At a Glance

Clemson University ranked first and University of South Carolina-Columbia ranked second in South Carolina college rankings. The 2020 average tuition & fees of the South Carolina best colleges is $20,478 for South Carolina residents and $28,594 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance rate is 69.76% and the average SAT score is 1,096. The average number of student population is 5,517 and the average student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1.
Below statements summarize the average statistics of tuition, admission, and more academic factors for South Carolina best colleges. For the statistics, we only include 4 years colleges such as national universities and liberal arts colleges.

South Carolina Best Colleges Comparison Table

RankCollege NameUndergraduate Tuition & FeesGraduate Tuition & FeesSAT ScoreAcceptance RatePopulationGraduation RateStudent to Faculty Ratio
1Clemson University
Clemson, SC
$38,550$23,2461,30062.00%26,40685%16 to 1
2University of South Carolina-Columbia
Columbia, SC
$33,928$30,1601,24068.00%35,47078%18 to 1
3Furman University
Greenville, SC
$52,092$7,5131,31565.00%2,56781%9 to 1
4Wofford College
Spartanburg, SC
$47,650-1,27053.00%1,76480%12 to 1
5Columbia International University
Columbia, SC
$24,650$10,6401,04551.00%2,09868%15 to 1
6North Greenville University
Tigerville, SC
$22,050$11,5601,08065.00%2,28051%14 to 1
7Citadel Military College of South Carolina
Charleston, SC
$35,876$18,5401,12080.00%3,74071%12 to 1
8Anderson University
Anderson, SC
$29,980$11,1781,03559.00%3,84857%16 to 1
9College of Charleston
Charleston, SC
$33,308$36,5921,15574.00%10,38466%15 to 1
10Converse College
Spartanburg, SC
$20,500$9,0211,10082.00%1,37752%11 to 1
11Coker University
Hartsville, SC
$31,524$17,9761,01593.00%1,08753%12 to 1
12Winthrop University
Rock Hill, SC
$30,166$30,0361,04564.00%5,57661%12 to 1
13Coastal Carolina University
Conway, SC
$27,394$19,8361,10070.00%10,11846%17 to 1
14Charleston Southern University
Charleston, SC
$27,840$7,8001,08054.00%3,35044%13 to 1
15Southern Wesleyan University
Central, SC
$25,676$13,7261,07556.00%1,34554%13 to 1
16University of South Carolina Beaufort
Bluffton, SC
$21,776$30,1281,02567.00%2,00634%15 to 1
17Presbyterian College
Clinton, SC
$40,260$53,4001,11571.00%1,30964%12 to 1
18South Carolina State University
Orangeburg, SC
$21,750$22,57090094.00%2,33930%14 to 1
19Francis Marion University
Florence, SC
$21,544$22,0001,00075.00%4,14844%14 to 1
20Bob Jones University
Greenville, SC
$21,224$9,5731,073-3,02965%12 to 1
21Columbia College
Columbia, SC
$18,591$10,91193597.00%1,21866%12 to 1
22South University-Columbia
Columbia, SC
$18,000$16,320--7326%11 to 1
23Allen University
Columbia, SC
$13,340$8,900-65.00%70519%15 to 1
Average$28,594$19,1651,09669.76%5,51755%13 to 1