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Make the most of summer with FREE tuition


What are you doing this summer? Don't waste it - take advantage of FREE tuition at Trident Technical College! Here's how to get started: 

    1. Apply for free and be admitted to the college. 

      If you are a returning student, submit the Student Information Update form to the Admissions office at or online using TTC Express in

    2. Choose your major from the 70+ programs in these disciplines:
      Emergency Medical Technology Culinary and Hospitality
      Engineering and Manufacturing Maintenance and Technical Trades
      Information Technology
      Click here for a list of programs.

    3. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at For more information and help, click here.

    4. Take classes that are required for your major. For help selecting classes in your major, see your assigned advisor or a Navigator in The Hub.

*TTC will apply any federal and state grants for which you are eligible (for example: Pell, S.C. lottery-funded tuition assistance, etc.). The college will waive any remaining tuition, registration and course fees. For courses that offer digital access to course materials, students are responsible for digital course materials fees (inclusive access). Depending on financial aid package, some students may receive money for books. Please note: students who are in default on federal student loans are not eligible. DACA recipients are not eligible due to state and federal regulations.


What is better than free tuition for Summer Semester?

How about free tuition for the entire 2020-2021 academic year? That's right - free tuition will be offered for 70+ programs for Fall Semester 2020, Spring Semester 2021 and Summer Semester 2021.

Visiting Students

Get ahead this summer by taking a class at Trident Technical College. We offer affordable tuition, transfer credits, four convenient campuses and online classes. Learn more.