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The tuition at Trident Technical College is less than half of most other colleges and universities, which makes Trident Technical College a wise and affordable choice. Below are tuition and fees for one semester in the current academic year. For payment deadlines, click here and choose appropriate semester.

Important News:
-Spring 2019 tuition and fee payments are due Jan. 9, 2019.
-Any amount for Fall 2018 or prior is due immediately. Any outstanding balance may prevent registration for future terms.

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Fall Semester 2018 Tuition and Fees
Charleston/Berkeley/Dorchester County Residency

Click here for SC Lottery Tuition Assistance Requirements. For residency requirements, click here and choose appropriate semester.

Hours

Tuition*

Registration Fee*

Lottery Assistance*

Total Tuition and Fees with Lottery Assistance

1

$183.55

$16.83

$0.00

$200.38

2

$367.10

$16.83

$0.00

$383.93

3

$550.65

$16.83

$0.00

$567.48

4

$734.20

$16.83

$0.00

$751.03

5

$917.75

$16.83

$0.00

$934.58

6

$1,101.30

$16.83

($570.00)

$548.13

7

$1,284.85

$16.83

($665.00)

$636.68

8

$1,468.40

$16.83

($760.00)

$725.23

9

$1,651.95

$16.83

($855.00)

$813.78

10

$1,835.50

$16.83

($950.00)

$902.33

11

$2,019.05

$16.83

($1,045.00)

$990.88

12

$2,202.60

$16.83

($1,140.00)

$1,079.43

 13

$2,386.15

$16.83

($1,140.00)

 $1,262.98

14

$2,569.70

$16.83

($1,140.00)

 $1,446.53

15

$2,753.25

$16.83

($1,140.00)

 $1,630.08

16

 $2,936.80

$16.83

($1,140.00)

 $1,813.63

 17

  $3,120.35

$16.83

($1,140.00)

 $1,997.18

 18

 $3,303.90

$16.83

($1,140.00)

 $2,180.73

 19

 $3,487.45

$16.83

($1,140.00)

 $2,364.28

20

 $3,671.00

$16.83

($1,140.00)

 $2,547.83

21

 $3,854.55

$16.83

($1,140.00)

$2,731.38

Fall Semester 2018 Tuition and Fees
Other South Carolina Residency

Click here for SC Lottery Tuition Assistance Requirements. For residency requirements, click here.

Hours

Tuition*

Registration Fee*

Lottery Assistance*

Total Tuition and Fees with Lottery Assistance

1

$203.64

$16.83

$0.00

$220.47

2

$407.28

$16.83

$0.00

$424.11

3

$610.92

$16.83

$0.00

$627.75

4

$814.56

$16.83

$0.00

$831.39

5

$1,018.20

$16.83

$0.00

$1,035.03

6

$1,221.84

$16.83

($570.00)

$668.67

7

$1,425.48

$16.83

($665.00)

$777.31

8

$1,629.12

$16.83

($760.00)

$885.95

9

$1,832.76

$16.83

($855.00)

$994.59

10

$2,036.40

$16.83

($950.00)

$1,103.23

11

$2,240.04

$16.83

($1,045.00)

$1,211.87

 12

$2,443.68

$16.83

($1,140.00)

 $1,320.51

 13

 $2,647.32

$16.83

($1,140.00)

 $1,524.15

 14

 $2,850.96

$16.83

($1,140.00)

 $1,727.79

 15

$3,054.60

$16.83

($1,140.00)

  $1,931.43

 16

 $3,258.24

$16.83

($1,140.00)

 $2,135.07

 17

 $3,461.88

$16.83

($1,140.00)

 $2,338.71

 18

 $3,665.52

$16.83

($1,140.00)

 $2,542.35

 19

 $3,869.16

$16.83

($1,140.00)

 $2,745.99

 20

 $4,072.80

$16.83

($1,140.00)

 $2,949.63

 21

 $4,276.44

$16.83

($1,140.00)

