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Aiken Technical College Data & Information Overview

201 awards Ranking Badges
Great Price Value for Your Money
12% Student Loan Default Rate
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How Well Is Aiken Technical College Ranked?

#1,708 Best Colleges in Nation
#28 Best Colleges in SC
Allied Health Professions Highest Ranked Major

2024 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Aiken Technical College was awarded 201 badges in the 2024 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is allied health professions.

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Overall Quality

Aiken Technical College is ranked #1,708 out of 2,217 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2024 Best Colleges list. This is an improvement over the previous year, when Aiken Technical College held the #1,886 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

Out of the 44 colleges in South Carolina, Aiken Technical College is ranked at #28.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Aiken Technical College?

Open Admissions Policy

Acceptance Rate

As long as you meet basic requirements, you should not have any trouble getting into Aiken Technical College since the school has an open admissions policy. Still, be sure to submit any requested materials and that your application is completed in full.

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Aiken Technical College Faculty

12 to 1 Student to Faculty
32% Full Time Teachers

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to measure the number of teaching resources that a college or university offers its students. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1, but at Aiken Technical College it is much better at 12 to 1. That's good news for students who want to interact more on a personal level with their teachers.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Aiken Technical College is 32%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  32 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Aiken Technical College

55% Freshmen Retention

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At Aiken Technical College this rate is 55%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  55 out of 100

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Aiken Technical College Undergraduate Student Diversity

608 Full-Time Undergraduates
37.3% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
61.7% Percent Women

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,925 undergraduates at Aiken Technical College with 608 being full-time and 1,317 being part-time.

How Much Does Aiken Technical College Cost?

$3,353 Net Price
6% Take Out Loans
$22,388 Total Student Loans
The overall average net price of Aiken Technical College is $3,353. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Aiken Technical College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Aiken Technical College, approximately 6% of students took out student loans averaging $5,597 a year. That adds up to $22,388 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Aiken Technical College is 11.8%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do Aiken Technical College Graduates Make?

$32,781 Avg Salary of Grads
High Earnings Boost
The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Aiken Technical College make about $32,781 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. This is about 23% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major may make more.


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Location of Aiken Technical College

South Carolina State
608 Full-Time Undergraduates
Rural Campus Setting
Aiken Technical College is a public institution located in Graniteville, South Carolina. Aiken Technical College is located in the countryside, which is perfect for students who enjoy a rural lifestyle.

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Contact details for Aiken Technical College are given below.

Contact Details
Address:2276 Jefferson Davis Highway, Graniteville, SC 29829

Aiken Technical College Majors

19 Majors With Completions
245 Undergraduate Degrees
Learn more about the majors offered at Aiken Technical College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Aiken Technical College

75% Take At Least One Class Online
51% Take All Classes Online

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2020-2021, 1,406 students took at least one online class at Aiken Technical College. This is a decrease from the 1,706 students who took online classes the previous year.

YearTook at Least One Online ClassTook All Classes Online

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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