Learn about the area schools and institutions surrounding Lake Keowee.
School District of Oconee County:
The mission of the School District of Oconee County is to develop responsible, productive, and confident lifelong learners by providing developmentally appropriate and innovative education experiences in partnership with home, business and community. There are 22 school locations in Oconee County. The School District office can be reached at (864) 638-4000.
Pickens County Schools:
The School District of Pickens County, an acknowledged leader in excellence, will emphasize high academic achievement and career preparation for all students through quality educational opportunities in a caring and safe environment. There are 26 school locations in the Pickens School District serving over 15,000 students. The Pickens County School District can be reached at (864) 855-8150.
Anderson College Anderson College is a private coed Liberal Arts College founded in 1911 by the people of Anderson and the South Carolina Baptist Convention. Anderson College offers bachelor’s degrees in art, biology, business, business administration, Christian ministry, communications, elementary education, english, history, human services and resources, mathematics, music, music education, physical education, psychology, religion and Spanish. For information, call: (864) 231-2000. or 1-800-542-3594.
Clemson University is a state-supported, land grant university located on the shores of Lake Hartwell. It was founded in 1889 from a bequest by Thomas Green Clemson on the former plantation of his father-in-law, John C. Calhoun. For more information on Clemson, call (864)-656-3311.
Tri-County Technical College:
Tri-County Technical College Tri-County Technical College serves the residents of Anderson, Oconee and Pickens counties, enrolling approximately 18,000 students each year in its degree and continuing education programs. Tri-County offers 31 major fields of study in high-demand career fields, including engineering technology, industrial technology, business, health and public service. An exemplary university transfer program, along with developmental curricula for those who need basic academic skills, provide a solid foundation for further education and opportunity. Call (864) 225-2250 or (864) 646-8361.
Southern Wesleyan University:
Founded by The Wesleyan Church in 1906, Southern Wesleyan University is a Christian community of learners that recognizes God as the source of all truth and wisdom. The university seeks to create an atmosphere in which the community works together toward wholeness through the integration of faith, learning, and living. For more information call (864) 644-5000.