Thank you for your interest in Midlands Technical College.  With more than 120 degree, diploma and certificate programs, you can get anywhere from here. 

Do I need to apply for admission?

Admissions is for Academic programs only—in other words, if you're taking courses for college credit toward a degree, certificate or diploma. Apply to MTC

Training is our continuing education division. Training courses and programs are not for college credit, and you don’t need to apply to the college to take them—just find the course you want to take and register online in minutes.

What are the requirements for admission?

Requirements can vary based on what type of student you are. Check out Admissions Requirements for more.

How do I get started?

See our Steps to Enrollment for an easy-to-follow guide.

South Carolina Residency

Tuition is based upon the student's legal residency. If an applicant or student wishes to petition to change his/her residency status, he may complete and submit an Application for Reclassification of Residency.

Looking for Records?

The Office of the Registrar (Records Office) is the administrative body responsible for enrollment and degree verification, auditing a course, transcript request, etc. 

What can I major in?

Check out all of our Academic programs to see your options. If you're planning to transfer to another college, you'll major in either our Associate in Arts or Associate in Science degree, both of which are flexible and allow you to choose a variety of majors at your destination school.

How many courses should I take?

MTC suggests the following guidelines. It can be tough to balance school and other responsibilities, so don't overload yourself with too many courses at first! Be sure to check course load criteria if you have a LIFE scholarship or other scholarships.

Your Situation MTC Suggested Guidelines
I don't work. 12 credits in your first term; 12 or more in subsequent terms
I work part-time. 3-6 credits in your first term; 6-9 in subsequent terms
I work full-time. 3 credits in your first term; 6 in subsequent terms

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MTC Office of Admissions
Phone: 803.738.7839
Fax: 803.790.7524

P.O. Box 2408
Columbia, SC 29202

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