2023 Graduate Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2022-2023 graduate tuition & fees at College of Charleston with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For South Carolina residents, the tuition & fees are $14,230 and $39,332 for non-South Carolina residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $574 for South Carolina residents and $1,619 for out-of-state students.
Updated with 2022-2023 tuition (Last update: Feb. 27, 2023)
2023 COATuition Trends
2023 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$574$1,619
Books & Supplies$1,345
Room & Board$12,986 (On-Campus) / $12,571 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$4,169 (On-Campus) / $4,169 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$32,730$57,832
Off-Campus Total$32,315$57,417
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2019-2023)

Graduate Program Overview

College of Charleston is a four-years, public school located in Charleston, South Carolina. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs.
For the academic year 2022-2023, the average graduate school tuition & fees is $14,230 for South Carolina residents and $39,332 for out-of-state students.
It offers thirty-one (31) graduate programs and some programs are offered through distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameCollege of Charleston
TypeFour-years, Public
Address66 George St, Charleston, SC
Graduate School Students1,084 students
508 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2022-2023)In-State$14,230
Student to Faculty16:1 (6.25%)
Number of Graduate ProgramsTotal 31 Graduate Programs
22 Master's, 9 Post graduate certificates

Conferred Degrees and Graduate Programs by Major

College of Charleston offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 31 major areas - 22 Master's (2 online programs), 8 Post-Bachelor', 1 Post-Master'. 231 students have been conferred Master's degree and 9 students have received Doctorate degree last year.The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Computer and Information Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Natural Resources and Conservation
Communication and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
Work and Family Studies
English Language and Literature
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Human Services
Visual and Performing Arts
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Social Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 10,384 students enrolled in College of Charleston including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status.
In graduate school, 1,084 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 273 male and 811 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 288 full-time and 796 part-time students in graduate schools.
It offers online degree programs and 508 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 63 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students273
Women Students811
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students288
Part-time Students796
By race/ethnicity 842 White, 102 Black, and 6 Asian students are attending at College of Charleston. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
American Indian /
Native American
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races16
8 students are younger than 22 and 291 students are older than 65. The school has 455 students aged between 22 and 30 and 220 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under8
40 & Over291
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At College of Charleston, 508 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 63 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment974
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses508
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses63
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses403
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses508
South Carolina Resident484
Other State In U.S.24
Outside of U.S.0

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