Northeastern Technical College

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Why should you choose NETC?

Save on Tuition Fees

Northeastern Technical College provides a quality education at an affordable price. Attending NETC for your first two years of college can help you save up to $4,100 per semester on the cost of college tuition. Compare tuition costs at other South Carolina colleges and universities and save at NETC! Compare & Save

Start Here, Go There

Many students start college unclear about their career plans. NETC can provide you with the general studies of a four-year university — at the fraction of the cost — as you make important career decisions. NETC works closely with other colleges and universities to provide seamless transfer opportunities for NETC students who want to continue their education beyond an associate degree. Talk to your advisor about Bridge & Transfer Opportunities.

Earn Money While Earning A Degree

At NETC, you can apply to an internship program that gives you the opportunity to work while going to school. Learn about the Duke Energy Power Careers Program.

NETC also has a unique apprenticeship program that is designed to combine education and on-the-job training to prepare students for high-skill positions that the job market increasingly demands. Learn about the INA Apprenticeship Program.

Go to College for FREE

If you qualify for a LIFE Scholarship, you can go to college at almost no cost! LIFE Scholarships funds full tuition each year for eligible students attending NETC. LIFE Scholarship recipients will also qualify for a $150 per semester book allowance. Learn about the LIFE Scholarship.

Financial Help Is Available

The lack of personal money should not deter you from pursuing your dream of going to college. We can help you identify the resources and options available to help you with tuition, fees, books and supplies so you can start your pathway to a college degree. Search for Financial Aid.

We Want You to Succeed

NETC offers a tight-knit learning environment where you will receive one-on-one attention from dedicated instructors. When you enroll in NETC, you will be assigned an academic advisor who will guide you every step of the way so you may achieve your educational or career goals. Learn more about Student Resources.


If you are a new student to NETC, you will need to complete these 5 Steps for Enrollment.

Step 1: Apply to NETC

Apply to NETC by completing an admissions application and paying the required non-refundable $30 application fee by the deadline. Apply online or download an application and submit it to any of our campuses with the required fee.

Quick Tip: Application fees must be paid before application can be processed.

Step 2: Apply for Financial Aid

Apply for financial aid by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Assistance (FAFSA) form on-line before the deadline to get your financial aid started. NETC’s school code is 007602. Visit FAFSA to get started today.

Quick Tip: Start the financial aid process early to avoid a delay in your registration. Learn more!

Step 3: Submit Transcripts

Submit your final, official transcripts for high school/GED and all colleges attended to the Admissions Office. Mail to: Northeastern Technical College, 1201 Chesterfield Highway, Cheraw, S.C. 29520.

Step 4: Schedule a Placement Test

Schedule an ACCUPLACER Placement Test by calling (843) 921-1461. The ACCUPLACER placement test may be waived if you have transfer credit in English or math or if you have taken the SAT or ACT within the last two years and have the appropriate test scores. (SAT Reading – 480 and Math – 480) or (ACT Composite – 20)

Step 5: Attend Open Registration

Once you apply for admission, you will receive an acceptance letter inviting you to the next open registration event. At open registration, new students will have a brief orientation session, meet with their advisor to select classes, register and pay fees, obtain ID and parking decal, and purchase books.

View Current Course Schedules

Quick Tip: Be sure you have completed all enrollment steps and finalized your financial aid before attending registration. 

Congratulations! You are ready to attend class!

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Need more reasons to attend NETC?

Convenience
  • Four campuses located in Pageland, Cheraw, Bennettsville and Dillon. Campuses
  • Flexible scheduling with day, evening and online classes. Course Descriptions & Outlines
  • Distance learning classes that allow you to take credit courses at a campus nearest to your home. Distance Education
Variety

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