Cost & Financial Aid

Net Price Calculator

The Net Price Calculator is provided to give students and families an estimated cost of attending college.  

Please Note: These estimated costs include living expenses beyond the tuition, fees, books and supplies that students pay directly to Piedmont Technical College.

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Calculator Terminology

  • Cost of Attendance: Includes estimates for tuition and fees; books and supplies; room and board; and other expenses that students may incur while in college.  Also referred to as Price of Attendance. For further information, click here.

  • Estimated Family Contribution (EFC): The amount your family is expected to contribute towards your cost of attending college. This amount is determined by the US Department of Education from the information provided on the FAFSA.

  • FAFSA: Free Application for Federal Student Aid, http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/, must be completed to determine eligibility for federal and state aid.

  • LIFE Scholarship: SC high school students who graduate with a cumulative 3.0 GPA and meet all LIFE eligibility requirements.  For the LIFE criteria, click here.

  • Price of Attendance: Includes estimates for tuition and fees; books and supplies; room and board; and other expenses that students may incur while in college.  Also referred to as Cost of Attendance. For further information, click here.

  • Residency: For tuition and fee purposes, Piedmont Technical College follows the South Carolina Code of Laws, Sections 59-112 to 59-112-100. See additional information on the different residency calculation.