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Average Tuition & Fees $17,760
($14,119)
Average Acceptance Rates 61.39 %
Total Student Population 249,450
Average Graduation Rates 45.56 %
Average Student To Faculty Ratio 14.59 to 1

South Carolina Colleges Distribution

For academic year 2018-2019, there are 110 colleges and universities in South Carolina State - 34 public and 76 private schools. By school level, there are 46 4 Year or high, 34 2-4 years, and 30 less than 2 years schools in South Carolina. Next table shows the number of schools by school type and level.

South Carolina Colleges Distribution by Type and Level
Number of Schools
Public34
Private (not-for-profit)25
Private (for-profit)51
4 Year or High46
2-4 Year34
Less than 2 year30

Average Academic Statistics for South Carolina Colleges

The average acceptance rate for South Carolina colleges is 61.39% and the average graduation rate is 45.56% in academic year 2018-2019. Total 249,450 students including in both undergraduate and graduate programs have attended South Carolina colleges and universities and the average students to faculty ratio is 14.59:1. Next charts are illustrating the core statistics for colleges and universities located in South Carolina.

[Chart] South Carolina Colleges Academic Statistics
Average Transfer-out Rate for South Carolina colleges is 20.109090909091 %
Average Retention Rate for South Carolina colleges is 66.494736842105 %

2018-2019 Average Tuition & Fees For South Carolina Colleges

For academic year 2018-2019, the average undergraduate tuition & fees for South Carolina colleges are $14,119 for South Carolina residents and $17,760 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its average tuition and fees are $13,513 for in-state students and $17,307 for out-of-state students.

South Carolina 2018-2019 Average Tuition & Fees
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$14,119$17,760
Graduate$13,513$17,307
[Chart] South Carolina State 2018-2019 Average Tuition & Fees

Offered Degree Programs at South Carolina Colleges

South Carolina colleges and universities are offering 3,353 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 certificate57245
One but less than two years certificate1985
Associate's Degree45947
Two but less than four years certificate20
Bachelor's Degree1,35876
Post Bachelor's Degree10024
Master's Degree464100
Post Master's Degree4210
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship14113
Doctor's degree - professional practice150
Doctor's degree - other20

Special Learning Opportunities at South Carolina State

In South Carolina, 58 colleges offer the undergraduate online programs and 27 colleges offer the graduate online programs. 27 colleges have the ROTC programs and 32 colleges offer the study abroad programs. Next table shows the number of South Carolina schools which are offering special learning opportunities by category.

Special Learning Opportunities at South Carolina State
Online Completely0 out of 110 Schools
Undergraduate Online Classes58 out of 110 Schools
Graduate Online Classes27 out of 110 Schools
ROTC27 out of 110 Schools
Weekend/Evening College59 out of 110 Schools
Teacher certificate29 out of 110 Schools
Study Abroad32 out of 110 Schools