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.