University of South Carolina-Upstate Graduate School

University of South Carolina-Upstate (referred to as South Carolina-Upstate) is a Public, 4 years school located in Spartanburg, SC.
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of South Carolina-Upstate is $14,109 for South Carolina residents and $30,135 for out-of-state students. The school has 432 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 4,913 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

University of South Carolina-Upstate (referred to as South Carolina-Upstate) is a Public, 4 years school located in Spartanburg, SC.
The school is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (1/1/1976 - Current).
South Carolina-Upstate Directory Information
School NameUniversity of South Carolina-Upstate (South Carolina-Upstate)
Address800 University Way, Spartanburg, SC 29303-4999
Phone864-503-5000
Webhttps://www.uscupstate.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.uscupstate.edu/apply
Financial Infohttps://www.uscupstate.edu/admissions-and-financial-aid
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of South Carolina-Upstate is $14,109 for South Carolina residents and $30,135 for out-of-state students. The school has 432 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 4,913 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 49 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate and Master's. Among them, 5 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2023 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$30,135
$14,109 for South Carolina Residents
Student Population432
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate and Master's
Number of Programs49 graduate programs
(5 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio15 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at South Carolina-Upstate is $14,109 for South Carolina residents and $30,135 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2022-2023. The tuition per credit hour is $572 for South Carolina residents and $1,240 for out-of-state students.
South Carolina-Upstate offers the alternative tuition plansprepaid payment plan, tuition payment plan, including prepaid payment plan, tuition payment plan.
2023 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
South Carolina Residents$14,109
Out-of-State$30,135
Tuition per Credit Hour
South Carolina Residents$572
Out-of-State$1,240
South Carolina-Upstate offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)5 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2023 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2022-2023, the graduate school tuition & fees of University of South Carolina-Upstate is $14,109 for South Carolina residents and $30,135 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2022-2023 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022-2023 Graduate Tuition & fees
South Carolina ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2018-2019$13,650$480$29,196$480
2019-2020$13,734$350$29,760$350
2020-2021$13,734$375$29,760$375
2021-2022$13,734$375$29,760$375
2022-2023$13,734$375$29,760$375
The graduate school tuition & fees of South Carolina-Upstate is average compared to public graduate schools in South Carolina. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,499 and the South Carolina graduate tuition is $25,676 (public) / $13,583 (private).
The following table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
University of South Carolina-Upstate$14,109$30,135
All Graduate Schools$15,996$19,499
Public$11,279$20,404
Private$19,608
South Carolina Graduate Schools$13,429$19,210
Public$13,133$25,676
Private$13,583
For academic year 2022-2023, the living costs are $14,185 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at South Carolina-Upstate.
On-campus living costs are increased by 1.48% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $15,465. Off-campus living costs are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2018-2019$8,394$3,596$10,800$4,553
2019-2020$8,598$3,637$10,800$4,665
2020-2021$8,598$3,637$10,800$4,665
2021-2022$9,328$3,637$10,800$4,665
2022-2023$9,520$3,637$10,800$4,665
For academic year 2022-2023, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $572 for South Carolina residents and $1,240 for other students at University of South Carolina-Upstate. The graduate tuition per credit hour are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
South Carolina ResidentsOut-of-State
2018-2019$569$1,217
2019-2020$572$1,240
2020-2021$572$1,240
2021-2022$572$1,240
2022-2023$572$1,240

Graduate Programs at South Carolina-Upstate

University of South Carolina-Upstate offers 12 graduate programs for Master's and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 243 students have completed their study at University of South Carolina-Upstate.
Offered Degrees at University of South Carolina-Upstate
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree93242
Post Bachelor's Degree301
Total123243
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at University of South Carolina-Upstate by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor program with 1 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other) program with 214 completers.
University of South Carolina-Upstate offers 12 programs through Master's and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 243 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 242 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 1 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] (1 completers) 220 completers-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Vision Impairments Including Blindness6-
Elementary Education and Teaching--
Early Childhood Education and Teaching--
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)214-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (2 completers) 9 completers-
Nursing Education3-
Clinical Nurse Leader2-
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (other)4-
Business [+] 13 completers-
Information Resources Management2-
Business Statistics11-
Total242
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Business [+] --
Information Resources Management--
Total1

Graduate Student Population at South Carolina-Upstate

For the academic year 2022-2023, total 432 students enrolled into University of South Carolina-Upstate graduate schools where it has total 4,913 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 47 full-time and 385 part-time graduate students. By gender, 75 male and 357 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total43275357
Full-time471037
Part-tme38565320
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 342 White (79.17%), 51 Black/African American (11.81%), 14 Hispanic (3.24%), 5 Asian (1.16%), and 20 students with other races. 3 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total43275357
American Indian/Native American000
Asian514
Black/African American51744
Hispanic14212
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White34256286
Two More13310
Un-Known431
Non-resident Alien330
University of South Carolina-Upstate offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 407 graduate students (94.21% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 6 graduate students (1.39% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total432
Enrolled Online Exclusively407
Enrolled Some Online Courses6
Not in Online Courses19
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at University of South Carolina-Upstate. 68 students are aged 20 to 24 (15.74% of total students), 40 students are aged above 50 (9.26%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at University of South Carolina-Upstate.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total43275357
Age 20-21202
Age 22-2466957
Age 25-291282999
Age 30-3471962
Age 35-39491138
Age 40-49761264
Age 50-6438533
Over 64202

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