South Carolina residents paid $11,852 to attend the four-year public institution this year – $332 more than the $11,520 charged for 2017-18.
Non-residents paid 98.4 percent more than residents this year, or $23,520. Their price tag grew 2.9 percent from $22,848 in 2017-18.
About 93 percent of the school's undergraduate population are South Carolina residents. About 5 percent are residents of other states and 1 percent are citizens of other countries.
Data shows 97 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 829 students received grants or scholarships totaling $6.5 million and 641 students took out student loans totaling more than $4.2 million.
Including all undergraduates (6,175), 3,878 students used grants or scholarships totaling $26.9 million, and 3,551 students took out $26.2 million in federal student loans.