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Why Choose HGTC?

Horry-Georgetown Technical College

Why Choose HGTC?

The world is a different place than it was when Horry-Georgetown Technical College was founded in 1966. Nevertheless, the college remains as focused today on providing an up-to-date education for our students as we were decades ago. HGTC was founded on a commitment to prepare people for jobs, sustain a high job-placement rate, and facilitate university transfers.

Ten Great Reasons to Attend HGTC

  1. HGTC's classes are convenient and flexible

    HGTC's students come from all ages and stages of life, often with many responsibilities. To meet the needs of our diverse student population, HGTC offers flexible schedules that work with your life.

  2. HGTC is relevant

    HGTC provides state-of-the-art training in such hot job markets as Cisco networking, natural resources management, tourism and hospitality, and many health-related fields. Faculty works directly with area employers to make sure the education you receive is preparing you for success in your chosen career.

  3. HGTC classes transfer

    HGTC has transfer agreements with Coastal Carolina, Clemson, Charleston Southern, and Francis Marion Universities, as well as many other senior institutions, to ensure that the majority of the classes you take here will easily transfer so you can earn your bachelor's, master's and other professional degrees.

  4. HGTC is affordable

    At HGTC, you'll get a quality college education at an affordable price, and financial aid can help bring your future into reach.

  5. HGTC has the programs you want

    Whether you want a good start on a bachelor's degree or you're ready to get to work as soon as possible, HGTC's many degree, diploma, and certificate programs ensure that there is a career path that's right for you.

  6. HGTC's faculty is the best

    Professors from across the US and other nations have joined HGTC to bring a wealth of real-world experience and perspective to the learning environment. You will learn how the career of your choice really works from instructors who are experts in their fields.

  7. 3 convenient campus locations and online learning

    HGTC's campuses in Conway, Myrtle Beach, and Georgetown ensure that your education is within easy driving distance of your home, no matter where you live. And, if online learning options are more convenient for you, you'll still have access to the library, faculty, and tutoring services.

  8. You'll get the attention you deserve

    HGTC's faculty and staff are committed to helping you succeed, so you'll receive personal attention from everyone. Small classes ensure that you have an opportunity for individualized learning, unlike what you might find at a larger college.

  9. You'll earn more

    Technical college graduates earn, on average, about 30% more than high school graduates. Whether you continue on to a senior institution or go right to work, HGTC can provide you with a solid foundation for higher earnings. Ninety percent of HGTC graduates land great jobs or transfer to pursue senior degrees.

  10. You'll succeed in your career and in life

    Students who attend college hone their critical-thinking, written and oral communication, and analytical skills, while gaining knowledge that enriches their lives in many ways. Learning extends beyond the classroom, and HGTC offers many clubs, organizations, and opportunities for students to make lasting connections with community leaders and friends.

We’re ready to answer your questions about HGTC!

For more information, contact Admissions at (843) 347-3186 or by email at admissions@hgtc.edu. We’re excited to see you on campus!