Financial Aid and Tuition

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Check your MyMTC email - Important financial aid information is only sent via your MyMTC email account. Check this account often to learn about items directly related to your financial aid status.


For full-time academic students who are residents of Richland County, tuition is $157 effective Fall 2015. You may have additional expenses like books and transportation to campus. Click here for Tuition and Fee payment information.

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Financial Aid

Over 90% of all Midlands Tech students receive financial aid. The first step to getting financial aid, including scholarships, loans, grants, and work study, is to fill out a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). Our school code for the FAFSA is 003993.

July 15 is the deadline to apply for financial aid 

In order to receive the award before fee payment is due for the fall semester, you are encouraged to complete the FAFSA by July 15. Click here to learn more about financial aid and scholarships at MTC

Get help applying for the FAFSA

The Educational Opportunity Center (EOC) assists students and parents with completing the FAFSA. Click here to see upcoming financial aid workshops.

1098-T Tax Information

Through the 1098-T, Midlands Technical College reports amounts of qualified tuition and related expenses billed to students during the tax year and scholarships/grants posted to the student’s MTC account during the tax year. Here are some FAQs about the 1098-T.

Net Price Calculator

In accordance with the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008, MTC is providing the Net Price Calculator to provide you an estimate of costs of full time attendance for first-time degree or certificate seeking undergraduate students.

Satisfactory Academic Progress

All students who receive federal or state financial aid must meet certain standards to keep receiving financial aid.

  • Student must maintain a cumulative 2.0 GPA
  • Student must maintain a 70% pace rate of all attempted courses
  • Student must complete their program of study within 150% of the total hours required to complete their program

Read Full Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy
Satisfactory Academic Progress Appeal Form


Were you selected for verification? Get more information about what verification is and what to do next.


ALL MTC academic programs and some career training programs are eligible for VA benefits. Learn more about using your educational benefits.

Training Students

Payment plans, loans, and some scholarships are available for Training courses and programs. Learn more about Financial Aid for Training.

Contact Us

Student Financial Services

Phone: 803.738.7792
Toll-free: 800.922.8038


Airport Student Center | Room 254   
Beltline Student Center | Room 130
Northeast Center for Technology | Room 113

Student Financial Services Staff

Angela Williams | Director
Aria Simmons | Assistant Director, Beltline Campus
Cheryl Lindsey | Assistant Director, Airport Campus
Vickie Muller | Assistant Director, Technical Services

Airport Counselors
Pearl Richardson, Senior Counselor
Antwan Jacobs
Ashton Cooper
Christine Jackson
Kelley Simmons

Call Center
Charles Jones, Supervisor

Beltline Counselors
Gwen Harris, Senior Counselor
Angela King
Sherina Maye
Sylvia Mills
Yolanda Smith

Northeast Counselor
Christopher Mobley

Technical Staff
Danielle Alexander | Document Imaging Coordinator
Dianne Schurlock | Administrative Specialist II
Patrice Washington | Data Coordinator
Renay Burchell | Pell Coordinator
William Bassett | Data Programmer

Financial Aid Programs

Lottery Tuition Assistance for South Carolina Students

Almost all students that qualify for in-state tuition rates can get lottery-funded tuition assistance, regardless of need. There is no special application required, just fill out your FAFSA!

  • Full-time students may receive $1140 per semester (12 credit hour minimum).
  • Part-time students may receive $95 per credit hour (6 credit hour minimum).

Please note: Recipients of the LIFE scholarship are not eligible for lottery funded tuition assistance.

LIFE Scholarship

LIFE is a merit-based scholarship that can help pay for tuition and books. LIFE scholarship recipients are not eligible for Lottery Tuition Assistance and must meet some eligibility requirements, including having a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Financial Aid