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Welcome to York Technical College


You are one step away from your dream job, dream promotion, or dream degree. For almost 60 years, York
Technical College has provided excellence in teaching and learning, directly contributing to the economic
growth in South Carolina through student success and achievement.

As a public, two-year institution, York Technical College offers associate degrees, diplomas, and certificates in
over 100 programs of study, as well as an award-winning program that will allow you to transfer to a four-year
institution. As a College, we believe in creating an inclusive learning environment, smaller classroom sizes, and
classroom settings that allow you to work with emerging technology.

Founded in 1964 with just 60 students, York Technical College now welcomes between 5,000 to 7,000 credit
students each year at its main campus in Rock Hill, conveniently located off Interstate 77, as well as its offcampus center in Chester. At York Technical College, you receive a best-in-class education that is affordable, convenient, and accessible. Start your journey today and upgrade your future.


  • Founded: 1964
  • Main Campus Size: 124 acres
  • Main Campus Buildings: 15
  • Off-Campus Size: 59.2 acres
  • Off-Campus Buildings: 8



(Annual Unduplicated Headcount)

  • Credit Students: 7,182
  • FTE Enrollment: 3,839



  • Full-Time Employees: 302
  • Part-Time Employees: 326


Academic Programs and Awards

  • Programs of Study: 108
  • Degrees, Diplomas, Certificates Awarded: 783



  • Total Budget: $38.9 Million
  • Economic Impact: $192 Million