Top Rated South Carolina Private Colleges

The Best Private Colleges in South Carolina for 2021

These are the top ranked private four-year colleges in South Carolina. Leading the rankings for 2021 as the highest ranked private college in South Carolina is Furman University. Learn how the Best Colleges rankings are calculated on our ranking methodology page.


14 results

Furman University
F
Greenville, SC
Furman University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#1 Best Private Colleges in South Carolina

  • 2,947enrollment
  • $35,621net price
  • 57%acceptance rate
  • 1240-1420SAT range
  • 28-32ACT range
  • 3.74*Avg GPA
Wofford College
W
Spartanburg, SC
Wofford College

Private 4 Year

6 reviews

#3 Best Colleges in South Carolina

  • 1,666enrollment
  • $28,033net price
  • 60%acceptance rate
  • 1190-1350SAT range
  • 26-30ACT range
  • 3.54Avg GPA
Presbyterian College
P
Clinton, SC
Presbyterian College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#1 Best Value Colleges in South Carolina

  • 1,330enrollment
  • $19,778net price
  • 75%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1230SAT range
  • 19-26ACT range
  • 3.47Avg GPA
Columbia International University
C
Columbia, SC
 
Columbia International University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#4 Best Private Colleges in South Carolina

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

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#5 Best Private Colleges in South Carolina

  • 3,414enrollment
  • $17,866net price
  • 50%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1200SAT range
  • 20-31ACT range
  • 3.24*Avg GPA
North Greenville University
N
Tigerville, SC
North Greenville University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#6 Best Private Colleges in South Carolina

  • 2,578enrollment
  • $19,124net price
  • 63%acceptance rate
  • 870-1240SAT range
  • 19-28ACT range
  • 3.4Avg GPA
Coker College
C
Hartsville, SC
Coker College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#7 Best Private Colleges in South Carolina

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

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#8 Best Private Colleges in South Carolina

  • 1,380enrollment
  • $14,849net price
  • 89%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1230SAT range
  • 16-22ACT range
  • 3.89Avg GPA
Southern Wesleyan University
S
Central, SC
 
Southern Wesleyan University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#9 Best Private Colleges in South Carolina

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

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#10 Best Private Colleges in South Carolina

  • 3,429enrollment
  • $21,599net price
  • 69%acceptance rate
  • 860-1210SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA
Limestone College
L
Gaffney, SC
 
Limestone College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#11 Best Private Colleges in South Carolina

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

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#12 Best Private Colleges in South Carolina

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

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#13 Best Private Colleges in South Carolina

  • 1,208enrollment
  • $19,623net price
  • 63%acceptance rate
  • 870-1100SAT range
  • 16-21ACT range
  • 3.32Avg GPA
Benedict College
B
Columbia, SC
 
Benedict College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#14 Best Private Colleges in South Carolina

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