The Best Value South Carolina Colleges

Best Value Colleges in South Carolina for 2022

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 2022 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 2022 as the overall best value college in South Carolina is Presbyterian College. The highest value public state college is Citadel Military College of South Carolina. Learn how the Best Value Colleges are calculated and ranked on our methodology page.


24 results

Presbyterian College
P
Clinton, SC
Presbyterian College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#1 Best Value in South Carolina

  • 1,309enrollment
  • $21,959net price
  • 71%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1200SAT range
  • 20-25ACT range
  • 3.41Avg GPA
Furman University
F
Greenville, SC
Furman University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#2 Best Value in South Carolina

  • 2,567enrollment
  • $37,761net price
  • 65%acceptance rate
  • 1230-1400SAT range
  • 29-32ACT range
  • 3.62Avg Weighted GPA
Citadel Military College of South Carolina
C
Charleston, SC
Citadel Military College of South Carolina

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#3 Best Value in South Carolina

  • 3,740enrollment
  • $17,920net price
  • 80%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1210SAT range
  • 21-26ACT range
  • 3.81Avg GPA
Clemson University
C
Clemson, SC
Clemson University

Public 4 Year

9 reviews

#4 Best Value in South Carolina

  • 26,406enrollment
  • $22,935net price
  • 62%acceptance rate
  • 1210-1390SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 4.39Avg Weighted GPA
University of South Carolina Columbia
S
Columbia, SC
University of South Carolina Columbia

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#5 Best Value in South Carolina

  • 35,470enrollment
  • $21,784net price
  • 68%acceptance rate
  • 1140-1340SAT range
  • 25-31ACT range
  • 4.26Avg Weighted GPA
College of Charleston
C
Charleston, SC
College of Charleston

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#6 Best Value in South Carolina

  • 10,384enrollment
  • $20,351net price
  • 74%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1240SAT range
  • 21-28ACT range
  • 3.97Avg GPA
Charleston Southern University
C
Charleston, SC
Charleston Southern University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#7 Best Value in South Carolina

  • 3,350enrollment
  • $17,496net price
  • 54%acceptance rate
  • 990-1170SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.24Estimated Avg GPA
Southern Wesleyan University
S
Central, SC
 
Southern Wesleyan University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#8 Best Value in South Carolina

  • 1,345enrollment
  • $18,614net price
  • 56%acceptance rate
  • 1050-1100SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA
Claflin University
C
HBCU
Orangeburg, SC
Claflin University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#9 Best Value in South Carolina

  • 2,048enrollment
  • $20,806net price
  • 65%acceptance rate
  • 840-1040SAT range
  • 16-18ACT range
  • 3.28Avg GPA
Coker College
C
Hartsville, SC
Coker College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#10 Best Value in South Carolina

  • 1,087enrollment
  • $16,647net price
  • 93%acceptance rate
  • 920-1110SAT range
  • 16-21ACT range
  • 3.1Estimated Avg GPA
Columbia International University
C
Columbia, SC
 
Columbia International University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#11 Best Value in South Carolina

  • 2,098enrollment
  • $18,651net price
  • 51%acceptance rate
  • 940-1150SAT range
  • 17-24ACT range
  • 3.34Avg GPA
Columbia College
C
Columbia, SC
 
Columbia College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#12 Best Value in South Carolina

  • 1,218enrollment
  • $20,277net price
  • 97%acceptance rate
  • 820-1050SAT range
  • 17-20ACT range
  • 3.47Avg Weighted GPA
Converse College
C
Spartanburg, SC
Converse College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#13 Best Value in South Carolina

  • 1,377enrollment
  • $25,534net price
  • 82%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1200SAT range
  • 16-21ACT range
  • 3.89Avg GPA
Francis Marion University
F
Florence, SC
Francis Marion University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#14 Best Value in South Carolina

  • 4,148enrollment
  • $12,380net price
  • 75%acceptance rate
  • 890-1110SAT range
  • 15-21ACT range
  • 3.96Avg Weighted GPA
Lander University
L
Greenwood, SC
Lander University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#15 Best Value in South Carolina

  • 3,513enrollment
  • $15,541net price
  • 57%acceptance rate
  • 920-1110SAT range
  • 16-22ACT range
  • 3.66Avg GPA
Limestone College
L
Gaffney, SC
 
Limestone College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#16 Best Value in South Carolina

  • 1,943enrollment
  • $24,967net price
  • 68%acceptance rate
  • 980-1160SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.45Avg GPA
Newberry College
N
Newberry, SC
Newberry College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#17 Best Value in South Carolina

  • 1,256enrollment
  • $20,205net price
  • 57%acceptance rate
  • 890-1100SAT range
  • 15-21ACT range
  • 3.57Avg GPA
North Greenville University
N
Tigerville, SC
North Greenville University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#18 Best Value in South Carolina

  • 2,280enrollment
  • $20,627net price
  • 65%acceptance rate
  • 950-1210SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.97Avg GPA