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You’ll find that tuition and living expenses at the University of South Carolina compare favorably with select top colleges and universities across the nation.

Estimated college expenses at the University of South Carolina for the 2022-23 year are itemized on the chart below. Remember, this is the general “sticker price” of attending South Carolina, and it does not take into account your potential financial aid and scholarship awards. The university’s Board of Trustees sets tuition costs in July for the next academic year. To view the most recent tuition and fees, please visit the Bursar's Office.

Estimated Expenses S.C. Residents Nonresidents
 Tuition and Technology Fee* $12,688 $33,928
 Housing $8,992 $8,992
 Meals $4,340 $4,340
 Books and Supplies $1,312 $1,312
 TOTAL $27,332 $48,572

* Some academic programs, majors and classes have additional fees 






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