South Carolina residents paid $5,044 to attend the two-year public institution this year $1,104 less than the $6,148 charged for 2016-17.
Non-residents paid 60.4 percent more than residents this year, or $8,092. Their price tag was reduced 18 percent from $9,868 in 2016-17.
About 79 percent of the school's undergraduate population are South Carolina residents. About 13 percent are residents of other states and 2 percent are citizens of other countries.
Data shows 89 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 604 students received grants or scholarships totaling $3.36 million and 251 students took out student loans totaling more than $1.3 million.
Including all undergraduates, 5,490 students used grants or scholarships totaling $19.82 million. Another 3,203 took out $20.15 million in federal student loans.