South Carolina College Overview

Of the ninety-one South Carolina schools, Southern Wesleyan University ranked first and Clemson University ranked second (view more at South Carolina college rankings). The 2022 average tuition & fees of all South Carolina colleges is $14,109 for South Carolina residents and $18,382 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance rate is 74.85% and the average SAT score is 1,111. The average number of students is 2,511 and the average student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1.
The below statements summarize the average statistics of tuition, admission, and more academic factors for South Carolina colleges. For the statistics, we include only 4-years colleges such as national universities and liberal arts colleges. In addition, for some statistics, we include only eligible colleges, for example, for the graduate tuition & fees over colleges that offer the graduate programs.

2022 South Carolina Colleges

The following table lists colleges located in South Carolina ordered by college ranking. The ranking is targeting only 4-years universities and colleges. The "-" value in other columns means that the corresponding data has not been reported or the school does not have programs for the values.
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All SchoolsPublicPrivate4-Years CollegeCommunity CollegesCareer Colleges
College NameUndergraduate Tuition & FeesGraduate Tuition & FeesSAT ScoreAcceptance RatePopulationGraduation RateStudent to Faculty Ratio
Southern Wesleyan University
Central, SC
Private, 4 years
four-years
$26,498$13,7261,07456.6%1,30052%13 to 1
Clemson University
Clemson, SC
Public, 4 years
four-years
$38,550$23,2461,32049.2%27,34185%16 to 1
North Greenville University
Tigerville, SC
Private, 4 years
four-years
$22,470$12,2201,09569.7%2,27357%11 to 1
University of South Carolina-Columbia
Columbia, SC
Public, 4 years
four-years
$33,928$30,1601,25561.6%35,47178%18 to 1
Anderson University
Anderson, SC
Private, 4 years
four-years
$30,720$11,643-50.3%4,00864%16 to 1
Erskine College
Due West, SC
Private, 4 years
four-years
$36,535$13,7001,03562.7%82540%15 to 1
Furman University
Greenville, SC
Private, 4 years
four-years
$53,372$7,5131,33171.4%2,46382%9 to 1
Wofford College
Spartanburg, SC
Private, 4 years
four-years
$49,550-1,25852.5%1,76580%11 to 1
Columbia International University
Columbia, SC
Private, 4 years
four-years
$25,590$11,8101,03845.6%2,33862%16 to 1
Converse University
Spartanburg, SC
Private, 4 years
four-years
$19,850$7,698-82.0%1,44057%15 to 1
Bob Jones University
Greenville, SC
Private, 4 years
four-years
$21,062$10,403-0.0%3,15565%12 to 1
Winthrop University
Rock Hill, SC
Public, 4 years
four-years
$30,176$30,3421,09863.9%5,17458%12 to 1
Citadel Military College of South Carolina
Charleston, SC
Public, 4 years
four-years
$35,826$18,540-86.4%3,69373%11 to 1
Claflin University
Orangeburg, SC
Private, 4 years
four-years
$17,046$12,035-62.5%1,86651%13 to 1
South Carolina State University
Orangeburg, SC
Public, 4 years
four-years
$21,750$22,57092587.6%2,37430%15 to 1
College of Charleston
Charleston, SC
Public, 4 years
four-years
$34,438$37,8361,18576.1%10,94167%16 to 1
South University-Columbia
Columbia, SC
Private, 4 years
four-years
$18,000$16,320-0.0%62513%12 to 1
Presbyterian College
Clinton, SC
Private, 4 years
four-years
$41,080$47,0001,11571.0%1,23159%11 to 1
Columbia College
Columbia, SC
Private, 4 years
four-years
$18,218$9,268-98.6%1,38954%11 to 1
Francis Marion University
Florence, SC
Public, 4 years
four-years
$21,544$22,0001,02586.1%3,92343%13 to 1
