Tri-County Technical College is a public, two-year community college dedicated to serving as a catalyst for the economic and lifelong development of the citizens of Anderson, Oconee, and Pickens Counties through outstanding programs and unparalleled service. An open admissions institution with primary focus on teaching and learning, the College serves approximately 6,000 to 7,000 students through both on-campus and distance learning courses. The College grants certificates, diplomas, and associate degrees in technical, career, and transfer programs. The College also offers certificates in continuing education programs.
Established in 1962, Tri-County Tech is part of the South Carolina statewide system of 16 technical colleges and has an "Open door" admissions policy. TCTC has more than 65 associate degree, diploma, and certificate programs in industrial and engineering technology, health education, business and human services, and offers university transfer of credits for other disciplines.