Private Colleges in South Carolina

The 2022 Directory of South Carolina Private Colleges and Costs

South Carolina Private Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2022

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 $24,481 for the 2020-2021 academic year. This is a change of $550 from the 2019-2020 average of $23,931 and represents a 2.3% 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 Anderson University with 3,334 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $26,820. Furman University is the most expensive private school in South Carolina with an in-state tuition of $51,712.

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.

<Academic 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 2020-2021 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2020-2021 academic year.

Explore South Carolina Colleges

School Tuition Rating Value
Allen University

Columbia, South Carolina

$12,540 NA NA
Anderson University

Anderson, South Carolina

$26,820 NA NA
Benedict College

Columbia, South Carolina

$14,600 NA NA
Bob Jones University

Greenville, South Carolina

$19,100 NA NA
Brown Mackie College Greenville

Greenville, South Carolina

$11,772 NA NA
Charleston Southern University

Charleston, South Carolina

$27,800 36 41
Claflin University

Orangeburg, South Carolina

$16,476 26 4
Clinton Junior College

Rock Hill, South Carolina

$9,920 NA NA
Coker College

Hartsville, South Carolina

$30,864 27 18
Columbia College

Columbia, South Carolina

$19,890 28 6
Columbia International University

Columbia, South Carolina

$23,550 43 48
Converse College

Spartanburg, South Carolina

$19,500 44 7
Erskine College and Seminary

Due West, South Carolina

$34,435 32 1
Forrest College

Anderson, South Carolina

$9,900 NA NA
Furman University

Greenville, South Carolina

$51,712 80 77
Golf Academy of America Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

$15,750 NA NA
Limestone College

Gaffney, South Carolina

$25,200 36 10
Medix School Fortis College

Columbia, South Carolina

$13,938 NA NA
Miller Motte Technical College

Conway, South Carolina

$10,080 NA NA
Miller Motte Technical College North Charleston

Charleston, South Carolina

$10,440 NA NA