Charleston Southern University
Charleston, SC
Private, 4 years
four-years
$28,960$5,0851,09557.2%3,34149%13 to 1
Coastal Carolina University
Conway, SC
Public, 4 years
four-years
$27,394$19,8361,11079.1%10,47351%17 to 1
Allen University
Columbia, SC
Private, 4 years
four-years
$13,340$8,900-56.6%62123%15 to 1
York Technical College
Rock Hill, SC
Public, 2-4 years
$10,354--0.0%3,83528%18 to 1
University of South Carolina-Sumter
Sumter, SC
Public, 2-4 years
$18,238--83.8%1,41930%15 to 1
Fortis College-Columbia
Columbia, SC
Private, 2-4 years
$14,216--0.0%43856%21 to 1
Lander University
Greenwood, SC
Public, 4 years
four-years
$21,300$9,9101,05069.1%3,82553%16 to 1
Academy of Hair Technology
Greenville, SC
Private, Less than 2 years
$6,000--0.0%7471%12 to 1
Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, SC
Public, 4 years
four-years
$29,509$25,673-0.0%3,240-8 to 1
Paul Mitchell the School-Columbia
West Columbia, SC
Private, Less than 2 years
$16,500--0.0%20662%15 to 1
Strand College of Hair Design
Myrtle Beach, SC
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,000--0.0%8158%20 to 1
Coker University
Hartsville, SC
Private, 4 years
four-years
$31,524$18,8761,05097.6%1,28037%12 to 1
University of South Carolina-Upstate
Spartanburg, SC
Public, 4 years
four-years
$23,085$30,1351,05075.7%5,43847%15 to 1
Morris College
Sumter, SC
Private, 4 years
four-years
$15,450--0.0%41025%10 to 1
Kenneth Shuler School of Cosmetology-Greenville
Greenville, SC
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,300--0.0%12443%20 to 1
Southeastern College-Charleston
North Charleston, SC
Private, 2-4 years
$21,320--100.0%21095%14 to 1
Spartanburg Methodist College
Spartanburg, SC
Private, 2-4 years
$18,000--80.4%1,04241%17 to 1
Arclabs
Piedmont, SC
Private, Less than 2 years
$16,400--0.0%50574%17 to 1
Southeastern College-Columbia
Columbia, SC
Private, 2-4 years
$21,320--100.0%185100%13 to 1
Denmark Technical College
Denmark, SC
Public, 2-4 years
$11,592--0.0%61224%9 to 1
Central Carolina Technical College
Sumter, SC
Public, 2-4 years
$9,016--0.0%2,64023%12 to 1
Benedict College
Columbia, SC
Private, 4 years
four-years
$17,492$12,700-85.5%1,90825%18 to 1
Piedmont Technical College
Greenwood, SC
Public, 2-4 years
$6,593--0.0%4,49128%15 to 1
B-Unique Beauty and Barber Academy
Greenville, SC
Private, Less than 2 years
$16,650--0.0%1637%7 to 1
Kenneth Shuler School of Cosmetology-Columbia
Columbia, SC
Private, Less than 2 years
$8,100--0.0%14555%20 to 1
Florence-Darlington Technical College
Florence, SC
Public, 2-4 years
$6,742--0.0%2,86116%16 to 1
Trident Technical College
Charleston, SC
Public, 2-4 years
$8,690--0.0%11,28621%19 to 1
University of South Carolina Aiken
Aiken, SC
Public, 4 years
four-years
$21,218$30,1221,06583.5%3,86943%16 to 1
Construction Training Center
Columbia, SC
Private, Less than 2 years
$11,710--0.0%1960%10 to 1
Charleston School of Law
Charleston, SC
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$43,374-0.0%607--
Williamsburg Technical College
Kingstree, SC
Public, 2-4 years
$8,592--0.0%53020%7 to 1
Southeastern Esthetics Institute
Columbia, SC
Private, Less than 2 years
$9,500--0.0%28985%20 to 1
Aiken School of Cosmetology and Barbering
Aiken, SC
Private, Less than 2 years
$16,000--0.0%7274%20 to 1
Horry-Georgetown Technical College
Conway, SC
Public, 2-4 years
$8,593--0.0%6,41628%20 to 1
Vski Cosmetology School
Charleston, SC
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,600--0.0%24-5 to 1
Northeastern Technical College
Cheraw, SC
Public, 2-4 years
$7,948--0.0%1,71736%15 to 1
University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie
