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South Carolina State University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$21,420 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$8,938 tuition
$9,000 on campus room & board
$2,000 books and supplies
$1,482 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$31,500 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$19,018 tuition
$9,000 on campus room & board
$2,000 books and supplies
$1,482 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$9,307 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
95% of students receive aid
82% get federal aid ($5,278 avg)
40% get state aid ($3,433 avg)
21% get institn'l aid ($9,307 avg)
84% get loans ($6,873 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 2.15% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 2.75% 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 $8,456 90%
Federal Grant Aid $5,278 82%
Pell Grants $4,824 82%
Other Federal Grants $931 41%
Institution Grant Aid $9,307 21%
State Grant Aid $3,433 40%
Student Loans $6,873 84%
Federal Loans $6,608 83%
Other Loans $15,238 2%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: -
Financial aid deadline: May 1
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: July 1
Does South Carolina State University offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
300 College St NE
Orangeburg, SC 29117-0001
(803) 536-7000
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $434
Out of State $854


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Mark
  • I am a current student here

    I enjoy going to this school it is everything I expect and more. The professors and advisers, remind me of my parents, they make sure we are doing the right thing.

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  • 5
  • Jessica from Charlotte, NC
  • I am a current student here

    The community has a lot of pride and support for this school My love for this school grew immediately from freshman week (we had amazing Student Orientation Leaders (SOL's) I feel safe Upperclassmen are fun, inviting, helpful, and cool I never feel alone Always something to do Great administration I have fun and get a great education I learn something new everyday

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  • 5
  • Regina from Orangeburg, SC
  • I am a current student here

    The nursing program is a wonderful program. Many of our programs comes with internships to help better your knowledge in your specific field of study.

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  • 5
  • Cydney from Lithonia, GA
  • I am a current student here

    Overall, this institution is worth the money. The quality education that one will receive, the experiences one will have

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