Deciding which college to attend is a big decision. So it’s important to get off to the right start. At Piedmont Technical College, your success matters. Start Here and you’ll get personal attention, a faculty that brings real-world experience into the classroom and an unwavering focus on getting you where you want to go.

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A degree from Piedmont Tech can lead to a fulfilling career in fields such as health care, engineering, business and more. For others it can be a great place to save big, and build a solid foundation while working toward a bachelor's degree.

For Ken, a recent Mechatronics graduate, the road to success started at Piedmont Tech and led to a job at a local manufacturer in Greenwood, South Carolina.

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A Better Career

You can train for a good job in one of 80+ fields that pay; complete your degree in two years or less, for a lot less than you'd pay at other colleges; and start at a campus close to home, or online anywhere.

A College Degree

Hundreds of people start at Piedmont Tech and transfer credits to four-year colleges and universities every year. These students go on to earn bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees, and they do it with a lot less debt.

A Smart Place to Start

With the lowest tuition of any college within our seven county service area, we make investing in your future affordable. Plus, most of the students at PTC receive some form of financial aid.

At Piedmont Tech, you’ll get instruction driven by the needs of employers. An education designed to teach you skills that create a foundation for success in today’s job market. The real-world education needed to join today’s workforce. And training that earns a healthy paycheck at a cost you can afford.

Start Turning Your Daydreams into Reality

At PTC, our focus is on providing you with the hands-on training you need for a secure and rewarding career.

We offer training in fields that are in high demand - the careers that make up the largest part of South Carolina's labor market. Many of these careers, such as health-related professions and technical occupations, pay from $30,000 to $50,000 and more, right out of college.

Piedmont Technical College offers more than 60 courses designed to transfer seamlessly to any public college or university in the state, and our bridge programs with four-year universities mean that you can start with us and transfer your coursework easily. In fact, you may have a better chance of getting into your top school as a transfer student.

Start Saving Thousands on Your Bachelor's Degree

A four-year degree doesn't have to cost a fortune. A year’s full-time tuition at Piedmont Technical College is about half the price of a public four-year college or university. Plus, our programs are designed to ensure a seamless transfer experience.

Start at PTC and you'll get personal attention from experienced instructors who are focused on helping you succeed - right from the start. No huge loans. No meal plan required.


Average College Tuition for Two Years*

*Cost estimates based on Fall 2015 tuition & fees as reported to the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education.

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