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South Carolina State University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$19,744 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$8,688 tuition
$9,286 on campus room & board
$1,200 books
$570 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$28,656 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$17,600 tuition
$9,286 on campus room & board
$1,200 books
$570 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$11,962 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
97% of students receive aid
75% get federal aid ($4,798 avg)
36% get state aid ($3,840 avg)
26% get institn'l aid ($11,962 avg)
86% get loans ($7,191 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 3.07% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 3.03% 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 $9,176 88%
Federal Grant Aid $4,798 75%
Pell Grants $4,638 75%
Other Federal Grants $1,065 11%
Institution Grant Aid $11,962 26%
State Grant Aid $3,840 36%
Student Loans $7,191 86%
Federal Loans $6,816 86%
Other Loans $10,566 3%

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 $386
Out of State $757


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Regina from Orangeburg, SC
  • Dec-19-2013 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
  • Jul-06-2013 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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  • 4
  • Tradia from Columbia, SC
  • Jun-13-2013 I am a current student here

    South Carolina State University is a great HBCU. the University is designed to help build African American students up and help lead them to greatness. the University has plenty of fun activities for students to get involved in. the faculty and staff listens to the students. the South Carolina State University, the students come first.

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  • 4
  • Senior
  • Feb-08-2013 I am a current student here

    The tuition is not high compared to other schools, we do have our problems, but we are working on them.

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  • 5
  • Sendy
  • Dec-19-2012 I am a current student here

    tuition really isn't that much compared to some schools

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