Graduate Programs Overview

South Carolina State University is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Orangeburg, South Carolina. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $11,460 for South Carolina residents and $22,570 for other students in average.

It offers twenty-one graduate programs: 14 Master's, 2 Doctorate, 3 Post-Bachelor's, 2 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 83 students have been conferred Master's degree and 11 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameSouth Carolina State University
TypePublic, 4 or more years
Address300 College St NE, Orangeburg, SC
Graduate School Students592 students
90 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$11,460
Student to Faculty16:1 (6.25%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 21 Graduate Programs
14 Master's, 2 Doctorate, 5 Post graduate certificates

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 graduate tuition & fees at South Carolina State University 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 $11,460 and $22,570 for non-South Carolina residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $637 for South Carolina residents and $1,254 for out-of-state students.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$637$1,254
Books & Supplies$2,000
Room & Board$9,000 (On-Campus) / $10,000 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$8,000 (On-Campus) / $8,000 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$30,460$41,570
Off-Campus Total$31,460$42,570
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

South Carolina State University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 21 major areas - 13 Master's , 1 Doctorate , 2 Post-Bachelor'(1 online programs), 1 Post-Master'. 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.
Work and Family Studies
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Work and Family Studies
Natural Resources And Conservation
Natural Resources And Conservation

Graduate Student Population

Total 3,022 students enrolled in South Carolina State University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 592 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 139 male and 453 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 250 full-time and 342 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 90 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 106 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students139
Women Students453
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students250
Part-time Students342
By race/ethnicity 74 White, 494 Black, and 4 Asian students are attending at South Carolina State University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
American Indian /
Native American
3 students are younger than 22 and 250 students are older than 65. The school has 215 students aged between 22 and 30 and 122 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under3
40 & Over250
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At South Carolina State University, 90 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 106 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment592
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses90
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses106
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses396
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses90
South Carolina Resident89
Other State In U.S.1
Outside of U.S.0

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