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STATE EDUCATION OFFICE

Dawn Sudduth, Education Associate/Curriculum
Office of Career and Technology Education
912-A Rutledge Bldg.
1429 Senate St.
Columbia, SC 29201
(803)734-8410

STATE REGULATORY INFORMATION

The South Carolina Nonpublic Postsecondary Institution Licensing Act, Chapter 58 of Title 59, South Carolina Code of Laws, 1976, as amended, provides for the licensing of certain nonpublic postsecondary institutions by the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education.

Sales agents representing these schools are required to secure permits before soliciting the enrollment of students.

The act does not apply to degree-granting institutions chartered by the South Carolina Secretary of State before 1953; certain independent or church-related degree-granting institutions located in South Carolina; institutions offering only K-12 courses; religious or theological institutions; institutions offering only a vocational courses; state supported institutions; certain aviation training; institutions licensed under the authority of an occupational licensing law of South Carolina; programs sponsored by employers for their employees, or by professional organizations for their members; and institutions offering certain review courses, such as certified public accountancy tests, law school aptitude tests, bar exams, etc.

Licenses are for specifically indicated programs; supplemental applications may be submitted for additional programs. Bonding is required of licensed institutions, and application and renewal fees are required.

Sales agents (solicitors) permits are required before any person may solicit enrollment of students away from the institution's premises. Permits are issued for a one-year period and application and renewal fees are required.

AIKEN

Aiken Technical College

Drawer 696, Aiken, SC 29802-0696. Two-Year College. Founded 1972. Contact: Susan A. Graham, Pres., (803)593-9231, Fax: (803)593-6641, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.atc.edu. Public. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Semester. Tuition: $2,800/year in-state; $7,688/year out-of-state. Enrollment: Total 1,249. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Associate, Diploma. Accreditation: ADA. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Accounting, General (2 Yr); Air Conditioning & Refrigeration (1 Yr); Automotive Technology (2 Yr); Business Management (2 Yr); Chemical Technology (1 Yr); Child Care & Guidance (1 Yr); Computer Technology (2 Yr); Dental Assisting (1 Yr); Drafting, Industrial (1 Yr); Electricity, Industrial (1 Yr); Electro-Mechanical Technology (2 Yr); Engineering Technology, Computer (2 Yr); Engineering Technology, Electronic (2 Yr); Human Services (2 Yr); Industrial Technology (1 Yr); Machine Tool & Die (2 Yr); Marketing (2 Yr); Mechanical Technology (1 Yr); Nuclear Technology (2 Yr); Nursing, Practical (1 Yr); Occupational Therapy (2 Yr); Office, General (1 Yr); Office Technology (2 Yr); Stenography, General (1 Yr); Welding Technology (1 Yr)

Lacy Cosmetology School

3084 Whiskey Rd., Aiken, SC 29803. Contact: Jay Lacy, Chief Administrator, (803)648-6181, Web Site: http://www.lacyschools.com. Private. Housing not available. Term: Other. Tuition: $9,995. Enrollment: Total 15. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Associate.

ALLENDALE

University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie

465 James Brandt Blvd., Allendale, SC 29810.(803)584-3446, 800-922-5500, Web Site: http://uscsalkehatchie.sc.edu/. Public. Housing not available. Term: Semester. Tuition: $3,798 in-state; $9,460 out-of-state. Enrollment: Total 177.

ANDERSON

Anderson Area Medical Center

800 N. Fant St., Anderson, SC 29621. Allied Medical. Founded 1947. Contact: Gaye Nichols, R.T., (864)261-1249, (864)260-3705, Fax: (864)261-1319, E-mail: [email protected] Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Year. Tuition: $1,000 per year. Enrollment: Total 38. Degrees awarded: Diploma. Accreditation: JRCERT. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid not available. Placement service not available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Radiologic Technology (24 Mo)

Anderson College

316 Blvd., Anderson, SC 29621. Other. Founded 1911. Contact: Mark Hughes, VP for Enrollment Services, (864)231-2000, (864)231-2030, 800-542-3594, Fax: (864)321-2033, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.ac.edu. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing available. Term: Semester. Tuition: $15,200 per year. Enrollment: Total 1,255. Degrees awarded: Diploma. Accreditation: NASM. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Accounting, General; Business Administration; Business Education; Commercial Art; Fashion Merchandising; Medical Record Technology; Occupational Therapy; Secretarial, General; Secretarial, Science

Forrest Junior College

601 E. River St., Anderson, SC 29624. Two-Year College. Founded 1946. Contact: Brenda P. Cooley, (803)225-7653, Fax: (803)261-7471, E-mail: [email protected] Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Quarter. Tuition: $110 per quarter credit hour. Enrollment: men 20, women 180. Degrees awarded: Associate, Diploma. Accreditation: ACICS; CAAHEP. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Accounting, General; Administrative Assistant; Business Administration; Computer Information Science; Computer Networking; Computer Repair; Early Childhood Specialist; Legal Assistant; Medical Assistant; Medical Laboratory Assistant; Medical Office Management; Nurses Aide; Office Administration; Paralegal

BEAUFORT

Technical College of the Lowcountry

921 Ribaut Road, Beaufort, SC 29901-1288. Contact: Anne S. Mcnutt, President, (843)525-8324, (843)525-8207, Web Site: http://www.tcl.edu. Public. Housing not available. Term: Semester. Tuition: $2,750 in-state; $3,710 out-of-state. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Associate.

