Cost of college went up for all students at the University of South Carolina-Upstate


In-state tuition and fees rose 2.9 percent for 2018-19 at the University of South Carolina-Upstate, according to recent data from the U.S. Department of Education.

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.

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
~5,743
$10,818
$11,190
$11,520
$11,852
9.6%
Out-of-state
~309
$21,468
$22,188
$22,848
$23,520
9.6%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the University of South Carolina-Upstate 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
484
55%
$2,529,603
$5,226
State / local grant or scholarship
740
84%
$3,386,136
$4,576
Institutional grants or scholarships
137
16%
$554,446
$4,047
Grant or scholarship aid total
829
95%
$6,470,185
$7,805
Federal student loans
638
73%
$3,828,118
$6,000
Other student loans
41
5%
$327,304
$7,983
Student loan aid
641
73%
$4,155,422
$6,483
Total student aid
855
97%
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