South Carolina residents paid $15,730 to attend the four-year public institution this year – $510 more than the $15,220 charged for 2017-18.
Non-residents paid 90.6 percent more than residents this year, or $29,986. Their price tag grew 2.9 percent from $29,136 in 2017-18.
About 91 percent of the school's undergraduate population are South Carolina residents. About 8 percent are residents of other states and 1 percent are citizens of other countries.
Data shows 99 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 1,033 students received grants or scholarships totaling $11.9 million and 751 students took out student loans totaling more than $5.6 million.
Including all undergraduates (5,813), 4,038 students used grants or scholarships totaling $46 million, and 3,120 students took out $21.9 million in federal student loans.