CAMDEN

Applied Technology Education Campus

874 Vocational Ln., Camden, SC 29020. Trade and Technical. Founded 1968. Contact: Alan Teal, Dir., (803)425-8982, Fax: (803)425-8983, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://atec.kcsdschools.com. Public. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students accepted. Term: Semester. Tuition: None required. Enrollment: men 4,944, women 3,820. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Diploma. Accreditation: FAA. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Auto Body & Fender Repair (2 Yr); Auto Mechanics - Diesel (2 Yr); Building Construction Technology (2 Yr); Carpentry (30 Wk); Child Care & Guidance (2 Yr); Clerical, General (1 Yr); Commercial Art (2 Yr); Construction Technology (1 Yr); Data Processing (2 Yr); Distributive Education (2 Yr); Electricity, Industrial (2 Yr); Electronics Technology (2 Yr); Food Service & Management (2 Yr); Graphic Arts (2 Yr); High School Diploma; Machine Shop (2 Yr); Marketing (1 Yr); Masonry (2 Yr); Metal Trades Technology (2 Yr); Nurses Aide (1 Yr); Nursing, Practical (2 Yr); Radio & Television Service & Repair (1 Yr); Salesmanship (1 Yr); Secretarial, General (2 Yr); Sewing, Commercial (1 Yr); Truck Driving (6 Wk); Welding Technology (2 Yr)

CAYCE

Columbia Beauty School

1824 Airport Blvd., Cayce, SC 29033. Cosmetology, Other. Founded 1966. Contact: Gloria Lee Smith, (803)796-5252, Fax: (803)791-3883, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.columbiabeautyschool.com. Private. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Varies with Program. Tuition: $8,190. Enrollment: Total 28. Degrees awarded: Diploma. Accreditation: NACCAS. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Cosmetology (1500 Hr)

CHARLESTON

Academy of Cosmetology

5117 Dorchester Rd., Charleston, SC 29418. Cosmetology. Founded 1959. Contact: Penny Best, Admissions Dir., (803)552-3241, Fax: (803)552-7717, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.aacharleston.com. Private. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Varies with Program. Tuition: $1,400-$6,200. Enrollment: men 2, women 113. Degrees awarded: Diploma. Accreditation: NACCAS. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities not available. Curriculum: Cosmetology (12 Mo); Manicurist (15 Wk)

Charleston Cosmetology Institute

8484 Dorchester Rd., Charleston, SC 29420. Cosmetology. Founded 1984. Contact: Jerry Poer, Pres., (843)552-3670, Fax: (843)760-0976, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.charlestoncosmetology.com. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Term: Hour. Tuition: $8,495 cosmetology; $2,495 manicuring/nail technology; $5,500 esthetics; $2,495 teacher training. Enrollment: men 5, women 115. Degrees awarded: Diploma. Accreditation: COE. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Cosmetology (12 Mo); Cosmetology Instructor (8 Mo); Manicurist (5 Mo); Skin Care (5 Mo)

Johnson & Wales University

701 E. Bay St., Charleston, SC 29403. Other. Founded 1914. Contact: Mim Runey, Campus Pres., (843)727-3000, 800-868-1522, Fax: (843)763-0318, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.jwu.edu. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing available. Term: Trisemester. Tuition: $13,713-$16,986. Enrollment: Total 1,441. Degrees awarded: Associate. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities not available. Curriculum: Baking (2 Yr); Culinary Arts (2 Yr); Food Service & Management (4 Yr); Hotel & Restaurant Management (2 Yr); Restaurant Operations (2 Yr); Travel & Tourism (2 Yr)

Medical University of South Carolina College of Health Professions

77 President St., Room 106, Charleston, SC 29425. Allied Medical, Other. Contact: Danielle Ripich, Dean, (843)792-3326, (866)690-2284, Fax: (843)792-0253, Web Site: http://www.musc.edu/chp. Public. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Semester. Tuition: $1,950 per semester. Enrollment: Total 800. Degrees awarded: Diploma. Accreditation: CAAHEP; COA. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Cytotechnology; Environmental Health; Health Care & Management (21 Mo); Histologic Technology (1 Yr); Medical Technology; Nursing, Anesthesia (2 Yr); Occupational Therapy (2 Yr); Physical Therapy Technology (2 Yr); Radiation Therapy Technology (18 Mo)

Trident Technical College

7000 Rivers Ave., PO Box 118067, Charleston, SC 29406. Two-Year College. Founded 1964. Contact: Susan Norton, Office of Academic Affairs, (843)572-6111, (843)574-6057, 877-349-7184, Fax: (843)574-6789, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.tridenttech.org. Public. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Semester. Tuition: Full-time per semester: $1,425 in Tricounty area; $1,588 out of Tri-county area; $2,743 out-of-state. Enrollment: Total 10,177. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Associate, Diploma. Accreditation: SACS. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Accounting, General; Accounting, Specialist; Air Conditioning & Refrigeration; Aircraft Airframe Maintenance; Architectural Design Technology; Auto Body & Fender Repair; Auto Engine Diagnosis; Auto Mechanics - Automatic Transmission; Auto Mechanics - Brake & Wheel Alignment; Automotive Service; Automotive Specialist; Automotive Technology; Baking; Bookkeeping; Business; Business Education; Business, International; Chemical Engineering; Civil Engineering Technology; Computer Aided Design; Computer Engineering; Computer Networking; Computer Programming; Computer Technology; Construction Management; Construction Technology; Cosmetology; Criminal Justice; Culinary Arts; Customer Service; Dental Assisting; Dental Hygiene; Dental Laboratory Technology; Drafting, Industrial; Early Childhood Education; Electrical Engineering Technology; Electricity, Industrial; Electronic Engineering Technology; Engineering Technology, Architectural; Engineering Technology, Mechanical; Entrepreneurship; Environmental Technology; Forestry Technology; Golf Course Landscape Technology; Graphic Arts; Histologic Technology; Horticulture; Hospitality; Human Services; Industrial Maintenance; Industrial Management & Supervision; Information Systems; Information Sciences Technology; Internet Technologies; Landscape Architecture; Landscaping; Law Enforcement; Legal Assistant; Machine Tool Programming Technology; Management; Manicurist; Marketing; Massage Therapy; Mechanical Engineering; Media Technology; Medical Assistant; Medical Laboratory Technology; Medical Office Management; Medical Technology - Phlebotomy; Medical Transcription; Microcomputers; Nurse, Assistant; Nursing, Practical; Occupational Therapy Assistant; Office, General; Ophthalmic Assistant; Paralegal; Pharmacy Technician; Photography; Physical Therapy Aide; Printing; Quality Control; Radio & Television; Radiologic Technology; Respiratory Therapy; Secretarial, General; Small Business Management; Stenography, General; Surveying; Technician, Electronic Service; Telecommunications Technology; Transportation Engineering Technology; Veterinary Technology; Web Development; Welding, Arc & Gas; Welding, Combination; Welding Technology; Wood Crafts

