South Carolina College Tuition Statistics

For the academic year 2019-2020, the average tuition & fees of South Carolina colleges is $8,551 for South Carolina residents and $19,589 for out-of-state students. For graduate programs, the average graduate tuition & fees is $13,103 for South Carolina residents and $19,373 out-of-state students.
The average living costs at South Carolina colleges is $12,969 when a student lives in on-campus facilities such as dormitory and school owned apartments. The off-campus living cost is $13,482 for academic year 2019-2020.
Below list shows colleges with highest and/or lowest college cost. We include only 4 years colleges for the statistics.

2020 South Carolina Colleges Tuition Comparison Table

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
$6,880
($5,186)
--10,150$267-
Allen University
Columbia, SC
Private, 4 years
four-years
$13,340$8,9009,5927,000$450$500
Anderson University
Anderson, SC
Private, 4 years
four-years
$29,230$10,75113,94415,458$650$451
Charleston Southern University
Charleston, SC
Private, 4 years
four-years
$26,040$7,50014,20013,500$470$625
Technical College of the Lowcountry
Beaufort, SC
Public, 2-4 years
$10,396
($5,452)
--10,870$421-
Benedict College
Columbia, SC
Private, 4 years
four-years
$16,880$12,50010,40010,400$698-
Bob Jones University
Greenville, SC
Private, 4 years
four-years
$19,141$8,7629,18013,504$820$524
Southern Wesleyan University
Central, SC
Private, 4 years
four-years
$25,516$10,17011,3208,085$997$498
College of Charleston
Charleston, SC
Public, 4 years
four-years
$33,269
($12,939)
$36,592
($14,230)
16,04615,473$1,369$1,506
Northeastern Technical College
Cheraw, SC
Public, 2-4 years
$7,350
($4,734)
--15,268$287-
Citadel Military College of South Carolina
Charleston, SC
Public, 4 years
four-years
$35,876
($12,620)
$18,540
($10,890)
9,40227,061$925$1,020
Claflin University
Orangeburg, SC
Private, 4 years
four-years
$17,192$12,03514,73020,500$687$608
Clemson University
Clemson, SC
Public, 4 years
four-years
$38,550
($15,558)
$23,246
($11,796)
15,46815,468$1,657$1,451
Clinton College
Rock Hill, SC
Private, 4 years
four-years
$10,020-10,55110,051$400-
Coker University
Hartsville, SC
Private, 4 years
four-years
$30,196$15,07311,3197,908$1,249$610
Columbia International University
Columbia, SC
Private, 4 years
four-years
$24,000$10,07012,56012,510$965$550
Columbia College
Columbia, SC
Private, 4 years
four-years
$18,425$8,57412,61413,676$414$480
Converse College
Spartanburg, SC
Private, 4 years
four-years
$19,890$9,02114,87016,660$875$416
Denmark Technical College
Denmark, SC
Public, 2-4 years
$11,055
($5,647)
-12,67012,670$361-
Erskine College
Due West, SC
Private, 4 years
four-years
$36,535$13,64015,36514,300$1,300$495
Florence-Darlington Technical College
Florence, SC
Public, 2-4 years
$6,908
($5,036)
--9,450$275-
Forrest College
Anderson, SC
Private, 2-4 years
$10,740--14,689$275-
Francis Marion University
Florence, SC
Public, 4 years
four-years
$21,544
($11,160)
$22,000
($11,388)
11,92711,927$1,038$1,061
Furman University
Greenville, SC
Private, 4 years
four-years
$50,844$6,22514,97214,972$1,577$415
Greenville Technical College
Greenville, SC
Public, 2-4 years
$9,410
($5,186)
--12,684$377-
Horry-Georgetown Technical College
Conway, SC
Public, 2-4 years
$8,620
($5,356)
--12,380$348-
Lander University
Greenwood, SC
Public, 4 years
four-years
$21,300
($11,700)
$17,844
($9,856)
12,17012,170$846$938
Limestone College
Gaffney, SC
Private, 4 years
four-years
$26,300$12,50014,13210,922$1,050$650
Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, SC
Public, 4 years
four-years
$24,840
($17,122)
$24,808
($17,718)
--$1,158$1,276
Midlands Technical College
West Columbia, SC
Public, 2-4 years
$13,812
($5,916)
--11,823$564-
Morris College
Sumter, SC
Private, 4 years
four-years
$14,326-9,84410,300$540-
Newberry College
Newberry, SC
Private, 4 years
four-years
$27,400-14,11612,692$833-
North Greenville University
Tigerville, SC
Private, 4 years
four-years
$21,120$10,88015,20616,560$520$450
Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College
Orangeburg, SC
Public, 2-4 years
$7,370
($5,594)
--11,000$300-
Piedmont Technical College
Greenwood, SC
Public, 2-4 years
$6,593
($5,315)
--21,239$270-
Presbyterian College
Clinton, SC
Private, 4 years
four-years
$39,160$54,29413,25012,620$1,525-
University of South Carolina Aiken
Aiken, SC
Public, 4 years
four-years
$21,218
($10,760)
$30,122
($14,096)
10,72712,936$869$1,240
University of South Carolina Beaufort
Bluffton, SC
Public, 4 years
four-years
$21,776
($10,730)
$30,128
($14,102)
12,37013,682$891$1,240
University of South Carolina-Columbia
Columbia, SC
Public, 4 years
four-years
$33,928
($12,688)
$30,160
($14,137)
15,05615,625$1,397$1,240
University of South Carolina-Lancaster
Lancaster, SC
Public, 2-4 years
$18,238
($7,558)
--13,755$743-
University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie
Allendale, SC
