Financial Aid and Tuition
Nearly 80% of all MTC students receive financial aid.
The state of South Carolina, the federal government, and Midlands Technical College offer many different scholarships, loans, grants, and work-study programs. You can apply for all of these financial aid opportunities by filling out a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) on the Federal Student Aid website. Our school code for the FAFSA is 003993.
Get help applying for the FAFSA
The Educational Opportunity Center (EOC) assists students and parents with completing the FAFSA. 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. FAQs about the 1098-T
Updates on Your Financial Aid Status
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 $178 per academic credit hour effective Fall 2018. You may have additional expenses like books and transportation to campus.
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 67% completion ratio of all attempted courses
- Student must complete their program of study within 150% of the total hours required to complete their program
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.
Payment plans, loans, and some scholarships are available for Training courses and programs. Learn more about Financial Aid for Training.
Student Financial Services
Airport Student Center | Room 254
Beltline Student Center | Room 130
Northeast Center for Technology | Room 113
Net Price Calculator
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.
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 $1044 per semester (12 credit hour minimum).
- Part-time students may receive $87 per credit hour (6 credit hour minimum).
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.