CHERAW

Northeastern Technical College

PO Drawer 1007, Cheraw, SC 29520. Two-Year College. Founded 1969. Contact: Jerry R. Robertson, VP for Student Services, (843)921-6900, 800-921-7399, Fax: (843)537-6148, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.netc.edu. Public. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Semester. Tuition: $2,346/year in-state; $3,936/year out-of-state. Enrollment: Total 574. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Associate, Diploma. Accreditation: SACS. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Accounting, General; Business Administration; Criminal Justice; Data Processing; Drafting Technology; Early Childhood Education; Electronics, Industrial; Liberal Arts; Machine Tool & Die; Nursing, Practical; Office Technology; Welding Technology; Word Processing

CLINTON

Royal Academy

PO Box 267, Clinton, SC 29325-0267. Cosmetology. Founded 1985. Contact: Terri Alley-Haddock, Owner & Director, (803)883-6976, Fax: (803)833-6976. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Year. Tuition: $6,300. Enrollment: men 1, women 19. Degrees awarded: Diploma, Certificate. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Cosmetology (10 Mo)

COLUMBIA

Kenneth Shuler School of Cosmetology And Nail Design

449 St. Andrews Rd., Columbia, SC 29210. Contact: Kenneth Shuler, President, (803)772-6042, (803)772-6098, Web Site: http://www.kennershuler.com. Private. Housing not available. Term: Other. Tuition: $10,605. Enrollment: Total 162. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Associate.

Midlands Technical College (Columbia)

PO Box 2408, Columbia, SC 29202. Two-Year College. Founded 1974. Contact: Dr. Berry Russell, Pres., (803)738-8324, 800-922-8038, Fax: (803)738-7784, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.midlandstech.edu. Public. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Semester. Tuition: $1,452/semester Richland, Lexington and Fairfield counties; $1,812 other South Carolina counties; $4,356 out-of-state. Enrollment: Total 11,000. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Associate, Diploma. Accreditation: JRCRTE; ABET; ADA; CAAHEP; NAACLS; NLNAC; NCRA; ABA; SACS. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Accounting, General; Air Conditioning & Heating; Air Conditioning & Refrigeration; Automotive Technology; Banking & Finance; Biomedical Technology; Carpentry; Civil Engineering Technology; Commercial Art; Computer Programming; Computer Technology; Court Reporting; Criminal Justice; Dental Assisting; Dental Hygiene; Early Childhood Specialist; Electrical Technology; Electricity, Industrial; Electronics, Industrial; Electronics Technology; Engineering Technology, Architectural; Engineering Technology, Electronic; Graphic Arts; Graphic Design; Health Care & Management; Human Services; Information Systems; Legal Assistant; Liberal Arts; Machine Tool & Die; Machine Tool Programming Technology; Management; Marketing; Mechanics, Diesel; Medical Assistant; Medical Laboratory Technology; Medical Record Technology; Medical Transcription; Nuclear Medical Technology; Nursing, Practical; Nursing, Vocational; Paralegal; Pharmacy Technician; Physical Therapy Aide; Radiologic Technology; Respiratory Therapy; Secretarial, General; Surgical Technology; Surveying; Telecommunications Technology (6 Qt); Web Development

PAL Travel School

2301 Beltline Blvd., Columbia, SC 29204. Other. Founded 1983. Contact: Kathy Palyok, Dir., (803)787-5530, Fax: (803)787-5871, Web Site: http://www.paltravel.com. Private. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Other. Tuition: $999 per program. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Financial aid not available. Placement service not available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Travel & Tourism (14 Wk)

Palmetto Health Baptist/School of Medical Technology

1330 Taylor St., Columbia, SC 29220. Allied Medical. Founded 1964. Contact: Jennifer Gray, Prog.Dir., (803)771-5014, Fax: (803)296-4241, Web Site: http://www.palmettohealth.org. Private. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students accepted. Term: Month. Tuition: $1,000 for year. Enrollment: Total 81. Degrees awarded: Diploma. Accreditation: CAAHEP; NAACLS. Approved: Vet. Admin. Curriculum: Medical Technology (13 Mo); Radiologic Technology

South University

3810 Main St., Columbia, SC 29203. Other. Founded 1935. Contact: Dr. Anne Patton, Pres., (803)799-9082, (866)629-3031, Fax: (803)799-9038, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.southuniversity.edu. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Quarter. Tuition: varies with program. Enrollment: Total 200. Degrees awarded: Associate, Diploma, Certificate. Accreditation: ACICS; SACS; CAAHEP; ABA. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Accounting, General (2 Yr); Business Administration (2 Yr); Computer Information Science (2 Yr); Medical Assistant (2 Yr); Paralegal (2 Yr)

CONWAY

Conway School of Practical Nursing

Po Box 260005, Conway, SC 29528-6005. Contact: Gail H. Moss, Director, (843)488-6805, (843)488-6877. Public. Housing not available. Term: Varies with Program. Tuition: $4,100. Degrees awarded: Associate.

