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Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$14,555 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$3,984 tuition
$8,441 off campus room & board
$2,000 books
$130 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$17,439 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$6,868 tuition
$8,441 off campus room & board
$2,000 books
$130 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$522 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
94% of students receive aid
63% get federal aid ($5,044 avg)
57% get state aid ($2,648 avg)
1% get institn'l aid ($522 avg)
47% get loans ($5,238 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 2.43% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 2.32% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $4,976 94%
Federal Grant Aid $5,044 63%
Pell Grants $4,960 63%
Other Federal Grants $675 8%
Institution Grant Aid $522 1%
State Grant Aid $2,648 57%
Student Loans $5,238 47%
Federal Loans $5,238 47%
Other Loans $5,000 0%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
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Student must reply to financial aid decision by: within 6 week(s) of notification
Does Trident Technical College offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
7000 Rivers Avenue
Charleston, SC 29423-8067
(843) 574-6111
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $184
Out of State $304


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • from Columbia, SC
  • Mar-30-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Location location location. Plus Charleston is just an all around great city to live in!

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  • 5
  • Renata from Charleston, SC
  • Jan-16-2014 I am a current student here

    As I sad earlier, the most affordable college in Charleston,SC For any instate citizen the lottery assistance is available (which is covering 70% of tuition) If you qualified for FAFSA - you are full covered + about 500-900$ a semester are going to your packet!

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  • 4
  • Veronica from Goose Creek, SC
  • Jan-13-2014 I am a current student here

    The price is definitely right to start your prerequisites and then transfer to a 4 year college! You will save on the back end at Trident Technical College!

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