Tuition, Fees & Payment Plan

  • SCC has the lowest tuition in the Upstate. 

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    Full-time and Part-time Students (12 -15 credit hours)
    Spartanburg and Cherokee County Residents: $175 per credit hour
    Union County Residents: $201 per credit hour
    Out-of-County Residents: $218 per credit hour
    Out-of-State Residents: $358 per credit hour
    Out-of-Country or International Residents: $358 per credit hour


    Effective Fall 2016 per Commission Action for the 2016-2017 academic year.


    Student Fees
    Enrollment Fee (all students) (non-refundable unless the student withdraws during the 100% refund period) $50 per semester
    Lab Fee (assessed for each course with a lab) $ 15 per course
    Late Fee (assessed for tuition paid after due date) $ 75 per semester
    Distance Learning/Hybrid Distance Learning $ 15 per course

    Other Non-Academic Fees
    Application Fee $25
    Credit/Debit Card Convenience Fee $15 per credit or debit card transaction when paying tuition 

    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 and who are not employed full time may enroll tuition free on a space available basis. Special criteria and restrictions may apply. Please contact SCC Admissions for more details.

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  • SCC Business Office

    AddressCentral Campus, Ledbetter Bldg., Room 220

    Phone: (864) 592-4661

    Central Campus Hours
    Mon - Tue | 7:30am - 6:00pm
    Wed - Thu | 7:30am - 5:00pm
    Friday | 7:30am - 1:30pm


    Cherokee County Campus Hours
    Mon - Tue | 8:00am - 5:00pm
    Friday | 8:00am - 1:30pm
    Tyger River Campus Hours
    Mon - Thu | 8:00am - 5:00pm
    Friday | 8:00am - 1:30pm

    Website:SCC Business Office

  • SCC Financial Aid & Veterans Affairs Office     

    AddressDan L. Terhune Building
    Office 147

    Phone: (864) 592-4810

    Toll Free: (888) 591-3810

    Fax: (864) 592-4945

    Mon - Tue | 8:00am - 6:00pm
    Wed - Thu | 8:00am - 5:00pm
    Friday | 8:00am - 1:30pm

    Contact: Financial Aid Staff Listing