South Carolina Colleges Key Statiistics

Average Tuition & Fees $16,877 ($7,603)
Average Acceptance Rates 67.03 %
Total Student Population 252,491
Average Graduation Rates 43.53 %
Average Student To Faculty Ratio 14.64 to 1

South Carolina Colleges Overview

In academic year 2016-2017, there are 109 colleges universities in South Carolina State - 34 public and 75 private schools. Next table shows the number of schools by school type and level.

South Carolina Colleges Distribution
Number of Schools
Private (not-for-profit)25
Private (for-profit)50
4 Year or High50
2-4 Year29
Less than 2 year30

Average Academic Statistics for South Carolina State Colleges

[chart] South Carolina Colleges Academic Statistics
Average Acceptance Rate for South Carolina colleges is 67.025641025641 %.
Average Graduation Rate for South Carolina colleges is 43.53125 %
Average Transfer-out Rate for South Carolina colleges is 19.170212765957 %
Average Retention Rate for South Carolina colleges is 65.9 %
Total Student Population for South Carolina colleges is 252,491
Average Student to Faculty Ratio for South Carolina colleges is 14.644230769231 %

South Carolina Colleges Student Services

Next table summarizes the number of schools that provide student services by type.

Student Services at South Carolina
Remedial services58 out of 109 Schools
Academic/career counseling service98 out of 109 Schools
Employment services for students75 out of 109 Schools
Placement services for completers94 out of 109 Schools
On-campus day care for students' children10 out of 109 Schools
Library facilities at institution103 out of 109 Schools

Offered Degrees At South Carolina Colleges

South Carolina colleges and universities are offering 3,211 programs through online and on-site education. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree.

Offered Programs at South Carolina State
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Less than one year certificate50344
One but less than two years certificate20527
Associate's Degree47662
Two but less than four years certificate20
Bachelor's Degree1,322115
Post Bachelor's Degree7919
Master's Degree437100
Post Master's Degree378
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship13913
Doctor's degree - professional practice100
Doctor's degree - other10

2016-2017 Average Tuition & Fees For South Carolina Colleges

For undergraduate schools, in academic year 2016-2017, the average tuition & fess for South Carolina colleges is $7,603 for South Carolina residents and $16,877 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its average tuition and fees are $12,842 for in-state students and $16,889 for out-of-state students.

South Carolina 2016-2017 Average Tuition & Fees
[chart] South Carolina State 2016-2017 Average Tuition & Fees

Special Learning Opportunities at South Carolina State

Next table shows the number of South Carolina schools which are offering special learning by category.

Special Learning Opportunities at South Carolina State
Online Completely0 out of 109 Schools
Undergraduate Online Classes53 out of 109 Schools
Graduate Online Classes26 out of 109 Schools
ROTC27 out of 109 Schools
ROTC Army26 out of 109 Schools
ROTC Navy3 out of 109 Schools
ROTC Air Force10 out of 109 Schools
Weekend/Evening College50 out of 109 Schools
Teacher certificate32 out of 109 Schools
Study Abroad35 out of 109 Schools
Campus Housing38 out of 109 Schools
***All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education. Tuition and costs are based on 2016-2017 data and other data is from 2015-2016 data.