South Carolina residents paid $4,860 to attend the two-year public institution this year $253 more than the $4,607 charged for 2016-17.
Non-residents paid 68.5 percent more than residents this year, or $8,188. Their price tag grew 4.5 percent from $7,837 in 2016-17.
About 98 percent of the school's undergraduate population are South Carolina residents. And about 2 percent are residents of other states.
Data shows 91 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 1,453 students received grants or scholarships totaling $7.86 million and 382 students took out student loans totaling more than $2.19 million.
Including all undergraduates, 11,881 students used grants or scholarships totaling $56.16 million. Another 5,299 took out $35.14 million in federal student loans.