univstats
Undergraduate
(in-state)
$19,589
($8,551)
Graduate
(in-state)
$19,373
($13,103)
Books & Supplies $1,530
On-Campus Living Costs $12,969
Off-Campus Living Costs $13,482

Average Costs of Attendance at South Carolina Colleges

For academic year 2019-2020, the average costs of attendance (COA) is $34,088 when a student lives on campus and $34,602 when living off campus (based on out-of-state rates). The average undergraduate tuition & fees is $8,551 for South Carolina residents and $19,589 for others. The average graduate school tuition & fees is $13,103 for South Carolina residents and $19,373 for out of state students. The living costs besides the tuition & fees are reported as $12,969 when a student lives on campus and $13,482 when living off campus in average.
2019-2020 Average Cost of Attendance
South Carolina Colleges
Living On CampusLiving Off Campus
Total$23,050 (In-State)
$34,088 (Out-of-State)
$23,564 (In-State)
$34,602 (Out-of-State)
Tuition & Fees$8,551 (In-State)
$19,589 (Out-of-State)
$8,551 (In-State)
$19,589 (Out-of-State)
Books & Supplies$1,530$1,530
Living Costs$12,969$13,482
[Chart] Average Costs of Attendance - South Carolina Colleges

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

For academic year 2019-2020, the average undergraduate tuition & fees of South Carolina colleges and universities is $8,551 for in-state students and $19,589 for out-of-state students. The undergraduate tuition rates are increased by 3.23% compared to the previous year.
2019-2020 Average Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
South Carolina Colleges and Universities
2017201820192020
In-State$7,896$8,146 $8,440$8,551
Out-Of-State$17,664$18,243 $18,976$19,589
[Chart] Undergraduate Tuition & Fees - South Carolina Colleges

Graduate Tuition & Fees

For academic year 2019-2020, the average graduate tuition & fees of South Carolina colleges and universities is $13,103 for in-state students and $19,373 for out-of-state students. The graduate tuition rates are increased by 7.46% compared to the previous year.
2019-2020 Average Graduate Tuition & Fees
South Carolina Colleges and Universities
2017201820192020
In-State$12,652$12,987 $13,087$13,103
Out-Of-State$17,366$18,532 $18,029$19,373
[Chart] Graduate Tuition & Fees - South Carolina Colleges

Books & Supplies Costs

For academic year 2019-2020, the average books & supplies costs of South Carolina colleges and universities is $1,530. The books & supplies costs are decreased by -1.92% compared to the previous year.
2019-2020 Average Books & Supplies Costs
South Carolina Colleges and Universities
2017201820192020
Books & Supplies$1,554$1,562 $1,560$1,530
[Chart] Books & Supplies Costs - South Carolina Colleges

Average Living Costs

For academic year 2019-2020, the average living costs of South Carolina colleges and universities is $12,969 when a student lives on campus and $13,482 when living off campus. It includes the costs of room, board, and other expenses. The on-campus living costs are increased by 2.42% compared to the previous year. The off-campus living costs are increased by 4.98% compared to the previous year.
2019-2020 Average Living Costs
South Carolina Colleges and Universities
2017201820192020
On-Campus$12,172$12,448 $12,663$12,969
Off-Campus$12,373$12,965 $12,843$13,482
[Chart] Living Costs - South Carolina Colleges