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Study at Technical College of The Lowcountry

The Technical College of the Lowcountry was originally established as the Mather School in 1868. In 1970, the school was renamed the Beaufort Regional Training Center, which became the Beaufort Technical College 9 years later. It received its current name in 1988. The main campus of TCL is located in Beaufort, South Carolina. The college also operates the Hampton Campus and the New River Campus.

The Technical College of the Lowcountry offers a large number of associate's degrees in arts, science, technology and nursing. Students can choose from courses in the fields of arts, humanities, social science, civil engineering technology, science, cosmetology, education and health sciences, among others.

A wide variety of clubs and organizations are sponsored by TCL. Students are involved in associations like the TCL Future Entrepreneurship Club, the Great Radiological Technicians in the South (G. R. I. T. S), the Student Nurses Association, the TCL Future Entrepreneurship Club and the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society-Alpha Lambda Beta Chapter.

Profile of Technical College of The Lowcountry

Technical College of The Lowcountry is found in Beaufort, SC. Beaufort is a town not particularly near any major cities. The school is a public institution. Students can earn degrees up to and including the Associate's degree at Technical College of The Lowcountry.

Course Topics

The school has a greater breadth of degree programs (majors) than most colleges of its size. Technical College of The Lowcountry is known for its programs in engineering technician, family and social work, and mechanics and repair.

Technical College of The Lowcountry Selectivity

The school accepts all qualified applicants under its open-admission rules.

Student Enrolment

Students numbered 1, 893 in 2007 at Technical College of The Lowcountry.

Technical College of The Lowcountry Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Nursing and Emergency Medicine47registered nursing, licensed practical nurse, EMT paramedic
Engineering Technician40mechanical drafting, construction engineering tech, civil engineering tech
Mechanics and Repair39industrial electronics tech, HVAC, automobile mechanics
Family and Social Work34child care provider, child care management
Liberal Arts29liberal arts and sciences, general studies, interdisciplinary studies
Business and Management26business, accounting, business management
Medical Support and Technology13radiation therapist, pharmacy tech
office and Administration10administrative assistant, office data entry
Beauty and Cosmetology10cosmetology
Computer Science and Engineering9data processing tech
Law6legal assistant
Security and Law Enforcement4criminal justice and safety
Medical administration4medical secretary
Therapy and Counselling2physical therapist assistant

Contact: Technical College of The Lowcountry

Technical College of The Lowcountry

921 Ribaut Road

Beaufort, SC 29901-1288

General Phone: (800) 768-8252


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