OFFICE OF THE BURSAR




Physical Location
516/518 Main Street
Between Blossom & Wheat St.
Columbia, South Carolina

Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Telephone (803) 777-4233
Fax (803) 777-7953

Mailing Address
University of South Carolina
The Bursar's Office
516 Main Street
Columbia, SC 29208


USC Columbia Academic Department Fees (see notes 25,26)

ARTS AND SCIENCES

FEE DESCRIPTION NOTES FULL-TIME (21)
2015-16
PART-TIME (1)
2015-16
ARTS AND SCIENCES 25,26    
LAB FEE - LANGUAGE COURSES WITH LAB COMPONENT - PER COURSE   45.00 INCLUDES ALL LEVEL COURSES WITH LABS
LAB FEE - ART EDUCATION (101, 260, 520, 530, 535, 540, 541, 555, 560, 595) - PER COURSE   25.00  
LAB FEE - ART HISTORY (105, 106, 313, 315, 320, 321, 325, 326, 327, 330, 335, 337, 340, 341, 342, 345, 346, 350, 365, 366, 370, 390, 399, 498, 499, 501, 511, 514, 519, 520, 521, 522, 523, 524, 525, 526, 527, 529, 534, 535, 536, 537, 539, 540, 542, 543, 550, 557, 560, 561, 562, 566, 569, 590, 720, 725, 730, 735, 737, 769, 790) - PER COURSE   20.00  
LAB FEE - DANCE ( 102, 112, 160, 170, 171, 177, 178, 202, 203, 204, 212, 278, 302, 303, 307, 312, 360, 378, 385, 402, 403, 407, 412, 440, 460, 577) - PER COURSE   60.00  
LAB FEE - DANC 101: DANCE APPRECIATION   40.00  
LAB FEE - MEDIA ARTS - PER COURSE   75.00 INCLUDES ALL LEVEL COURSES WITH LABS
LAB FEE - STUDIO ARTS - PER COURSE   100.00 INCLUDES ALL LEVEL COURSES WITH LABS
MSCI 460 FIELD AND LABORATORY INVESTIGATIONS IN MARINE SCIENCE   300.00  
LAB FEE - (MATH 141,142; MATH 526, STAT 201; PHYSICS, ASTRONOMY, BIOLOGY, CHEMISTRY, ENVIRONMENT, GEOLOGY AND MARINE SCIENCE; PSYC 227, 228, 489, 498, 570, 571, 572, 574, 575, 598, 599, 709, 710, 762; ANTH 161, 391, 561; GEOG 201 & 202)   105.00  
FIELD COURSE - GEOL 735: REGIONAL TECTONICS   75.00  
FIELD COURSE - GEOL 750: BASIN ANALYSIS SEMINAR   75.00  
HIGH SCHOOL SUMMER DRAMA CONSERVATORY - RESIDENCY OPTION 27 2,500.00  

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BUSINESS - MOORE SCHOOL

FEE DESCRIPTION NOTES FULL-TIME (28)
2015-16
PART-TIME (1)
2015-16
BUSINESS - MOORE SCHOOL 29,30    
GRADUATE APPLICATION FEE 12, 31   50.00
CONFIRMATION FEE FOR ALL GRADUATE PROGRAMS 32   1,000.00
EXECUTIVE INTERNATIONAL MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION - MEXICO   41,500.00  
GRADUATE SPECIAL STUDENT (PER HOUR) - RESIDENT     690.00
GRADUATE SPECIAL STUDENT (PER HOUR) - NONRESIDENT     1,075.00
INTERNATIONAL MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION - RESIDENT   43,142.00  
INTERNATIONAL MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION - NONRESIDENT   71,580.00  
INTERNATIONAL MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION - RESIDENT - COST IS PER CREDIT HOUR - FULL AND PART TIME 28, 33 634.00 634.00
INTERNATIONAL MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION - NONRESIDENT - COST IS PER CREDIT HOUR - FULL AND PART TIME 28, 31 1,053.00 1,053.00
MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION - ONE YEAR PROGRAM - RESIDENT   35,702.00  
MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION - ONE YEAR PROGRAM - NONRESIDENT   40,790.00  
MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION - ONE YEAR PROGRAM - FULL AND PART TIME RESIDENT 28 830.00 830.00
MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION - ONE YEAR PROGRAM - FULL AND PART TIME NON RESIDENT 28 949.00 949.00
MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION - ONE YEAR PROGRAM - MILITARY 34 27,500.00  
MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION - ONE YEAR PROGRAM - DEFENSE COMPTROLLERSHIP PROGRAM 35 27,500.00  
MASTER OF ACCOUNTANCY - RESIDENT     528.00
MASTER OF ACCOUNTANCY - NONRESIDENT     1,031.00
MASTER OF ARTS IN ECONOMICS - RESIDENT   15,851.00 528.00
MASTER OF ARTS IN ECONOMICS - NONRESIDENT   30,937.00 1,031.00
MASTER OF HUMAN RESOURCES - RESIDENT   23,776.00 528.00
MASTER OF HUMAN RESOURCES - NONRESIDENT   46,405.00 1,031.00
EXECUTIVE MASTER OF HUMAN RESOURCES - PROGRAM FEE   45,900.00 1,020.00
PROFESSIONAL MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION PROGRAM FEE   33,120.00  
PROFESSIONAL MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (PER HOUR) - RESIDENT     690.00
PROFESSIONAL MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (PER HOUR) - NONRESIDENT     690.00
PROFESSIONAL MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION - BANKING PROGRAM - COST IS PER CREDIT HOUR - FULL AND PART TIME 36 753.00 753.00
MASTER OF INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS PROGRAM FEE - RESIDENT   15,300.00 510.00
MASTER OF INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS PROGRAM FEE - NONRESIDENT   18,360.00 612.00
MASTER OF INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS PROGRAM FEE - DOUBLE DEGREE PROGRAM - RESIDENT   30,600.00 850.00
MASTER OF INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS PROGRAM FEE - DOUBLE DEGREE PROGRAM - NONRESIDENT   36,720.00 1,020.00
CONFIRMATION FEE FOR ALL PHD PROGRAMS 37 250.00 250.00
SUPPLEMENTAL LANGUAGE FEE - 3 YEAR TRACK IMBA PROGRAM   4,000.00 4,000.00
MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION - ONE YEAR PROGRAM - MILITARY - PER CREDIT HOUR     639.50
GRADUATE CERTIFICATES PROGRAM - PER CREDIT HOUR     690.00
MOORE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS UNDERGRADUATE ENRICHMENT FEE 38 660.00 55.00

