South Carolina In State Tuition Ranking

The Cheapest Colleges in South Carolina by In State Tuition for 2013


Cheapest Colleges in South Carolina

College affordability is a significant factor in nearly all students' school selection process, in South Carolina and nationwide. With high paying, post graduation employment still difficult to obtain, choosing a college which offers good value for your tuition dollar is more important than ever. If you're looking for an affordable university and you are a resident of South Carolina these are the cheap in state colleges to consider.

Keep in mind that affordable doesn't necessarily mean finding a school with a low published tuition. It's important to research the full financial aid package offered by a school and the average net price actually paid. Sometimes a school which appears cheap on the surface can end up being more expensive if the college doesn't offer competitive aid. The methodology for our listings below is a ranking of least expensive published tuition.

The most affordable four year colleges in South Carolina are listed by one year's in state tuition for the 2012/2013 school year. Click on each school for more specific information on price you can expect to pay, calculate potential student loan payments and formulate a college savings plan.

What is the cheapest college in South Carolina? Leading our colleges list is W L Bonner College in with an in state tuition of $6,864.

Another affordable option for South Carolina students is to study at a community college for two years, then progress to a full four year college to earn your bachelors degree. A comprehensive list of South Carolina community colleges can be found here with annual tuition that may be cheaper than four year colleges.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2012-2013 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2012-2013 academic year.

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South Carolina's Cheapest Colleges by In State Tuition
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W L Bonner College Private $6,864 Get Admission Info
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University of South Carolina Beaufort Public $8,172 Get Admission Info
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South Carolina State University Public $8,688 Get Admission Info
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Francis Marion University Public $8,708 Get Admission Info
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University of South Carolina Aiken Public $8,734 Get Admission Info
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Lander University Public $8,892 Get Admission Info
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University of South Carolina Upstate Public $9,442 Get Admission Info
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Coastal Carolina University Public $9,680 Get Admission Info
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College of Charleston Public $9,918 Get Admission Info
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University of South Carolina Columbia Public $10,088 Get Admission Info
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Voorhees College Private $10,180 Get Admission Info
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Morris College Private $10,520 Get Admission Info
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Allen University Private $11,740 Get Admission Info
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Clemson University Public $11,870 Get Admission Info
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Bob Jones University Private $12,480 Get Admission Info
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Winthrop University Public $13,026 Get Admission Info
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North Greenville University Private $13,936 Get Admission Info
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Claflin University Private $13,968 Get Admission Info
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Benedict College Private $16,354 Get Admission Info
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Columbia International University Private $18,200 Get Admission Info
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Anderson University Private $20,020 Get Admission Info
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Southern Wesleyan University Private $20,850 Get Admission Info
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Limestone College Private $21,000 Get Admission Info
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Charleston Southern University Private $21,400 Get Admission Info
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Newberry College Private $22,050 Get Admission Info
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Coker College Private $23,640 Get Admission Info
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Columbia College Private $25,580 Get Admission Info
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Converse College Private $27,276 Get Admission Info
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Erskine College and Seminary Private $27,915 Get Admission Info
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Presbyterian College Private $30,080 Get Admission Info
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Wofford College Private $33,395 Get Admission Info
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Furman University Private $41,152 Get Admission Info
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