2019-2020 Tuition & Fees

Application and Other Admission Fees

Application Fee for New Students

A one-time, non-refundable application fee is required of all students and must accompany the graduate or undergraduate application.

$45.00  

Application for Readmitted Students and Teacher Cadets

$10.00  

Application Fee for International Students

$100.00  

Matriculation Fee

A one-time matriculation fee is required of all degree-seeking students, both graduate and undergraduate, for orientation, assessment, and placement testing. 

$85.00  

International Student Service Fee

A one-time service fee is required of all international students. 

$300.00  

Tuition for Active Duty Military Members

  Per Semester  Per Credit Hour 

Undergraduate Military Members

$3,000.00 $250.00

Tuition for Online Degree Programs

  Per Credit Hour 

RN to BSN Program (Both Resident and Non-Resident)

$306.00

MBA Online (Both Resident and Non-Resident)

$450.00

Academic Fees (Per Semester)

  Undergraduate Per Semester  Graduate Per Semester 

Full-Time, Resident

$5,199.00 $6,867.00

Full-Time, Non-resident

$10,428.00 $14,880.00

Part-Time, Resident (per hour)

$433.25 $572.25

Part-Time, Non-resident (per hour)

$869.00 $1,240.00

Part-Time, SC Certified Teacher (per credit), Resident

  $362.25

Part-Time, SC Certified Teacher (per credit), Non-resident

  $413.00

17 hours and above (additional charge per hour), Resident

$80.00 $80.00

17 hours and above (additional charge per hour), Non-resident

$208.00 $170.00

Other Required Fees (Per Semester) 

Technology Fee - Full-time

$156.00

$156.00

Technology fee - Part-time (per hour)

$13.00 $13.00

Public Safety (all students, includes parking permit)

$25.00 $25.00

Public Safety (summer, per term)

$8.00 $8.00

Notes: Graduate fees must be paid by graduate students whether the courses taken are graduate or undergraduate.

Students enrolled in courses at another USC campus will be required to pay the tuition and fees of that campus in addition to the USC Aiken tuition and fees for the USC Aiken courses.

Audit fee same as regular tuition.

Senior Citizens:  Legal residents of South Carolina who have attained the age of sixty (60) and meet admission and other standards deemed appropriate by the University may attend classes for credit or non-credit purposes on a space available basis at no tuition.  All other required fees will be charged.


Other Optional Fees (Per Semester)

Housing

   

Double Occupancy, per student

$2,596.00  

Single Occupancy, per student

$3,074.00  

Double as a Single Room

$3,659.00  

Meals

Unlimited Meals/Week + $100 Declining Balance

$1,377.00  

11 Meals/Week + $300 Declining Balance

$1,377.00  

6 Meals/Week + $600 Declining Balance 

$1,377.00  

$725 Declining Balance (Juniors and Seniors Only)

$740.00  

Commuter Student- Meal Plan Block 30 (Plus $80 Declining Balance)

$296.00  

Commuter Student-Meal Plan Block 50 (Plus $125 Declining Balance)

$459.00  

Pacer Card (cash alternative, per card)

$40.00  

Carolina Card Fee

$25.00  

 Other Fees

Bad Check (returned by bank for any reason)

$30.00  

Payment Plan Fee

$75.00  

Official Transcript

$12.00