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EDUCATION

FEE DESCRIPTION NOTES FULL-TIME (39)
2015-16
PART-TIME (1)
2015-16
EDUCATION      
SC CERTIFIED TEACHER RATE - COLUMBIA ONLY (STUDENTS TAKING LESS THAN 12 HOURS) 21   465.00
NONRESIDENT - SC CERTIFIED TEACHER RATE - COLUMBIA ONLY (STUDENTS TAKING LESS THAN 12 HOURS) 21   552.75
SUPERVISORY TEACHER RATE - COLUMBIA ONLY 22   50.00
UNDERGRADUATE CHILDHOOD/ELEMENTARY/MIDDLE LEVEL CLINICAL FEE - EDEC 340P, EDEL 505P, EDML 598; FEE IS PER COURSE 40 200.00  
UNDERGRADUATE AND GRADUATE CLINICAL FEE - ONE TIME FEE APPLICABLE TO SCHOOL CODES 420, 425, 465, 350, 355 FOR PEDU 479, TSTM 472, EDTE 590A, EDEL 490A, EDEC 492, EDML 599, PEDU 778A, ITEC 777B, EDEX 796 EDEX 796B, EDEX 796I, EDEX 796L, EDEX796S, EDEL 790A, EDSE 775B, EDSE 776B, EDSE 778B, EDSE 781B, EDCE 805E, EDCE 805S, EDCE 805F, EDCE 822   200.00  
CERTIFICATION ASSESSMENT 41 75.00  
MATERIALS - PEDU COURSES 100, 101, 103, 104, 105, 106, 107, 109, 111, 112, 117, 118, 119, 120, 121, 122, 123, 125, 126, 128, 129, 131, 132, 133, 134, 135, 136, 137, 138, 139, 152, 160, 168, 169, 170, 171, 173, 174, 175, 176, 177, 178, 179, 180, 182, 186, 188, 194, 195, 196, 575 - PER COURSE 42 10.00  
MATERIALS - PEDU /ATEP 292, 293, 392, 393, 492,494, 738, 739   250.00  
MATERIALS - PEDU/ATEP 267   150.00  
MATERIALS - PEDU/ATEP 266L, PEDU 275   75.00  
MATERIALS - PEDU/ATEP 798   200.00  
MATERIALS - PEDU COURSES AQUATIC SAFETY 108, 140, 141, 144, 147, 148, 149, 189 - PER COURSE 39 20.00  
MATERIALS - PEDU 153 - PER COURSE 39 40.00  
MATERIALS - PEDU COURSES 114, 124, 130, 172,183,185, 187 - PER COURSE 39 60.00  
MATERIALS/INSURANCE - PEDU 113, PEDU/ATEP 300, 310, 733, 740 39 100.00  
MATERIALS - PEDU 142 - LIFEGUARD TRAINING 39 65.00  
MATERIALS - PEDU 146 - OPEN WATER SCUBA 39 225.00  
MATERIALS - PEDU 154 - ADV WATER OPEN WATER SCUBA 39 140.00  
MATERIALS - PEDU 181 - EQUESTRIAN 39 300.00  
MATERIALS - PEDU/ATEP 155, 348L, 349L ,350L, 365, 366L, 466, 493, 496 39 30.00  
MATERIALS - PEDU 420, 520, 570   20.00  
MATERIALS - PEDU 143, 340, 341, 440 39 50.00  
MATERIALS - PEDU 150 - SAILING 39 440.00  
MATERIALS - PEDU 555 - ICE SKATING 39 80.00  
EDLP 805 - OFF SITE EXPERIENCES   75.00  
COUNSELING LAB FEE - EDCE 600 ALL SECTIONS AND EDCE 721 ALL SECTIONS   50.00 50.00
MATERIALS - EDCE 706 ALL SECTIONS   10.00 10.00
MATERIALS - ATEP 734 ALL SECTIONS   100.00 100.00
PHYSICAL EDUCATION ATHLETIC TRAINING ENRICHMENT FEE   1,000.00 1,000.00
CAROLINA LIFE PROGRAM FEE 43 1,836.00 1,836.00
CAROLINA LIFE - LIFE SKILLS COURSE UNIT CHARGE 40   478.75
CAROLINA LIFE 2 BEDROOM RENTAL PER PERSON - SEMESTER 44 3,148.00  
CAROLINA LIFE APPLICATION FEE   25.00  
CAROLINA LIFE ROOM CONFIRMATION DEPOSIT 41 1,000.00  
CAROLINA LIFE 1 BEDROOM RENTAL (SINGLE OCCUPANCY) - SEMESTER 41 4,970.00  
 

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ENGINEERING AND COMPUTING

FEE DESCRIPTION NOTES FULL-TIME (39)
2015-16
PART-TIME (1)
2015-16
ENGINEERING AND COMPUTING      
APOGEE - PER CREDIT HOUR - ABOVE REGULAR TUITION     220.00
FEE - ENGR & COMP - PER NONFRESHMAN PER SEMESTER   504.00 42.00
FEE - ENGR & COMP - PER FRESHMAN/ SEMESTER   228.00 19.00
LAB FEE - ENGR & COMPUTING (ELCT 201, 301, 302, 403, 404; ECIV 303L, 330L, 350L, 362L; ECHE 550, 460, 461; EMCH 361, 362, 363; BMEN 260, 271, 321, 361, 427; CSCE 101, 102, 145, 146, 201, 204, 215)   148.00  
EXECUTIVE MASTER OF ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT - ONLINE PROGRAM - PER CREDIT HOUR 45   412.00
SYSTEMS DESIGN - ONLINE PROGRAM - PER CREDIT HOUR 42   292.00
 

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ENGLISH PROGRAMS FOR INTERNATIONALS - EPI

FEE DESCRIPTION NOTES FULL-TIME (46)
2015-16
PART-TIME (1)
2015-16
ENGLISH PROGRAMS FOR INTERNATIONALS - EPI 47    
TUITION - PER NINE WEEK TERM - FULL TIME     2,000.00
TUITION - TWO CLASSES     1,360.00
TUITION - ONE CLASS     700.00
TUITION - BY WEEK - 4 WEEK MINIMUM - 3 CLASSES     320.00
TUITION - BY WEEK - 4 WEEK MINIMUM - 2 CLASSES     220.00
TUITION - BY WEEK - 4 WEEK MINIMUM - 1 CLASSES     140.00
SPONSORED INTERNATIONAL STUDENT FEE - EPI STUDENTS ONLY     125.00
MINIMUM PRE REGISTRATION TUITION PAYMENT     500.00
RENTAL - 2 PERSON APARTMENT - ASPYRE - TERM     2,775.00
RENTAL - 4 PERSON APARTMENT - PALMS - TERM     2,300.00
RENTAL - 2 PERSON APARTMENT - CLAIRE - TERM     1,475.00
RENTAL - 4 PERSON APARTMENT - CLIFF - TERM     1,475.00
RENTAL - 2 PERSON APARTMENT CLIFF     1,945.00
RENTAL- DAILY     45.00
MINIMUM RENT PAYMENT     500.00
LATE REGISTRATION FEE     100.00
LATE TESTING FEE - 1 TEST     45.00
LATE TESTING FEE - 2 TESTS     75.00
REFUND - TUITION    

PER POLICY

REFUND - HOUSING    

PER POLICY

REFUND - PROCESSING FEE     25.00
GAP - INSURANCE     480.00
GAP - HEALTH CENTER     114.00
GAP - OTHER TESTING/TECHNOLOGY     125.00
GAP TUITION PREPAYMENT     500.00
DMV TRANSLATION - NON EPI     35.00
EXTRA EXPRESS MAILING FEE INTERNATIONAL     50.00
EXTRA EXPRESS MAILING FEE DOMESTIC     20.00
IMMIGRATION ASSISTANCE/ADMINISTRATION     200.00
TRANSCRIPTS     10.00
TESTING - EPI TEST BATTERY     75.00
TESTING - TOEFL     60.00
CLASSES - GRE TEST PREP CLASS VIA USC     710.00
CLASSES - TOEFL     530.00
RETURNED CHECK OR CREDIT CARD - AS PERMITTED BY LAW     30.00
TERM BOOKS     190.00
RUSH FEE     30.00
MAJOR MEDICAL INSURANCE     480.00
CAMPUS FEES     500.00
APPLICATION FEE     125.00

