Tuition and Fees

The cost of attending college starts with tuition and fees and includes housing, meals, books and other supplies. The amounts below represent current rates to attend the University of South Carolina Upstate. Individual costs will vary based on things like your choice of housing or type of coursework.

Please be sure to apply for financial aid to determine if you qualify for assistance.

ATTENTION: The cost shown are based on averages and can be used as a cost-estimating tool to estimate your education expenses based on your circumstances.

Graduate Tuition and Fees

The cost of attending college for Graduates.

Undergraduate Tuition and Fees

The cost of attending college for Undergraduates.

Military Tuition Assistance

Active duty tuition and assistance for Military Service members.

Payment Options

  1. Pay online through Self Service Carolina (SSC) by e-check. Use this option to input your account number and bank routing number directly into SSC. There is no charge for using an e-check. It is the quickest, and easiest way to pay tuition.
  2. Pay online through Self Service Carolina (SSC) by credit/debt. There is a 2.5% convenience fee for this service.
  3. Pay at the cashier’s windows in the Health Education Complex hallway (by check or money order only). More information in Student Account Services.
  4. Set up a Payment Plan. Learn about payment plan options and how to sign up.

Payments received after the due date are subject to $50 late fee per late payment. Unpaid late payments will result in a hold on your student account and may result in cancellation of classes.

NOTICE*: For the safety and security of our students, USC Upstate does not accept cash payments. Please set up a bank draft to avoid delays in processing payments at the cashier window. Checks or money orders are acceptable.