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Tuition, Fees and Financial Awards

The MACC Program fee/tuition is billed per credit hour. Your tuition per semester will vary based on the number of credits taken. The program fee is the same for fall, spring and summer.

MACC Program Fee

Fees S.C. resident Non-resident
Program fee (per credit hour) $528 $1,031
Total credit hours for program (w/o prerequisite courses) 30 30
Estimated program total $15,840 $30,930

Other Fees

Fee Type Non-recurring fees Per-Semester Fees
Matriculation fees $100 0
Student Health Center fee 0 $100
Technology fee 0 $200

 All program and university fees are subject to change without notice upon Board of Trustees mandate. Cost of living and travel expenses vary per individual and are not reflected in the figures above.

The Office of Financial Aid provides the full breakdown of the estimated cost to attend. 

Financial Awards

All students admitted to the MACC program are automatically considered for other financial awards. No additional application is needed for awards provided by the MACC program. Exceptional applicants may receive a combination of awards.

Our largest financial awards are provided to students at our Decision in a Day events.
Graduate assistant positions consist of working with faculty as teaching assistants. These positions require working 10 hours per week. Graduate assistants receive a per-semester stipend of $2,000 and an award to reduce non-resident program fee rates to the South Carolina resident rate. We traditionally award 16 to 24 graduate assistant positions per semester. Graduate assistant positions are offered based on student academic performance, community service and extracurricular activities, GMAT scores and other factors. The selection process for these positions is ongoing, with availability depending on the number of qualified admitted students.
These merit-based awards (scholarships) vary per individual based on student academic performance, GMAT scores and other factors. The selection process for these awards is evaluated at each application deadline, with availability depending on the number of qualified admitted students and remaining funds to be allocated. To maximize your opportunity to receive other financial awards, we encourage you to complete your application as early as possible.
Applicants receiving a fellowship award or graduate assistant position also receive in-state tuition. We prioritize providing in-state tuition awards to limit the financial burden of attending our program for students residing in states other than South Carolina.

Other Financial Award Opportunities for MACC Students

MACC students are encouraged to apply for other financial awards not controlled by the MACC program. The following are UofSC and external scholarship sources.

UofSC Graduate School Fellowships and Awards: The Graduate School offers a range of fellowships and merit-based awards to attract and support outstanding graduate students, including the award-winning Presidential Fellowship.

UofSC Office of Fellowships and Scholar Programs: The Office of Fellowships and Scholar Programs was established in 1994 to provide innovative educational initiatives for exceptional students. The staff facilitates the pursuit of nationally prestigious scholarships by university students and coordinates an enhanced university experience for the Carolina and McNair Scholars.

The Rising Star Fellowship strives to increase diversity in the graduate school ranks by recruiting students from South Carolina's Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Rising Star Fellows receive funding to offset the cost of tuition, health insurance and other associated fees.

AICPA Legacy Scholarships via This Way to CPA: There are several scholarships awarded by the AICPA to accounting students.

AICPA This Way to CPA National Scholarship Search: This is a database of national and regional scholarships for accounting students.

SCACPA Scholarships: The South Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants offers several scholarships for students either residing, receiving their education or planning on working within South Carolina. Accounting scholarships are available through the SCACPA Educational Fund and are awarded on an annual basis. Applications are due by June 1 preceding the start of the current academic year.

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