Horry-Georgetown Technical College

2050 Hwy. 501 East, Conway, SC 29528. Two-Year College. Founded 1967. Contact: Neyle Wilson, Pres., (843)347-3186, Fax: (843)347-4207, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.hgtc.edu. Public. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Semester. Tuition: $1,328/semester, Horry or Georgetown County resident; $1,652/semester out-of-county; $2,132/semester out-of-state. Enrollment: Total 2,922. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Associate, Diploma. Accreditation: FAA; SACS; ABET; ACF; ADA; ABA; JRCERT; NLNAC; ACBSP. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Accounting, Advanced; Accounting, Automated; Accounting, General; Air Conditioning & Heating; Air Conditioning & Refrigeration; Business; Civil Engineering Technology; Computer Technology; Criminal Justice; Culinary Arts; Data Entry; Data Processing; Early Childhood Specialist; Electronic Engineering Technology; Electronics Technology; Financial Planning; Food Distribution & Management; Food Preparation & Service; Forestry Technology; Golf Course Management; Horticulture; Hospitality; Interior Design; Machine Tool & Die; Microcomputers; Nursing, Practical; Nursing, Vocational; Occupational Therapy; Occupational Therapy Assistant; Office Machines; Office Technology; Paralegal; Physical Therapy Aide; Radiologic Technology; Sales Management; Secretarial, Medical; Tax Consultant; Tourism

North American Institute of Aviation

Conway-Horry Country Airport, Conway, SC 29528. Flight and Ground. Founded 1972. Contact: Daniel Flaherty, (843)397-9111, 800-345-6152, Fax: (843)397-3776, E-mail: [email protected] Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing available. Term: Varies with Program. Tuition: $37,273 professional pilot; $19,105 A&Paviation maintenance. Enrollment: men 30, women 5. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Accreditation: FAA. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities not available. Curriculum: Aircraft Flight Instruction; Aircraft Flight Instruction, Advanced Ground; Aircraft Flight Instruction, Airline Transport Pilot; Aircraft Flight Instruction, Commercial Flying; Aircraft Flight Instruction, Flight Instructor; Aircraft Flight Instruction, Flight Instructor Additional Rating; Aircraft Flight Instruction, Instrument Flying; Aircraft Flight Instruction, Multi-Engine Rating - Airplane; Aviation Maintenance Technology (14 Mo); Avionics (7 Mo)

DENMARK

Denmark Technical College

Solomon Blatt Blvd., PO Box 327, Denmark, SC 29042. Two-Year College. Founded 1948. Contact: Carolyn Grimes, Jr., Admissions Dir., (803)793-3301, Fax: (803)793-5942. Public. Coed. HS diploma not required. Term: Quarter. Tuition: Varies. Enrollment: men 670. Degrees awarded: Diploma, Associate. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Curriculum: Accounting, General (2 Yr); Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration (2 Yr); Auto Body & Fender Repair (2 Yr); Auto Mechanics (2 Yr); Barbering (1 Yr); Carpentry (1 Yr); Cosmetology (1 Yr); Data Processing (2 Yr); Electricity, Industrial (1 Yr); Engineering Technology, Electronic (2 Yr); Human Services (2 Yr); Machine Tool & Die (2 Yr); Masonry (1 Yr); Nuclear Technology (2 Yr); Office, General; Plumbing (1 Yr); Radio & Television Service & Repair (2 Yr); Secretarial, Science (2 Yr); Tailoring (2 Yr); Welding Technology (1 Yr)

FLORENCE

Betty Stevens Cosmetology Institute

307 Rainbow Dr., Florence, SC 29501. Cosmetology, Trade and Technical. Founded 1965. Contact: Rita A. Buck, VP/Admin., (843)669-4451, Fax: (843)669-4452, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.bettystevens.com. Private. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students not accepted. Housing not available. Term: Hour. Tuition: $5,000. Enrollment: Total 35. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Diploma. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Cosmetology (1500 Hr); Manicurist (300 Hr); Skin Care (450 Hr)

Florence Career Center

126 E. Howe Springs, Florence, SC 29505. Trade and Technical. Founded 1967. Contact: Howard E. Wilkes, Guidance Director, (843)664-8465, Fax: (843)413-4688, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.fsd1.org/careercenter. Public. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students not accepted. Housing not available. Term: Year. Tuition: None required. Enrollment: Total 1,370. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Financial aid not available. Placement service not available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Accounting, General (2 Yr); Agri-Engineering & Mechanics (2 Yr); Auto Body & Fender Repair (2 Yr); Auto Mechanics (2 Yr); Business Administration (2 Yr); Business Technology (2 Yr); Computer Programming (2 Yr); Computer Support Technology (2 Yr); Computer Technology; Cosmetology (2 Yr); Culinary Arts (2 Yr); Drafting Technology (2 Yr); Marketing (2 Yr)

Florence-Darlington Technical College

2715 W. Lucas St., P.O. Box 100548, Florence, SC 29501. Two-Year College. Founded 1964. Contact: Charles T. Muse, VP of Academic Affairs, (843)661-8100, 800-228-5745, Fax: (843)661-8010, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.fdtc.edu. Public. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Semester. Tuition: $1,428 per semester in-county, $1,559 out-of-county, $2,476 out-of-state, $3,524 out-of-country. Enrollment: Total 4,500. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Diploma, Associate. Accreditation: ABET; ADA; CAAHEP; JRCERT; NAACLS; NLNAC; ACBSP; ABA; SACS. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Accounting, General (2 Yr); Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration (2 Yr); Art (2 Yr); Auto Body & Fender Repair (1 Yr); Automotive Technology (2 Yr); Business Administration (9 Mo); Civil Engineering Technology (2 Yr); Computer Aided Design (2 Yr); Computer Aided Drafting (1 Yr); Computer Technology (2 Yr); Cosmetology (1 Yr); Criminal Justice (2 Yr); Dental Assisting (1 Yr); Dental Hygiene (2 Yr); Diesel Technology (2 Yr); Early Childhood Specialist (9-12 Mo); Electro-Mechanical Technology (2 Yr); Electronic Engineering Technology (2 Yr); Electronics, Industrial (1 Yr); Emergency Medical Technology (2 Yr); Health Occupations (1 Yr); Heavy Equipment (1 Yr); Human Services (2 Yr); Legal Assistant (2 Yr); Machine Tool & Die (1-2 Yr); Marketing (2 Yr); Medical Laboratory Technology (2 Yr); Medical Transcription (1 Yr); Nursing, Practical; Nursing, R.N. (2 Yr); Occupational Therapy Assistant (2 Yr); Office Technology (1 Yr); Optical Technology (1 Yr); Paralegal (2 Yr); Pharmacy Technician (1 Yr); Physical Therapy Aide (2 Yr); Radiologic Technology (2 Yr); Respiratory Therapy (2 Yr); Secretarial, Medical (1 Yr); Small Business Management (2 Yr); Surgical Technology (1 Yr); Welding, Combination (1 Yr); Word Processing (9 Mo)