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GRADUATE SCHOOL

FEE DESCRIPTION NOTES FULL-TIME (48)
2015-16
PART-TIME (1)
2015-16
GRADUATE SCHOOL 21,22    
APPLICATION FEE - GRADUATE 12 50.00  
APPLICATION FEE - READMIT - GRADUATE 12 15.00  
GRADUATE STUDENT STATUS CHANGE FEE   15.00  
BENCH FEES FOR FOREIGN-SPONSORED PhD STUDENTS IN STEM FIELDS   7,500.00  
GRADUATE ASSISTANTS - LESS THAN 12 HOURS - REQUIRED STUDENT HEALTH CENTER FEE - PER SEMESTER     174.00
GRADUATE STUDENTS - (9 TO 11 HOURS) - REQUIRED STUDENT HEALTH CENTER FEE - PER SEMESTER     174.00
GRADUATE STUDENTS - (6 TO 8 HOURS) - REQUIRED STUDENT HEALTH CENTER FEE - PER SEMESTER 18   116.00
HEALTH INSURANCE - (STUDENTS WITHOUT COVERAGE) - CONTRACT W/THIRD PARTY   2,210.00  

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HEALTH PROFESSIONS - PUBLIC HEALTH, NURSING, SOCIAL WORK

FEE DESCRIPTION NOTES FULL-TIME (48)
2015-16
PART-TIME (1)
2015-16
HEALTH PROFESSIONS - PUBLIC HEALTH, NURSING, SOCIAL WORK 49    
UNDERGRADUATE - RESIDENT - PROGRAM FEE   700.00 85.00
UNDERGRADUATE - NONRESIDENT - PROGRAM FEE   1,300.00 150.00
UNDERGRADUATE - NONRESIDENT SCHOLARSHIP - PROGRAM FEE   700.00 85.00
GRADUATE - RESIDENT - PROGRAM FEE   800.00 80.00
GRADUATE - NONRESIDENT - PROGRAM FEE   1,100.00 110.00
 

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HONORS COLLEGE

FEE DESCRIPTION NOTES FULL-TIME (48)
2015-16
PART-TIME (1)
2015-16
HONORS COLLEGE      
PROGRAM FEE - HONORS COLLEGE - ALL STUDENTS 50475.00  

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HOSPITALITY, RETAIL, AND SPORT MANAGEMENT

FEE DESCRIPTION NOTES FULL-TIME (48)
2015-16
PART-TIME (1)
2015-16
HOSPITALITY, RETAIL, AND SPORT MANAGEMENT      
UNDERGRADUATE - PROGRAM FEE (FULL TIME & PART TIME)   60.00 60.00
GRADUATE - PROGRAM FEE   900.00 75.00

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LAW SCHOOL

FEE DESCRIPTION NOTES FULL-TIME (48)
2015-16
PART-TIME (1)
2015-16
LAW SCHOOL 28,51    
LAW - RESIDENT - TUITION   11,904.00 992.00
LAW - NONRESIDENT - TUITION   24,036.00 2,003.00
LAW - NONRESIDENT SCHOLAR - TUITION   13,164.00 1,097.00
LAW - RESIDENT - 17 HOURS AND ABOVE 9 86.00  
LAW - NONRESIDENT - 17 HOURS AND ABOVE 9 182.00  
LONDON MAYMESTER (COURSE FEE) (RESIDENT AND NONRESIDENT)   3,948.00  
APPLICATION FEE 12, 52 60.00  
SEAT CONFIRMATION FEE   500.00  
KICK START PROGRAM - ONE TIME FEE   125.00  
LAW LIBRARY - PHOTO COPY FEE - CHARGE PER PAGE   0.15  
LAW LIBRARY - LOST BOOK FEE ($25 PROCESSING FEE PLUS THE REPLACEMENT COST OF THE BOOK IF GREATER THAN $50)   75.00  
LAW LIBRARY - CARREL KEY PROCESSING - PER KEY   5.00  
LAW LIBRARY - CARREL KEY DEPOSIT   20.00  
LAW LIBRARY - DOCUMENT DELIVERY FEE - $5.00 CHARGE FOR HANDLING PLUS .50 PER PAGE COPIED OR $1.00 PER PAGE FAXED   5.00  
CARRELL FILE CABINET - KEY DEPOSIT   5.00  
LAW LIBRARY - STUDENT PRINTING FEE OF .10 PER PAGE ABOVE 1,000 PAGE PER STUDENT ALLOTMENT   0.10  
 

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INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS

FEE DESCRIPTION NOTES FULL-TIME (48)
2015-16
PART-TIME (1)
2015-16
INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS      
ENHANCEMENT FEE - LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE - ONE TIME CHARGE 53 800.00  
ENHANCEMENT FEE - GRADUATE JOURNALISM - ONE TIME CHARGE 48 700.00  
MASTERS IN LIS - COHORT PROGRAMS IN OTHER STATES 54   636.00
COURSE FEE FOR JOURNALISM AND ELECTRONIC JOURNALISM MAJORS - JOUR 471, 580, 586, 587, 588, 589, 590 INCLUDING ALL ASSOCIATED "J" COURSES.   250.00  
COURSE FEE - JOUR 204, 330, 428 INCLUDING ALL ASSOCIATED "J" COURSES   50.00  
COURSE FEE - JOUR COURSES REQUIRING EQUIPMENT USE - JOUR 203, 316L, 333, 346, 347, 361, 416, 436, 437, 446, 447, 448, 449, 516, 517, 518, 521, 528, 530, 531, 534, 537, 538, 565, 576 AND ALL ASSOCIATED "J" COURSES.   100.00  
JOUR 560 INCLUDING ASSOCIATED "J" COURSE   150.00  
ADDITIONAL COURSE FEE - LIBRARY AND INFORMATION STUDIES - SLIS (201, 202, 220, 301, 310, 315, 325, 402, 410, 420, 429, 430, 435, 440, 480, 501, 523, 525, 527, 530, 600) ALL CAMPUS SECTIONS INCLUDING "J" COURSES.   50.00  
 

