South Carolina residents paid $12,056 to attend the four-year public institution this year $322 more than the $11,734 charged for 2016-17.
Non-residents paid 180.5 percent more than residents this year, or $33,819. Their price tag grew 3.1 percent from $32,812 in 2016-17.
About 55 percent of the school's undergraduate population are South Carolina residents. About 44 percent are residents of other states and 1 percent are citizens of other countries.
Data shows 85 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 437 students received grants or scholarships totaling $5.1 million and 317 students took out student loans totaling more than $2.5 million.
Including all undergraduates, 1,710 students used grants or scholarships totaling $19.28 million. Another 1,324 took out $8.94 million in federal student loans.