York Technical College

York Technical College

York Technical College, opened in 1964 as a Technical Education Center, is under the South Carolina Technical College System, and offers enrollment to more than 7,000 credit students every year. The campus in Rock Hill, South Carolina, is spread across an area of 112 acres.

York Technical College offers over 80 credit programs in various fields of study. The academic departments of this college are:

  • Business, Computer, Arts & Sciences
  • Health & Human Services
  • Industrial & Engineering Technologies

In addition, the York Technical College also offers several continuing education programs including those in allied health, business and information technology, industrial and engineering technology, construction, manufacturing productivity, and workforce development.

Through the Bridge Program, students of York Technical College can also opt for a transfer to the College of Charleston.

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Contacting York Technical College

York Technical College
452 S Anderson Rd
Rock Hill , SC 29730
General Phone: (803) 327-8000

York Technical College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medical Support and Technology133dental assistant, dental hygienist, medical assistant, radiation therapist, surgical tech, medical lab tech
Mechanics and Repair124industrial electronics tech, HVAC, industrial mechanics, automobile mechanics
Liberal Arts114liberal arts and sciences, interdisciplinary studies
Office and Administration93administrative assistant, general office occupations
Business and Management89business, business management, accounting
Nursing and Emergency Medicine64registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Engineering Technician63engineering technology, electronics tech, electrical/electronic tech, water quality and recycling tech, mechanical engineering tech, construction engineering tech, computer engineering tech, mechanical drafting
Production Trades54machinist, welding
Computer Science and Engineering32data processing tech, computer support
Family and Social Work27child care management, child care provider
Construction Trades16carpentry, building inspector
Medical Administration15medical secretary
Media10radio and TV tech
Security and Law Enforcement4criminal justice and safety
Photography and Commercial Art2commercial art
Law2legal secretary
Education and Teaching0technical teaching

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years12512
Award of less than 1 academic year35725
Associate's degree36021

York Technical College Student Body

In 2007-2008, York Technical College had a total enrollment of 4,731 students (3,608 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 68%
Black 26%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 2%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 12%
18-19 23%
20-21 15%
22-24 10%
25-29 11%
30-34 7%
35-39 8%
40-49 10%
50-64 4%
65+ 0%

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

South Carolina97%
North Carolina1%

York Technical College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 48 %
Part-Time 36 %

York Technical College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Rock Hill, 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.

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

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,728
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 7,424
Books and supplies $ 1,050

Financial Aid:
York Technical College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 399600)

York 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 year59$47,36461$48,261
All faculty totalacademic year59$47,36461$48,261

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

York Technical College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General

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

Construction Trades
Building/Home/Construction Inspection/Inspector

Education And Teaching
Technical Teacher Education

Engineering Technician
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Engineering Technology, General
Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
Water Quality & Wastewater Treatment Mgmt & Recycling Tech

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

Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary

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

Mechanics And Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology

Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician

Medical Administration
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Surgical Technology/Technologist

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

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial and Advertising Art

Production Trades
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist
Welding Technology/Welder

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

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York Technical College Highlights

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What Sets York Technical College Apart:

% of degrees in mechanics and repair
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 14%York Technical College % of degrees in mechanics and repair
% of degrees in business and management
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 14%York Technical College % of degrees in business and management
Number of students
(vs. all colleges)
Top 16%York Technical College Number of students
Number of degree programs
(vs. all colleges)
Top 17%York Technical College Number of degree programs
% of degrees in engineering technician
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 18%York Technical College % of degrees in engineering technician
% of degrees in office and administration
(vs. all colleges)
Top 20%York Technical College % of degrees in office and administration

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 Offers weekend classes
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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