Average Tuition & Fees $18,018
Average Acceptance Rates 74.63 %
Total Student Population 240,217
Average Graduation Rates 47.17 %
Average Student To Faculty Ratio 14.72 to 1

South Carolina Colleges Distribution

For academic year 2021-2022, 110 colleges and universities are active in South Carolina - 34 public and 76 private schools. By school level, there are 46 four(4) Years or high, 34 two(2) but less thant four(4) years, and 30 less than tow(2) years schools in South Carolina. Next table shows the number of schools by school type and level in South Carolina.
South Carolina College Distribution by Type and Level
Number of Schools
Public34 schools
Private (not-for-profit)27 schools
Private (for-profit)49 schools
4 Year or High46 schools
2-4 Year34 schools
Less than 2 year30 schools

2022 Average Key Statistics for South Carolina Colleges

The average acceptance rate for South Carolina colleges is 74.63% and the average graduation rate is 47.17% in academic year 2021-2022. Total 240,217 students including in both undergraduate and graduate programs have attended South Carolina colleges and universities and the average students to faculty ratio is 14.72 to 1.
Next charts are illustrating the core statistics for colleges and universities located in South Carolina.
[Chart] 2022 South Carolina Colleges Academic Statistics
Average Transfer-out Rate for South Carolina colleges is 22.909090909091 %
Average Retention Rate for South Carolina colleges is 66.989361702128 %

2021-2022 Average Tuition & Fees For South Carolina Colleges

For academic year 2021-2022, the average undergraduate tuition & fees for South Carolina colleges are $14,013 for South Carolina residents and $18,018 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its average tuition and fees are $13,421 for in-state students and $18,945 for out-of-state students.
South Carolina 2021-2022 Average Tuition & Fees
[Chart] South Carolina State 2021-2022 Average Tuition & Fees

Offered Degree Programs at South Carolina Colleges

South Carolina colleges and universities are offering 3,401 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
One but less than two years certificate1817
Associate's Degree45729
Two but less than four years certificate20
Bachelor's Degree1,44746
Post Bachelor's Degree12826
Master's Degree52758
Post Master's Degree463
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship1624
Doctor's degree - professional practice222
Doctor's degree - other10

Special Learning Opportunities at South Carolina State

In South Carolina, 55 colleges offer the undergraduate online programs and 26 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 93 Schools
Undergraduate Online Classes55 out of 93 Schools
Graduate Online Classes26 out of 93 Schools
ROTC27 out of 93 Schools
Weekend/Evening College50 out of 93 Schools
Teacher certificate29 out of 93 Schools
Study Abroad32 out of 93 Schools