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COLUMBIA - MEDICINE

FEE DESCRIPTION NOTES FULL-TIME (55)
2015-16
PART-TIME (1)
2015-16
COLUMBIA - MEDICINE 56,51    
MEDICINE - RESIDENT - TUITION 57, 58 19,257.00 1,604.75 
MEDICINE - NONRESIDENT SCHOLAR - TUITION 51, 52 24,150.00 2,012.50 
MEDICINE - NONRESIDENT - TUITION 51, 52 43,575.00 3,631.25 
TECHNOLOGY AND INFRASTRUCTURE FEE 59 300.00  
GROSS ANATOMY FEE - PER COURSE   1,000.00  
VISITING MEDICAL STUDENT FEE   150.00  
SUPPLEMENTARY APPLICATION FEE   95.00  
ADMISSION DEPOSIT - APPLIED TO 1ST YEAR'S TUITION   250.00  
GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN BIO STUDIES - RESIDENT PROGRAM FEE 51, 52, 53 18,000.00 1,500.00 
GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN BIO STUDIES - NONRESIDENT PROGRAM FEE 51, 52 53 23,940.00 1,995.00 
GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN BIO STUDIES - SEAT CONFIRMATION FEE - NON-REFUNDABLE - RESIDENT 60 900.00  
GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN BIO STUDIES - SEAT CONFIRMATION FEE - NON-REFUNDABLE - NONRESIDENT 54 1,197.00  
PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT - RESIDENT TUITION 52, 61 7,500.00 625.00
PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT - NONRESIDENT TUITION 52, 55 12,885.00 1,073.75
PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT - NONRESIDENT SCHOLAR TUITION 52, 55 9,375.00 781.25
NURSE ANESTHESIA - RESIDENT TUITION 52, 55 7,500.00 625.00
NURSE ANESTHESIA - NONRESIDENT TUITION 52, 55 12,885.00 1,073.75
NURSE ANESTHESIA - NONRESIDENT SCHOLAR TUITION 52, 55 9,375.00 781.25
PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT / NURSE ANESTHESIA ENRICHMENT ACTIVITY FEE   610.00  
INSTRUMENT RESOURCE FACILITY LAB SUPPORT FEE (ALL SECTIONS MCBA 740 AND 741)   250.00  
 

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GREENVILLE - MEDICINE

FEE DESCRIPTION NOTES FULL-TIME (55)
2015-16
PART-TIME (1)
2015-16
GREENVILLE - MEDICINE 51    
MEDICINE - RESIDENT - TUITION 51, 52 19,257.00 1,604.75 
MEDICINE - NONRESIDENT SCHOLAR - TUITION 51, 52 24,150.00 2,012.50 
MEDICINE - NONRESIDENT - TUITION 51, 52 43,575.00 3,631.25 
TECHNOLOGY AND INFRASTRUCTURE FEE 53 300.00  
GROSS ANATOMY FEE - PER COURSE   1,000.00  
VISITING MEDICAL STUDENT FEE   150.00  
SUPPLEMENTARY APPLICATION FEE   95.00  
ADMISSION DEPOSIT - APPLIED TO 1ST YEAR'S TUITION   250.00  

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MUSIC

FEE DESCRIPTION NOTES FULL-TIME (55)
2015-16
PART-TIME (1)
2015-16
MUSIC 48    
ENRICHMENT FEE - MUSIC   275.00 1/2 HOUR LESSON
ENRICHMENT FEE - MUSIC   550.00 HOUR LESSON
RECITAL FEE   50.00  
ACCOMPANIST FEE   150.00  
 

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NURSING

FEE DESCRIPTION NOTES FULL-TIME (55)
2015-16
PART-TIME (1)
2015-16
NURSING 44,48,62    
ENRICHMENT FEE - NURSING - PhD PROGRAM - ONE TIME CHARGE   1,500.00  
RN to BSN ONLINE NURSING PROGRAM TUITION 9   371.00
PRE-NURSING ENRICHMENT FEE FOR ALL NURSING STUDENTS IN YEAR 1 AND 2 OF NURSING PROGRAM 63 408.00 34.00
MASTER OF SCIENCE IN NURSING (MSN) / DOCTOR OF NURSING PRACTICE (DNP) PROGRAM - RESIDENT   8,568.00 714.00
MASTER OF SCIENCE IN NURSING (MSN) / DOCTOR OF NURSING PRACTICE (DNP) PROGRAM - NONRESIDENT   15,642.00 1,303.50
MASTER OF SCIENCE IN NURSING (MSN) / DOCTOR OF NURSING PRACTICE (DNP) PROGRAM - NONRESIDENT SCHOLARSHIP RATE   9,768.00 814.00
TOTAL ASSESSMENT PROGRAM (TAP) TESTING FEE - ATTACHED TO NURS 312, NURS 324, NURS 411, NURS 412, NURS 422, NURS 424, NURS 425, NURS 428, NURS 431, NURS 435).   75.00  
COLLEGE OF NURSING LAB FEE - NURS (312, 412, 422, 435, 704, 705, 706, 710, 722, 731, 732, 770, 770A, 776, 786, 787, 793, 796, 798, 806, 807, 820, 840A, 897 AND ALL J SECTIONS).   1,000.00  
MALPRACTICE INSURANCE - UNDERGRADUATE - PER COURSE - NURS (312, 399, 411, 412, 422, 424, 425, 435, 534, AND ALL J SECTIONS)   20.00  
MALPRACTICE INSURANCE - GRADUATE - PER COURSE - NURS (704, 705, 706, 710, 719, 722, 727,  728, 731, 732, 735, 741, 742, 770, 770A, 776, 786, 787, 793, 796, 798, 806, 807, 820, 840A, 897, AND ALL J SECTIONS)   50.00  
 

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PHARMACY

FEE DESCRIPTION NOTES FULL-TIME (64) 2015-16 PART-TIME (1) 2015-16
PHARMACY - SOUTH CAROLINA COLLEGE OF PHARMACY 27, 65, 66, 67    
APPLICATION - PROFESSIONAL PROGRAMS   95.00  
PROFESSIONAL - FULL TIME - RESIDENT - PROGRAM FEE - YEARS ONE, TWO AND THREE - EACH YEAR   24,553.00 891.00
PROFESSIONAL - FULL TIME - NONRESIDENT - PROGRAM FEE - YEARS ONE, TWO AND THREE - EACH YEAR   36,672.00 1,328.00
PROFESSIONAL - FULL TIME - NONRESIDENT - SCHOLARSHIP - PROGRAM FEE - YEARS ONE, TWO AND THREE - EACH YEAR   31,112.00 1,133.00
PROFESSIONAL - FULL TIME - RESIDENT - PROGRAM FEE - YEAR FOUR   21,544.00 891.00
PROFESSIONAL - FULL TIME - NONRESIDENT - PROGRAM FEE - YEAR FOUR   32,128.00 1,328.00
PROFESSIONAL - FULL TIME - NONRESIDENT - SCHOLARSHIP - PROGRAM FEE - YEAR FOUR   27,376.00 1,133.00
ADVISEMENT FEE - PRE-PHARMACY STUDENTS - PER SEMESTER - FALL AND SPRING ONLY   100.00  
SEAT CONFIRMATION FEE (NON-REFUNDABLE)   485.00  

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PUBLIC HEALTH - ARNOLD SCHOOL

