Greenville Technical College

Greenville Technical College

Greenville Technical College or Greenville Tech is a public 2-year coeducational university founded in 1960s. The university serves more than 10,000 students. Greenville Tech has 6 locations in:

  • Barton Campus, in Greenville
  • Brashier Campus, in Simpsonville
  • Donaldson Industrial Air Park, at Donaldson Air Force Base
  • Greer Campus, in Greer
  • McKinney Auto Center, in Greenville
  • Northwest Campus, in Berea

Greenville Tech offers associate degrees, certificates and more than 150 other programs to its students. The university started initially with one building and about 700 part-time and full-time students.

The sports teams of Greenville Tech participate in men's and women's intramural volleyball, tennis, bowling and basketball.

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Greenville Technical College
506 S Pleasantburg Dr
Greenville , SC 29607-2416
General Phone: (864) 250-8111

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Greenville Technical College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine516EMT paramedic, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Mechanics and Repair470computer repair, HVAC, industrial mechanics, autobody repair, automobile mechanics, diesel mechanics, mechanic and repair
Medical Support and Technology327dental assistant, dental hygienist, pharmacy tech, veterinary assistant, radiation therapist, respiratory care tech, surgical tech, sonography and ultrasound tech, health diagnostic professions, ...
Business and Management279business management, purchasing and contract management, accounting, accounting technology, sales and marketing
Liberal Arts261liberal arts and sciences, interdisciplinary studies, cartography
Computer Science and Engineering131computer programming, data processing tech, computer support
Family and Social Work124child care management, child care provider, social work
Therapy and Counseling106physical therapist assistant, massage therapy
Security and Law Enforcement101criminal justice and safety, fire-fighting
Transportation89truck and bus driver
Engineering Technician68architectural engineering tech, civil engineering tech, electronics tech, environmental engineering tech, mechanical engineering tech, construction engineering tech, mechanical drafting
Production Trades63machinist, welding, precision production
Beauty and Cosmetology43cosmetology
Law36legal assistant
Office and Administration29administrative assistant
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy25occupational therapist assistant
Medical Administration22medical records tech, medical secretary
Cooking and Culinary Arts19chef training, institutional food workers
Construction Trades13masonry, carpentry, electrician
Photography and Commercial Art6commercial art
Education and Teaching0technical teaching

Number of programs and degrees for Greenville Technical College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year1,44543
Associate's degree1,03438
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years24912

Greenville Technical College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Greenville Technical College had a total enrollment of 14,300 students (9,733 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 66%
Black 25%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 2%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 3%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 6%
18-19 23%
20-21 15%
22-24 12%
25-29 14%
30-34 9%
35-39 8%
40-49 9%
50-64 4%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

South Carolina97%
(International Students)1%

Greenville Technical College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 48 %
Part-Time 42 %

Greenville Technical College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Greenville, South Carolina for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other South Carolina Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Greenville Technical College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,680
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 6,912
Books and supplies $ 998

Financial Aid:
Greenville Technical College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 399100)

Greenville Technical College Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankacademic year139$45,399196$45,559
All faculty totalacademic year139$45,399196$45,559

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Greenville Technical College Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General
Purchasing, Procurement/Acquisitions and Contracts Management
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician

Construction Trades

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Culinary Arts/Chef Training
Institutional Food Workers

Education And Teaching
Technical Teacher Education

Engineering Technician
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Environmental Engineering Technology/Environmental Technology
Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Care Provider/Assistant
Child Care and Support Services Management
Social Work

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other

Mechanics And Repair
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Computer Installation and Repair Technology/Technician
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians, Other

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary

Medical Support And Technology
Allied Health Diagnostic/Intervention/Treatment Professions, Oth
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer & Ultrasound Technician
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Surgical Technology/Technologist
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician/Veterinary Assistant

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Occupational Therapist Assistant

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial and Advertising Art

Production Trades
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist
Precision Production, Other
Welding Technology/Welder


Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Fire Science/Fire-fighting

Therapy And Counseling
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage
Physical Therapist Assistant

Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operation

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checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library

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