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Darla Moore School of Business

Tuition and Fees

2019-20 MAEcon Program Fee (Tuition)

Resident Type Program Fee
(per credit hour)
Total Credit Hours
for Full Program
(w/o pre-reqs)
Estimated Program
Fee Total

SC Resident




Non-SC Resident




Don't forget to visit our Financing Your Degree section to learn more about ways to reduce the cost of our MAEcon program through merit-based scholarships and graduate assistant positions. We have many awards that reduce the cost of our program for non-South Carolina residents to the South Carolina resident rate.

Students needing to complete prerequisite course requirements while enrolled in our MAEcon program are charged the same per-credit-hour rate listed above. 

Other Fees

Non-recurring fees:

  • Matriculation Fee: $100
  • Seat Deposit: $1,000 (non-refundable, applied to first semester's tuition/program fees)
  • International Student Enrollment Fee: $750

Per-semester fees:

  • Student Health Center Fee: $178 for full-time students
  • Technology Fee: $200 for full-time students

All program and university fees are subject to change without notice upon Board of Trustees mandate. Cost of living and travel expenses vary per individual and are not reflected in the figures above.

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