South Carolina Public Colleges

List of Public Colleges and Universities in South Carolina

There are 32 public colleges and universities in South Carolina enrolling 130,565 full time students. Explore the list below to find the public college match for you. Public college tend to be larger in size and more affordable than private schools when attended by students with South Carolina state residency. South Carolina is home to popular nationally ranked public schools like Clemson University and University of South Carolina Columbia and College of Charleston.


32 results found

Clemson University
C
Clemson, SC

Public 4 Year

47% acceptance rate

  • 24,951enrollment
  • $18,757net price
  • $15,374tuition
  • 1220-1400SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 4.18Avg GPA
University of South Carolina Columbia
S
Columbia, SC

Public 4 Year

63% acceptance rate

  • 34,795enrollment
  • $20,271net price
  • $12,616tuition
  • 1190-1360SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 4.15Avg GPA
Coastal Carolina University
C
Conway, SC

Public 4 Year

70% acceptance rate

  • 10,641enrollment
  • $16,224net price
  • $11,716tuition
  • 1030-1170SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.4Avg GPA
College of Charleston
C
Charleston, SC

Public 4 Year

79% acceptance rate

  • 10,783enrollment
  • $19,790net price
  • $12,838tuition
  • 1070-1250SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.84Avg GPA
South Carolina State University
S
Orangeburg, SC

Public 4 Year

53% acceptance rate

  • 3,022enrollment
  • $21,112net price
  • $11,060tuition
  • 860-1010SAT range
  • 15-18ACT range
  • 2.9Avg GPA
Winthrop University
W
Rock Hill, SC

Public 4 Year

67% acceptance rate

  • 5,813enrollment
  • $16,970net price
  • $15,730tuition
  • 950-1160SAT range
  • 20-25ACT range
  • 3.81Avg GPA
Lander University
L
Greenwood, SC

Public 4 Year

43% acceptance rate

  • 3,044enrollment
  • $14,570net price
  • $11,700tuition
  • 930-1120SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • 3.66Avg GPA
Citadel Military College of South Carolina
C
Charleston, SC

Public 4 Year

81% acceptance rate

  • 3,763enrollment
  • $17,017net price
  • $12,516tuition
  • 1030-1220SAT range
  • 20-25ACT range
  • 3.53Avg GPA
University of South Carolina Aiken
S
Aiken, SC
 

Public 4 Year

51% acceptance rate

  • 3,699enrollment
  • $14,821net price
  • $10,760tuition
  • 950-1140SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • 3.58Avg GPA
University of South Carolina Beaufort
S
Bluffton, SC
 

Public 4 Year

63% acceptance rate

  • 2,116enrollment
  • $16,266net price
  • $10,730tuition
  • 920-1120SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA
University of South Carolina Upstate
S
Spartanburg, SC
 

Public 4 Year

57% acceptance rate

  • 6,175enrollment
  • $14,730net price
  • $11,852tuition
  • 920-1110SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • 3.7Avg GPA
Francis Marion University
F
Florence, SC

Public 4 Year

64% acceptance rate

  • 3,940enrollment
  • $11,935net price
  • $11,976tuition
  • 810-1030SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • 3.61Avg GPA
Trident Technical College
T
Charleston, SC
 

Public 2 Year

100% acceptance rate

  • 12,148enrollment
  • $5,437net price
  • $4,551tuition
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
Midlands Technical College
M
West Columbia, SC
 

Public 2 Year

100% acceptance rate

  • 9,892enrollment
  • $6,093net price
  • $4,530tuition
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
York Technical College
Y
Rock Hill, SC
 

Public 2 Year

100% acceptance rate

  • 4,253enrollment
  • $9,222net price
  • $4,817tuition
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
Greenville Technical College
G
Greenville, SC
 

Public 2 Year

100% acceptance rate

  • 10,864enrollment
  • $6,678net price
  • $4,566tuition
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
Tri County Technical College
T
Pendleton, SC
 

Public 2 Year

100% acceptance rate

  • 6,082enrollment
  • $9,548net price
  • $4,326tuition
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
University of South Carolina Lancaster
S
Lancaster, SC
 

Public 2 Year

67% acceptance rate

  • 1,523enrollment
  • $8,846net price
  • $7,558tuition
  • 890-1110SAT range
  • 15-21ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA