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College of Charleston Cost

Net Price

Net Price
$18,677/ year
National
$15,403
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $13,124/ year
  • $30-48k
    $15,206/ year
  • $49-75k
    $18,253/ year
  • $76-110k
    $20,698/ year
  • $110k+
    $21,245/ year

Net price is the average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Sticker Price

In-State Tuition
$11,805/ year
Out-of-State Tuition
$29,963/ year
Average Housing Costs
$12,048/ year
Average Meal Plan Cost
$4,220/ year
Books & Supplies
$1,159/ year
Tuition Guarantee Plan
No
Tuition Payment Plan
Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan
No

Loans

Students Taking Out Loans
43%
Average Loan Amount
$6,707/ year
National
$6,857

Financial Aid

Any Financial Aid
76%
Average Total Aid Awarded
$8,834/ year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Aid
  • Federal Grant Aid
    20%
  • State Grant Aid
    55%
  • Institution Grant Aid
    34%
  • Pell Grant
    20%
Average Aid Awarded
  • Federal Grant Aid
    $4,563
  • State Grant Aid
    $5,097
  • Institution Grant Aid
    $6,278
  • Pell Grant Amount
    $4,361
Poll
Which statement best describes your financial aid experience at this school?
Based on 200 responses
  • It went smoothly, and I received the financial aid I needed.
    37%
  • The process was a hassle, but I received the financial aid I needed.
    22%
  • It was an absolute headache, and it took multiple attempts to receive any aid.
    9%
  • It is an ongoing process that I am still dealing with.
    20%
  • I did not apply for financial aid.
    12%
Financial Aid Website

Overall Value

Value
B+
Based on average net price, earnings potential, student and alumni reviews, and additional factors.
Poll
80%
of students feel like they are getting their money's worth out of their program.65 responses
Graduation Rate
68%
National
48%
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