South Carolina College Tuition Statistics

The 2022 average tuition & fees of South Carolina colleges is $8,019 for South Carolina residents and $19,525 for out-of-state students. For graduate programs, the average graduate tuition & fees is $12,734 for South Carolina residents and $18,772 out-of-state students.
The average living costs at South Carolina colleges is $13,717 when a student lives in on-campus facilities such as dormitory and school owned apartments. The off-campus living cost is $14,586 for academic year 2020-2021.
Below list shows colleges with highest and/or lowest college cost. We include only 4 years colleges for the statistics.

2022 South Carolina Colleges Tuition

The following table lists South Carolina colleges with colleges costs including tuition, fees, and living costs. For 4-years colleges and community colleges, the tuition & fees are the average of programs for an academic year ad for career/vocational schools (less than 2 years school), the tuition & fees are the costs for the largest program and length of program varies by institute.
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All SchoolsPublicPrivate4-Years CollegeCommunity CollegesCareer Colleges
College NameUndergraduate Tuition & FeesGraduate Tuition & FeesOn-Campus Living CostsOff-Campus Living CostsUndergraduate Tuition per Credit HourGraduate Tuition per Credit Hour
Aiken Technical College
Graniteville, SC
Public, 2-4 years
$5,306
($4,946)
---$221-
Allen University
Columbia, SC
Private, 4 years
four-years
$13,340$8,9009,8947,000$479$500
Anderson University
Anderson, SC
Private, 4 years
four-years
$30,720$11,64314,76416,388$762$479
Charleston Southern University
Charleston, SC
Private, 4 years
four-years
$28,930$5,08515,49213,570$515$424
Technical College of the Lowcountry
Beaufort, SC
Public, 2-4 years
$5,740
($5,140)
---$239-
Benedict College
Columbia, SC
Private, 4 years
four-years
$17,200$12,70011,80011,800$710-
Bob Jones University
Greenville, SC
Private, 4 years
four-years
$20,950$10,40311,78015,700$891$737
Southern Wesleyan University
Central, SC
Private, 4 years
four-years
$26,498$13,72611,6808,085$1,060$498
College of Charleston
Charleston, SC
Public, 4 years
four-years
$34,438
($12,978)
$37,836
($14,230)
16,91316,295$1,435$1,558
Northeastern Technical College
Cheraw, SC
Public, 2-4 years
$5,186
($4,974)
---$216-
Citadel Military College of South Carolina
Charleston, SC
Public, 4 years
four-years
$35,826
($12,570)
$18,540
($10,890)
9,97627,837$441,854$1,020
Claflin University
Orangeburg, SC
Private, 4 years
four-years
$17,046$12,03514,73020,500$711$608
Clemson University
Clemson, SC
Public, 4 years
four-years
$38,550
($15,558)
$23,246
($11,796)
17,35817,358$1,721$1,451
Clinton College
Rock Hill, SC
Private, 4 years
four-years
$10,020-11,93612,780$404-
Coker University
Hartsville, SC
Private, 4 years
four-years
$31,524$18,87611,3407,648$1,313$656
Columbia International University
Columbia, SC
Private, 4 years
four-years
$25,590$11,81012,66012,510$1,065$617
Columbia College
Columbia, SC
Private, 4 years
four-years
$20,880$9,26813,67819,022$486$410
Converse College
Spartanburg, SC
Private, 4 years
four-years
$19,850$7,69815,64817,148$891$357
Denmark Technical College
Denmark, SC
Public, 2-4 years
$11,592
($5,966)
-14,04014,040$502-
Erskine College
Due West, SC
Private, 4 years
four-years
$36,510$13,70015,36514,300$1,378$495
Florence-Darlington Technical College
Florence, SC
