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YORK TECHNICAL COLLEGE B-8

452 South Anderson Rd.
Rock Hill, SC 29730-3395
Tel: (803)327-8000
Admissions: (803)327-8016
Fax: (803)327-8059
Web Site: http://www.yorktech.com/

Description:

State-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of South Carolina State Board for Technical and Comprehensive Education. Awards certificates, diplomas, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1961. Setting: 110-acre small town campus with easy access to Charlotte. Total enrollment: 4,171. Full-time: 2,027 students, 62% women, 38% men. Part-time: 2,144 students, 67% women, 33% men. 2% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 26% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0.1% international, 39% 25 or older. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, honors program, distance learning, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships. Off campus study at Charlotte Area Educational Consortium.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission except for health and human services program. Option: electronic application. Required: SAT I, ACT, or ACT ASSET, ACT COMPASS. Required for some: high school transcript. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $0. Area resident tuition: $2750 full-time, $115 per semester hour part-time. State resident tuition: $3100 full-time, $130 per semester hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $6200 full-time, $259 per semester hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $136 full-time, $4 per semester hour part-time, $20 per term part-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to location. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to location.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Social organizations: 16 open to all. Most popular organizations: Jacobin Society, Phi Theta Kappa, Student Government Association, Phi Beta Lambda, Student Activities Board. Major annual events: Tech Fest, Welcome Back Blast, Health Fair. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour patrols. College housing not available. Anne Springs Close Library with 26,947 books, 50,574 microform titles, 475 serials, 1,813 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. 250 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment:

See Winthrop University.