South Carolina Graduate Schools

2022 South Carolina Graduate Schools Statistics

In South Carolina State, there are 118 colleges and universities - 34 public and 84 private schools. Among them, 34 schools are offering graduate programs. 27 South Carolina Graduate Schools offer the distance learning Opportunities (online degree/certificate programs) in South Carolina. Total 29,403 students are attending South Carolina Graduate Schools and the average students to faculty ratio is 14.42 to 1. The 2022 average graduate school tuition & fees at South Carolina Graduate Schools is $13,116 for South Carolina residents and $18,945 for out-of-state students. The next table shows the 2021-2022 statistics for South Carolina Graduate Schools.
South Carolina Graduate Schools Statistics
academic year 2021-2022
Number of Schools118 schools
By Types34 public, 84 private
By Levels116 undergraduate schools
34 graduate schools
By Categories
(where graduate program offered)
2 National Universities
3 Liberal Arts Colleges
2 Law Schools
2 Medical Schools
Tuition & fees
Undergraduate$8,231 South Carolina residents
$17,740 out-of-state
Graduate$13,116 South Carolina residents
$18,945 out-of-state
Student Population240,850
Undergraduate211,130
Graduate29,720
Students to Faculty Ratio14.42 to 1

South Carolina Graduate Schools Comparison By Rank, Tuition, and Admission

The next table lists South Carolina Graduate Schools ordered by rank. The number in rank column refers to the rank in the South Carolina college ranking. You can sort the schools by clicking column name that you want to sort.
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2021-2022 South Carolina Graduate Schools Comparison
Rank*NameGraduate Tuition & FeesGraduate StudentsOffered Degree/ProgramsNumber of Graduate ProgramsStudents to Faculty Ratio
1 Clemson UniversityPublic, 4 yearsClemson, SC $23,246
($11,796 Residents)
5,538 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 242 programs 16 to 1
2 University of South Carolina-ColumbiaPublic, 4 yearsColumbia, SC $30,160
($14,134 Residents)
8,199 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 299 programs 18 to 1
3 Furman UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsGreenville, SC $7,513 222 Post-BS, Master's 65 programs 9 to 1
5 Columbia International UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsColumbia, SC $11,810 1,241 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 54 programs 15 to 1
6 North Greenville UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsTigerville, SC $12,220 287 Master's, Doctorate 59 programs 14 to 1
7 Citadel Military College of South CarolinaPublic, 4 yearsCharleston, SC $18,540
($10,890 Residents)
882 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS 69 programs 12 to 1
8 Anderson UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsAnderson, SC $11,643 765 Master's 91 programs 16 to 1
9 College of CharlestonPublic, 4 yearsCharleston, SC $37,836
($14,230 Residents)
1,084 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS 96 programs 15 to 1
10 Converse CollegePrivate, 4 yearsSpartanburg, SC $7,698 640 Master's, Post-MS 79 programs 11 to 1
11 Coker UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsHartsville, SC $18,876 133 Master's 49 programs 12 to 1
12 Winthrop UniversityPublic, 4 yearsRock Hill, SC $30,342
($16,012 Residents)
1,170 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS 83 programs 12 to 1
13 Coastal Carolina UniversityPublic, 4 yearsConway, SC $19,836
($10,764 Residents)
618 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 80 programs 17 to 1
14 Charleston Southern UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsCharleston, SC $5,085 630 Master's 89 programs 13 to 1
15 Southern Wesleyan UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsCentral, SC $13,726 260 Master's, Doctorate 55 programs 13 to 1
17 Presbyterian CollegePrivate, 4 yearsClinton, SC $47,000 261 - 42 programs 12 to 1
18 South Carolina State UniversityPublic, 4 yearsOrangeburg, SC $22,570
($11,460 Residents)
319 Post-BS, Master's, Doctorate 64 programs 14 to 1
19 Francis Marion UniversityPublic, 4 yearsFlorence, SC $22,000
($11,388 Residents)
516 Master's, Post-MS 45 programs 14 to 1
20 Bob Jones UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsGreenville, SC $10,403 390 Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 81 programs 12 to 1
21 Columbia CollegePrivate, 4 yearsColumbia, SC $9,268 239 Post-BS, Master's 46 programs 12 to 1
22 South University-ColumbiaPrivate, 4 yearsColumbia, SC $16,320 214 Master's, Post-MS 33 programs 11 to 1
23 Allen UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsColumbia, SC $8,900 49 Master's 8 programs 15 to 1
- Strayer University-Columbia CampusPrivate, 4 yearsColumbia, SC - - - - -
- Lander UniversityPublic, 4 yearsGreenwood, SC $9,910
($9,810 Residents)
122 Master's 32 programs 17 to 1
- University of South Carolina-UpstatePublic, 4 yearsSpartanburg, SC $30,135
($14,109 Residents)
519 Post-BS, Master's 47 programs 16 to 1
- Limestone UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsGaffney, SC $12,500 125 Master's 45 programs 13 to 1
- Sherman College of ChiropracticPrivate, 4 yearsSpartanburg, SC - 423 - 1 programs -
- Medical University of South CarolinaPublic, 4 yearsCharleston, SC $25,673
($17,702 Residents)
2,765 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 44 programs 6 to 1
- Charleston School of LawPrivate, 4 yearsCharleston, SC $43,374 558 Master's 1 programs -
- Erskine CollegePrivate, 4 yearsDue West, SC $13,700 134 Master's, Doctorate 30 programs 15 to 1
- University of South Carolina AikenPublic, 4 yearsAiken, SC $30,122
($14,096 Residents)
660 Master's 28 programs 17 to 1
- Strayer University-South CarolinaPrivate, 4 yearsGreenville, SC $15,135 347 Post-BS, Master's 32 programs 28 to 1
- Strayer University-Charleston CampusPrivate, 4 yearsNorth Charleston, SC - - - - -
- Claflin UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsOrangeburg, SC $12,035 79 Master's 44 programs 13 to 1
Average$13,116 Residents
$18,945 Out-of-State
29,403 - 32 programs 14.42 to 1
*South Carolina college ranking
**Ranking data provided by CollegeEvaluator.
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Graduate Programs at South Carolina Best Colleges

View Graduate Programs at the best colleges in South Carolina

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1. Clemson UniversityPublic, 4 yearsClemson, SC

university-of-south-carolina-columbia

2. University of South Carolina-ColumbiaPublic, 4 yearsColumbia, SC

furman-university

3. Furman UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsGreenville, SC

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5. Columbia International UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsColumbia, SC

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6. North Greenville UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsTigerville, SC

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7. Citadel Military College of South CarolinaPublic, 4 yearsCharleston, SC

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