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University of South Carolina-Union Tuition & Cost

Union, South Carolina

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State South Carolina Resident Sticker Price
$22,913
In State Costs for University of South Carolina Union
Fee Cost
Tuition$7,158
Books and Supplies$1,600
Other Fees$400
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $6,840
Other Expenses Budget$6,915
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
$33,593
Out of State Costs for University of South Carolina Union
Fee Cost
Tuition$17,838
Books and Supplies$1,600
Other Fees$400
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $6,840
Other Expenses Budget$6,915

Residents of South Carolina pay an annual total price of $22,913 to attend University of South Carolina Union on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $7,158 for tuition, $1,600 for books and supplies and $400 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $33,593 which is 46.6% higher than South Carolina residents. The tuition charge is $17,838 while books and supplies are $1,600 and other fees come in at $400.

All price data is sourced from the 2020/2021 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

Net Price

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

Average Net Price 2019/2020
$11,547
Net Price by Income University of South Carolina Union
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$9,291
$30,001 to $48,000$10,454
$48,001 to $75,000$13,813
$75,001 to $110,000$14,891
$110,000+$15,903

The average reported annual net price for University of South Carolina Union for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $11,547 in 2019/2020. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

Costs for Similar Colleges

Financial Aid

98% of full-time undergrad University of South Carolina Union received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $8,447 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 50% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $5,384 and 1% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $5,000.

Finanical Aid University of South Carolina Union
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $8,447 98%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $1,157 32%
Pell Grants $5,157 64%
Other Federal Grants $1,040 82%
State and Local Grants $4,257 88%
Federal Student Loans $5,384 50%
Other Student Loans $5,000 1%

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 Union, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $19,562. The loan balance of $19,562 is a two year multiple of the $9,781 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 $187 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 $19,562
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $186.64
Total Interest Paid $2,835.17
Sum of All Loan Payments $22,397.17

Projected 2 Year Degree Price

2 Year Sticker Price
$45,826
Year South Carolina Residents Non Residents
1 $22,913 $33,593
2 $23,388 $34,289

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 2 year associate degree and living expenses at University of South Carolina Union to be $45,826 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 2.1% annual increase over the next 2 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 Union
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
South Carolina Residents $298 $894 $1,192
Out of State Residents $743 $2,229 $2,972

Estimated cost for a class at University of South Carolina Union 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 Union versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

University of South Carolina Union 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=218706 IPEDS survey data for University of South Carolina Union.