South Carolina In State Tuition Ranking

The Cheapest Colleges in South Carolina by In State Tuition for 2021

Cheapest Colleges in South Carolina by In State Tuition

If you're looking for an affordable university and you are a resident of South Carolina these are the least expensive in state colleges to consider.

Affordable doesn't simply mean finding a school with a low published in state tuition. It's important to research the typical financial aid package offered by a school, the average net price actually paid and most importantly the quality of education you receive for your tuition dollar. Sometimes a school which appears cheap based on list price can be a poor relative value if it can't award competitive financial aid or doesn't offer a quality education. The list below is a ranking on published in state tuition with no consideration of actual average price paid or academic quality of the school. Please see the CollegeCalc best value colleges in South Carolina list for a ranking which considers school quality and average net price.

The most affordable four year colleges in South Carolina are listed by one year's in state tuition list price for the 2018/2019 school year.

What is the cheapest college in South Carolina? Leading the colleges list is W L Bonner College in Columbia with an in state tuition of $5,158.

Academic Rating is a CollegeCalc rating of a college's overall academics and effectiveness. The score ranges from zero to one hundred, with fifty being the median for all eligible colleges. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average price paid by students. Colleges which are ranked "n/a" didn't report sufficient data to formulate a score. Learn more about our rating methodology.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2019/2020 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2019/2020 academic year.

South Carolina's Cheapest Colleges by In State Tuition
College In State Tuition Rating Value
#21 Bob Jones University

Greenville, Private For Profit

$18,100 NA NA
#22 Converse College

Spartanburg, Private Not For Profit

$18,890 40 52
#23 Columbia College

Columbia, Private Not For Profit

$19,890 NA NA
#24 North Greenville University

Tigerville, Private Not For Profit

$21,120 44 48
#25 Columbia International University

Columbia, Private Not For Profit

$23,090 46 59
#26 Southern Wesleyan University

Central, Private Not For Profit

$24,926 40 38
#27 Newberry College

Newberry, Private Not For Profit

$25,000 27 10
#28 Limestone College

Gaffney, Private Not For Profit

$25,200 36 14
#29 Charleston Southern University

Charleston, Private Not For Profit

$26,000 46 63
#30 Anderson University

Anderson, Private Not For Profit

$26,130 39 29
#31 Coker College

Hartsville, Private Not For Profit

$29,976 44 75
#32 Erskine College and Seminary

Due West, Private Not For Profit

$34,435 37 2
#33 Presbyterian College

Clinton, Private Not For Profit

$36,600 60 91
#34 Wofford College

Spartanburg, Private Not For Profit

$44,135 76 90
#35 Furman University

Greenville, Private Not For Profit

$50,464 80 81