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Best Value Colleges in South Carolina by Academic Quality per Dollar

These are the South Carolina schools which appear on CollegeCalc's Best Value Colleges in America ranking and represent the colleges providing the finest education balanced against an affordable average net price. The best value in South Carolina ranking goes to Clemson University with a 87th percentile national academic rank for a comparatively affordable $16,799 average net price.

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 rating methodology.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2016-2017 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2016-2017 academic year.

South Carolina's Best Value Colleges by Academic Quality per Dollar
Average Net Price College Rating $Value
$16,799
Average Net Price
1) Clemson University
Clemson, Public Not For Profit
87 80
$17,442
Average Net Price
2) Presbyterian College
Clinton, Private Not For Profit
74 76
$17,972
Average Net Price
3) University of South Carolina Columbia
Columbia, Public Not For Profit
73 75
$24,731
Average Net Price
4) Wofford College
Spartanburg, Private Not For Profit
73 66
$19,649
Average Net Price
5) Columbia International University
Columbia, Private Not For Profit
75 73