Trident Technical College


Highest Degree Offered: Associates

College Type: Public

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Semester

State: South Carolina


Trident Technical College is a public, two-year, multicampus institution that provides quality education and promotes economic development in Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester counties.

TTC is a member of the State Board for Technical and Comprehensive Education system that includes 16 technical colleges in South Carolina. With an enrollment of nearly 16,000 students in fall 2010, TTC ranked as the second largest institution of higher learning in the state among all public and private colleges and universities based on undergraduate enrollment.

TTC students can choose from more than 150 academic programs of study leading to associate degrees, diplomas and certificates.

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 12763

Undergraduate Students: 12763
Faculty: 296

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 43:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 43:1

Contact Information

7000 Rivers Avenue
Charleston South Carolina 29423


Main Email:

Main Phone: 877-349-7184

Additional Campuses:
Trident Technical College - Palmer Campus
66 Columbus Street
Charleston, SC 29403

Trident Technical College - Berkeley Campus
1001 S. Live Oak Drive
Moncks Corner, SC 29461

Admissions Contact:
Clara Martin
Director of Admissions, Admissions

Transfer Services Contact:
Susan Norton
Assistant Vice President - Academic Programs, Academic Affairs
(843) 574-6211

International Admissions Contact:
Jacqueline Cunin
International Admissions Coordinator, Admissions

Athletics Contact:

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Minimum GPA for Applying:

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
TTC awards transfer credit only when the grade is C- or higher or when the sending institution confirms that the grade (P for example) is equivalent to a C- or higher.

Credits (Min/Max):
If you earned credit hours from other institutions or agencies, you may fulfill up to 75 percent of program requirements through advanced standing credit: transfer credit, military credit, experiential learning, test credits.

Test Scores for Applying:
SAT/ACT scores are not required for admission to TTC, but will be reviewed for proper course placement. SAT and ACT scores are valid for five years.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
Not required.

Essay(s) required:
Not required.

Application Fee:
All applicants to TTC pay a non-refundable application fee of $30, payable upon application to the college.

Other Requirements:

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Transfer Statistics

Transfer-Out Rate for Community Colleges:
Each year hundreds of TTC students transfer successfully to colleges and universities across the country. With careful planning transfer students can tailor their TTC coursework to fit the freshman and sophomore requirements at most four-year institutions

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010


Tuition and Fees – In-State:

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Financial Aid

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Special Programs

TTC has a number of specialized transfer agreements for students in selected programs.


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