 $3,153.27

Fall Semester 2018 Tuition and Fees 
Out of State Residency

Hours

Tuition* Registration Fee*

Lottery Assistance
Not Applicable

Total Tuition and Fees 

1

$347.41

$16.83

$0.00

$364.24

2

$694.82

$16.83

$0.00

$711.65

3

$1,042.23

$16.83

$0.00

$1,059.06

4

$1,389.64

$16.83

$0.00

$1,406.47

5

$1,737.05

$16.83

$0.00

$1,753.88

6

$2,084.46

$16.83

$0.00

$2,101.29

7

$2,431.87

$16.83

$0.00

$2,448.70

8

$2,779.28

$16.83

$0.00

$2,796.11

9

$3,126.69

$16.83

$0.00

$3,143.52

10

$3,474.10

$16.83

$0.00

$3,490.93

11

$3,821.51

$16.83

$0.00

$3,838.34

12

$4,168.92

$16.83

$0.00

$4,185.75

13

$4,516.33

$16.83

$0.00

$4,533.16

14

$4,863.74

$16.83

$0.00

$4,880.57

15

$5,211.15

$16.83

$0.00

$5,227.98

16

$5,558.56

$16.23

$0.00

$5,575.39

17

$5,905.97

$16.83

$0.00

$5,922.80

18

$6,253.38

$16.83

$0.00

$6,270.21

19

$6,600.79

$16.83

$0.00

$6,617.62

20

$6,948.20

$16.83

$0.00

$6,965.03

21

$7,295.61

$16.83

$0.00

$7,312.44

*Tuition/fees and Lottery Assistance subject to change.

Some classes have additional course fees.