GAFFNEY

Cherokee County School of Practical Nursing

3110 Cherokee Ave, Gaffney, SC 29340. Nursing. Founded 1958. Contact: Candace Transou, (864)489-3191, Fax: (864)487-1287. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Term: Year. Enrollment: Total 28. Degrees awarded: Diploma. Curriculum: Nursing, Practical (18 Mo)

GREENVILLE

Academy of Hair Technology

3715 E. North St., Ste. F, Greenville, SC 29615. Cosmetology. Founded 1984. Contact: James W. King, Jr., (864)322-0300, Fax: (864)322-0391, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.hairchamps.com. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Varies with Program. Tuition: $8,300 Cosmetology; $1,550 Nail Technician; $5,000 Esthetics Tuition. Enrollment: men 8, women 122. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Accreditation: NACCAS. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Cosmetology (1500 Hr); Esthetician (7 Mo); Manicurist (6 Mo)

Arrythmia Technologies Institute

150 Executive Center Dr., Box 120, Greenville, SC 29615-4554. Allied Medical. Founded 1987. Contact: Mark Sweesy, Dir. of Ed., (864)297-9232, Fax: (864)297-9250, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.arrhythmiatech.com. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Other. Tuition: $17,750 per year. Enrollment: Total 24. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Financial aid not available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Cardio - Pulmonary Technology (9 Mo)

Carolina College of Hair Design

38 Liberty Ln., Greenville, SC 29607. Cosmetology. Contact: Kenneth W. Lochridge, Pres., (864)271-0020. Private. Coed. HS diploma not required. Term: Varies with Program. Tuition: Varies. Enrollment: Total 120. Degrees awarded: Diploma. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Curriculum: Cosmetology

Enoree Career Center

108 Scaleybark Rd., Greenville, SC 29617. Trade and Technical. Founded 1973. Contact: John Banning, Dir., (864)294-4343, Fax: (864)294-4341, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.greenville.k12.sc.us/enoree. Public. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students not accepted. Housing not available. Term: Year. Enrollment: men 172, women 100. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Financial aid not available. Placement service not available. Handicapped facilities not available. Curriculum: Auto Body Design (2 Yr); Auto Mechanics (2 Yr); Building Construction Technology (2 Yr); Computer Information Science (1 Yr); Computer Technology (1 Yr); Cosmetology (2 Yr); Drafting Technology (2 Yr); Graphic Arts (2 Yr); Health Occupations (2 Yr); Law Enforcement (1 Yr)

Greenville Technical College

PO Box 5616, Greenville, SC 29606-5616. Two-Year College. Founded 1961. Contact: Martha Duncan, Dir. of Admissions, (864)250-8111, 800-723-0673, Fax: (803)250-8247, Web Site: http://www.greenvilletech.com/. Public. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Semester. Tuition: $2,900/year in-state; $5,900/year out-of-state. Enrollment: Total 5,188. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Associate, Diploma. Accreditation: ABET; APTA; CAAHEP; FAA; NLNAC; SACS; ARCEST; ABA; ACF; ASHP; CAPTE; CARC; ADA; JRCEDMS; JRCERT; NAACLS; NAEYC; NATEF. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Accounting, General; Aircraft Powerplant Maintenance; Art; Automotive Technology; Business; Computer Business Systems Technology; Computer Electro-Mechanics; Computer Technology; Construction Technology; Criminal Justice; Dental Assisting; Dental Hygiene; Early Childhood Specialist; Electrical Engineering Technology; Electronic Engineering Technology; Emergency Medical Technology; Engineering Technology; Food Service & Management; Hazardous Waste Technology; Health Care & Management; Human Services; Industrial Maintenance; Industrial Technology; Legal Assistant; Machine Tool Programming Technology; Management; Marketing; Materials Engineering Technology; Mechanical Engineering; Medical Laboratory Technology; Nursing, Practical; Occupational Therapy Assistant; Paralegal; Physical Therapy Technology; Radiologic Technology; Respiratory Therapy

International Visions Travel School

100 W. Antrim Dr., Greenville, SC 29607. Trade and Technical. Founded 1995. Contact: Sara Schearer, (864)298-0304, 800-6PU-TMAN, Fax: (864)239-2388, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.ivts.org. Private. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Hour. Tuition: $1,695 for full course. Enrollment: Total 50. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Financial aid not available. Placement service not available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Travel Agents (96 Hr)

Private and Legal Investigators Institute

1 Chick Springs Rd., Ste. 201, Greenville, SC 29609. Trade and Technical. Contact: Robert H. Joseph, (864)232-0532, Fax: (864)271-3898, E-mail: [email protected] Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Hour. Degrees awarded: Diploma. Financial aid available. Placement service not available. Handicapped facilities not available. Curriculum: Investigation (40 Hr)

Southeastern School of Neuromuscular and Massage Therapy

850 S. Pleasantburg Dr., Ste. 105, Greenville, SC 29607. Other. Founded 1997. Contact: Marilyn Rhodes, Dir., (864)421-9481, Fax: (864)421-9483, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.southeasternmassageschools.com. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Varies with Program. Tuition: $4,200 for professional massage therapy program. Enrollment: Total 30. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Massage Therapy (25 Wk)

GREENWOOD

Charzanne Beauty College

1549 Hwy. 72 E., Greenwood, SC 29646. Contact: Cille C. Bishop, President, (864)223-7321. Private. Housing not available. Term: Other. Tuition: $7,500. Enrollment: Total 34. Degrees awarded: Associate.