FEE DESCRIPTION NOTES FULL-TIME (64)
2015-16
PART-TIME (1)
2015-16
PUBLIC HEALTH - ARNOLD SCHOOL 27, 44, 46, 48, 68    
DOCTOR OF PHYSICAL THERAPY - RESIDENT - TUITION 69 6,192.00 516.00
DOCTOR OF PHYSICAL THERAPY - NONRESIDENT - TUITION 62 9,906 .00 825.50
DOCTOR OF PHYSICAL THERAPY - NONRESIDENT -SCHOLARSHIP - TUITION 62 8,049.00 670.75
DOCTOR OF PHYSICAL THERAPY - PROGRAM FEE - ASSESSED PER SEMESTER   300.00 120.00
DOCTOR OF PHYSICAL THERAPY - SEAT CONFIRMATION FEE   750.00 750.00
HEALTH SERVICES POLICY AND MANAGEMENT DOCTORAL AND MHA - RESIDENT ENRICHMENT FEE   1,000.00  
HEALTH SERVICES POLICY AND MANAGEMENT DOCTORAL AND MHA - NONRESIDENT ENRICHMENT FEE   1,000.00  
HEALTH SERVICES POLICY AND MANAGEMENT MPH - RESIDENT - ENRICHMENT FEE   1,000.00  
HEALTH SERVICES POLICY AND MANAGEMENT MPH - NONRESIDENT - ENRICHMENT FEE   1,000.00  
COMM SCI & DISORDER - GRADUATE - RESIDENT AND NONRESIDENT ENRICHMENT FEE - ONE TIME CHARGE   1,300.00  
SEAT CONFIRMATION FEE FOR COMMUNICATION SCIENCES AND DISORDERS - ONE TIME FEE 70 1,000.00 1,000.00
HEALTH PROMOTION EDUCATION AND BEHAVIORAL COURSE FEE FOR HPEB 335   60.00 60.00
DOCTOR PHYSICAL THERAPY PROGRAM SUPPLEMENTAL APPLICATION FEE - ONE TIME FEE   40.00 40.00
MHA PROFESSIONAL FORMAT - MATRICULATION FEE     4,044.00
MHA PROFESSIONAL FORMAT - RESIDENT TUITION - PER CREDIT HOUR     516.00
MHA PROFESSIONAL FORMAT - NONRESIDENT TUITION - PER CREDIT HOUR     541.00

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SOCIAL WORK

FEE DESCRIPTION NOTES FULL-TIME (64)
2015-16
PART-TIME (1)
2015-16
SOCIAL WORK 27, 39    
SOCIAL WORK UNDERGRADUATE ENRICHMENT FEE - PER SEMESTER   240.00 20.00
SOCIAL WORK GRADUATE ENRICHMENT FEE - ONE-TIME   970.00  
SEAT CONFIRMATION FEE - GRADUATE   120.00  
KOREAN MSW PROGRAM - SOCIAL WORK - FOR 2 1/2 YEAR PERIOD - 60 CREDIT HOUR PROGRAM 71 30,960.00 516.00
 

