Trident Technical College, North Charleston, SC

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School information


Location: North Charleston, SC / Online
Course Length: 1 hour - 3 years
Price: Under $10 - $32,000
Programs: all (209)

About Trident Technical College

Trident Technical College is located in North Charleston, SC, but also offers classes online. This school offers 61 programs which provide training for 47 qualifications , including South Carolina Registered Nurse License, South Carolina Practical Nurse (LPN) License and Medical Assistant (CMA) Certification. Time to complete this education training ranges from 0 hours to 2 years, depending on the qualification. When asked how they paid for their training, most reviewers responded, "I received grants and/or scholarship funding".

Cost of attendance

Total cost of attending Trident Technical College including tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses, minus the average grant/scholarship aid
Average annual cost
per year
By family income level
Avg, ann. cost
$0 - $30,000 $4,364
$30,001 - $48,000 $4,568
$48,001 - $75,000 $5,759
$75,001 - $110,000 $7,624
$110,000+ $8,191
Net price is the amount a student pays to attend an institution for one academic year after subtracting a student's scholarships and grants. Source: College Scorecard, 2019.


Graduation rate and salary earned after graduation at Trident Technical College
Median Salary
10 years after graduationGraduation rate for rate for first-time, full-time students at four-year institutions (150% of expected time to completion). Median earnings of students working and not enrolled 10 years after entry. Source: College Scorecard, 2019.

Loans and student debt

Student debt after graduating from Trident Technical College
Median total debt
after graduation
Monthly loan payments
for 10-year loan
Students receiving federal loans
26% of all undergraduate students receiving a federal student loan
Median debt of completers. Median debt expressed in 10-year monthly payments. Percent of all undergraduate students receiving a federal student loan. Source: College Scorecard, 2019.

Popular degrees

These are the most popular categories of degrees awarded at Trident Technical College
Health Professions and Related Programs
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
More popular degrees
Personal and Culinary Services 7%
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 5%
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 4%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services 3%
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields 3%
Visual and Performing Arts 2%
Source: College Scorecard, 2019.

Reviews about Trident Technical College

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Good teachers

Mentioned in 219 reviews

Positive environment

Mentioned in 182 reviews

Good career preparation

Mentioned in 163 reviews

Hands-on training

Mentioned in 163 reviews

Recent Reviews

Written by an Indeed User on September 7, 2021, 03:43 PM
Other Comments
I was happy to see Trident Tech offering a fast pace program for Medical Assisting. This program helped me learn all the necessary skills to become a proactive RMA.
Overall Rating
Yes, I would recommend this program to a friend.
Written by an Indeed User on August 14, 2021, 03:24 PM
Other Comments
The aviation maintenance program was fairly structured and easy to get into. The instructors provided quality classes and hands on time to put class knowledge into context.
Overall Rating
Yes, I would recommend this program to a friend.
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