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Darla Moore School of Business

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Tuition, Fees and Financial Awards

The Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina charges a program fee to attend. The program fee is assessed at South Carolina resident and non-South Carolina resident rates. The MHR program assesses the program fee at a per-credit-hour rate.

  Program Fee
(per credit hour)
Total Credit Hours
for Full Program
Estimated Program
Fee Total
MHR SC Resident $600 45 $27,000
MHR Non-SC Resident $1,031 45 $46,405
MHR/J.D. Resident $528 33 $17,424
MHR/J.D. Non-SC Resident $1,031 33 $34,023 

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. 

Program fee is billed 25 percent per semester, not by credit hour. This includes two fall semesters, one spring and one summer. In-state tuition packages are available for qualifying candidates. 

If you live in a state that is part of the Academic Common Market, you may be eligible for in-state tuition. States that are currently eligible for in-state tuition through the Academic Common Market for the MHR program are:

  • Arkansas
  • Georgia
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Virginia

For those who need assistance paying for their graduate degree, there are options to finance your education. 

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.

Additional Fees

  • Application Fee — $100
  • Deposit* — $1000
  • Matriculation Fee (one time) — $80
  • Technology Fee (per semester) — $200
  • International Student Enrollment Fee — $500

*Deposit is nonrefundable and applied to first payment.

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