Applying for Financial Aid
Financial aid is money from the federal government, the state of South Carolina, and Midlands Technical College that can help you pay for college. Grants, scholarships, work-study positions, and low interest federal loans are all available. Complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to start the process. Our school code for the FAFSA is 003993. The federal deadline for the 2023-2024 academic year is June 30, 2024.
For full-time academic students who are residents of Richland County, tuition is $188 per academic credit hour, not including additional expenses like books and transportation to campus.
SC students are eligible for...
Lottery Tuition Assistance
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! Students may receive up to $85 per credit hour and must be enrolled in at least six credit hours.
Please note: Recipients of the LIFE scholarship are not eligible for lottery-funded tuition assistance.
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.
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SC Workforce and Industrial Needs Scholarship (SC WINS)
Students that qualify for lottery-funded tuition assistance may also be eligible for SC WINS. Students can qualify based on major or by income. There is no special application required, just fill our your FAFSA! Students may receive up to $65 per credit hour and must be enrolled in at least six credit hours.
Remember, important financial aid information is only sent via your MyMTC email account.
Student Financial Services
Airport Student Center | Room 254
Beltline Student Center | Room 130
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Total tuition and fees (most current data available as of June 2021). Source: U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings and "IPEDS Student Financial Aid Component Overview Public Academic Reporters."