Cost of college went up for all students at the College of Charleston


In-state tuition and fees rose 3.3 percent for 2018-19 at the College of Charleston, according to recent data from the U.S. Department of Education.

South Carolina residents paid $12,838 to attend the four-year public institution this year – $416 more than the $12,422 charged for 2017-18.

Non-residents paid 149.4 percent more than residents this year, or $32,020. Their price tag grew 3.9 percent from $30,810 in 2017-18.

About 52 percent of the school's undergraduate population are South Carolina residents. About 47 percent are residents of other states and 1 percent are citizens of other countries.

Data shows 82 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 1,343 students received grants or scholarships totaling $13 million and 877 students took out student loans totaling more than $6.9 million.

Including all undergraduates (10,783), 5,696 students used grants or scholarships totaling $54.6 million, and 4,258 students took out $28.8 million in federal student loans.

The cost of attending
Enrollment
2015-16
2016-17
2017-18
2018-19
Change in tuition and fees 2015-16 to 2018-19
In-state
~5,607
$11,322
$11,805
$12,422
$12,838
13.4%
Out-of-state
~5,068
$28,866
$29,963
$30,810
$32,020
10.9%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the College of Charleston in 2015-16.
Type of Aid
Number of students receiving aid
Percent receiving aid
Total amount of aid received
Average amount of aid per student
Federal grants
492
27%
$2,368,370
$4,814
State / local grant or scholarship
1,015
55%
$5,336,010
$5,257
Institutional grants or scholarships
850
46%
$5,300,267
$6,236
Grant or scholarship aid total
1,343
73%
$13,004,647
$9,683
Federal student loans
847
46%
$4,606,120
$5,438
Other student loans
125
7%
$2,289,323
$18,315
Student loan aid
877
48%
$6,895,443
$7,863
Total student aid
1,500
82%
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