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College of Charleston Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$25,189 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$70 tuition
$12,166 on campus room & board
$1,218 books and supplies
$11,735 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$43,347 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$70 tuition
$12,166 on campus room & board
$1,218 books and supplies
$29,893 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$6,268 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
80% of students receive aid
24% get federal aid ($4,733 avg)
56% get state aid ($5,035 avg)
39% get institn'l aid ($6,268 avg)
47% get loans ($7,170 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 3.57% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 3.42% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $9,196 70%
Federal Grant Aid $4,733 24%
Pell Grants $4,544 24%
Other Federal Grants $958 6%
Institution Grant Aid $6,268 39%
State Grant Aid $5,035 56%
Student Loans $7,170 47%
Federal Loans $5,601 43%
Other Loans $16,818 5%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 15
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does College of Charleston offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
66 George St
Charleston, SC 29424-0001
(843) 953-5500
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $474
Out of State $1,231


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Maddie from Huntersville, NC
  • I am a current student here

    They are very liberal with their scholarships so apply for anything and everything. The most interest you show, the better. Plus you get to go to school on "America's Most Beautiful Campus" so that's pretty incredible.

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  • 5
  • Barron from North Charleston, SC
  • I am a current student here

    On Monday nights Marco's pizza will be half off for students that live in specific dorm buildings. Certain restaurants around the area offer deals for students that allow for discounted or even free food.

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