Course Fees

Course Fees for the 2018-19 Academic Year

*$5 fee for insurance

ACM-105 Basic Aircraft Electricity $20
ACM-110 Aircraft Drawings $10
ACM-114 Fluid Lines and Fittings $25
ACM-115 Ground Handling and Servicing $25
ACM-120 Materials & Corrosion Control $25
ACM-125 Wood Structure $30
ACM-135 Sheet Metal & Non-metallic Structures $40
ACM-145 Aircraft Welding $40
ACM-150 Assembly and Rigging $20
ACM-155 Aircraft Environmental Systems $20
ACM-160 Utility and Warning Systems $20
ACM-165 Hydraulic and Pneumatic System $20
ACM-167 Landing Gear Systems $25
ACM-170 Aircraft Electrical Systems $20
ACM-172 Aircraft Fuel Systems $20
ACM-174 Airframe Inspection $40
ACM-201 Lubricating Systems $40
ACM-205 Ignition & Starting Systems $25
ACM-210 Reciprocating Engine Overhaul $30
ACM-212 Engine Installation $25
ACM-220 Turbine Engines $25
ACM-226 Engine Inspection $20
ACM-234 Propellers and Components $25
ACM-240 Engine Electrical Instrumentation & Fire Protection $25
ACM-245 Powerplant Fuel Systems $30
ACM-250 Induction Cooling and Exhaust $20
ACR-106 Basic Electricity for HVAC/R $25
ACR-109 Tools and Service Techniques II $25
ACR-120 Basic Air Conditioning $25
ACR-210 Heat Pumps $25
ACR-250 Duct Fabrication $25
ACR-252 Special Topics in AC & Heating $15
AHS-142 Phlebotomy $50
AMF-109 Aircraft Materials & Hand Tools $25
AMF-110 Corrosion Control & Sealing $15
AMF-116 Aircraft Fluid Lines $20
AMF-132 Aircraft Sheet Metal Assembly $15
AMF-137 Aircraft Composite Structures $35
AMF-147 Aviation Electrical Systems $15
ARV-110 Computer Graphics I $25
ARV-114 Photography I $25
ARV-116 Food Photography I $5*
ARV-121 Design $25
ARV-123 Composition and Color $25
ARV-136 Motion Graphics I $25
ARV-214 Photography II $25
ARV-217 Computer Imagery $25
ARV-219 Multimedia Techniques $25
ARV-227 Web Site Design I $25
ARV-267 Special Projects in Photography $5*
ARV-279 Portfolio Preparation $25
ARV-280 Visual Arts Exit Portfolio $25
AST-101 Solar System Astronomy $25
AST-102 Stellar Astronomy $25
AUT-103 Engine Reconditioning $25
AUT-111 Brakes $15
AUT-116 Manual Transmission and Axle $20
AUT-122 Suspension and Alignment $15
AUT-131 Electrical Systems $35
AUT-133 Electrical Fundamentals $35
AUT-149 Ignition and Fuel Systems $20
AUT-152 Automatic Transmission $25
AUT-241 Automotive Air Conditioning $25
AUT-252 Advanced Automatic Transmission $35
AUT-263 Advanced Automotive  Machining $35
AVT-101 Basic Electricity for Avionics $10
AVT-105 Avionics Aircraft Electricity $10
AVT-110 Aircraft Electronic Circuits $10
AVT-115 Aircraft Digital Circuits $10
AVT-120 Aviation Electronic Communications $30
AVT-140 Avionics Standard Practices $30
AVT-145 Avionics Circuit Repair $30
BIO-101 Biological Science I $25
BIO-102 Biological Science II $30
BIO-112 Basic Anatomy and Physiology $25
BIO-115 Basic Microbiology $40
BIO-210 Anatomy and Physiology I $30
BIO-211 Anatomy and Physiology II $30
BIO-225 Microbiology $40
BIO-238 Musculoskeletal System Anatomy $25
BKP-101 Introduction to Baking $50
BKP-102 Introduction to Pastries $50
BKP-109 Intro to Cakes & Decorating $50
BKP-181 Candies and Confectionaries $50
BKP-182 Artisan Breads $50
BKP-183 Plated Desserts $50
BKP-210 Advanced Cakes $50
BKP-216 International Desserts $50
BKP-223 Wedding Cakes & Decorating Techniques $50
BKP-236 Baking and Pastry Capstone $50
CHM-100 Introductory Chemistry $40
CHM-105 General Organic & Biochemistry $40
CHM-110 College Chemistry I $40
CHM-111 College Chemistry II $40
CHM-211 Organic Chemistry I $40
CHM-212 Organic Chemistry II $40
COS-101 Fundamentals of Cosmetology $20
COS-106 Facials and Makeup $50
COS-108 Nail Care $25
COS-110 Scalp and Hair Care $20
COS-112 Shampoo and Rinses $20
COS-114 Hair Shaping $20
COS-116 Hair Styling I $20
COS-120 Manikin Practice $20
COS-133 Basic Procedures $30
COS-136 Fundamentals of Artificial Nail Application $30
COS-137 Fundamentals of Nail Art $10
COS-156 Fundamentals of Massage $40
COS-158 Facial Treatments $50
COS-160 Electric Current Facial Treatment $15
COS-162 Hair Removal $25
COS-206 Chemical Hair Waving $20
COS-210 Hair Coloring $50
COS-220 Cosmetology Clinical Practice I $20
COS-221 Facial Practice I $50
COS-222 Cosmetology Clinical Practice II $20
COS-223 Facial Practice II $35
COS-224 Nail Practice I $15
CRJ-250 Criminal Internship Justice I  $5*
CUL-105 Kitchen Fundamentals $75
CUL-112 Classical Cooking Foundations $75
CUL-118 Nutritional Cooking $75
CUL-123 American Bistro $75
CUL-129 Storeroom and Purchasing $5*
CUL-135 Introduction to Dining Room Service $25
CUL-178 Farm to Plate $75
CUL-180 French Regional Cuisines $75
CUL-186 Mediterranean Cuisine $75
CUL-215 Cuisine of the Americas $75
CUL-216 International Cuisine $75
CUL-236 Restaurant Capstone $75
CUL-277 SCWE in Culinary Arts $5*
CUL-280 Butchery and Charcuterie $75
DAT-121 Dental Health Education $50
DAT-124 Expanded Functions/Specialties $75
DAT-127 Dental Radiography $50
DAT-154 Clinical Procedures I $75
DAT-177 Dental Office Experience $75
DAT-185 Dental Specialties $75
DHG-121 Dental Radiography $75
DHG-151 Dental Hygiene Principles $75
DHG-165 Clinical Dental Hygiene I $75
DHG-175 Clinical Dental Hygiene II $75
DHG-231 Dental Health Education $50
DHG-241 Integrated Dental Hygiene I $50
DHG-244 Dental Materials $50
DHG-255 Clinical Dental Hygiene III $75
DHG-265 Clinical Dental Hygiene IV $75
ECD-243 Supervised Field Experience I $5*
EDU-241 Learners and Diversity $5*
EEM-113 DC Circuits I $25
EEM-119 AC Circuits I $25
EEM-151 Motor Controls I $25
EEM-163 Residential Wiring I $50
EEM-167 Commercial/Industrial Wiring I $50
EEM-173 Electrical Installation I $50
EEM-273 Electronics Senior Project $50
EGR-170 Engineering Materials $25
EMS-102 Principles of Emergency Medical Care I $50
EMS-103 Principles of Emergency Medical Care II $5*
EMS-107 Advanced Emergency Care I $50
EMS-108 Advanced Emergency Care II $5*
EMS-211 Advanced Clinical Experience I $5*
EMS-212 EMS Field Internship $5*
EMS-214 Advanced Clinical Experience II $5*
EMS-217 Introduction to Electrocardiography $50
EMS-219 Advanced EMS Field Internship II $5*
EMS-220 Paramedic Internship I $5*
EMS-221 Paramedic Internship II $5*
