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South Carolina Private Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2019

How much does it cost to attend private college in South Carolina?   The average annual in-state four year, not for profit private college tuition in South Carolina was $23,001 for the 2017-2018 academic year. This is a change of $814 from the 2015-2016 average of $22,187 and represents a 3.67% annual increase. The list of South Carolina private colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 34 private colleges and universities in South Carolina, the most popular being Charleston Southern University with 2,937 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $24,800. Furman University is the most expensive private school in South Carolina with an in-state tuition of $47,968.

Click on any school for current tuition, future cost estimates, school specific savings plans and estimated student loan payments. South Carolina colleges can also be filtered by public, private, community colleges and four year schools. Additionally, cost based sorting is available for the lowest and highest tuition options. Jump directly to our ranking of best values in South Carolina or cheap South Carolina colleges guide.

Rating is a CollegeCalc proprietary national percentile ranking of a college's overall difficulty and educational effectiveness. An average score is 50. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average net price paid. Colleges which are ranked "n/a" didn't report sufficient data to formulate a score. Learn more about our ratings.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2017-2018 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Explore South Carolina Colleges

School Tuition Rating $Value
Allen University
Columbia, 575 Students
$12,740 - -
Anderson University
Anderson, 2,690 Students
$24,290 62 71
Benedict College
Columbia, 2,249 Students
$17,848 - -
Bob Jones University
Greenville, 2,402 Students
$15,850 - -
Brown Mackie College Greenville
Greenville, 285 Students
$11,772 - -
Charleston Southern University
Charleston, 2,937 Students
$24,800 44 60
Claflin University
Orangeburg, 1,930 Students
$15,840 41 52
Clinton Junior College
Rock Hill, 200 Students
$5,349 - -
Coker College
Hartsville, 1,026 Students
$28,464 47 67
Columbia College
Columbia, 1,167 Students
$19,500 - -
Columbia International University
Columbia, 638 Students
$21,720 75 73
Converse College
Spartanburg, 952 Students
$16,680 - -
Erskine College and Seminary
Due West, 622 Students
$32,540 52 69
Forrest College
Anderson, 75 Students
$9,900 - -
Furman University
Greenville, 2,764 Students
$47,968 - -
Golf Academy of America Myrtle Beach
Myrtle Beach, 161 Students
$15,750 - -
Limestone College
Gaffney, 2,197 Students
$24,900 50 56
Medix School Fortis College
Columbia, 324 Students
$15,550 - -
Miller Motte Technical College
Conway, 555 Students
$10,080 - -
Miller Motte Technical College North Charleston
Charleston, 404 Students
$10,440 - -