H & R Block Tuition Tax School

134 Maxwell Ave., Greenwood, SC 29646. Business. Contact: Ida Mae M. Smith, (864)223-5331, Fax: (864)223-1917. Private. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Week. Tuition: $199-$225. Enrollment: Total 15. Financial aid not available. Placement service not available. Handicapped facilities not available. Curriculum: Income Tax Preparation

Piedmont Technical College

P.O. Box 1467, Greenwood, SC 29648-1467. Two-Year College. Founded 1966. Contact: Katherine B. Moseley, (864)941-8324, (864)941-8363, 800-868-5528, Fax: (864)941-8558, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.ptc.edu. Public. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Semester. Tuition: $1,526/year in-state, $2,186/year out-of-state. Enrollment: Total 2,047. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Associate, Diploma. Accreditation: ABET. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Accounting, General (2 Yr); Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration (2 Yr); Automotive Technology (2 Yr); Business Management (2 Yr); Computer Aided Design (2 Yr); Computer Aided Manufacturing (2 Yr); Computer Technology (2 Yr); Construction Management (2 Yr); Criminal Justice (2 Yr); Electronics, Industrial (2 Yr); Engineering Technology, Electronic (2 Yr); Engineering Technology, Mechanical (2 Yr); Human Services (2 Yr); Industrial Management & Supervision (2 Yr); Machine Tool & Die (2 Yr); Marketing (2 Yr); Nurse, Assistant (6 Mo); Nursing, Practical (1 Yr); Nursing, R.N. (2 Yr); Office Technology (2-4 Yr); Radiologic Technology (2 Yr); Respiratory Therapy (2 Yr); Surgical Technology (1 Yr); Welding Technology (1 Yr)

IRMO

South Carolina School of Dog Grooming

10611 Broad River Rd., Irmo, SC 29063. Trade and Technical. Founded 1990. Contact: Kathleen White, Owner, (803)781-6598, 888-814-9822, Fax: (803)781-0430, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.scschoolofdoggrooming.com. Private. Coed. HS diploma not required. Outof-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Varies with Program. Tuition: $4,750 (application fee, supplies, tuition & tools/books); $1,650 for improving you skills (app fee, supplies & tuition). Enrollment: Total 3. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Diploma. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Pet Grooming (4-12 Wk)

KINGSTREE

Williamsburg Technical College

601 Martin Luther-King Jr. Ave., Kingstree, SC 29556. Two-Year College. Founded 1969. Contact: Dr. James Williamson, (843)355-4110, 800-768-2021, Fax: (843)355-4296, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.wiltech.edu. Public. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Semester. Tuition: $2,670/year in-state; $4,968/year out-of-state. Enrollment: Total 269. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Associate, Diploma. Accreditation: SACS; ACBSP. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Art (2 Yr); Business Education (2 Yr); Business, General Office (2 Yr); Cosmetology (18 Mo); Science (2 Yr); Secretarial, General (2 Yr)

LANCASTER

University of South Carolina at Lancaster

P.O. Box 889, Lancaster, SC 29721. Two-Year College. Founded 1959. Contact: Rebecca Parker, Assoc.Prof., (803)313-7000, Fax: (803)313-7116, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://usclancaster.sc.edu. Public. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Semester. Tuition: $4,058/year in-state; $9,720/year outof-state. Enrollment: Total 503. Degrees awarded: Associate. Accreditation: SACS. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service not available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Business (2 Yr); Criminal Justice (2 Yr); Nursing, R.N. (2 Yr)

MARION

Marion County School of Practical Nursing

P.O. Box 890, Marion, SC 29571. Nursing, Other. Founded 1967. Contact: Mary Lynn Pool, (843)423-9800, Fax: (843)423-1943, Web Site: http://mctec.org/nurse.htm. Public. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Other. Tuition: Varies. Enrollment: men 2, women 69. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Nursing, Practical (18 Mo)

MYRTLE BEACH

Golf Academy of The Carolinas

3268 Waccamaw Blvd., Myrtle Beach, SC 29579. Contact: Dana K. Powell, President, 800-342-7342, Web Site: http://www.sdgagolf.com. Private. Housing not available. Term: Semester. Tuition: $9,363 in-state; $9,363 out-of-state. Enrollment: Total 122.

South Carolina Massage & Esthetics Institute (Myrtle Beach)

4720-B Hwy 17, Bypass S, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577. Other. Founded 1998. Contact: Linda Beach, Dir., (843)293-2225, Fax: (843)293-2224, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://scmassage.com. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Varies with Program. Tuition: $5,200 Massage; $4,200 Esthetics. Enrollment: Total 35. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid not available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Beauty (456 Hr); Massage Therapy (550 Hr)

Strand College of Hair Design

423 79th Ave. N., Myrtle Beach, SC 29572. Contact: Nancy Poole, President, (843)449-1017. Private. Housing not available. Term: Other. Tuition: $7,650. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Associate.

NORTH AUGUSTA

Kenneth Shuler School of Cosmetology and Hair Design

736 Martintown Rd., North Augusta, SC 29841. Cosmetology. Founded 1974. Contact: Mary Jay, Dir., (803)278-1200, Fax: (803)278-6688, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.kennethshuler.com. Private. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Varies with Program. Tuition: $7,200 Cosmetology; $2,850 Manicuring. Enrollment: Total 25. Degrees awarded: Diploma. Accreditation: NACCAS. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Cosmetology (9 Mo); Manicurist (4 Mo)

NORTH CHARLESTON

Beta Tech

8088 Rivers Ave., North Charleston, SC 29406-9235. Contact: Gerald Yagen, President, (843)569-0889, Web Site: http://www.betatech.edu. Private. Housing not available. Term: Other. Tuition: $10,080. Degrees awarded: Certificate.