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 Notes
1) Full-time fees per semester, unless otherwise noted [see note (10) below for exceptions]. Part-time fees stated per credit hour. Part-time is defined as fewer than 12 hours. Part-time fees apply to summer sessions unless otherwise noted. Most fees listed in the Full-Time columns are applicable to all students. Unless otherwise noted, all tuition and fees reviewed and approved by the USC Board of Trustees in June 2015 become effective in Fall 2015.
2) USC Columbia - Chapter 33 veterans entitled to the maximum benefit rate (based on service requirements) who apply for the Yellow Ribbon Program at USC and are deemed eligible may receive a tuition abatement as follows for Nonresident students: Undergraduate students - 50% of tuition and fee charges in excess of the VA maximum amounts for SC not to exceed $5,700 annually; Graduate/Professional students - 50% of tuition and fee charges in excess of the VA maximum amounts for SC not to exceed $3,400 annually. The number of eligible students is limited based upon the terms of the annual Yellow Ribbon Program Agreement. Qualified resident students are fully covered by the VA at the actual resident tuition rates.
3) Free tuition per state law for: children of certain deceased and other veterans, firefighters and law enforcement officers, essay winner for Governor's Committee on the Employment of the Physically Handicapped, and resident 60 years or older on space available basis.
4) Certain Veterans and related persons, residing in South Carolina, receiving specified Federal Educational Benefits and enrolled in a state institution are entitled to receive in-state tuition without regard to length of time the individual has resided in the state. See SC Code of Laws 59-112-50 as amended may 7th, 2015.
5) Only Columbia campus students named as McNair, Horseshoe, Cooper, McKissick, Flinn, Lieber, and Alumni Scholars
6) Nonresident Athletics scholarship implies athletic grant-in-aid at the USC Columbia Campus. This rate may not apply to all scholarship student-athletes, based upon designation by the Athletics Department. The Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships awards grants-in-aid in accordance with NCAA, conference and institutional guidelines.
7) Sims Scholarship - Only Columbia campus students named as Sims Scholars.
8) Active Duty Military - This rate is tied to the Palmetto College campus tuition rate and is applied across USC Campuses. Nonresident Active Duty Military pay the resident rate for distance courses. Applies to Undergraduates only.
9) Full-time Undergraduate students on Columbia, Aiken, Beaufort and Upstate campuses and all full-time Graduate students will pay an additional charge for each credit hour above sixteen hours. Nonrefundable after the 100% refund period.
10) Graduate rates listed under USC Columbia apply to all campuses. Fees for Comprehensive and Palmetto College campuses are for undergraduate students only.
11) Rate applies only to those specific on-line Graduate programs and courses as approved and identified by the Office of the Provost. See http://gradonline.sc.edu/SearchPrograms
12) USC Columbia - Undergraduate application fee waived only for South Carolina residents who present a College Board fee waiver or a National Association for College Admissions Counselors waiver. Graduate application fees are retained by the General Fund except for the $50 Moore School of Business additional application fee.
13) The Study Abroad Exchange Program Deposit will be applied to tuition and fees in the semester in which the study abroad exchange program occurs. The deposit is non-refundable after payment has been made.
14) The Gamecock Gateway program is a partnership between the University of South Carolina Columbia (USC) and Midlands Technical College (MTC) to provide an academic and residential link between the two institutions. The Gamecock Gateway program is offered by invitation only and offers a residential experience on or near the USC campus. Students will pursue transfer compliant course work at MTC, while benefitting from a variety of support programs and student services offered by each institution. Upon successful completion of the one year academic program in Gamecock Gateway, students will be eligible to fully matriculate at USC. The deposit is non-refundable.
15) The matriculation fee is paid only once by undergraduate degree-seeking students during their entering semester through the campus where they initially enroll. The fee will be charged again if a student enrolls in a masters or doctoral program of study. For the USC Columbia campus, a portion of the fee is allocated to Arts & Sciences for new student placement testing.
16) Capstone Scholar fee is payable in student's first and second year of the program.
17) The optional athletic event fee includes the per semester athletics activity charge and the athletics bond charge. A minimum of six credit hours are required for the student to elect this fee. Students participating in university-approved internships, practicums, or co-ops as part of their academic program of study are eligible to pay the optional athletic fee during the semester of participation.
18) Insurance charge as required for graduate students, international students, and any other students who opt into third-party program.
19) Mandatory Study Abroad Insurance is based on a $360 academic year rate that is pro-rated for length of time the student spends abroad.
20) Dual Enrollment Courses - USC Columbia, USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate may waive the dual enrollment charge or charge less than the $66 per credit hour rate with 4% fee waiver capacity for resident students. This rate applies to full and part time students regardless of status. The $66 per credit hour rate is a minimum. The course charge may not exceed the resident credit hour tuition for each USC Campus.
21) Full-time fees per semester, unless otherwise noted [see note (10) below for exceptions]. Part-time fees stated per credit hour. Part-time is defined as fewer than 12 hours. Part-time fees apply to summer sessions unless otherwise noted. Most fees listed in the Full-Time columns are applicable to all students. Unless otherwise noted, all tuition and fees reviewed and approved by the USC Board of Trustees in June 2015 become effective in Fall 2015.
22) Certified Teacher Rate is $465.00 for resident students per hour for the Columbia campuses. This rate is a 10% reduction to the regular resident graduate rate. The rate is $552.75 for nonresident students per hour for the Columbia campus (50% of Nonresident Graduate rate). The Certified Teacher Rate for Aiken and Upstate is $330.00 for resident students per hour and $376.00 for nonresident students per hour. The Certified Teacher rate applies to regular graduate courses only and not to any program with a separate program or credit hour fee. Fee applies to Part Time students only.
23) Supervisory Teacher Rate is $5 per credit hour for non-Columbia campuses and $50 per credit hour for Columbia campus.
24) Professional Development contract courses ranging from $4,000 to $12,000 per course based on maximum of 25 students; additional students beyond 25 may enroll for a fee prorated from the base fee. Contract Course amounts must be approved in advance by the Chief Financial Officer.
25) Any special course fees to cover materials, travel, or other special costs above normal tuition must be approved in advance by the Provost. Special OSP courses assessed at board mandated fee rate. All fees must be paid by students directly to the University of South Carolina. Any exceptions must be specifically approved in advance by the Chief Financial Officer.
26) Nonresident students in study abroad programs are eligible for an in-state tuition waiver as provided in the South Carolina Code of Laws 59-112-70.
27) The High School Drama Conservatory is a three-week immersive theatre experience. The residential student is housed in a University Dormitory, night and weekend activities and all meals are provided.
28) Full-time fees per semester, unless otherwise noted [see note (10) below for exceptions]. Part-time fees stated per credit hour. Part-time is defined as fewer than 12 hours. Part-time fees apply to summer sessions unless otherwise noted. Most fees listed in the Full-Time columns are applicable to all students. Unless otherwise noted, all tuition and fees reviewed and approved by the USC Board of Trustees in June 2015 become effective in Fall 2015.
29) Students paying program specific fees for professional or graduate programs will be assessed an additional per credit hour charge for hours outside of the program.
30) Joint JD/Moore School of Business programs will be assessed MSB Master's program fees on a pro-rata basis for all MSB courses required for the MSB program commensurate with the Joint JD/MSB program. Fees will be assessed each term in accordance with total program fee and payment schedule outlined in the DMSB schedule of fee payments, regardless of whether a DMSB course is taken in given term.
31) Moore School of Business requires additional $50 application fee for graduate students. Applicants required to pay $50 graduate school application and $50 Moore School of Business application fee.
32) Non Refundable Confirmation fee for all Moore School Graduate Master's Degree programs.(part-time & full-time)
33) Moore School of Business International Master of Business Administration program fee disclosed a per credit hour rate in FY2011. Fees continue to be assessed on total program fee basis except for the Professional Master of Business Administration degree programs (PMBA).
34) This rate is for active duty military in the Master of Business Administration - One Year Program.
35) This rate is for the Master of Business Administration - One Year Program Department of Defense Comptrollership concentration that are active duty and civilian DOD employees.
36) Moore School of Business Professional Master of Business Administration for Banking program fee changed to a per credit hour rate in FY2011.
37) Nonrefundable Confirmation fee for all Moore School PhD programs
38) DMSB Enrichment Fees applies to all Undergraduate students in the Moore School of business including freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors. This fee is assessed in Fall and Spring semesters. Part time students are assessed the per credit hour rate.
39) Full-time fees per semester, unless otherwise noted [see note (10) below for exceptions]. Part-time fees stated per credit hour. Part-time is defined as fewer than 12 hours. Part-time fees apply to summer sessions unless otherwise noted. Most fees listed in the Full-Time columns are applicable to all students. Unless otherwise noted, all tuition and fees reviewed and approved by the USC Board of Trustees in June 2015 become effective in Fall 2015.
