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University of South Carolina-Aiken Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$18,254 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$9,018 tuition
$7,626 on campus room & board
$1,320 books and supplies
$290 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)

$27,286 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$18,050 tuition
$7,626 on campus room & board
$1,320 books and supplies
$290 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)
Estimated Net Price
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Colleges like University of South Carolina-Aiken are working hard to make tuition affordable to deserving students.

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Average Aid

$3,460 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
97% of students receive aid
49% get federal aid ($4,418 avg)
82% get state aid ($4,310 avg)
27% get institn'l aid ($3,460 avg)
62% get loans ($5,901 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 3.38% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 3.21% 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 $7,098 93%
Federal Grant Aid $4,418 49%
Pell Grants $4,311 49%
Other Federal Grants $944 6%
Institution Grant Aid $3,460 27%
State Grant Aid $4,310 82%
Student Loans $5,901 62%
Federal Loans $5,537 61%
Other Loans $8,817 3%

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: -
Financial Aid Contact Info
471 University Pkwy
Aiken, SC 29801
(803) 648-6851
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $384
Out of State $768


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Jamaica from Islandton, SC
  • Jul-27-2013 I am a past student here

    USCA is cheap. . .and worth it if you can put up with everything that I mentioned above and also follow through with everything down to the T. If you know what you're doing when it comes to keeping up with your grades and checking after the professor's work, then you can easily graduate from that school with little to no trouble.

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  • 5
  • Janice from Summerville, SC
  • Feb-05-2013 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Its a semi small school so you will be able to have that one on one connection with your instructor. Also the food is extraordinary, many different varieties are available.

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