The Best Value South Carolina Colleges

Best Value Colleges in South Carolina for 2021

Explore the colleges that provide the best value for your money in South Carolina based on academic quality, outcomes, net price and financial aid. The rankings are calculated using ratings from the 2021 CollegeSimply Best Colleges ranking but additionally factors in the typical price paid by students to identify the colleges that offer the best deals. Leading the list for 2021 as the overall best value college in South Carolina is Presbyterian College. The highest value public state college is Clemson University. Learn how the Best Value Colleges are calculated and ranked on our methodology page.


26 results

Presbyterian College
P
Clinton, SC
Presbyterian College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#1 Best Value in South Carolina

  • 1,330enrollment
  • $19,778net price
  • 75%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1230SAT range
  • 19-26ACT range
  • 3.47Avg GPA
Wofford College
W
Spartanburg, SC
Wofford College

Private 4 Year

8 reviews

#2 Best Value in South Carolina

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

Public 4 Year

9 reviews

#3 Best Value in South Carolina

  • 24,951enrollment
  • $21,482net price
  • 51%acceptance rate
  • 1230-1400SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 4.18Avg GPA
Furman University
F
Greenville, SC
Furman University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#4 Best Value in South Carolina

  • 2,947enrollment
  • $35,621net price
  • 57%acceptance rate
  • 1240-1420SAT range
  • 28-32ACT range
  • 3.74*Avg GPA
Citadel Military College of South Carolina
C
Charleston, SC
Citadel Military College of South Carolina

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#5 Best Value in South Carolina

  • 3,763enrollment
  • $17,723net price
  • 75%acceptance rate
  • 1050-1230SAT range
  • 20-25ACT range
  • 3.53Avg GPA
College of Charleston
C
Charleston, SC
College of Charleston

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#6 Best Value in South Carolina

  • 10,783enrollment
  • $19,764net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • 1080-1260SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.84Avg GPA
University of South Carolina Columbia
S
Columbia, SC
University of South Carolina Columbia

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#7 Best Value in South Carolina

  • 34,795enrollment
  • $21,787net price
  • 69%acceptance rate
  • 1180-1370SAT range
  • 25-31ACT range
  • 4.15Avg GPA
Anderson University
A
Anderson, SC
Anderson University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#8 Best Value 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

#9 Best Value in South Carolina

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

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#10 Best Value in South Carolina

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

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#11 Best Value in South Carolina

  • 1,551enrollment
  • $17,978net price
  • 35%acceptance rate
  • 948-1153SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
Claflin University
C
HBCU
Orangeburg, SC
Claflin University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#12 Best Value in South Carolina

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

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#13 Best Value in South Carolina

  • 1,280enrollment
  • $15,037net price
  • 63%acceptance rate
  • 900-1230SAT range
  • 18-28ACT range
  • 2.97Avg GPA
Columbia International University
C
Columbia, SC
 
Columbia International University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#14 Best Value in South Carolina

  • 1,048enrollment
  • $18,242net price
  • 48%acceptance rate
  • 930-1140SAT range
  • 18-25ACT range
  • 3.66Avg GPA
Converse College
C
Spartanburg, SC
Converse College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#15 Best Value in South Carolina

  • 1,380enrollment
  • $14,849net price
  • 89%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1230SAT range
  • 16-22ACT range
  • 3.89Avg GPA
Francis Marion University
F
Florence, SC
Francis Marion University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#16 Best Value in South Carolina

  • 3,940enrollment
  • $12,973net price
  • 68%acceptance rate
  • 900-1110SAT range
  • 16-21ACT range
  • 3.61Avg GPA
Lander University
L
Greenwood, SC
Lander University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#17 Best Value in South Carolina

  • 3,044enrollment
  • $13,009net price
  • 43%acceptance rate
  • 940-1130SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.66Avg GPA
Limestone College
L
Gaffney, SC
 
Limestone College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#18 Best Value in South Carolina

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