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South Carolina Private Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2020

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 $23,424 for the 2018-2019 academic year. This is a change of $1,237 from the 2015-2016 average of $22,187 and represents a 5.58% 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 2,811 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $25,500. Furman University is the most expensive private school in South Carolina with an in-state tuition of $49,152.

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
Allen University
Columbia, 688 Students
$12,540 - -
Anderson University
Anderson, 2,775 Students
$25,140 63 65
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 - -
Charleston Southern University
Charleston, 2,811 Students
$25,500 57 69
Claflin University
Orangeburg, 2,055 Students
$16,152 37 52
Clinton Junior College
Rock Hill, 193 Students
$9,920 - -
Coker College
Hartsville, 1,145 Students
$29,328 48 66
Columbia College
Columbia, 870 Students
$19,500 30 42
Columbia International University
Columbia, 712 Students
$22,840 60 69
Converse College
Spartanburg, 939 Students
$17,340 62 69
Erskine College and Seminary
Due West, 574 Students
$34,095 52 34
Forrest College
Anderson, 62 Students
$9,900 - -
Furman University  Best Value
Greenville, 2,725 Students
$49,152 84 61
Golf Academy of America Myrtle Beach
Myrtle Beach, 151 Students
$15,750 - -
Limestone College
Gaffney, 1,836 Students
$24,900 48 50
Medix School Fortis College
Columbia, 382 Students
$15,600 - -
Miller Motte Technical College
Conway, 855 Students
$10,080 - -
Miller Motte Technical College North Charleston
Charleston, 456 Students
$10,440 - -