ORANGEBURG

Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College

3250 St. Matthews Rd., Orangeburg, SC 29118. Two-Year College. Founded 1968. Contact: Mrs. Bobbie M. Felder, (803)536-0311, 800-813-6519, Fax: (803)535-1388, Web Site: http://www.octech.org. Public. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Semester. Tuition: $1,320/year in-county; $1,644/year out-of-county; $2,232/year out-of-state. Enrollment: men 600, women 1,300. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Associate, Diploma. Accreditation: SACS. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Accounting, General (18 Mo); Agribusiness Technology (18 Mo); Automotive Technology (21 Mo); Building Engineer (21 Mo); Business Administration (18 Mo); Computer Programming (18 Mo); Criminal Justice (18 Mo); Diesel Technology (12 Mo); Drafting, Engineering (18 Mo); Electricity, Industrial (21 Mo); Electronics, Instrumentation (18 Mo); Engineering Technology (18 Mo); Engineering Technology, Mechanical (18 Mo); Forestry Technology (18 Mo); Heating Technology (21 Mo); Machine Tool & Die (24 Mo); Medical Assistant (12 Mo); Medical Laboratory Technology (21 Mo); Nursing, Practical (12 Mo); Nursing, R.N. (24 Mo); Office, General (18 Mo); Radiologic Technology (24 Mo); Respiratory Therapy (24 Mo); Secretarial, General (18 Mo); Welding Technology (21 Mo)

PENDLETON

Tri-County Technical College

Hwy. 76, PO Box 587, Pendleton, SC 29670. Two-Year College. Founded 1962. Contact: R.L. Booth, Pres., (803)646-8361, (866)269-5677, Fax: (803)646-1895, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.tctc.edu; Rebecca W. Eidson, Public Information Officer. Public. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Semester. Tuition: $550 per semester. Enrollment: men 1,871, women 2,838. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Associate, Diploma. Accreditation: ABET; ACBSP; ADA; CAAHEP; NAACLS. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Accounting, General (2 Yr); Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration (2 Yr); Broadcasting, Nontechnical (2 Yr); Computer Graphics (2 Yr); Computer Technology (2 Yr); Criminal Justice (2 Yr); Dental Assisting (1 Yr); Drafting, Engineering (2 Yr); Early Childhood Education (1 Yr); Electronics, Industrial (2 Yr); Engineering Technology, Electronic (2 Yr); Fine Arts (2 Yr); Industrial Engineering Technology (2 Yr); Industrial Technology (2 Yr); Machine Tool Programming Technology (2 Yr); Management (2 Yr); Medical Laboratory Technology (2 Yr); Nursing, Practical (1 Yr); Office Technology (2 Yr); Quality Control (2 Yr); Surgical Technology (1 Yr); Textile Technology (2 Yr); Veterinary Technology (2 Yr); Welding Technology (2 Yr)

Tri-County Technical College Practical Nursing Program

PO Box 587St., Pendleton, SC 29670. Nursing, Two-Year College. Founded 1960. Contact: Lynn M. Lollis, (864)646-8361, (864)646-1399, Fax: (864)646-1892, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.tctc.edu. Public. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Year. Tuition: Varies. Enrollment: Total 30. Degrees awarded: Diploma. Accreditation: NLNAC. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Nursing, Practical (12 Mo)

ROCK HILL

Plaza School of Beauty

946 Oakland Ave., Rock Hill, SC 29730. Contact: Orri J. Putnam, Owner, (803)328-5166. Private. Housing not available. Term: Other. Tuition: $10,000 in-state; $10,000 out-of-state. Degrees awarded: Associate.

York Technical College

452 South Anderson Rd., Rock Hill, SC 29730. Two-Year College. Founded 1964. Contact: Sherry Glenn, Assoc.VP for Academic and Student Affair, (803)327-8000, (803)327-8047, 800-922-TECH, Fax: (803)981-7237, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.yorktech.com. Public. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Semester. Tuition: $2,886/year in-state; $6,336/year outof-state. Enrollment: Total 3,937. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Associate, Diploma. Accreditation: ABET; CAAHEP; NAACLS; ADA; AACSB; SACS. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Accounting, General (2 Yr); Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration (1 or 2 Yr); Automotive Technology (1 or 2 Yr); Business (2 Yr); Computer Technology (2 Yr); Dental Assisting (1 Yr); Dental Hygiene (2 Yr); Drafting, Engineering (1 Yr); Early Childhood Education (2 Yr); Early Childhood Specialist (1 Yr); Electricity, Industrial (1 Yr); Engineering Technology, Computer (2 Yr); Engineering Technology, Electronic (2 Yr); Engineering Technology, Mechanical (2 Yr); Industrial Technology (1 Yr); Machine Tool & Die Design (1 or 2 Yr); Management (2 Yr); Medical Laboratory Technology (2 Yr); Nursing, Practical (1 or 2 Yr); Office Technology (2 Yr); Radiologic Technology (2 Yr); Surgical Technology (1 Yr); Telecommunications Technology (1 Yr); Welding Technology (1 Yr)

SPARTANBURG

Spartanburg Methodist College

1200 Textile Rd., Spartanburg, SC 29301. Two-Year College. Founded 1911. Contact: Daniel L. Philbeck, VP of Enrollment Management, (864)587-4000, (864)587-4213, 800-772-7286, Fax: (864)587-4355, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.smcsc.edu. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing available. Term: Semester. Tuition: $9,966 per year. Enrollment: Total 760. Degrees awarded: Associate. Accreditation: SACS. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities not available. Curriculum: Art (2 Yr); Criminal Justice (2 Yr); Science (2 Yr)

Spartanburg Technical College

P.O. Box 4386, Spartanburg, SC 29305. Two-Year College. Founded 1962. Contact: Geraldine Brantley, Dir. of Counseling, (864)592-4600, 800-922-3679, Fax: (803)591-3689, Web Site: http://www.stcsc.edu/. Public. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Semester. Tuition: $2,736/year in-state; $5,300/year out-of-state. Enrollment: Total 4,034. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Associate, Diploma. Accreditation: ABET; CAAHEP. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Accounting, General; Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration; Automotive Technology; Civil Engineering Technology; Commercial Art; Computer Aided Drafting; Computer Networking; Computer Operations; Computer Technology; Culinary Arts; Dental Assisting; Dental Hygiene; Early Childhood Specialist; Electronic Engineering Technology; Electronics, Industrial; Electronics Technology; Engineering Technology, Mechanical; Fire Science; Health Technology; Horticulture; Hospitality; Industrial Engineering Technology; Information Sciences Technology; Landscaping; Machine Tool Programming Technology; Manufacturing Technology; Marketing Management; Mechanical Engineering; Medical Assistant; Medical Laboratory Technology; Medical Technology; Numerical Control; Nursing, Practical; Office Technology; Pharmacy Technician; Radiologic Technology; Respiratory Therapy; Surgical Technology; Technological Studies; Welding Technology

SUMTER

Central Carolina Technical College

506 N. Guignard Dr., Sumter, SC 29150-2499.(803)778-1961, (803)778-6652, Web Site: http://www.cctech.edu. Public. Housing not available. Term: Semester. Tuition: $2,980 in-state; $5,188 out-of-state. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Associate.

