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How to Apply and Register

Now it is time to get down to business and start your college career. Below are seven steps to help you apply to the college and get ready for class! 

  1. Apply/Admissions -
    • If you are new to TTC and have never applied before, complete the online application here and submit the $30 nonrefundable fee.
      If you are new to TTC but have applied within the last two years, complete an 
      Application Update Form.
    • Submit proof of English and math proficiency: a final, official S.C. high school transcript with a weighted GPA of 3.0 or higher from the last five years; qualifying ACT or SAT scores; previous college coursework or scores from the TTC Placement Test.
    • Submit proof of high school graduation or GED. Note: For S.C. high school graduates, a final, official S.C. high school transcript is preferred but not required.
    • Submit proof of lawful presence in the United States.
  2. Financial Aid - Apply for all aid, including SC lottery-funded tuition assistance, by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Some scholarships may not require a FAFSA.
  3. Orientation - Complete orientation online or in person on any campus.
  4. Register - Make an appointment and meet with your assigned academic advisor to register for classes. Once you register, purchase your books.
  5. Pay Tuition - Pay tuition and fees by the published deadlines.
  6. Attend Classes - Congratulations! You are now ready to attend class. Be sure to attend class or log in and participate in an online class on the first day so you are not dropped from the class roster.

Application Process

Don't worry - applying to Trident Technical College is easy. You can apply online or with a paper application.

Online Application

Applying online is the quickest and easiest way to apply. It also ensures the accuracy of your data. To apply online, watch the short video below and then click Apply Now.  Once you have applied, review the specific admission requirements for you. Requirements are based on the type or category of student, such as first-time freshman or transfer student.

Paper Application

If you prefer, you can print the admission application. Once you have completed it, you can fax, mail or submit the application to an Admissions office on any Trident Technical College campus. 

NOTE: There are separate applications for Nursing and Health Sciences programs. Visit the links for more information.

Admissions Office

The Admissions office staff is ready to welcome you to the college and answer any questions you may have about the admission process. Admissions offices are located on all campuses.

Main Campus
Bldg. 410/Room 110
8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Phone: 843.574.6558
Fax: 843.574.6483

Palmer Campus
Room 121
Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Phone: 843.722.5502
Fax: 843.722.5523

Berkeley Campus
Room 111
Monday-Wednesday, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Thursday, 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
Friday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Phone: 843.899.8063
Fax: 843.899.8084

Mount Pleasant Campus
Check in with staff in lobby.
Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Phone: 843.958.5810
Fax: 843.958.5811

Check application and application update status
Main Campus 843.574.6558

Check residency information

International Students

Berkeley Campus

Palmer Campus

Mount Pleasant Campus