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Gamecock Gateway

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Students in the Gamecock Gateway program experience twice the value. Gain access to living and learning resources from both MTC and USC ... all for the price of one!

Pay Your Bill

All tuition and fees for Gamecock Gateway students are consolidated, and must be paid through your MyMTC account.

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Financial Aid

For many students, financial aid is the most effective way to gain access to an affordable college education. All Gamecock Gateway students apply for financial aid through Midlands Technical College. 

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Tuition and Fees

Tuition and fees can vary depending on residency and total credit hours. Estimated college expenses in Gamecock Gateway for the 2022-23 year are itemized on the chart below. Remember, this is the general “sticker price” of attending Gamecock Gateway, and it does not take into account your potential financial aid and scholarship awards.

The university’s Board of Trustees sets program fees, housing, and dining costs in July for the next academic year. 

Estimated Expenses In Area Students (Richland, Lexington, Fairfield Counties) In State, but Out of Area Students
  Fall Spring Year Total Fall  Spring Year Total
Midlands Technical College Tuition and Fees* $3,713 $3,663 $7,376 $4,418 $4,368 $8,786
Gamecock Gateway Program Fee  $2,011 $1,916 $3,927 $2,011 $1,916 $3,927
 Housing Fee** $3,240 $3,190 $6,430 $3,240 $3,190 $6,430
 Meal Plan*** $2,210 $2,210 $4,420 $2,210 $2,210 $4,420
TOTAL     $22,153     $23,563


*Midlands Technical College tuition and fees reflect 2022-2023 rates for reference. 2023-2023 tuition rates provided above are based on a 15-credit hour load. Additional credit hours above 15 will require additional tuition and fees. Access the most current MTC Tuition and Fees information online.

**Fall term fees include one-time application and enrollment fees. Advance deposit of $750 is required for fall, and applies as an advanced payment toward the housing fee for fall.

***This estimate is based upon a required all-access meal plan. Additional plans are available

Gamecock Gateway is typically reserved for students with in-state status in South Carolina. In the case that a student does not qualify, here is a fee breakdown from 2022-2023. 
  Out of State Students
  Fall  Spring Year Total
MTC Tuition & Fees $9,353 $9,303 $18,656
Gamecock Gateway Program Fees  $2,229 $2,134 $4,363
Housing Fee $3,240 $3,190 $6,430
Meal Plan $2,210 $2,210 $4,420
Estimated Total Cost      $33,869

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