Graduate Schools in South Carolina

For academic year 2019-2020, 31 graduate schools are active - 12 public and 19 private graduate schools.
  • The 2020 average graduate tuition & fees of South Carolina graduate schools is $13,367 for South Carolina residents and $19,691 for out-of-state students. Presbyterian College has the highest graduate tuition & fees of $53,400 and Furman University has the lowest graduate tuition & fees of $7,513.
  • Total 26,746 students have enrolled in graduate schools in South Carolina. University of South Carolina-Columbia is the largest graduate school with 8,062 graduate students. For the enrollment statistics, we exclude colleges whose rate of online students is higher than 50%.
  • University of South Carolina-Columbia offers the most number of graduate programs of 209 programs.
  • Clemson University offers the most number of online graduate programs of 37 programs via distance learning.

31 Graduate Schools in South Carolina Comparison Table

Next table lists all graduate schools located in South Carolina. You can sort them to compare the schools focusing on specific topics by clicking each column title. The "-" value in table means that the corresponding data has not been reported or available.
College NameSouth Carolina Residents Tuition & FeesOut-of-State Tuition & FeesStudent Population (Total)Graduate Student PopulationNumber of Graduate ProgramsNumber of Full-time Faculty
Allen University
Columbia, SC
-$8,90074345-38
Anderson University
Anderson, SC
$9,620$11,1783,42954816155
Charleston Southern University
Charleston, SC
$7,540$7,8003,41446925213
Bob Jones University
Greenville, SC
$11,719$9,5733,00535819181
Southern Wesleyan University
Central, SC
$15,075$13,7261,551325654
College of Charleston
Charleston, SC
$14,230$36,59210,78390333534
Citadel Military College of South Carolina
Charleston, SC
$10,890$18,5403,76385247210
Claflin University
Orangeburg, SC
$11,042$12,0352,172924112
Clemson University
Clemson, SC
$11,796$23,24624,9515,2821511,300
Coker University
Hartsville, SC
$14,600$17,9761,280150368
Columbia International University
Columbia, SC
$9,730$10,6401,0485032841
Columbia College
Columbia, SC
$8,750$10,9111,276111457
Converse College
Spartanburg, SC
$8,685$9,0211,3804873083
Erskine College
Due West, SC
$13,275$13,650693121646
Francis Marion University
Florence, SC
$11,388$22,0003,94045811210
Furman University
Greenville, SC
$9,576$7,5132,94717916272
Lander University
Greenwood, SC
$9,856$17,8443,044745137
Limestone College
Gaffney, SC
$12,150$12,5002,44267192
Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, SC
$17,702$25,6732,9442,61541190
North Greenville University
Tigerville, SC
$10,800$11,5602,57825916160
Presbyterian College
Clinton, SC
-$53,4001,3302501101
University of South Carolina Aiken
Aiken, SC
$14,096$30,1223,6993554159
University of South Carolina-Columbia
Columbia, SC
$14,137$30,16034,7958,0622091,667
Coastal Carolina University
Conway, SC
$10,764$19,83610,64172426490
South Carolina State University
Orangeburg, SC
$11,460$22,5703,02259217134
University of South Carolina-Upstate
Spartanburg, SC
$14,109$30,1356,17513910228
Sherman College of Chiropractic
Spartanburg, SC
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Winthrop University
Rock Hill, SC
$15,848$30,0365,81392639285
South University-Columbia
Columbia, SC
$16,839$16,3209833081326
Charleston School of Law
Charleston, SC
$41,548$42,134627627122
Strayer University-South Carolina
Greenville, SC
$17,061$15,1352,687444124
Average$13,367$19,691147,57626,746--