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Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
In-state: $34,634
Out-of-state: $58,519
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $14,483
Out-of-state: $38,368
Room and Board
$7,957
Books and Supplies
$8,144
Other Expenses
$4,050
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning December 15
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003423
Free

Profile of 2019 - 20 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
546 (84.9%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
395 (72.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
378 (95.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
86 (22.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
58%
Average Award
$17,935
Need-Based Gift
Received by 337 (89.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $17,319
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 282 (74.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,443
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 70 (18.5%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
177 (27.5%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $9,343

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
1,985 (73.9%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
1,491 (75.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,449 (97.2%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
455 (31.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
67%
Average Award
$19,584
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,247 (86.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $19,036
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,060 (73.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,433
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 335 (23.1%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
658 (24.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $16,160

Borrowing

2019 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
60%
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$28,159
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
SC Teacher's Loan

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Biological Sciences, Business, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, Home Economics, Humanities, Mathematics, Military Science, Physical Sciences, Religion/Biblical Studies
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Journalism/Publications, Music
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Community Service, Leadership, Religious Involvement
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children with a Deceased or Disabled Parent, Ethnic Background, Local/State Students, Out-of-State Students, Veterans, Veterans' Children
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

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