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 29,389 students have enrolled in graduate schools in South Carolina. University of South Carolina-Columbia is the largest graduate school with 8,199 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
-$8,90070549-41
Anderson University
Anderson, SC
$9,620$11,1783,84876516163
Charleston Southern University
Charleston, SC
$7,540$7,8003,35063025224
Bob Jones University
Greenville, SC
$11,719$9,5733,02939019166
Southern Wesleyan University
Central, SC
$15,075$13,7261,345260655
College of Charleston
Charleston, SC
$14,230$36,59210,3841,08433511
Citadel Military College of South Carolina
Charleston, SC
$10,890$18,5403,74088247208
Claflin University
Orangeburg, SC
$11,042$12,0352,048794119
Clemson University
Clemson, SC
$11,796$23,24626,4065,5381511,360
Coker University
Hartsville, SC
$14,600$17,9761,087133369
Columbia International University
Columbia, SC
$9,730$10,6402,0981,2412848
Columbia College
Columbia, SC
$8,750$10,9111,218239447
Converse College
Spartanburg, SC
$8,685$9,0211,3776403084
Erskine College
Due West, SC
$13,275$13,650943134643
Francis Marion University
Florence, SC
$11,388$22,0004,14851611212
Furman University
Greenville, SC
$9,576$7,5132,56722216260
Lander University
Greenwood, SC
$9,856$17,8443,5131225155
Limestone College
Gaffney, SC
$12,150$12,5001,943125194
Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, SC
$17,702$25,6733,0832,76541192
North Greenville University
Tigerville, SC
$10,800$11,5602,28028716154
Presbyterian College
Clinton, SC
-$53,4001,3092611101
University of South Carolina Aiken
Aiken, SC
$14,096$30,1223,9446604158
University of South Carolina-Columbia
Columbia, SC
$14,137$30,16035,4708,1992091,693
Coastal Carolina University
Conway, SC
$10,764$19,83610,11861826486
South Carolina State University
Orangeburg, SC
$11,460$22,5702,33931917130
University of South Carolina-Upstate
Spartanburg, SC
$14,109$30,1356,03851910232
Sherman College of Chiropractic
Spartanburg, SC
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Winthrop University
Rock Hill, SC
$15,848$30,0365,5761,17039284
South University-Columbia
Columbia, SC
$16,839$16,3207322141319
Charleston School of Law
Charleston, SC
$41,548$42,134558558122
Strayer University-South Carolina
Greenville, SC
$17,061$15,1352,806347124
Average$13,367$19,691148,42529,389--