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Fast Facts about HGTC |  2012-2013 Academic Year

The College: Horry Georgetown Technical College is a two-year, public coeducational college approved by several accreditation agencies to offer associate degrees, diplomas, and certificate programs. Non-credit and corporate training programs are offered through the continuing education division of the College.

Location: Founded in 1966, the College has three locations in the northeastern region of South Carolina: Georgetown, Conway, and the Grand Strand (Myrtle Beach).

Enrollment: Approximately 10,422 students annually enroll in HGTC's regular curriculum programs, while approximately 3,177 people participate in Workforce Development courses.

Faculty: HGTC has approximately 143 full-time and over 209 part-time faculty members. The part-time faculty members consist primarily of HGTC staff members, business and civic leaders, and prominent professionals within the region.

Enrollment Fall 2011: 7,486

In-State/In-County - $1,631 full-time/$136 per credit hour part-time

In-State/Out-of-County - $2,088 full-time/$174 per credit hour part-time

Out-of-State/Country - $2,763 full-time/$231 per credit hour part-time

(student fees based upon credit hours taken)

Tuition and fees are subject to change.

Full-time: 41%; Part-time: 59%

44% enrolled at the Conway Campus;

27% enrolled at the Grand Strand Campus;

9% enrolled at the Georgetown Campus;

20% enrolled at other locations (Off-site, etc.)

70% White; 23% African American; 2% Hispanic; 4% Others

65% Female; 35% Male

95.0% received Financial Aid

Average Age: 27

Age 24 and under: 55%

Average Hours Attempted: 9.5

Average College GPA: 2.8

21:1 Student/Teacher Ratio

91% of students are SC residents; 81% Horry and Georgetown residents

Retention Rate (IPEDS):

Full time, First time Cohort Fall 2010:
Prior Year: 49%

Part time, First time Cohort Fall 2010: 40%
Prior Year: 49%

Professional Examinations and Certification Tests: 84.7%
(The rate is based upon the percent of students passing professional examinations and certification tests on their first attempt.)

Graduate Placement Rate: 85%

Graduation Rate: 14%
Transfer Out Rate: 18%

*(The rate is based on the completion of a program within 150% of the defined program length.)