EMS-222 Paramedic Internship III $50
EMS-234 Paramedic Emergency Medical Care II $50
EMS-236 Paramedic Emergency Medical Care IV $50
FLM-101 Filmmaking Fundamentals $5*
FLM-152 Film Equipment $5*
FLM-153 Film Lighting $25
FLM-155 Film Production I $50
FLM-156 Film Production II $75
FLM-157 Set Construction/Props/Art $25
FLM-181 Special Topics in Film II $5*
FLM-182 Special Topics in Film III $5*
FLM-183 Special Topics in Film IV $5*
FLM-230 Animation Production $25
FLM-240 Insert Stage Techniques $25
FLM-252 Cinematography $5*
FLM-255 Film Production III $5*
FLM-256 Film Production IV $5*
FLM-260 Professional Experience in Film $5*
FLM-261 Professional Experience in Film II $5*
FLM-262 Professional Experience in Film III $5*
FLM-263 Professional Experience in Film IV $5*
FLM-264 Professional Experience in Film V $5*
FLM-265 Documentary Filmmaking $5*
FLM-269 Film Production Practicum $50
FLM-272 Directing for the Camera $5*
HIM-110 Health Information Science I $25
HIM-120 Health Information Science II $25
HIM-140 Current Procedural Terminology I $25
HIM-141 Current Procedural Terminology II $25
HIM-163 Supervised Clinical Practice I $5*
HIM-164 Supervised Clinical Practice II $5*
HIM-216 Coding and Classification I $25
HIM-225 Coding and Classification II $25
HIM-264 Clinical Practice IV $5*
HOS-106 Introduction to Production Kitchens $50
HOS-145 Dining Room Operations $25
HOS-251 Introduction to Wine $50
HOS-253 Beer Basics $50
HOS-261 Distilled Spirits $50
HOS-264 Food and Beverage Pairing $50
HOS-272 SCWE in Hospitality/Tourism Management $5*
HRT-102 Landscape Design $25
HRT-212 Commercial Landscape Design $5*
HRT-240 Pesticides $15
HRT-269 Edible Landscaping $25
HUS-250 Supervised Field Placement I $5*
HUS-251 Supervised Field Placement II $5*
HUS-252 Field Placement for Addictions I $5*
HUS-253 Field Placement for Addictions II $5*
LEG-242 Law Practice Workshop $5*
MAP-101 Audio Techniques I $25
MAP-110 Editing I $25
MAP-120 Image Production I $5*
MAP-122 Field Production I $5*
MAP-126 Media Arts Photography $25
MAP-130 Lighting Fundamentals $25
MAP-141 Journalism for Media $5*
MAP-190 Introduction to Animation $25
MAP-208 Location Sound Recording $5*
MAP-222 Field Production II $5*
MAP-223 Interview and Discussion $5*
MAP-224 Field Production III $5*
MAP-226 Producing and Directing $5*
MAP-271 SCWE in Media Arts Production I $5*
MAP-272 SCWE in Media Arts Production II $5*
MAP-273 SCWE in Media Arts Production III $5*
MAP-280 Media Arts Exit Portfolio $25
MED-122 Medical Assisting Lab Procedures I $60
MED-125 Medical Assisting Advanced Lab $70
MED-141 Medical Office Clinical Skills I $20
MED-142 Medical Office Clinical Skills II $25
MLT-102 Medical Lab Fundamentals $50
MLT-105 Medical Microbiology $50
MLT-106 Introduction to Urinalysis and Body Fluids $50
MLT-107 Clinical Experience in Urinalysis and Body Fluids $50
MLT-109 Hematology I $50
MLT-111 Hematology II $50
MLT-112 Introduction to Parasitology $50
MLT-115 Immunology $50
MLT-120 Immunohematology $50
MLT-151 Clinical Experience in Phlebotomy $50
MLT-206 Advanced Microbiology I $50
MLT-207 Advanced Microbiology II $50
MLT-211 Advanced Hematology I $50
MLT-212 Advanced Hematology II $50
MLT-219 Clinical Instrumentation $50
MLT-270 Clinical Applications $50
MTT-111 Machine Tool Theory and Practice I $50
MTT-112 Machine Tool Theory and Practice II $50
MTT-253 CNC Programming and Operation $50
NUR-102 Basic Nursing Care Skills $25
NUR-104 Nursing Care Management I $25
NUR-158 Health Promotion for Families I $25
NUR-195 Patient-Centered Nursing Care I $25
NUR-205 Patient-Centered Nursing Care II $25
NUR-206 Clinical Skills Application $5*
NUR-207 Mental Health Promotion $5*
NUR-208 Health Promotion for Families II $25
NUR-210 Complex Health Problems $25
NUR-219 Nursing Management and Leadership $25
OTA-105 Therapeutic Analysis in Occupational Therapy $50
OTA-142 OTA Clinical Introduction I $50
OTA-144 OTA Clinical Introduction II $50
OTA-161 Psychosocial Dysfunction II $50
OTA-164 Physical Dysfunction $50
OTA-176 Pediatric Development and Dysfunction $50
OTA-203 Kinesiology for Occupational Therapy $50
OTA-213 Group Process and Dynamics $50
OTA-262 OTA Clinical Application I $50
OTA-264 OTA Clinical Application II $50
PHM-101 Introduction to Pharmacy Tech $5
PHM-111 Applied Pharmacy Practice Laboratory $25
PHM-152 Pharmacy Technician Practicum I $5*
PHM-164 Pharmacy Technician Practicum II $5*
PHM-175 Pharmacy Technician Practicum $5*
PHM-250 Special Topics in Pharmacy $5*
PHY-201 Physics I $25
PHY-202 Physics II $25
PHY-221 University Physics I $25
PHY-222 University Physics II $25
PTH-202 Physical Therapy Modalities $50
PTH-230 Clinical Electrotherapy $75
PTH-252 Clinical Practice $5*
PTH-266 Physical Therapy Practicum I $5*
PTH-276 Physical Therapy Practicum II $5*
RAD-102 Radiology Patience Care Procedures $20
RAD-152 Applied Radiography I $5*
RAD-165 Applied Radiography II $5*
RAD-175 Applied Radiography III $5*
RAD-258 Advanced Radiography I $5*
RAD-268 Advanced Radiography II $5*
RES-121 Respiratory Skills I $50
RES-152 Clinical Applications II $50
RES-160 Clinical I $5*
RES-161 Clinical II $5*
RES-253 Advanced Clinical Studies I $75
RES-254 Advanced Clinical Studies II $75
SAC-208 Supervised Field Experience School-Age/Youth $5*
SAC-209 Intro Special Education School-Age/Youth $5*
SFT-109 Lifetime Fitness and Wellness $25
SFT-110 Weight Training: Theory and Application $25
SFT-130 Aerobics Instructor Training $25
SFT-202 Internship for the Personal Trainer $5*
VET-101 Animal Breeds and Husbandry $5*
VET-160 Clinical Techniques II $5*
VET-170 Veterinary Technician Externship $50
VET-180 Preceptorship $50
VET-207 Large Animal Clinical Practice $5*
VET-215 Laboratory Animal Medicine $5*
VET-250 Clinical Techniques III $5*
WLD-111 Arc Welding I $50
WLD-113 Arc Welding II $50
WLD-118 Gas Metal Arc Welding Ferrous I $50
WLD-120 Flux Cored Arc Welding I $50
WLD-122 Gas Metal Arc Welding Nonferrous I $50
WLD-132 Inert Gas Welding Ferrous $50
WLD-135 Inert Gas Welding of Aluminum $50
WLD-152 Tungsten Arc Welding $50
WLD-170 Qualification Welding $50
WLD-225 Arc Welding Pipe I $50
WLD-228 Inert Gas Welding Pipe I $50

