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Baking/PastryBusiness Management/Administration • Cosmetology • 
Criminal Justice • CulinaryHIMMicrosoft Network Technician
Nursing • OTA • ParalegalPharmacy Technician


  Program of Study: Baking and Pastry Arts Certificate / Pastry Arts Certificate

 College/University  Year Cost  Estimated Total Degree Tuition/Fees Degree Savings at GTC  SACSCOC Regional Accreditation 
 Greenville Technical College  $2,295*  $2,295***  ------  Yes
 Virginia College  $15,891**  $15,891  $13,596  No
 
SOURCE: Institutional websites July 2014

*Year cost for Greenville Technical College for the Baking and Pastry Arts Certificate is based on 3 semesters, which is the total number of semesters to complete the program. The total number of credit hours required to complete the program is 30.
**Year cost for Virginia College for the Pastry Arts Certificate is based on 3 quarters, which is the total number of quarters to complete the program. The total number of credit hours required to complete the program is 48.
***Greenville Technical College tuition based off in-county tuition utilizing lottery at 12 credit hours per semester and taking three semesters.


  Program of Study:  Business Management/Administration Associate in Applied Science

 College/University  Year Cost*  Total Degree Tuition/Fees** Degree Savings at GTC  SACSCOC Regional Accreditation 
 Greenville Technical College  $2,721***  $5,018 -------- YES
 Brown Mackie College  $12,763****  $33,186  $28,168 NO
 Virginia College  $13,600*****  $37,060  $32,042 NO
 
SOURCE: Institutional websites July 2014

*Year cost represents a representative sample full credit hour load per institution website
**Based off of Business Management or Administration associate degree
***Greenville Technical College tuition based off in-county tuition utilizing lottery at 12 credit hours per semester and taking three semesters
****Year cost for Brown Mackie based off of 10 classes per year
*****Estimate of the direct costs associated with a freshman student attending Virginia College, full time, for one academic year 


  Program of Study: Cosmetology Diploma / Cosmetology Certificate

 College/University  Year Cost  Estimated Total Degree Tuition/Fees Degree Savings at GTC  SACSCOC Regional Accreditation 
 Greenville Technical College  $2,458*  $4,272***  ------  Yes
 Virginia College  $12,735**  $21,225  $16,953  No
 
SOURCE: Institutional websites July 2014

*Year cost for Greenville Technical College for the Cosmetology Diploma is based on the recommended program schedule, including the first 2 semesters of 16 credit hours respectively 12 credit hours. The total number of credit hours required to complete the program is 52, equivalent of 1500 clock hours.
** Year cost for Virginia College for the Cosmetology Certificate is based on the first 2 payment periods. The price per payment period for the first 2 payment periods is $6,367.5 while for the last 2 payment periods the price per payment period is $4,245,. The definition of an academic year for the cosmetology program is 900 clock hours and completion of at least 26 weeks, with the price per clock hour equal to $14.15.
***Greenville Technical College tuition based off in-county tuition utilizing lottery at 12 credit hours per semester and taking three semesters.


  Program of Study: Criminal Justice Associate in Applied Science

 College/University  Year Cost  Estimated Total Degree Tuition/Fees Degree Savings at GTC  SACSCOC Regional Accreditation 
 Greenville Technical College  $4,331*  $5,721***  ------  Yes
 Brown Mackie College  $11,272.5**  $30,060  $24,339  No
 
SOURCE: Institutional websites July 2014

 *Year cost for Greenville Technical College for the Criminal Justice AAS is based on 3 semesters, equivalent of 46 credit hours according to the recommended program schedule. The total number of semesters to complete the program is 4. The total number of credit hours required to complete the program is 61.
**Year cost for Brown Mackie College - Greenville for the Criminal Justice AAS is based on 3 quarters. The price per quarter is $3,757.5 while the total number of quarters required to complete the program is 8. The total number of credit hours required to complete the program is 90.
***Greenville Technical College tuition based off in-county tuition utilizing lottery at 12 credit hours per semester and taking three semesters.


  Program of Study: Culinary Education Certificate /Culinary Arts Certificate

 College/University  Year Cost  Estimated Total Degree Tuition/Fees Degree Savings at GTC  SACSCOC Regional Accreditation 
 Greenville Technical College  $1,727*  $2,208***  ------  Yes
 Virginia College  $15,891**  $15,891  $13,683  No
 
SOURCE: Institutional websites July 2014

*Year cost for Greenville Technical College for the Culinary Education Certificate is based on 3 semesters, equivalent of 22 credit hours according to the recommended program schedule. The total number of semesters to complete the program is 4. The total number of credit hours required to complete the program is 28.
**Year cost for Virginia College for the Culinary Arts Certificate is based on 3 quarters, which is the total number of quarters to complete the program. The total number of credit hours required to complete the program is 48.
***Greenville Technical College tuition based off in-county tuition utilizing lottery at 12 credit hours per semester and taking three semesters.


