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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


Additional Information
Tuition Payment Plan
Check Acceptance Policy
Tuition Appeal Form
Withdrawal and Refund
Go Army Tuition Assistance 
Federal Perkins Loan 
Verification of Military Service Form
Tuition Payment Options
Financial Aid

Contact Us
Student Account Services
(Cashier's Office)
800 University Way
Health Education Complex (HEC)
Spartanburg, SC 29303
Toll-free: 800-277-8727
Phone: 864-503-5326
Fax: 864-503-5334
Faculty/Staff Directory 

Summer Office Hours:
Monday - Thursday:
8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.