Tuition, Fees and Payments

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    Academic Year 2022-2023 | Full-time and Part-time Students, minimum of 6 credit hours:
    Spartanburg and Cherokee County Residents: $204 per credit hour
    Union County Residents: $233 per credit hour
    Out-of-County Residents: $252 per credit hour 
    Out-of-State Residents: $415 per credit hour 
    Out-of-Country or International Residents: $415 per credit hour

    Effective Fall 2022 per Commission Action on June 21, 2022 for the 2022-2023 academic year.


    Student Fees
    Enrollment Fee (all students) (non-refundable unless the student withdraws during the 100% refund period): $75 per semester
    Lab Fee (assessed for each course with a lab, unless program specified): $30-$45 per course with a required lab.
    Late Fee (assessed for tuition paid after due date): $75 per semester
    Distance Learning/Hybrid Distance Learning: $21 per course

    Other Non-Academic Fees
    Credit/Debit Card Service Fee:  A 2% service fee will be applied to all payments. The minimum service fee will be $0.25.

    Payment Plan Administrative Fee: $30 (non-refundable)
    Payment Plan Late Fee: $50 (per each late payment)
    Returned Check Fee: $25 (per incident plus bank fees)

    Senior Citizens South Carolina residents who are 60 years of age or older may enroll tuition free on a space available basis. Special criteria and restrictions may apply. Please contact SCC Admissions for more details.