  Program of Study: Health Information Management Associate in Applied Science / Healthcare Reimbursement Associate in Applied Science

 College/University  Year Cost  Estimated Total Degree Tuition/Fees  Degree Savings at GTC  SACSCOC Regional Accreditation 
 Greenville Technical College  $5,297*  $7,594***  ------  Yes
 Virginia College  $13,932**  $37,152  $29,558  No
 
SOURCE: Institutional websites July 2014

*Year cost for Greenville Technical College for the Health Information Management AAS is based on 3 semesters, equivalent of 52 credit hours according to the recommended program schedule. The total number of semesters to complete the program is 5. The total number of credit hours required to complete the program is 76.
**Year cost for Virginia College for the Healthcare Reimbursement AAS is based on 3 quarters. The price per quarter is $4,644 while the total number of quarters required to complete the program is 8. The total number of credit hours required to complete the program is 96, equivalent of 12 credit hours per quarter.
***Greenville Technical College tuition based off in-county tuition utilizing lottery at 12 credit hours per semester and taking three semesters.


  Program of Study: Microsoft Network Technician Certificate / Network Technician Certificate

 College/University  Year Cost  Estimated Total Degree Tuition/Fees  Degree Savings at GTC  SACSCOC Regional Accreditation 
 Greenville Technical College  $1,656*  $1,656***  ------  Yes
 Virginia College  $14,652**  $14,652  $12,996  No
 
SOURCE: Institutional websites July 2014

 *Year cost for Greenville Technical College for the Microsoft Network Technician Certificate is based on 3 semesters, which is the total number of semesters to complete the program. The total number of credit hours required to complete the program is 21.
**Year cost for Virginia College for the Network Technician Certificate is based on 3 quarters, which is the total number of quarters to complete the program. The total number of credit hours required to complete the program is 36.
***Greenville Technical College tuition based off in-county tuition utilizing lottery at 12 credit hours per semester and taking three semesters.


  Program of Study: Nursing Associate in Applied Science

 College/University  Year Cost  Estimated Total Degree Tuition/Fees Degree Savings at GTC  SACSCOC Regional Accreditation 
 Greenville Technical College  $3,687*  $5,913***  ------  Yes
Brown Mackie College  $17,820**  $47,520  $41,607  No
 
SOURCE: Institutional websites July 2014

 *Year cost for Greenville Technical College for the Nursing AAS is based on the first 3 phases: pre-nursing, phase I and phase II, equivalent of 42 credit hours according to the recommended program schedule. The total number of phases to complete the program is 5. The total number of credit hours required to complete the program is 68.
**Year cost for Brown Mackie College - Greenville for the Nursing AAS is based on 3 quarters. The price per quarter is $5,940 while the total number of quarters required to complete the program is 8. The total number of credit hours required to complete the program is 108.
***Greenville Technical College tuition based off in-county tuition utilizing lottery at 12 credit hours per semester and taking three semesters.


  Program of Study: Occupational Therapy Assistant Associate in Applied Science

 College/University  Year Cost  Estimated Total Degree Tuition/Fees Degree Savings at GTC  SACSCOC Regional Accreditation 
 Greenville Technical College  $3,100*  $6,662***  ------  Yes
 Brown Mackie College  $14,436**  $38,496  $31,834  No
 
SOURCE: Institutional websites July 2014

*Year cost for Greenville Technical College for the Occupational Therapy Assistant AAS is based on the Phase I (3 semesters), equivalent of 35 credit hours according to the recommended program schedule. The total number of semesters to complete the program is 7. The total number of credit hours required to complete the program is 77.
**Year cost for Brown Mackie College - Greenville for the Occupational Therapy Assistant AAS is based on 3 quarters. The price per quarter is $4,812 while the total number of quarters required to complete the program is 8. The total number of credit hours required to complete the program is 96.
***Greenville Technical College tuition based off in-county tuition utilizing lottery at 12 credit hours per semester and taking three semesters.


  Program of Study: Paralegal Associate in Applied Science

 College/University  Year Cost  Estimated Total Degree Tuition/Fees Degree Savings at GTC  SACSCOC Regional Accreditation 
 Greenville Technical College  $2,721*  $5,018***  ------  Yes
 Virginia College  $11,272.5**  $30,060  $25,042  No
 
SOURCE: Institutional websites July 2014

 *Year cost for Greenville Technical College for the Paralegal AAS is based on 3 semesters, equivalent of 36 credit hours according to the recommended program schedule. The total number of semesters to complete the program is 5. The total number of credit hours required to complete the program is 63.
**Year cost for Brown Mackie College - Greenville for the Paralegal AAS is based on 3 quarters. The price per quarter is $3,757.5 while the total number of quarters required to complete the program is 8. The total number of credit hours required to complete the program is 90.
***Greenville Technical College tuition based off in-county tuition utilizing lottery at 12 credit hours per semester and taking three semesters.


  Program of Study: Pharmacy Technician Certificate

 College/University  Year Cost  Estimated Total Degree Tuition/Fees  Degree Savings at GTC  SACSCOC Regional Accreditation 
 Greenville Technical College  $1,994*  $1,994***  ------  Yes
 Virginia College  $13,932**  $23,220  $21,226  No
 
SOURCE: Institutional websites July 2014

 *Year cost for Greenville Technical College for the Pharmacy Technician Certificate is based on 2 semesters, which is the total number of semesters to complete the program. The total number of credit hours required to complete the program is 24.
**Year cost for Virginia College for the Pharmacy Technician is based on 3 quarters. The price per quarter is $4,644 while the total number of quarters required to complete the program is 5. The total number of credit hours required to complete the program is 60, equivalent of 12 credit hours per quarter.
***Greenville Technical College tuition based off in-county tuition utilizing lottery at 12 credit hours per semester and taking three semesters.