438 reviews
  1. Columbia, SC
  2. 4 Year
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Columbia College - South Carolina Cost

Net Price

Net Price
$15,787/ year
National
$15,431
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $12,889/ year
  • $30-48k
    $16,099/ year
  • $49-75k
    $16,670/ year
  • $76-110k
    $19,249/ year
  • $110k+
    $24,956/ 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
$28,100/ year
Out-of-State Tuition
$28,100/ year
Average Housing Costs
$7,400/ year
Average Meal Plan Cost
$3,700/ year
Books & Supplies
$1,182/ year
Tuition Guarantee Plan
No
Tuition Payment Plan
Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan
No

Loans

Students Taking Out Loans
73%
Average Loan Amount
$6,824/ year
National
$7,033

Financial Aid

Any Financial Aid
100%
Average Total Aid Awarded
$22,756/ year
National
$7,271
Students Receiving Aid
  • Federal Grant Aid
    54%
  • State Grant Aid
    80%
  • Institution Grant Aid
    100%
  • Pell Grant
    54%
Average Aid Awarded
  • Federal Grant Aid
    $4,577
  • State Grant Aid
    $7,439
  • Institution Grant Aid
    $14,331
  • Pell Grant Amount
    $4,381
Poll
Which statement best describes your financial aid experience at this school?
Based on 46 responses
  • It went smoothly, and I received the financial aid I needed.
    33%
  • The process was a hassle, but I received the financial aid I needed.
    39%
  • 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.
    13%
  • I did not apply for financial aid.
    7%

Overall Value

Value
B
Based on average net price, earnings potential, student and alumni reviews, and additional factors.
Poll
57%
of students feel like they are getting their money's worth out of their program.14 responses
Graduation Rate
47%
National
47%
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