40) Undergraduate childhood/elementary and middle level clinical fee may be waived for repeat at the discretion of the College of Education.
41) The Certification fee is paid by all students seeking initial or advanced licensure within the College of Education or other colleges. The fee is assessed during the final student teaching/internship course.
42) All student fees are paid to the University of South Carolina and not to external agencies, unless explicitly noted. Any laboratory fee must be billed through the University and separate arrangements for facility usage must be arranged between the academic unit and the facility.
43) Carolina LIFE Program is a program managed under the College of Education which focuses on offering a college experience to individuals with intellectual and cognitive disabilities that might otherwise not experience a college life. Participants are non-degree seeking special needs students who enroll in a total of 15 credit hours per semester - which are a combination of both Carolina LIFE - Life Skills credits and University course credits.
44) Carolina LIFE 1 and 2 bedroom rental fees per semester include the estimated cost of resident mentors per program participant. Actual bedroom billing may fluctuate based on number of actual program participants. The non-refundable confirmation deposit is credited and applied to the room rental charge.
45) These per credit hour fees are in addition to the applicable Graduate tuition and fees.
46) Full-time fees per semester, unless otherwise noted [see note (10) below for exceptions]. Part-time fees stated per credit hour. Part-time is defined as fewer than 12 hours. Part-time fees apply to summer sessions unless otherwise noted. Most fees listed in the Full-Time columns are applicable to all students. Unless otherwise noted, all tuition and fees reviewed and approved by the USC Board of Trustees in June 2015 become effective in Fall 2015.
47) Through an agreement with Shorelight Education, LLC, non-degree students participating in an International Accelerator Program will pay USC-Columbia tuition and fees to receive services as outlined in the agreement and consistent with the rates for enrolled students included in this fee schedule.
48) Full-time fees per semester, unless otherwise noted [see note (10) below for exceptions]. Part-time fees stated per credit hour. Part-time is defined as fewer than 12 hours. Part-time fees apply to summer sessions unless otherwise noted. Most fees listed in the Full-Time columns are applicable to all students. Unless otherwise noted, all tuition and fees reviewed and approved by the USC Board of Trustees in June 2015 become effective in Fall 2015.
49) Health Professions charges apply to Public Health, Nursing and Social Work and include the Doctor of Physical Therapy program.
50) Honors College Enrichment Fee was approved for assessment in Fall 2015 to apply to all students in the Honors College. For the school year 2015 -2016, seniors in the Honors College will be exempt from the increased fee. Seniors for school year 2015-2016, will pay the 2014-2015 rate. Beginning in Fall 2016, the fee will apply to all Honors College Students.
51) All students in the joint JD/MHA program will pay Law School tuition for years one and two, but change to the USC Graduate School rate for year three, then return to the Law School tuition rate for year four of the program.
52) The Law School Admissions Committee may waive the application fee to encourage applications from candidates who will enhance the school's diversity goals or who have strong academic credentials.
53) See Graduate Bulletin for payment schedules of enrichment and matriculation fees. These are designated fees with the revenue allocated to the respective colleges.
54) Students in the USC MLIS Degree Program in other states will pay the South Carolina resident graduate tuition rate plus a cohort fee of $120 per credit hour.
55) Full-time fees per semester, unless otherwise noted [see note (10) below for exceptions]. Part-time fees stated per credit hour. Part-time is defined as fewer than 12 hours. Part-time fees apply to summer sessions unless otherwise noted. Most fees listed in the Full-Time columns are applicable to all students. Unless otherwise noted, all tuition and fees reviewed and approved by the USC Board of Trustees in June 2015 become effective in Fall 2015.
56) Biomedical students in the MS and doctoral program are charged the regular graduate student rate, not the Health Professions rate.
57) School of Medicine Columbia and Greenville will follow the standard USC Refund Policy noted in Policies and Procedures FINA 4.06 http://www.sc.edu/policies/ppm/fina406.pdf
58) School of Medicine program fee disclosed a per credit hour rate for refund purposes only. Fees continue to be assessed on total program fee basis.
59) School of Medicine Technology and Infrastructure Fee applicable to all students in the School of Medicine including Graduate Certificate Biomedical Studies, Nurse Anesthetist and Physician Assistant programs.
60) Biomedical Studies program - Deposit is 5% fee of the resident or nonresident tuition rate as applicable based on student residency. The deposit is non-refundable and will be applied to student tuition.
61) All Physician Assistant/Nurse Anesthesia students will be assessed the Medical School Technology and Infrastructure and the Gross Anatomy Fee.
62) USC Columbia Nursing students, and students at system campuses taking USC Columbia Nursing courses, will pay a third party vendor, First Lab, for background checks and drug screening fees.
63) Pre-Nursing Enrichment Fee applies to all lower division nursing students. The fee was approved in December 2014 for assessment to begin in Fall 2015 USC Columbia and Palmetto College Campuses. For the school year of 2015-2016 only, Lower Division Nursing Students who were continuously enrolled during the school year 2014-2015 are exempt for the school year 2015-2016 only. Beginning in Fall 2016, the fee will apply to all Lower Division Nursing students.
64) Full-time fees per semester, unless otherwise noted [see note (10) below for exceptions]. Part-time fees stated per credit hour. Part-time is defined as fewer than 12 hours. Part-time fees apply to summer sessions unless otherwise noted. Most fees listed in the Full-Time columns are applicable to all students. Unless otherwise noted, all tuition and fees reviewed and approved by the USC Board of Trustees in June 2015 become effective in Fall 2015.
65) Pre-Pharmacy - same as regular undergraduate charges for 66 credit hours.
66) South Carolina College of Pharmacy, merged program with the Medical University of South Carolina.
67) All SCCP students retaking a course during the summer terms are required to pay the per credit hour rate for the repeated course and the regular summer program fee.
68) The Arnold School of Public Health participates in the Schools of Public Health Application System (SOPHAS). This system is used to accumulate and verify application data from prospective students nationwide, and verified prospective student data is provided to the school for processing applications to these programs: Environmental Health Sciences: MPH, MS, and PhD; Epidemiology and Biostatistics: MPH, MSPH, DrPH, and PhD; Exercise Science: MPH in Physical Activity and Public Health; and Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior: MPH, MSPH, DrPH, and PhD; Health Services Policy and Management: MHA, MPH, DrPH, PhD; Academic Affairs: MPH in General Public Health. The cost of $115 per application is charged directly to the students by SOPHAS and is not reflected in the University's fee schedule. Applicants for these programs also pay the $50 Graduate school application to the University of South Carolina General Fund.
69) Arnold School of Public Health - Doctor of Physical Therapy tuition charged based on resident Graduate tuition. Resident rate equals resident graduate rate. Nonresident rate equals 1.6 times the resident graduate rate. Nonresident Scholarship rate equals 1.3 times the resident Graduate rate. Students also pay the Health Professions Fee.
70) Seat Confirmation Fee for Communication Sciences and Disorders - One-time fee applied toward student's tuition.
71) Korean MSW Program - Social Work - The full time rate is for the complete program of 60 credit hours. Students are assessed tuition per credit hour
72) Full-time fees per semester, unless otherwise noted [see note (10) below for exceptions]. Part-time fees stated per credit hour. Part-time is defined as fewer than 12 hours. Part-time fees apply to summer sessions unless otherwise noted. Most fees listed in the Full-Time columns are applicable to all students. Unless otherwise noted, all tuition and fees reviewed and approved by the USC Board of Trustees in June 2015 become effective in Fall 2015.
73) USC Columbia Housing - Housing contract cancellation and fines and damages. Please refer to University Housing for details on cancellation dates and charges and all fines and damage charges. This information is updated annually on the Housing website. Housing charges a $100 deposit for room confirmation. This deposit is applied to the Fall room charge.
74) USC Columbia Housing - Students living in Maxcy, Preston and Green Quad will be assessed the enrichment fee in addition to the Educational/RHA Fee.
75) University Libraries - Please refer to full schedule of fees and fines for University Libraries available on the USC website.
76) Continuing Education - Please refer to full schedule of fees for Continuing Education programs available on the USC website.
77) Post Office Resident Students - Non-refundable beginning the first day of class each term. Box fees are only removed from student account upon cancellation of residence hall contract for current term due to non-enrollment.
78) Post Office Off Campus Students - Non-refundable once mailbox is assigned.
79) Full-time fees per semester, unless otherwise noted [see note (10) below for exceptions]. Part-time fees stated per credit hour. Part-time is defined as fewer than 12 hours. Part-time fees apply to summer sessions unless otherwise noted. Most fees listed in the Full-Time columns are applicable to all students. Unless otherwise noted, all tuition and fees reviewed and approved by the USC Board of Trustees in June 2015 become effective in Fall 2015.
80) Minimum meal plan for Bates House residents.
81) Minimum meal plan for Upperclassmen in Preston. Upperclassmen are defined as not being a first year student.
82) Preston Meal Plan - special Meal Service will be $300 additional.
