Horry Georgetown Technical College

Horry Georgetown Technical College

Horry-Georgetown Technical College is a comprehensive, two-year community/ technical college located in Conway, South Carolina. The college offers more than 70 associates degree, diploma and certificate programs of study to its students.

HGTC boasts three locations in northeastern South Carolina. It has campuses in Conway, Georgetown and Myrtle Beach, which is a popular international tourist destination and famous as the golf capital of the world. The college also offers online degrees and certificates. It offers more than 60 courses and a Business Degree that is available exclusively online.

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Horry-Georgetown Technical College
2050 Highway 501 East
Conway , SC 29526
General Phone: (843) 347-3186

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Horry-Georgetown Technical College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine206EMT paramedic, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Medical Support and Technology88dental assistant, dental hygienist, medical assistant, pharmacy tech, nuclear medical tech, radiation therapist, surgical tech, sonography and ultrasound tech
Business and Management78business, accounting, entrepreneurship
Liberal Arts73liberal arts and sciences, interdisciplinary studies
Family and Social Work60child care management, child care provider, social work
Beauty and Cosmetology40cosmetology
Office and Administration38administrative assistant, general office occupations
Engineering Technician35civil engineering tech, electronics tech, construction engineering tech
Computer Science and Engineering29data processing tech, computer support
Landscaping and Horticulture27applied horticulture, turf management
Mechanics and Repair20industrial electronics tech, HVAC
Therapy and Counseling17physical therapist assistant
Design17design and visual communication
Conservation and Resource Management15forestry, forest technology
Law14legal assistant
Cooking and Culinary Arts13chef training
Security and Law Enforcement12criminal justice and safety
Hospitality11hotel management
Medical Administration4medical records tech
Production Trades1machinist, welding
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy0occupational therapist assistant
Education and Teaching0technical teaching

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree49830
Award of less than 1 academic year23121
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years695

Horry-Georgetown Technical College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Horry-Georgetown Technical College had a total enrollment of 5,800 students (4,132 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 68%
Black 24%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 1%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 4%
(Foreign Students) 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 8%
18-19 22%
20-21 18%
22-24 14%
25-29 13%
30-34 9%
35-39 6%
40-49 7%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

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

South Carolina72%
State unknown12%
(International Students)4%
North Carolina1%
New Jersey1%
New York1%

Horry-Georgetown Technical College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 54 %
Part-Time 41 %

Horry-Georgetown Technical College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Conway, 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.

Horry-Georgetown Technical College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 4,026
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 5,034
Books and supplies $ 1,000

Financial Aid:
Horry-Georgetown Technical College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 492500)

Horry-Georgetown 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 year63$51,21875$47,672
All faculty totalacademic year63$51,21875$47,672

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

Horry-Georgetown Technical College Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General

Business And Management
Business/Commerce, General
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies

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

Conservation And Resource Management
Forest Technology/Technician
Forestry, General

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Culinary Arts/Chef Training

Design and Visual Communications, General

Education And Teaching
Technical Teacher Education

Engineering Technician
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician

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

Hotel/Motel Administration/Management

Landscaping And Horticulture
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General
Turf and Turfgrass Management

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

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

Mechanics And Repair
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician

Medical Support And Technology
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer & Ultrasound Technician
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
Surgical Technology/Technologist

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
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services

Production Trades
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist
Welding Technology/Welder

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

Therapy And Counseling
Physical Therapist Assistant

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