Allendale, SC
Public, 2-4 years
$18,238--72.1%83320%15 to 1
Kenneth Shuler School of Cosmetology-Florence
Florence, SC
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,300--0.0%16166%20 to 1
Kenneth Shuler School of Cosmetology and Nails-Columbia
Columbia, SC
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,300--0.0%10048%20 to 1
University of South Carolina-Union
Union, SC
Public, 2-4 years
$18,238--89.5%1,24431%20 to 1
Limestone University
Gaffney, SC
Private, 4 years
four-years
$26,300$12,500-87.2%1,84030%13 to 1
Miller-Motte College-Conway
Conway, SC
Private, 2-4 years
$25,240--0.0%31042%26 to 1
Kenneth Shuler School of Cosmetology-Rock Hill
Rock Hill, SC
Private, Less than 2 years
$8,100--0.0%18168%20 to 1
Clinton College
Rock Hill, SC
Private, 4 years
four-years
$10,020--0.0%15338%9 to 1
Aiken Technical College
Graniteville, SC
Public, 2-4 years
$6,880--0.0%1,87322%12 to 1
Midlands Technical College
West Columbia, SC
Public, 2-4 years
$13,812--0.0%8,70215%17 to 1
Paul Mitchell the School-Charleston
North Charleston, SC
Private, Less than 2 years
$16,500--0.0%23386%14 to 1
Miller-Motte College-Charleston
Charleston, SC
Private, 2-4 years
$25,240--0.0%24049%16 to 1
Sherman College of Chiropractic
Spartanburg, SC
Private, 4 years
four-years
---0.0%394--
Newberry College
Newberry, SC
Private, 4 years
four-years
$28,250$5,9401,04557.4%1,24254%13 to 1
Paul Mitchell the School-Greenville
Greenville, SC
Private, Less than 2 years
$16,500--0.0%18472%14 to 1
LeGrand Institute of Cosmetology Inc
Camden, SC
Private, Less than 2 years
$14,000--0.0%3256%11 to 1
Spartanburg Community College
Spartanburg, SC
Public, 2-4 years
$9,822--0.0%6,09726%20 to 1
Technical College of the Lowcountry
Beaufort, SC
Public, 2-4 years
$11,020--0.0%2,04612%13 to 1
Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College
Orangeburg, SC
Public, 2-4 years
$7,490--0.0%2,14526%13 to 1
Top of the Line Barber College
Charleston, SC
Private, Less than 2 years
$18,475--0.0%5667%6 to 1
Kenneth Shuler School of Cosmetology-Spartanburg
Spartanburg, SC
Private, Less than 2 years
$8,100--0.0%14163%20 to 1
Tri-County Technical College
Pendleton, SC
Public, 2-4 years
$10,304--0.0%5,61736%19 to 1
Barber Tech Academy
Orangeburg, SC
Private, Less than 2 years
$16,825--0.0%7233%13 to 1
W L Bonner College
Columbia, SC
Private, 4 years
four-years
$5,416--0.0%21-3 to 1
Voorhees College
Denmark, SC
Private, 4 years
four-years
$12,630--0.0%40232%10 to 1
Charleston Cosmetology Institute
Charleston, SC
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,500--0.0%11667%15 to 1
University of South Carolina Beaufort
Bluffton, SC
Public, 4 years
four-years
$21,776$30,146-83.7%2,03730%15 to 1
Kenneth Shuler School of Cosmetology-Goose Creek
Goose Creek, SC
Private, Less than 2 years
$8,100--0.0%17076%20 to 1
Academy for Careers and Technology
Mullins, SC
Public, Less than 2 years
$6,300--0.0%4860%10 to 1
Greenville Technical College
Greenville, SC
Public, 2-4 years
$9,410--0.0%9,75614%14 to 1
American College of the Building Arts
Charleston, SC
Private, 4 years
four-years
$20,572-1,12089.9%12155%6 to 1
Charzanne Beauty College
Greenwood, SC
Private, Less than 2 years
$16,500--0.0%3966%15 to 1
University of South Carolina-Lancaster
Lancaster, SC
Public, 2-4 years
$18,238--87.6%1,80922%16 to 1
Strayer University-South Carolina
Greenville, SC
Private, 4 years
four-years
$13,515$15,135-0.0%1,93633%27 to 1
Kenneth Shuler School of Cosmetology-North Augusta
North Augusta, SC
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,300--0.0%11650%20 to 1
Average$18,382$18,9811,11174.9%2,51148%15 to 1