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College of Charleston Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$22,855 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$70 tuition
$11,043 on campus room & board
$1,186 books and supplies
$10,556 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)

$39,319 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$70 tuition
$11,043 on campus room & board
$1,186 books and supplies
$27,020 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$5,765 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
75% of students receive aid
20% get federal aid ($4,476 avg)
49% get state aid ($5,307 avg)
35% get institn'l aid ($5,765 avg)
43% get loans ($6,771 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 1.16% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 5.35% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $8,867 62%
Federal Grant Aid $4,476 20%
Pell Grants $4,309 20%
Other Federal Grants $1,161 5%
Institution Grant Aid $5,765 35%
State Grant Aid $5,307 49%
Student Loans $6,771 43%
Federal Loans $5,608 42%
Other Loans $13,700 4%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 15
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does College of Charleston offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
66 George St
Charleston, SC 29424-0001
(843) 953-5500
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $426
Out of State $1,112


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • Ethan from Anthem, AZ
  • Aug-04-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    I think the school is a great value for out of state. It has something like 30% out of state kids too, so more diversity than the usual state school.

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  • Laura from Charleston, SC
  • May-24-2014 I am a current student here

    Charleston is comparitively not as expensive as many other public schools, and I think it's a no brainer.

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