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USC Beaufort Tuition & Cost

Bluffton, South Carolina

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State South Carolina Resident Sticker Price
$24,360
In State Costs for University of South Carolina Beaufort
Fee Cost
Tuition$10,344
Books and Supplies$1,260
Other Fees$386
Room and Board $8,350
Other Expenses Budget$4,020
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
$35,406
Out of State Costs for University of South Carolina Beaufort
Fee Cost
Tuition$21,390
Books and Supplies$1,260
Other Fees$386
Room and Board $8,350
Other Expenses Budget$4,020

Residents of South Carolina pay an annual total price of $24,360 to attend University of South Carolina Beaufort on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $10,344 for tuition, $8,350 room and board, $1,260 for books and supplies and $386 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $35,406 which is 45.3% higher than South Carolina residents. The tuition charge is $21,390 while room and board is $8,350, books and supplies are $1,260 and other fees come in at $386.

All price data is sourced from the 2019/2020 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.
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Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend University of South Carolina Beaufort when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2018/2019
$16,807
Net Price by Income University of South Carolina Beaufort
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$13,365
$30,001 to $48,000$14,564
$48,001 to $75,000$18,358
$75,001 to $110,000$19,700
$110,000+$20,159

The average reported annual net price for University of South Carolina Beaufort for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $16,807 in 2018/2019. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

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Financial Aid

89% of full-time undergrad University of South Carolina Beaufort received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $7,020 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 66% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $5,608 and 7% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $10,887.

Finanical Aid University of South Carolina Beaufort
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $7,020 89%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $2,961 42%
Pell Grants $4,802 43%
Other Federal Grants $1,075 4%
State and Local Grants $4,209 68%
Federal Student Loans $5,608 66%
Other Student Loans $10,887 7%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to University of South Carolina Beaufort, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $49,972. The loan balance of $49,972 is a four year multiple of the $12,493 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $477 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 2.75%.

Example Loan $49,972
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $476.79
Total Interest Paid $7,242.56
Sum of All Loan Payments $57,214.56

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
$97,440
Year South Carolina Residents Non Residents
1 $24,360 $35,406
2 $25,076 $36,447
3 $25,814 $37,519
4 $26,573 $38,622

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at University of South Carolina Beaufort to be $97,440 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 2.9% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at University of South Carolina Beaufort
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
South Carolina Residents $431 $1,293 $1,724
Out of State Residents $891 $2,673 $3,564

Estimated cost for a class at University of South Carolina Beaufort based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at University of South Carolina Beaufort versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

University of South Carolina Beaufort Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan No
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan No
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=218654 IPEDS survey data for University of South Carolina Beaufort.