South University-Columbia is one of the twelve private, for-profit 4-year colleges in South Carolina. The campus is located in a suburb, in Columbia.According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 1,132 students attend the school. Every year 11% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.
South University-Columbia's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $16,920, and fees were $94. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $16,920 and $94 respectively.
|Campus LocaleLarge Suburb|
|Number of Students1,132|
|Student to Faculty Ratio10:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus Housing-|
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$559/credit|
|In State Students||$559/credit|
|Out of State Students||$559/credit|
|In District Students||$813/credit|
|In State Students||$813/credit|
|Out of State Students||$813/credit|
Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.
|Program||Credit Hours||In district||In State||Out of State|
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 92% of South University-Columbia's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||38%||$900|
|State Grant & Scholarships||23%||$5,427|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||23%||$3,671|
|Federal Student Loans||62%||$6,791|
$20,367Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$18,647|
|$30,001 to $48,000$22,082|
|$48,001 to $75,000$25,442|
|$75,001 to $110,000--|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and South Carolina state board of nursing.