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Graduate Tuition and Fees

Full-time students (12-16 hours)

  • SC residents: $5,820 per semester; $80 per credit hour for each hour above 16 hours.
  • Non-residents: $12,480 per semester; $170 per credit hour for each hour above 16 hours.

Part-time students (less than 12 hours)

  • SC certified teachers: $320 per semester hour
  • Non-residents holding SC certification: $354 per semester hour
  • SC residents: $485 per semester hour
  • Non-residents: $1,040 per semester hour

*Tuition for audit is the same as for credit*

The University offers graduate courses for $5.00 per credit hour (plus applicable fees below) for teachers and administrators who provide service as a cooperating teacher for a USC Upstate student teacher. The reduced tuition course is good for two years from the semester of service.


Security Fee per semester: $35
Summer semester parking: $12
Technology fee: $9 per credit hour


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Office of Financial Aid
800 University Way
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Spartanburg, SC 29303
Toll-free: 800-277-8727
Phone: 864-503-5340
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