Average Tuition & Fees $18,313
Average Acceptance Rates 65.66 %
Total Student Population 647,236
Average Graduation Rates 46.40 %
Average Student To Faculty Ratio 14.78 to 1

South Carolina Colleges Distribution

For academic year 2019-2020, there are 106 colleges and universities in South Carolina State - 34 public and 72 private schools. By school level, there are 42 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
Private (not-for-profit)27
Private (for-profit)45
4 Year or High42
2-4 Year34
Less than 2 year30

2020 Average Key Statistics for South Carolina Colleges

The average acceptance rate for South Carolina colleges is 65.66% and the average graduation rate is 46.40% in academic year 2019-2020. Total 647,236 students including in both undergraduate and graduate programs have attended South Carolina colleges and universities and the average students to faculty ratio is 14.78 to 1.
Next charts are illustrating the core statistics for colleges and universities located in South Carolina.
[Chart] 2020 South Carolina Colleges Academic Statistics
Average Transfer-out Rate for South Carolina colleges is 25.254901960784 %
Average Retention Rate for South Carolina colleges is 67.095744680851 %

2019-2020 Average Tuition & Fees For South Carolina Colleges

For academic year 2019-2020, the average undergraduate tuition & fees for South Carolina colleges are $14,110 for South Carolina residents and $18,313 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its average tuition and fees are $13,537 for in-state students and $19,324 for out-of-state students.
South Carolina 2019-2020 Average Tuition & Fees
[Chart] South Carolina State 2019-2020 Average Tuition & Fees

Offered Degree Programs at South Carolina Colleges

South Carolina colleges and universities are offering 3,410 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 certificate58648
One but less than two years certificate1897
Associate's Degree46049
Two but less than four years certificate10
Bachelor's Degree1,37883
Post Bachelor's Degree10428
Master's Degree485107
Post Master's Degree428
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship1478
Doctor's degree - professional practice171
Doctor's degree - other10

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