Tuition and Fees


2015-2016 Tuition & Fees

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Application Fee     $45

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

 

Readmitted Students     $10

An application fee of $10 is required for readmitted students, senior citizens, and teacher cadets.

 

International Student Application Fee      $100

 

Matriculation Fee     $85

A one-time fee for orientation, assessment, and placement testing or new undergraduate and graduate degree-seeking students.

Reinstatement Fee (per occurrence)      $40

Active Duty Military              $3,243

Active Duty Military         per hour          $270.25

 


 

ACADEMIC FEES

  Undergraduate Per Semester  Graduate Per Semester 

 

Full-Time, Resident

$4,794 $6,192

 

Full-Time, Non-resident

$9,591 $13,266

 

Part-Time, Resident (per hour)

$399.50 $516

 

Part-Time, Non-resident (per hour)

$799.25 $1,105.50

 

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

$330

 

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

$376

 

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

$80 $80

 

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

$208 $170

 

OTHER REQUIRED FEES (PER SEMESTER) 

 

Technology Fee - Full-time

$120 $120

 

Technology fee - Part-time(per hour)

$9 $9

 

Public Safety (all students, includes parking permit)

$25 $25

 

Public Safety (summer, per term)

$8 $8

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

$2,370

 

Single Occupancy, per student

$2,807

 

Double as a Single Room

$3,343

 

  • Meals

 

19 Meals/Week + $125 Declining Balance

$1,275

 

15 Meals/Week + $125 Declining Balance

$1,190

 

10 Meals/Week + $100 Declining Balance (Freshman not eligible)

$1,098

 

$925 Declining Balance

$925

 

$550 Declining Balance (Juniors and Seniors Only)

$550

 

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

$285

 

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

$458

 

Pacer Card (cash alternative, per card)

$40

 

Carolina Card Fee

$25

 

  • Other Fees

 

Bad Check (returned by bank for any reason)

$30

Payment Plan Fee

$75
Official Transcript $12

 

Notes: All students living on campus will be required to purchase a meal plan consisting of either 19, 15, or 10 meals per week.  Other students may choose from Meal Block 30, Meal Block 50, or declining balance.

The total cost of attendance can be estimated with our online Net Price Calculator.