Public, 2-4 years
$4,870
($4,606)
---$198-
Francis Marion University
Florence, SC
Public, 4 years
four-years
$21,544
($11,160)
$22,000
($11,388)
11,94611,946$1,077$1,061
Furman University
Greenville, SC
Private, 4 years
four-years
$53,372$7,51315,69815,698$1,668$420
Greenville Technical College
Greenville, SC
Public, 2-4 years
$5,186
($4,778)
---$216-
Horry-Georgetown Technical College
Conway, SC
Public, 2-4 years
$5,356
($4,372)
---$223-
Lander University
Greenwood, SC
Public, 4 years
four-years
$21,300
($11,700)
$9,910
($9,810)
13,42013,420$888$552
Limestone University
Gaffney, SC
Private, 4 years
four-years
$26,300$12,50014,87710,922$1,096$650
Midlands Technical College
West Columbia, SC
Public, 2-4 years
$5,916
($4,788)
---$246-
Morris College
Sumter, SC
Private, 4 years
four-years
$15,450-10,71610,970$644-
Newberry College
Newberry, SC
Private, 4 years
four-years
$28,250$5,94014,68210,994$917-
North Greenville University
Tigerville, SC
Private, 4 years
four-years
$22,470$12,22015,61016,760$453$469
Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College
Orangeburg, SC
Public, 2-4 years
$5,714
($4,730)
---$238-
Piedmont Technical College
Greenwood, SC
Public, 2-4 years
$5,315
($4,547)
---$226-
Presbyterian College
Clinton, SC
Private, 4 years
four-years
$41,080$47,00013,67013,470$1,708-
University of South Carolina Aiken
Aiken, SC
Public, 4 years
four-years
$21,218
($10,760)
$30,122
($14,096)
11,03712,928$884$1,240
University of South Carolina Beaufort
Bluffton, SC
Public, 4 years
four-years
$21,776
($10,730)
$30,146
($14,120)
12,49513,803$907$1,240
University of South Carolina-Columbia
Columbia, SC
Public, 4 years
four-years
$33,928
($12,688)
$30,160
($14,134)
15,37615,625$1,414$1,240
University of South Carolina-Lancaster
Lancaster, SC
Public, 2-4 years
$18,238
($7,558)
--13,755$760-
University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie
Allendale, SC
Public, 2-4 years
$18,238
($7,558)
--13,755$760-
University of South Carolina-Sumter
Sumter, SC
Public, 2-4 years
$18,238
($7,558)
--13,755$760-
University of South Carolina-Union
Union, SC
Public, 2-4 years
$18,238
($7,558)
--13,755$760-
Coastal Carolina University
Conway, SC
Public, 4 years
four-years
$27,394
($11,640)
$19,836
($10,764)
13,91413,552$1,146$1,102
South Carolina State University
Orangeburg, SC
Public, 4 years
four-years
$21,750
($11,060)
$22,570
($11,460)
17,00018,000$975$1,254
University of South Carolina-Upstate
Spartanburg, SC
Public, 4 years
four-years
$22,545
($11,583)
$30,135
($14,109)
12,96515,465$939$1,240
Spartanburg Methodist College
Spartanburg, SC
Private, 2-4 years
$18,000-15,08013,320$486-
Spartanburg Community College
Spartanburg, SC
Public, 2-4 years
$6,030
($4,902)
---$251-
Central Carolina Technical College
Sumter, SC
Public, 2-4 years
$6,594
($5,715)
---$249-
Tri-County Technical College
Pendleton, SC
Public, 2-4 years
$5,830
($4,448)
---$247-
Trident Technical College
Charleston, SC
Public, 2-4 years
$5,143
($4,648)
---$214-
Voorhees College
Denmark, SC
Private, 4 years
four-years
$12,630-12,20613,500$526-
Williamsburg Technical College
Kingstree, SC
Public, 2-4 years
$4,800
($4,488)
---$200-
Winthrop University
Rock Hill, SC
Public, 4 years
four-years
$30,176
($15,846)
$30,342
($16,012)
13,46017,674$1,259$1,246
Wofford College
Spartanburg, SC
Private, 4 years
four-years
$49,550-16,88811,446$2,046-
York Technical College
Rock Hill, SC
Public, 2-4 years
$5,410
($5,050)
---$225-
