Northeastern Technical College

Northeastern Technical College

Northeastern Technical College was established in 1968 as the Chesterfield-Marlboro Technical Education Center. In 2000, the school was given its current name. It is a member of the South Carolina Technical College System. The campus of this college is located in Cheraw, South Carolina.

Northeastern Technical College offers associate's degree programs in subjects like business management, computer technology, nursing, arts, science, and general technology. Various certificates, diploma programs, and continuing education courses are also available. NETC is comprised of the following academic divisions:

  • Division of Arts & Sciences
  • Division of Business & Technologies
  • Division of Continuing Education

Northeastern Technical College provides a host of student support services, including academic counseling and tutoring, career planning, and personal counseling. Eligible candidates are also offered financial assistance in the form of Federal and State aid programs. Scholarships like the Abbot & Fenner Scholarship, the Chesterfield General Hospital Nursing Scholarship, the Anne B. Crawford Business Scholarship, the Tylenol Scholarship, and the Women's Leadership Circle Scholarship are offered to deserving students as well.

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Contacting Northeastern Technical College

Northeastern Technical College
1201 Chesterfield Hwy.
Cheraw , SC 29520-1007
General Phone: (843) 921-6900

Northeastern Technical College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts63liberal arts and sciences, interdisciplinary studies
Office and Administration38administrative assistant, general office occupations
Nursing and Emergency Medicine37registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Business and Management25business, business management, accounting technology
Engineering Technician24electrical/electronic tech, architectural drafting, mechanical drafting
Mechanics and Repair18industrial electronics tech
Family and Social Work17child care provider
Production Trades14machinist, machine shop assistant, welding, precision production
Computer Science and Engineering8data processing tech
Security and Law Enforcement7criminal justice and safety
Construction Trades7electrician
Education and Teaching0technical teaching

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year10616
Associate's degree1199
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years334

Northeastern Technical College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Northeastern Technical College had a total enrollment of 976 students (731 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 54%
Black 43%
Hispanic 0%
Asian 1%
American Indian 2%
Unknown 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 5%
18-19 21%
20-21 13%
22-24 13%
25-29 11%
30-34 10%
35-39 8%
40-49 12%
50-64 6%
65+ 0%

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

South Carolina100%

Northeastern Technical College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 49 %
Part-Time 32 %

Northeastern Technical College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Cheraw, 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.

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

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,486
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 5,886
Books and supplies $ 1,000

Financial Aid:
Northeastern Technical College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 760200)

Northeastern 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 year14$35,41216$37,734
All faculty totalacademic year14$35,41216$37,734

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

Northeastern Technical College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician

Construction Trades

Education And Teaching
Technical Teacher Education

Engineering Technician
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD
Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD

Family And Social Work
Child Care Provider/Assistant

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

Mechanics And Repair
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services

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

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

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What Sets Northeastern Technical College Apart:

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% students 40 years or older
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checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library

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