South Carolina Open Admissions Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2020

Open admissions means that any prospective student who has completed high school or attained a GED certificate may enroll in classes. A qualifying GPA or standardized test scores (SAT or ACT) scores are not necessary for to attend these schools with open admissions policies.

How much does it cost to attend open admissions college in South Carolina?   The average annual in-state college tuition in South Carolina was $13,281 for the 2018-2019 academic year. This is a change of $483 from the 2015-2016 average of $12,798 and represents a 3.77% annual increase. The list of South Carolina open admissions colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 32 open admissions colleges and universities in South Carolina, the most popular being Trident Technical College with 4,614 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $4,887. Bob Jones University is the most expensive open admissions school in South Carolina with an in-state tuition of $17,250.

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 2018-2019 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Explore South Carolina Colleges

School Tuition Rating $Value
Aiken Technical College
Graniteville, 711 Students
$4,656 - -
Allen University
Columbia, 688 Students
$12,540 - -
Benedict College
Columbia, 2,114 Students
$14,000 - -
Bob Jones University
Greenville, 2,357 Students
$17,250 - -
Brown Mackie College Greenville
Greenville, 285 Students
$11,772 - -
Central Carolina Technical College
Sumter, 1,305 Students
$5,795 - -
Clinton Junior College
Rock Hill, 193 Students
$9,920 - -
Denmark Technical College
Denmark, 248 Students
$5,328 - -
Florence Darlington Technical College
Florence, 1,719 Students
$4,560 - -
Forrest College
Anderson, 62 Students
$9,900 - -
Golf Academy of America Myrtle Beach
Myrtle Beach, 151 Students
$15,750 - -
Greenville Technical College
Greenville, 4,261 Students
$4,704 - -
Horry Georgetown Technical College
Conway, 3,304 Students
$4,944 - -
Medix School Fortis College
Columbia, 382 Students
$15,600 - -
Midlands Technical College
West Columbia, 4,239 Students
$5,352 - -
Miller Motte Technical College
Conway, 855 Students
$10,080 - -
Miller Motte Technical College North Charleston
Charleston, 456 Students
$10,440 - -
Morris College
Sumter, 633 Students
$12,525 - -
Northeastern Technical College
Cheraw, 429 Students
$4,152 - -
Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College
Orangeburg, 854 Students
$5,064 - -