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Get no-cost tuition for high-demand programs.

You could qualify for up to $5,000 per year in assistance with SCWINS. South Carolina residents enrolled in critical workforce programs that lead to an industry-recognized credential, certificate, diploma or degree are eligible for the South Carolina Workforce Industry Needs Scholarship (SCWINS). Learn more about SCWINS here, including eligibility requirements.

Most programs are eligible for SCWINS funding. 

More than 100 programs are now eligible for no-cost tuition.* Click the area of interest below for programs.

*University Transfer, Associate in Arts and Associate in Science programs and the following three programs are not eligible for no-cost tuition: Art Foundations, Introductory University Studies and University Studies

Get started today. Apply now!

New students 

Take the two steps below now to get ready to attend classes.

  1. Complete the admission application online. There is no application fee!
  2. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). TTC’s school code is 004920.

    To start Fall 2024, Spring 2025 or Summer 2025, complete 2024-2025 FAFSA.

Returning students 

If you have not been enrolled during the last three semesters, create an account and complete the online application.

Request More Information

Complete the short form at the link above, and we will send you college information. For additional questions, you can email or call 843-574-6111 or 877-349-7184 (toll free).

Attend a Virtual Open House

Get ready for college at a Virtual Open House! Click here for more info and to register.

Chat with a Recruiter

Thinking about enrolling at Trident Tech? Talk with a TTC recruiter during virtual drop-in hours. Recruiters can tell you about college admission, programs, student life, online learning and the enrollment process. You can ask your questions and receive personal service. Chat with a Recruiter is available most Mondays during July and August, 1-3 p.m. To register for your 30-minute slot, visit

Important Dates

Fall Full Aug. 19-Dec. 6
Fall 1 Aug. 19-Oct. 7
Fall 2 Oct. 15-Dec. 6

For more dates, click the Important Dates link above.

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