South Carolina Private Colleges

List of Private Colleges and Universities in South Carolina

There are 22 private colleges and universities in South Carolina enrolling 33,565 students. Explore the list below to find the private college match for you. Private colleges are usually smaller in size, more expensive than public schools and often academically rigorous. If you feel you may have difficulty fitting into the large class sizes which are common on many public campuses, take a look at South Carolina private colleges.  South Carolina is home to popular private schools like Wofford College and Furman University.


22 results

Wofford College
W
Spartanburg, SC
Wofford College

Private 4 Year

8 reviews

#3 Best Colleges in South Carolina

  • 1,666enrollment
  • $28,033net price
  • 60%acceptance rate
  • 1190-1350SAT range
  • 26-30ACT range
  • 3.54Avg GPA
Furman University
F
Greenville, SC
Furman University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#1 Best Private Colleges in South Carolina

  • 2,947enrollment
  • $35,621net price
  • 57%acceptance rate
  • 1240-1420SAT range
  • 28-32ACT range
  • 3.74*Avg GPA
Benedict College
B
HBCU
Columbia, SC
 
Benedict College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#14 Best Private Colleges in South Carolina

  • 2,165enrollment
  • $13,581net price
  • 77%acceptance rate
  • 820-1030SAT range
  • 15-19ACT range
  • 2.5Avg GPA
Anderson University
A
Anderson, SC
Anderson University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#10 Best Private Colleges in South Carolina

  • 3,429enrollment
  • $21,599net price
  • 69%acceptance rate
  • 860-1210SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA
Charleston Southern University
C
Charleston, SC
Charleston Southern University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#5 Best Private Colleges in South Carolina

  • 3,414enrollment
  • $17,866net price
  • 50%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1200SAT range
  • 20-31ACT range
  • 3.24*Avg GPA
Presbyterian College
P
Clinton, SC
Presbyterian College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#1 Best Value Colleges in South Carolina

  • 1,330enrollment
  • $19,778net price
  • 75%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1230SAT range
  • 19-26ACT range
  • 3.47Avg GPA
Claflin University
C
HBCU
Orangeburg, SC
Claflin University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#12 Best Private Colleges in South Carolina

  • 2,172enrollment
  • $18,136net price
  • 55%acceptance rate
  • 830-1050SAT range
  • 15-19ACT range
  • 3.28Avg GPA
Columbia College
C
Columbia, SC
 
Columbia College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,276enrollment
  • $18,359net price
  • 97%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.71Avg GPA
Newberry College
N
Newberry, SC
Newberry College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#13 Best Private Colleges in South Carolina

  • 1,208enrollment
  • $19,623net price
  • 63%acceptance rate
  • 870-1100SAT range
  • 16-21ACT range
  • 3.32Avg GPA
Limestone College
L
Gaffney, SC
 
Limestone College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#11 Best Private Colleges in South Carolina

  • 2,442enrollment
  • $23,023net price
  • 51%acceptance rate
  • 970-1160SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.18Avg GPA
Columbia International University
C
Columbia, SC
 
Columbia International University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#4 Best Private Colleges in South Carolina

  • 1,048enrollment
  • $18,242net price
  • 48%acceptance rate
  • 930-1140SAT range
  • 18-25ACT range
  • 3.66Avg GPA
North Greenville University
N
Tigerville, SC
North Greenville University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#6 Best Private Colleges in South Carolina

  • 2,578enrollment
  • $19,124net price
  • 63%acceptance rate
  • 870-1240SAT range
  • 19-28ACT range
  • 3.4Avg GPA
Spartanburg Methodist College
S
Spartanburg, SC
 
Spartanburg Methodist College

Private 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 869enrollment
  • $12,672net price
  • 61%acceptance rate
  • 818-1020SAT range
  • 15-19ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
Allen University
A
HBCU
Columbia, SC
 
Allen University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 743enrollment
  • $14,303net price
  • 53%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
Converse College
C
Spartanburg, SC
Converse College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#8 Best Private Colleges in South Carolina

  • 1,380enrollment
  • $14,849net price
  • 89%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1230SAT range
  • 16-22ACT range
  • 3.89Avg GPA
Coker College
C
Hartsville, SC
Coker College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#7 Best Private Colleges in South Carolina

  • 1,280enrollment
  • $15,037net price
  • 63%acceptance rate
  • 900-1230SAT range
  • 18-28ACT range
  • 2.97Avg GPA
Erskine College and Seminary
E
Due West, SC
 
Erskine College and Seminary

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 693enrollment
  • $35,421net price
  • 70%acceptance rate
  • 930-1120SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • 3.0Avg GPA
Morris College
M
HBCU
Sumter, SC
 
Morris College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 649enrollment
  • $15,823net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.55Avg GPA