Digital Course Materials Fees

Starting Fall Semester 2018, students in the courses listed below will be able to access online course materials, such as textbooks, study guides, practice quizzes and other materials, through the college’s online course management system (D2L). Students in these courses will pay substantially less for course materials and will have access to the materials as soon as classes begin. The college plans to expand the program to include more courses in the future. Please note that the state waivers regulations do not waive digital course materials fees. Students must pay these fees.

ACC 102 $115.25
ART 101 $62.50
ART 107 $66
ART 108 $66
CPT 102 $99
ECO 210 $115.25
ECO 211 $115.25
EGR 194 $40.50
ENG 260 $51
EVT 101 $90.50
HIS 104 $66
HIS 105 $66
IDS 109 $59
MAT 031 $59
MAT 031 (FT) $107
MAT 032 $59
MAT 032 (FT) $107
MAT 110 $104.50
MAT 111 $104.50
MGT 120 $96
SOC 101 $66
SPC 205 $66
SPC 209 $66

New Classes for Spring 2019

BAF 101 $104
BUS 101 $76
CPT 172 $59
CPT 174 $59
CPT 179 $59
CPT 290 $59
MKT 101 $100
MKT 130 $100
MGT 101 $100
MGT 201 $100
MGT 270 $72
MKT 101 $100
MKT 130 $100
IDS $22.50

Tuition Waivers

South Carolina Tuition Tax Credit