$9,528

Tuition

$30,060

Cost of Attendance

$20,878

Net Price

South Carolina State University Tuition and Fees

South Carolina State University offers undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral programs across different fields, providing quality education to students. The expense of education here is very moderate, compared to the tuition fees charged by different colleges. As per the 2020 - 2021 official information, the average cost for the undergraduate courses offered at the university adds up to about $16,405, which includes the total tuition fees and other expenses. The housing costs $9,000, books and supplies cost $2,000, while the other expenses add up to $8,000.

Total Cost of Attendance

Student typeIn-stateOut-State
Tuition & Fees$11,060$21,750
Book & Supplies$2,000$2,000
Room & Board cost$9,000$9,000
Other Expenses$8,000$8,000
Total Cost of Attendance$30,060$40,750

As for the cost of attending the university, students should understand that the tuition forms only a portion of the expenses that are involved in the overall cost of attendance. There are several other expenses that are involved in the cost of attending the university, which primarily includes housing, dining, textbooks, supplies, and the cost of living. The total tuition and fees for students attending South Carolina State University come out to be around $16,405 per year. Apart from that, they should also pay an average amount of $2,000 toward books and supplies, $9,500 for room and boarding charges, and $8,000 toward other expenses in a year. Therefore, the estimated cost of attendance for one year at SCSU is around $35,905, as per the available information. Moreover, the tuition fees that the candidates have to pay stand at $11,060 and $21,750 for in-state and out-state students, respectively.

Average Net Price by Family Income

Net Price

$20,878

Family Income

Avg. Net Price

$0 to $30,000

$20,488

$30,001 to $48,000

$21,919

$48,001 to $75,000

$24,045

$75,001 to $110,000

$26,906

$110,000+

$25,260

As for the net cost for attending SCSU, the actual amount depends on the annual family income of the candidate. The net price is nothing but the actual amount that a student is required to pay in a year. The net cost to be borne is typically higher for candidates whose family income is comparatively higher. So, it all essentially depends on the family income bracket of the student. At SCSU, the average net price is estimated to be around $20,007. For students with a family income below $30,000, the estimated net price is $19,630, while for the individuals who fall in the $30,001-$48,000 income bracket, the net cost is $20,715. Meanwhile, the net price stands at $22,690 for the $48,001-$75,000 income bracket and at $26,033 for an income between $75,001 and $110,000. This amount adds up to $26,321 for students whose annual family income is more than $110,000.

Undergraduate Tuition and Fees

Student typeIn-stateOut-State
Tuition & Fees$11,060$21,750
Room & Board Cost$9,000$9,000
Total Tuition & Fees$20,060$30,750

For students pursuing undergraduate courses at South Carolina State University, the tuition and fees are estimated to be $16,405 per year. They would also be required to pay around $9,500 for their room and boarding expenses. Accordingly, the overall cost for undergraduate students at the university totals about $35,905 per year, based on the available data.

Graduate Tuition and Fees

In-stateOut-State
Tuition$9,928$21,038
Fees$1,532$1,532

Cost Per Credit Hour

DegreeYearCost per Credit hour
Graduate2018 - 2019$637
Undergraduate2018 - 2019$461

The graduate and undergraduate courses have a varying cost per credit hour – which is the total program cost divided by the total number of credit hours of the program – that the student has to pay to attend SCSU. The cost per credit hour for the graduate courses at the university sits at $126.

Campus Housing Expenses

Housing & other expensesOn CampusOff Campus
Room & Board$9,000$10,000
Other Expense$8,000$8,000
Book & Supplies$2,000$2,000

As far as the housing and related charges at SCSU are concerned, these expenses vary depending on whether the candidate chooses to live on-campus or off-campus. Students have to pay $17,000 per year for on-campus housing and $18,000 a year for off-campus lodging facilities. The room and boarding charges for on-campus students come to around $9,000, while the off-campus candidates would need to pay $10,000. In addition to that, the candidates will have to pay an amount of about $2,000 for books and supplies. Meanwhile, the other expenses that a student needs to plan for add up to $8,000.

Campus Housing Expenses

Housing & Other Expenses

Room & Boards

On Campus

$9,000

Off Campus

$10,000

Housing & Other Expenses

Other Expenses

On Campus

$8,000

Off Campus

$8,000

Housing & Other Expenses

Book & Supplies

On Campus

$2,000

Off Campus

$2,000

As far as the housing and related charges at SCSU are concerned, these expenses vary depending on whether the candidate chooses to live on-campus or off-campus. Students have to pay $17,000 per year for on-campus housing and $18,000 a year for off-campus lodging facilities. The room and boarding charges for on-campus students come to around $9,000, while the off-campus candidates would need to pay $10,000. In addition to that, the candidates will have to pay an amount of about $2,000 for books and supplies. Meanwhile, the other expenses that a student needs to plan for add up to $8,000.

Online Degree Programs, Tuition and Cost Per Credit Summary

Degree TypeTotal Average TuitionAverage Tuition Per Credit
Masters $5,730 NA
Bachelors $5,530 NA

South Carolina State University offers 2 online programs across 2 Majors.

Projected Price for a 4 year degree

As per official data, the current projected cost for a four-year bachelor's degree, along with the living expenses, at the university is estimated to be around $180,264. In contrast, the total expenses for undergraduate students amounted to $20,007 in 2018-2019, $20,878 in 2017-2018, and $21,112 in 2016-2017.

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