College Profile

Trident Technical College

North Charleston, South Carolina
  • Public
    2 year
  • 11.3K
    Full + Part time Students
  • 1:21
    Faculty to Student Ratio
  • 10%
    Transfer Student Ratio
  • $6,814
    Avg. Financial Aid
Trident Technical College is a public, two-year, multi-campus 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.
Over 20,500 courses transfer into Trident Technical College
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Total Faculty 234
Full-Time Undergraduate 4,060
Part-Time Undergraduate 7,226
Transfer Students 1,141
Programs 164 Programs
Courses 1,350 Courses
Transfer Agreements 1 incoming Transfer Agreements
30 outgoing Transfer Agreements
Equivalencies 20,658 incoming Equivalencies
14,835 outgoing Equivalencies

Financial Information

Books and Supplies $2,000
Federal Loans: Undergrads receiving aid 13%
Federal Loans: Average amount received $3,547
Scholarships & Grants: Undergrads receiving aid 74%
Scholarships & Grants: Average amount received $3,267

Transfer Application Requirements

  • Official Transcripts:
    You must have official transcripts of previous college work sent to the Admissions office for transfer credit consideration, and you may be asked to provide additional documentation. Transfer credit will not be included in your TTC GPA.
  • SAT Scores:
    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:
    Not required.
  • Essay:
    Not required.
  • Application Fee:
    Free Application. Apply Today!
  • Interview:
    Not required.
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Transfer Credit Policy

  • Minimum Grade:
    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.

Information for Transfer Out Students

  • Number of Transferring:
    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 first two requirements at most four-year institutions.
  • Transfer Agreements:
    Most South Carolina four-year colleges publish statewide transfer agreements listing courses that transfer from TTC.
  • Special Programs:
    TTC has a number of specialized transfer agreements for students in selected programs.

Trident Technical College

7000 Rivers Avenue
North Charleston, South Carolina 29406
United States
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Transfer Admission Contact:
Dr. Ronald Romances Johnson
Director, Office of Admissions
Transfer Services Contact:
Dr. Timothy D. Brown
Assistant Vice President - Academic Programs, Division of Education
(843) 574-6211
International Admissions Contact:
Ms. Jacqueline Cunin
Assistant Director, Office of Admissions

Branch Campuses/Additional Locations

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
Trident Technical College - Mount Pleasant Campus
1125 John Dilligard Lane
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
Trident Technical College – Dorchester Campus
10055 Dorchester Road
Summerville, SC 29485
Last updated on 7/13/2022 by AcademyOne.