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Trident Technical College Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$15,400 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$4,461 tuition
$8,793 off campus room & board
$2,000 books and supplies
$146 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$18,630 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$7,691 tuition
$8,793 off campus room & board
$2,000 books and supplies
$146 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$781 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
95% of students receive aid
58% get federal aid ($4,922 avg)
72% get state aid ($3,593 avg)
6% get institn'l aid ($781 avg)
26% get loans ($5,724 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 2.82% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 2.82% 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 $5,811 94%
Federal Grant Aid $4,922 58%
Pell Grants $4,818 58%
Other Federal Grants $1,235 5%
Institution Grant Aid $781 6%
State Grant Aid $3,593 72%
Student Loans $5,724 26%
Federal Loans $5,709 26%
Other Loans $8,786 0%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: -
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
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 $206
Out of State $341


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Alyssa from Waddell, AZ
  • Nov-30-2016 I am a current student here

    Trident is pretty cheap and the Associate's Degree will transfer to any four year college, so you can save money and still get a degree.

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  • 5
  • from Charleston, SC
  • Jan-14-2016 I am a current student here

    With many tuition assistance opportunities and wide variety of classes, you complete much of your bachelor's coursework before transferring to a 4-year school.

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  • 4
  • Daniel from Summerville, SC
  • Feb-08-2015 I am a current student here

    Trident Tech is a good option if money is an issue. You can save money by attending your first two years here and then transfer to a 4 year college of your choice. I had a great experience here so far and I am planning to transfer to a 4 year university.

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  • 2
  • Shannon from Jacksonville, FL
  • Nov-28-2014 I am a past student here

    You can see why it is so cheap, but if you can go for free take my tips and beat their system. If I could go for free again I would and would follow my own advice to get strait A's and get out of there.

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