Full-Time Students (per semester)
|Graduate Full-time (12-16 hours)*||$6,825||$14,598|
|Health Professions Program Fee**||$800||$1,100|
|Graduate hours above 17 (additional charge per hour)||$80||$170|
**Health Professions Program Fee revenue is used to support undergraduate and graduate student services, student travel for professional development, technology maintenance and improvement for students, and a portion of annual accreditation costs.
Part-Time Students (per semester)
|Graduate Part-time (1-11 hours) (per hour)||$568.75||$1,216.50|
|Health Professions Program Fee (per hour)||$80||$110|
|Total Part-time (per hour)||$665.75||$1,343.50|
Doctor of Physical Therapy Students
|Doctor of Physical Therapy Program Fee (assessed per semester) (Full-Time)||$450||$450|
|Doctor of Physical Therapy Program Fee (assessed per credit hour) (Part-Time)||$37.50||$37.50|
|Doctor of Physical Therapy Seat Confirmation Fee||$750||$750|
|Health Professions Fee (per semester) (Full-Time)||$800||$1,100|
|Health Professions Fee (per credit hour) (Part-Time)||$80||$110|
|Technology Fee (per semester) (Full-Time)||$200||$200|
|Technology Fee (per credit hour) (Part-Time)||$17||$17|
* DPT students currently enrolled as of summer 2016 will have adjusted tuition and
fee rates. These rates can be viewed on the Bursar's Office Academic Department Fees page. New DPT students as of fall 2016 and after may refer to the above fee information.
Master's of Healthcare Administration Professional Format Students
|Matriculation Fee (Part-Time)||$4,044.00||$4,044.00|
|Part-Time (per credit hour)||$567.00||$592.00|
|Health Professions Fee (per credit hour)||$80||$110|
|Technology Fee (per credit hour)||$17||$17|
Online Professional Master's of Public Health in Health Promotion, Education, and
Tuition information available at: https://gradonline.sc.edu/tuition.aspx
Students who are awarded a graduate assistantship are charged the in-state tuition rate and may also be awarded a tuition supplement from the department.
* The Bursar’s Office considers a student enrolled in 12 hours or more to be full-time for fee purposes. However, The Graduate School considers a student enrolled in nine hours or more (six with a Graduate Assistantship) to be academically full-time.
One-Time Required Fees
|Matriculation Fee||$80||A non-refundable matriculation fee of $80 is assessed to all degree-seeking students on a one-time basis. This fee is also assessed each time a student changes the degree sought.|
International Student Fees
|International Student Fee (per semester)||$200.00|
Students enrolling in some graduate programs in the Arnold School of Public Health are assessed a non-refundable, one-time enrichment fee.
|Advanced Athletic Training||$1,000||Enrichment fee.
Additional materials fees are assessed per course. For a complete listing of fees by course visit the Bursar's Office Departmental Fees page.
|Communication Sciences and Disorders||$1,400||At the time of admission, a seat confirmation fee of $1,000 is due to hold the applicant's slot in the program. This fee is non-refundable. The remaining $400 of the total enrichment fee is collected along with student's first semester tuition and fees.|
|Health Services Policy and Management||$1,000||Enrichment fee.|
Additional Fees (per semester)
Health Center Fee
|Graduate Assistants (less than 12 hours)||$190|
|Graduate Students (9 - 11 hours)||$190|
|Graduate Students (6 - 8 hours)||$127|
|Graduate Students (less than 6 hours)||fee-for-service basis|
Health Insurance Fee (optional, if waiver provided)
Enrollment in the University-sponsored health insurance plan is mandatory for graduate assistants, international students and students who take six credit hours or more unless they present evidence of satisfactory alternative health coverage. Students enrolled in less than six credit hours are eligible to purchase the University-sponsored health insurance plan, but enrollment is not required. If a student chooses not to purchase the Student Health Insurance Plan, they will need to complete a waiver form via the Thompson Student Health Center.
|Fall Semester Graduate Assistant Discount Rate||$449 (-$420)|
|Spring/Summer Semester Graduate Assistant Discount Rate||$598 (-580)|
Athletic Event Fee (optional)
|Graduate Full-time (per semester) (minimum six hours required)||$86|