Tuition and Fees

Tuition and Fees

Your cost to attend SMC for one year may be as low as $6,555

SMC is priced lower than 60% of South Carolina private colleges. Over 90% of SMC students pay significantly less than our sticker price.

See how grants, scholarships and financial aid lower your cost to attend SMC:


Total Cost or "Sticker Price" to attend SMC for 1 year and live on campus
  • $5,815 Federal Pell Grant
  • $3,200 SC Tuition Grant*
  • $5,000 SC LIFE Scholarship**
  • $4,500 SMC Merit Scholarship
  • $1,000 SMC Need Scholarship
  • ACTUAL COST: $6,555
This is a sample.
Your cost to attend SMC depends on several different factors.

*Must be a South Carolina Resident and file a FAFSA by June 30, 2017.
**Must be a South Carolina resident and graduate from a SC High school with a 3.0 GPA or higher based on SC Uniform Grading Policy.

2017-2018 Tuition and Fees:

Tuition $15,750
Room and Board $9,100
Enrollment Fee $200
Orientation Fee $90
Key/Damage Deposit (Resident Students) $200
Technology Fee $200
Capital Improvement Fee $710
Student Activities Fee $120
Lab Fee (Students Enrolled in Lab Courses Only) $25
Health Fee $100
Parking Decal $15
Student ID Fee $25
FULL TOTAL (Residential Students) $26,535
FULL TOTAL (Non-Residential Students) $17,235