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School of Medicine Columbia


Because our graduates make such a big impact on the health and wellness of South Carolina, we work hard to ensure all deserving students have the opportunity to study with us. 

Overview of Tuition and Fees

 Fee Item Cost 
South Carolina Resident Tuition (per semester) $21,444
Nonresident Tuition (per academic semester) $43,575
Secondary Application Fee (nonrefundable) $100
Seat Fee (nonrefundable) $250
Matriculation Fee (first year only)  $80
Gross Anatomy Fee (first year, first semester only) $1,000
Estimated Expenditures for First Year $8,098
Estimated Expenditures for Second Year $2,966
Estimated Expenditures for Third Year $6,898
Estimated Expenditures for Fourth year $4,156


Financial Aid

We're happy to help you explore scholarships and loans to help you finance your education. You also have access to one-on-one and group financial aid counseling through the Medical School. Many of our graduate students choose to work directly with the University of South Carolina's main campus financial aid office. The Office of Financial Aid also provides a full breakdown of the estimated cost to attend the University of South Carolina to all students.

Complete your FAFSA application by April 1 to apply for:

  • Federal Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loan
  • Federal Direct Graduate Plus Loan


Student Health Insurance

The School of Medicine Columbia requires you to have health insurance. For additional information, please visit the Student Health Services Insurance website.

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