseling, advisement, educational technology, financial assistance and career development services. NETC also provides personal growth and enrichment opportunities through community services, continuing education, and social and cultural activities. Northeastern Technical College, a member of the South Carolina Technical and Comprehensive Education System, is an accredited post‑secondary institution which grants associate degrees, diplomas, and certificates and is supported by county, state, federal, and student revenues. NETC enrolls approximately 2,500 - 2,700 college credit students and 2,500 - 2,700 continuing education students annually. This mission statement was most recently reviewed and approved by the NETC governing board on November 27, 2007.
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.
- 2-year, Public
Special Learning Opportunities
- Distance learning opportunities
- General Education Courses
- Career Services available upon completion
- Dual credit
- Credit for life experiences
- Advanced placement (AP) credits
- The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.
- Not applicable
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- Less than 1 year certificate
- 1-2 years certificate
- Associate's degree
- Town: Distant
Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants Full Time Retention Rate 50%
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 1,466 Native American 28.0 Asian 6.0 African American 596.0 Hispanic 4.0 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 639 Enrolled FullTime Graduates