H & R Block Tax School

286 Broad St., Sumter, SC 29150. Other. Contact: Cheryl Tisdale, Dist. Mgr., (803)775-9513, Fax: (803)778-1993. Private. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Varies with Program. Tuition: $250. Enrollment: Total 45. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Financial aid not available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Income Tax Preparation

Sumter Beauty College, Inc.

921 Carolina Ave., Sumter, SC 29150. Cosmetology. Founded 1960. Contact: Faye H. Smith, Dir., (803)773-7311, Fax: (803)773-7312. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Hour. Tuition: $6,750. Enrollment: Total 50. Degrees awarded: Diploma. Accreditation: COE. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Cosmetology (1500 Hr)

University of South Carolina-Sumter

200 Miller Rd., Sumter, SC 29150-2498. Contact: C. Leslie Carpenter, Dean, (803)775-8727, (803)938-3717, Web Site: http://www.uscsumter.edu/. Public. Housing not available. Term: Semester. Tuition: $3,798 in-state; $9,460 out-of-state. Enrollment: Total 199.

TIGERVILLE

North Greenville College

PO Box 1892, Tigerville, SC 29688. Other. Founded 1892. Contact: Dr. Buddy Freeman, Dir., (864)977-7001, 800-468-6642, Fax: (864)977-7177, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.ngc.edu. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students not accepted. Housing not available. Term: Semester. Tuition: $8,700 per year. Enrollment: Total 1,498. Degrees awarded: Diploma, Associate. Accreditation: SACS. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities not available. Curriculum: Business Administration (4 Sm); Christian Service; Music (4 Sm); Recreation Technology; Theatre Arts (4 Sm)

UNION

University of South Carolina at Union

309 Academy St., PO Drawer 729, Union, SC 29379. Other. Founded 1965. Contact: James W. Edwards, Dean, (864)429-8728, 800-768-5566, Fax: (864)427-3682, Web Site: http://uscunion.sc.edu. Public. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Semester. Tuition: $6,914/year in-state; $18,556/year out-of-state. Enrollment: Total 383. Degrees awarded: Associate, Diploma. Accreditation: ABA; LCMEAMA; NASM; NCATE; CACREP; APA; NASPAA; NAST; NASAD; ACEJMC; ALA; CCNE; ACPE; CSWE. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Computer Science - Terminal Operation; Economics & Business Administration; Engineering; Journalism; Mathematics; Nursing, Practical

WEST COLUMBIA

Eagle Aviation, Inc.

Columbia Metropolitan Airport, West Columbia, SC 29169. Flight and Ground. Founded 1969. Contact: Doug Thomas, Dir., (803)822-5583, 800-848-6359, Fax: (803)822-5592. Private. Coed. HS diploma not required. Accreditation: FAA. Curriculum: Aircraft Flight Instruction, Advanced Ground; Aircraft Flight Instruction, Airline Transport Pilot; Aircraft Flight Instruction, Basic Ground; Aircraft Flight Instruction, Commercial Flying; Aircraft Flight Instruction, Flight Instructor; Aircraft Flight Instruction, Flight Instructor Additional Rating; Aircraft Flight Instruction, Instrument Flying; Aircraft Flight Instruction, Multi-Engine Rating - Airplane; Aircraft Flight Instruction, Primary Flying

Midlands Technical College (West Columbia)

Airport Campus, 1260 Lexington Dr., West Columbia, SC 29170. Two-Year College. Founded 1962. Contact: Dr. Berry Russell, Pres., (803)738-8324, 800-922-8038, Fax: (803)728-7784, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.midlandstech.edu. Public. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Semester. Tuition: $1,452/semester Richland, Lexington and Fairfield counties; $1,812 other South Carolina counties; $4,356 out-of-state. Enrollment: Total 11,000. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Diploma, Associate. Accreditation: SACS. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Dental Assisting (12 Mo); Dental Hygiene (21 Mo); Medical Assistant (12 Mo); Medical Laboratory Technology (21 Mo); Medical Record Technology (21 Mo); Medical Transcription (7 Mo); Nuclear Medical Technology (12 Mo); Nursing, Practical (15 Mo); Nursing, R.N. (21 Mo); Radiologic Technology (24 Mo); Respiratory Therapy (24 Mo); Surgical Technology (12 Mo)

South Carolina Massage & Esthetics Institute (West Columbia)

1905 Sunset Blvd., West Columbia, SC 29169-5931. Other. Founded 1998. Contact: Linda Beach, Dir., (803)939-9600, Fax: (803)739-8935, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.scmassage.com. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Varies with Program. Tuition: $5,200. Enrollment: Total 80. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid not available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Hydrotherapy; Massage Therapy (550 Hr)

WILLIAMSTON

Anderson Districts1&2 Career & Technology Center

702 Belton Hwy., Williamston, SC 29697. Trade and Technical. Founded 1973. Contact: Dr. Jerry R. Kirkley, Dir., (864)847-4121, Fax: (864)847-3539, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.andersonctc.k12.sc.us. Public. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students not accepted. Term: Other. Tuition: None required. Enrollment: Total 1,050. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Diploma. Placement service available. Curriculum: Accounting, General (2 Yr); Allied Health Occupations (2 Yr); Auto Body & Fender Repair (2 Yr); Auto Mechanics (2 Yr); Business, General Office (2 Yr); Carpentry (2 Yr); Communications, Commercial (2 Yr); Drafting Technology (2 Yr); Electrical Technology (2 Yr); Food Preparation & Service (2 Yr); Horticulture, Ornamental (2 Yr)

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