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Cost to Attend

As a UofSC student, the choices you make about your college costs will be unique to you. While the examples we give you are based on averages, it should give you a good idea of what to expect for your yearly college costs.

Estimated 2020-21 Costs

The tables below show estimated average costs for the 2020-21 school year (fall and spring). Please only use these figures as cost-estimating tools. Your costs may vary from the details below depending on your major and unique needs. Housing, meals and other expenses may be based on your choice.


Undergraduate Students (S.C. Resident)

Expenses On-Campus Student Off-Campus Student
Tuition     $12,288 $12,288
Tech Fee $400 $400
Weighted Average Program Fees $1,575 $1,575
Housing $8,374  $7,049 
Meals $4,061 (standard 21-‍‍‍‍‍‏meal plan) $3,043 
Books and Supplies (average) $1,250 $1,250
Miscellaneous (average) $3,335 $3,335
Transportation (average) $2,118 $2,118
Total $33,401 $31,058

 

Undergraduate Students (Non-Resident)

Expenses On-Campus Student Off-Campus Student
Tuition  $33,528 $33,528
Tech Fee $400 $400
Weighted Average Program Fees $1,582 $1,582
Housing $8,374  $7,049 
Meals $4,061 (standard 21-‍‍‍‍‍‏meal plan) $3,043 
Books and Supplies  $1,250 $1,250
Miscellaneous  $3,335 $3,335
Transportation $2,118 $2,118
Total $54,648 $52,305

 

Additional Student Categories 

The following show estimated average total yearly (fall and spring) costs for a few more groups. If you don't see your category or need more help, please contact our office. We have a team of experts that can assist you.

Cost Student Categories
$25,630 S.C. resident undergraduate residing with parent(s)
$46,877 Non-resident undergraduate residing with parent(s)
$26,920 S.C. resident graduate student (6 credit hours per term)
$35,096 Non-resident graduate student (6 credit hours per term)
$43,777 S.C. resident School of Law student
$74,785 Non-resident School of Law student

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