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South Carolina State University Cost

Net Price

Net Price
$21,058/ year
National
$15,523
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $21,333/ year
  • $30-48k
    $23,254/ year
  • $49-75k
    $27,016/ year
  • $76-110k
    $21,665/ year
  • $110k+
    $25,620/ 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
$10,420/ year
Out-of-State Tuition
$20,500/ year
Average Housing Costs
$9,000/ year
Average Meal Plan Cost
$3,290/ year
Books & Supplies
$2,000/ year
Tuition Guarantee Plan
No
Tuition Payment Plan
Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan
No

Loans

Students Taking Out Loans
84%
Average Loan Amount
$6,873/ year
National
$6,768

Financial Aid

Any Financial Aid
95%
Average Total Aid Awarded
$11,731/ year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Aid
  • Federal Grant Aid
    82%
  • State Grant Aid
    40%
  • Institution Grant Aid
    21%
  • Pell Grant
    82%
Average Aid Awarded
  • Federal Grant Aid
    $5,278
  • State Grant Aid
    $3,433
  • Institution Grant Aid
    $9,307
  • Pell Grant Amount
    $4,824
Poll
Which statement best describes your financial aid experience at this school?
Based on 91 responses
  • It went smoothly, and I received the financial aid I needed.
    23%
  • The process was a hassle, but I received the financial aid I needed.
    44%
  • It was an absolute headache, and it took multiple attempts to receive any aid.
    14%
  • It is an ongoing process that I am still dealing with.
    16%
  • I did not apply for financial aid.
    2%

Overall Value

Value
B-
Based on average net price, earnings potential, student and alumni reviews, and additional factors.
Poll
62%
of students feel like they are getting their money's worth out of their program.21 responses
Graduation Rate
38%
National
49%
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