South University-Columbia
Columbia, SC
Private, 4 years
four-years
$17,014$16,320-14,574$473$650
Southeastern College-Charleston
North Charleston, SC
Private, 2-4 years
$21,320--19,328--
Southeastern College-Columbia
Columbia, SC
Private, 2-4 years
$21,320--19,328--
Charleston School of Law
Charleston, SC
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$43,374----
Strayer University-South Carolina
Greenville, SC
Private, 4 years
four-years
$13,515$15,135-9,120$334$553
Fortis College-Columbia
Columbia, SC
Private, 2-4 years
$14,216--20,718$413-
American College of the Building Arts
Charleston, SC
Private, 4 years
four-years
$20,572--16,789$857-
Charleston Cosmetology Institute
Charleston, SC
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,500--19,292--
Charzanne Beauty College
Greenwood, SC
Private, Less than 2 years
$16,500--12,588--
Kenneth Shuler School of Cosmetology-North Augusta
North Augusta, SC
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,300--25,575--
Kenneth Shuler School of Cosmetology and Nails-Columbia
Columbia, SC
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,300--25,575--
Academy of Hair Technology
Greenville, SC
Private, Less than 2 years
$6,000--17,968--
Kenneth Shuler School of Cosmetology-Rock Hill
Rock Hill, SC
Private, Less than 2 years
$8,100--10,230--
Strand College of Hair Design
Myrtle Beach, SC
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,000--12,350--
Platt College-Miller-Motte Technical-Charleston
Charleston, SC
Private, 2-4 years
$25,240--34,005--
LeGrand Institute of Cosmetology Inc
Camden, SC
Private, Less than 2 years
$14,000--24,801--
Kenneth Shuler School of Cosmetology-Spartanburg
Spartanburg, SC
Private, Less than 2 years
$8,100--10,230--
Kenneth Shuler School of Cosmetology-Columbia
Columbia, SC
Private, Less than 2 years
$8,100--10,230--
Academy for Careers and Technology
Mullins, SC
Public, Less than 2 years
$6,300--15,714--
Aiken School of Cosmetology and Barbering
Aiken, SC
Private, Less than 2 years
$16,000--23,676--
Kenneth Shuler School of Cosmetology-Florence
Florence, SC
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,300--25,575--
Platt College-Miller-Motte Technical-Conway
Conway, SC
Private, 2-4 years
$25,240--34,005--
Paul Mitchell the School-Columbia
Columbia, SC
Private, Less than 2 years
$16,500--19,124--
Paul Mitchell the School-Charleston
North Charleston, SC
Private, Less than 2 years
$16,500--19,866--
Kenneth Shuler School of Cosmetology-Greenville
Greenville, SC
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,300--25,575--
Paul Mitchell the School-Greenville
Greenville, SC
Private, Less than 2 years
$16,500--21,554--
Arclabs
Piedmont, SC
Private, Less than 2 years
$16,400--14,788--
Top of the Line Barber College
Charleston, SC
Private, Less than 2 years
$18,475--21,372--
B-Unique Beauty and Barber Academy
Greenville, SC
Private, Less than 2 years
$16,650--5,175--
Barber Tech Academy
Orangeburg, SC
Private, Less than 2 years
$16,825--34,125--
Construction Training Center
Columbia, SC
Private, Less than 2 years
$11,710--10,687--
Kenneth Shuler School of Cosmetology-Goose Creek
Goose Creek, SC
Private, Less than 2 years
$8,100--10,230--
Southeastern Esthetics Institute
Columbia, SC
Private, Less than 2 years
$9,500--12,960--
Vski Cosmetology School
Charleston, SC
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,600--6,330--
Average$19,525$18,77213,71714,586$8,340$812