Private Colleges in South Carolina

The 2023 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 $24,894 for the 2021-2022 academic year. This is a change of $963 from the 2019-2020 average of $23,931 and represents a 4.02% 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 3,471 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $27,480. Furman University is the most expensive private school in South Carolina with an in-state tuition of $52,992.

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 2021-2022 academic year.

Explore South Carolina Colleges

School Tuition Rating Value
Allen University

Columbia, South Carolina

$12,540 NA NA
Anderson University

Anderson, South Carolina

$27,480 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

$28,630 37 41
Claflin University

Orangeburg, South Carolina

$16,476 25 3
Clinton Junior College

Rock Hill, South Carolina

$9,920 NA NA
Coker College

Hartsville, South Carolina

$30,864 29 23
Columbia College

Columbia, South Carolina

$20,080 29 6
Columbia International University

Columbia, South Carolina

$24,490 40 41
Converse College

Spartanburg, South Carolina

$19,500 39 4
Erskine College

Due West, South Carolina

$34,435 35 1
Forrest College

Anderson, South Carolina

$9,900 NA NA
Furman University

Greenville, South Carolina

$52,992 80 75
Golf Academy of America Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

$15,750 NA NA
Limestone University

Gaffney, South Carolina

$25,200 33 5
Medix School Fortis College

Columbia, South Carolina

$14,054 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