83) Full-time fees per semester, unless otherwise noted [see note (10) below for exceptions]. Part-time fees stated per credit hour. Part-time is defined as fewer than 12 hours. Part-time fees apply to summer sessions unless otherwise noted. Most fees listed in the Full-Time columns are applicable to all students. Unless otherwise noted, all tuition and fees reviewed and approved by the USC Board of Trustees in June 2015 become effective in Fall 2015.
84) USC Columbia Parking - Please refer to full schedule of fees and fines for Parking available on the USC Parking website.
85) Transportation Services requested approval of parking fees for University faculty and staff in advance of implementation during the 2014/2015 fiscal year. Actual implementation date is to be determined
86) USC Aiken - Any special course fees to cover materials, travel, or other special costs above normal tuition must be approved in advance by the Chancellor for USC Aiken in consultation with the system Chief Financial Officer. Special OSP courses assessed at board mandated fee rate. All fees must be paid by students directly to the University of South Carolina. Any exceptions must be specifically approved in advance by the Executive Vice Chancellor and Chief Financial Officer for USC Aiken in consultation with the system Chief Financial Officer.
87) USC Aiken resident rate applies to students who are legal residents of Richmond and Columbia counties of Georgia as provided in South Carolina Code of Laws 59-112-110. ential students enrolled on the Spartanburg campus, including the JCBE building. Online courses are excluded.
88) USC Comprehensive campuses nonresident scholarship rate is 75% of the campus nonresident tuition. Each campus establishes specific criteria for scholarship award.
89) USC Aiken - Pacer Pathway deposit of $300.00 (non-refundable) credited to the student account and applied against semester fees. $1000.00 program fee per semester. The Pacer Pathway program is a one-year residential program offered jointly by the University of South Carolina Aiken and the University of South Carolina Union. Designed for a select group of freshmen, the Pacer Pathway program is an academic transfer program available by invitation only.
90) USC Aiken - Reduced application fee for students who quality for College Board/ACT fee waiver only.
91) USC Aiken - Offers a limited number of housing grants to assist in the recruitment of students. These grants are generally offered on a one-time basis and may be valued up to the annual full-cost of housing. The number of housing grants is based upon USC Aiken's historical vacancy percentage in housing and is intended to take advantage of under-utilized capacity. Special consideration is made by the Office of Admissions when offering these grants to minimize the possibility of adverse financial impact upon the housing operation. Recipients of these grants who are nonresidents do not receive out-of-state fee waivers unless they receive other institutional scholarships that would qualify the recipient for such a waiver.
92) USC Beaufort - Any special course fees to cover materials, travel, or other special costs above normal tuition must be approved in advance by the Chancellor for USC Beaufort in consultation with the system Chief Financial Officer. Special OSP courses assessed at board mandated fee rate. All fees must be paid by students directly to the University of South Carolina Beaufort. Any exceptions must be specifically approved in advance by the Executive Vice Chancellor and Chief Financial Officer for USC Beaufort in consultation with the system Chief Financial Officer.
93) USC Beaufort resident rate applies to students who are legal residents of Chatham, Effingham and Bryan counties of Georgia as provided in South Carolina code of Laws 59-112-20-E.
94) Business Degree Completion Rate is a per calendar year rate for a three-year cohort group. The cohort rate is calculated to equal 75% of the preceding fall rate based on a three year calculation of regular tuition, technology and public safety fees. Cohort rate does not include fees for courses, such as lab fees, matriculation fees, meal plan, etc. Courses taken outside of the cohort program are charged at regular USCB tuition and fee rates.
95) USC Beaufort - Sand Shark Scholars deposit of $300 credited to student account and applied against Semester fee. $1,000 program Fee per Semester. The Sand Shark Scholars Program is a one-year residential program offered jointly by the University of South Carolina Beaufort and the University of South Carolina Salkehatchie. Designed for a select group of freshmen, the Sand Shark Scholars Program is an academic transfer program available by invitation only.
96) USC Beaufort - Application fees may be waived for new applicants to USCB for the following reasons: Application fee waiver requests due to a financial hardship must be submitted in writing from the applicant or guidance counselor or receive a fee waiver for the SAT or ACT. Application fees may also be waived for the purpose of strategically addressing recruitment efforts identified annually through the enrollment management planning process, specifically for Fall and Spring Campus Day and high school visits.
97) USC Beaufort Enrollment Deposit will be credited towards the student account and applied to the semester bill. Deposit is effective starting Fall 2016.
98) USC Beaufort housing and meal plans are outsourced through the Beaufort - Jasper Higher Education Commission. USC Beaufort collects room fees for distribution to the Commission based on an agreement. For USC Beaufort Housing Contract cancellation, fines, and damages please refer to USC Beaufort Housing contract and/or website for details on cancellation dates, charges, fines, and damage charges. Information will be updated annually.
99) USC Beaufort - All non-freshmen students residing in on-campus student housing will be required to purchase a 10 meal per week plan. All freshman students residing in on-campus housing will be required to purchase a 14 Meal per week plan.
100) USC Beaufort - USC Beaufort - All students who are not residing on campus and are classified as full time by taking 12 or more hours of instruction will be required to purchase a 30 block per semester meal plan.
101) USC Upstate - Please refer to USC Upstate website for list of Parking and traffic violations schedule of fees and fines.
102) USC Upstate - Any special course fees to cover materials, travel, or other special costs above normal tuition must be approved in advance by the Chancellor for USC Upstate in consultation with the system Chief Financial Officer.  Special OSP courses assessed at board mandated fee rate. All fees must be paid by students directly to the University of South Carolina Upstate. Any exceptions must be specifically approved in advance by the Executive Vice Chancellor and Chief Financial Officer for USC Upstate in consultation with the system Chief Financial Officer.
103) USC Upstate - International Partner University Students - Degree Completion Program - This rate is inclusive of all course and program fees incurred by student. This rate does not include technology fee, security fee, health fee, housing, meal plans or student health insurance. This rate applies to all international universities sending students in 2+2, dual degree, or 1+2+1 programs. International program rate is applicable only to programs approved by the Board of Trustees.
104) USC Upstate - Additional course fees are in addition to regular student tuition.
105) USC Upstate Application fees will be waived for the following students who are currently enrolled in high school and are applying for freshman admission to the Upstate campus: Students with an SAT total of 1300 or above or ACT composite of 29 or above; Students who submit Educational Testing Service fee waiver forms for students from SC; Upstate Junior Scholars (applies only to semester immediately following high school graduation), Scholars Academy, Off-campus Dual Enrollment, Upward Bound Students or those who demonstrate other documented need. Application fees will be waived for the following applicants, regardless of degree status or school enrollment: full-time, permanent USC Upstate faculty and staff (including retired), their spouses and dependents; ROTC staff (eligible for USC Faculty/Staff Tuition Assistance).
106) USC Upstate Housing - Contract cancellation, fines and damages - please refer to USC Upstate Housing website and/or Housing application for details on cancellation dates, charges, fines and damage charges. Information will update annually. All new full-time freshmen under the age of 20 are required to live on campus unless they reside in the local area with their parents. Advance room fees are refundable after June 1st within 10 days of submitting housing application.
107) USC Upstate - Minimum mandatory meal plan for students in campus housing. Palmetto and Magnolia House residents - Unlimited CLC dining plan; Palmetto Villa residents - option of Villa or Freedom meal plan.
108) USC Upstate - Minimum mandatory meal plan for nonresidential students enrolled on the Spartanburg campus, including the JCBE building. Online courses are excluded.
109) USC Upstate - Athletic Insurance Fee is a range depending on individual athlete experience.
110) Students attending any class in whole or part on the main campus or at the George Dean Johnson School of Business are required to pay the health fee. Clinical fee charges are posted on the Health Services web page.
111) USC Upstate - SLED background check charge may be required for certain University courses.
112) Palmetto College Degree Completion Programs are online degree programs offered by USC campuses in Aiken, Beaufort, Columbia and Upstate. See HERE for list of degrees offered. Rate applies only to degrees listed on website.
113) Dual Enrollment Courses - USC Palmetto College campuses may waive the dual enrollment charge or charge less than the $95 per credit hour rate with 4% fee waiver capacity for resident students. This rate applies to full and part time students regardless of status. The $95 per credit hour rate is subject to the availability if Lottery Tuition Assistance funds for those students who qualify. The course charge may not exceed the resident credit hour tuition for each USC Campus.
114) USC Lancaster - Students enrolled in Applied Technical Nursing program in cooperation with York Technical College are exempt from over 75 hour course charge.
115) USC Salkehatchie - Teacher Cadet Program is sponsored by the Western Carolina Higher Education Commission which pays the faculty salary for EDTE101 and EDTE 101P.
 

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