Top Rated South Carolina Private Colleges

The Best Private Colleges in South Carolina for 2022

These are the top ranked private four-year colleges in South Carolina. Leading the rankings for 2022 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.


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Furman University
F
Greenville, SC
Furman University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#1 Best Private Colleges in South Carolina

  • 2,567enrollment
  • $37,761net price
  • 65%acceptance rate
  • 1230-1400SAT range
  • 29-32ACT range
  • 3.62Avg Weighted GPA
Presbyterian College
P
Clinton, SC
Presbyterian College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#1 Best Value Colleges in South Carolina

  • 1,309enrollment
  • $21,959net price
  • 71%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1200SAT range
  • 20-25ACT range
  • 3.41Avg GPA
Converse College
C
Spartanburg, SC
Converse College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#3 Best Private Colleges in South Carolina

  • 1,377enrollment
  • $25,534net price
  • 82%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1200SAT range
  • 16-21ACT range
  • 3.89Avg GPA
Columbia International University
C
Columbia, SC
 
Columbia International University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#4 Best Private Colleges in South Carolina

  • 2,098enrollment
  • $18,651net price
  • 51%acceptance rate
  • 940-1150SAT range
  • 17-24ACT range
  • 3.34Avg GPA
North Greenville University
N
Tigerville, SC
North Greenville University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#5 Best Private Colleges in South Carolina

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

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#6 Best Private Colleges in South Carolina

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

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#7 Best Private Colleges in South Carolina

  • 3,350enrollment
  • $17,496net price
  • 54%acceptance rate
  • 990-1170SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.24Estimated Avg GPA
Limestone College
L
Gaffney, SC
 
Limestone College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#8 Best Private Colleges 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

#9 Best Private Colleges in South Carolina

  • 1,256enrollment
  • $20,205net price
  • 57%acceptance rate
  • 890-1100SAT range
  • 15-21ACT range
  • 3.57Avg GPA
Columbia College
C
Columbia, SC
 
Columbia College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#10 Best Private Colleges in South Carolina

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

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#11 Best Private Colleges in South Carolina

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

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#12 Best Private Colleges in South Carolina

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