South Carolina students paid $48,348 to attend the four-year private not-for-profit institution this year $1,184 more than the $47,164 charged for 2016-17.
Data shows 97 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 649 students received grants or scholarships totaling $19.11 million and 247 students took out student loans totaling more than $1.91 million.
Including all undergraduates, 2,469 students used grants or scholarships totaling $73.73 million. Another 813 took out $5.89 million in federal student loans.