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University of South Carolina-Aiken Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$19,668 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$9,882 tuition
$7,766 on campus room & board
$1,706 books and supplies
$314 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$29,574 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$19,788 tuition
$7,766 on campus room & board
$1,706 books and supplies
$314 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$2,118 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
93% of students receive aid
44% get federal aid ($4,692 avg)
79% get state aid ($4,482 avg)
22% get institn'l aid ($2,118 avg)
61% get loans ($5,700 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 3.08% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 3.11% 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 $6,684 90%
Federal Grant Aid $4,692 44%
Pell Grants $4,634 43%
Other Federal Grants $1,476 2%
Institution Grant Aid $2,118 22%
State Grant Aid $4,482 79%
Student Loans $5,700 61%
Federal Loans $5,624 63%
Other Loans $9,825 4%

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: -
Financial Aid Contact Info
471 University Pkwy
Aiken, SC 29801
(803) 648-6851
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $412
Out of State $825


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Jamaica from Islandton, SC
  • I am a past student here

    USCA is cheap. . .and worth it if you can put up with everything that I mentioned above and also follow through with everything down to the T. If you know what you're doing when it comes to keeping up with your grades and checking after the professor's work, then you can easily graduate from that school with little to no trouble.

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  • 5
  • Janice from Summerville, SC
  • I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Its a semi small school so you will be able to have that one on one connection with your instructor. Also the food is extraordinary, many different varieties are available.

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