Public, 2-4 years
$18,238
($7,558)
--13,755$743-
University of South Carolina-Sumter
Sumter, SC
Public, 2-4 years
$18,238
($7,558)
--13,755$743-
University of South Carolina-Union
Union, SC
Public, 2-4 years
$18,238
($7,558)
--13,755$743-
Coastal Carolina University
Conway, SC
Public, 4 years
four-years
$27,394
($11,640)
$19,836
($10,764)
13,00212,786$1,138$1,102
South Carolina State University
Orangeburg, SC
Public, 4 years
four-years
$21,750
($11,060)
$22,570
($11,460)
17,00018,000$906$1,254
University of South Carolina-Upstate
Spartanburg, SC
Public, 4 years
four-years
$23,060
($11,558)
$30,110
($14,084)
12,23515,465$946$1,240
Sherman College of Chiropractic
Spartanburg, SC
Private, 4 years
four-years
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Spartanburg Methodist College
Spartanburg, SC
Private, 2-4 years
$17,110-12,95011,900$425-
Spartanburg Community College
Spartanburg, SC
Public, 2-4 years
$9,582
($5,886)
--15,246$393-
Central Carolina Technical College
Sumter, SC
Public, 2-4 years
$8,753
($6,402)
--7,913$321-
Tri-County Technical College
Pendleton, SC
Public, 2-4 years
$10,040
($5,792)
--12,422$418-
Trident Technical College
Charleston, SC
Public, 2-4 years
$8,690
($5,143)
--9,787$357-
Voorhees College
Denmark, SC
Private, 4 years
four-years
$12,630-12,20613,500$484-
Williamsburg Technical College
Kingstree, SC
Public, 2-4 years
$8,400
($4,608)
--17,044$350-
Winthrop University
Rock Hill, SC
Public, 4 years
four-years
$30,136
($15,806)
$30,006
($15,818)
12,74816,036$1,236$1,234
Wofford College
Spartanburg, SC
Private, 4 years
four-years
$45,710-15,76811,446$1,825-
York Technical College
Rock Hill, SC
Public, 2-4 years
$10,309
($5,365)
--15,420$405-
South University-Columbia
Columbia, SC
Private, 4 years
four-years
$17,014$15,819-13,160$470$650
W L Bonner College
Columbia, SC
Private, 4 years
four-years
$5,416--8,052$286-
Charleston School of Law
Charleston, SC
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$42,134----
Strayer University-South Carolina
Greenville, SC
Private, 4 years
four-years
$13,515$15,135-13,419$329$553
Fortis College-Columbia
Columbia, SC
Private, 2-4 years
$14,920--18,270--
American College of the Building Arts
Charleston, SC
Private, 4 years
four-years
$20,572--15,862$828-
Charleston Cosmetology Institute
Charleston, SC
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,500--21,216--
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--22,888--
Kenneth Shuler School of Cosmetology and Nails-Columbia
Columbia, SC
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,300--22,888--
Sumter Beauty College
Sumter, SC
Private, Less than 2 years
$11,100--24,622--
Academy of Hair Technology
Greenville, SC
Private, Less than 2 years
$14,000--16,288--
Kenneth Shuler School of Cosmetology-Rock Hill
Rock Hill, SC
Private, Less than 2 years
$7,900--9,155--
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--32,670--
Southeastern Institute-Charleston
North Charleston, SC
Private, 2-4 years
$19,019--17,472--
LeGrand Institute of Cosmetology Inc
Camden, SC
Private, Less than 2 years
$14,000--23,676--
Southeastern Institute-Columbia
Columbia, SC
Private, 2-4 years
$19,019--17,472--
Kenneth Shuler School of Cosmetology-Spartanburg
Spartanburg, SC
Private, Less than 2 years
$7,900--9,155--
Kenneth Shuler School of Cosmetology-Columbia
Columbia, SC
Private, Less than 2 years
$7,900--9,155--
Remington College-Columbia Campus
Columbia, SC
Private, Less than 2 years
$21,045--17,784--
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--22,888--
Platt College-Miller-Motte Technical-Conway
Conway, SC
Private, 2-4 years
$25,240--32,670--
Paul Mitchell the School-Columbia
Columbia, SC
Private, Less than 2 years
$16,332--25,920--
Paul Mitchell the School-Charleston
North Charleston, SC
Private, Less than 2 years
$16,336--22,296--
Kenneth Shuler School of Cosmetology-Greenville
Greenville, SC
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,300--22,888--
Palmetto Beauty School
Spartanburg, SC
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,600--26,962--
Paul Mitchell the School-Greenville
Greenville, SC
Private, Less than 2 years
$16,324--23,124--
Arclabs
Piedmont, SC
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,800--13,365--
Top of the Line Barber College
Charleston, SC
Private, Less than 2 years
$18,475--20,360--
B-Unique Beauty and Barber Academy
Greenville, SC
Private, Less than 2 years
$16,650--5,060--
Barber Tech Academy
Orangeburg, SC
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,250--27,375--
Construction Training Center
Columbia, SC
Private, Less than 2 years
$11,710--10,511--
International Diving Institute
North Charleston, SC
Private, Less than 2 years
$21,250-2,2005,300--
Kenneth Shuler School of Cosmetology-Goose Creek
Goose Creek, SC
Private, Less than 2 years
$7,900--9,155--
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$19,589$19,37312,96913,482$733$837