Fall 2017 Higher Education Profile - South Carolina

According to the National Center for Education Statistics, South Carolina was home to 54 regionally accredited post-secondary institutions during fall 2017. These 54 institutions enrolled 234,589 students in fall 2017: 209,832 in undergraduate programs and 24,757 in graduate programs. A total of 81,250 students attending post-secondary school in South Carolina took at least one distance education course, representing 34.6 percent of the state's total student body. A total of 26,136 students were enrolled exclusively (100% online) in distance education courses with 22,217 (85.0%) of those residing in the state of South Carolina.

The majority of institutions were public: including 13 four-year schools and 20 two-year schools. The state was also home to 20 private nonprofit four-year schools and 1 private nonprofit two-year school. Students enrolled in South Carolina's higher education institutions were enrolled in bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, and doctoral degrees.

54 Degree Granting Institutions

 

234,589 Students Enrolled

 

81,250 Students Enrolled in Distance Education

Serving 234,589 students in fall 2017, the 54 regionally accredited, degree granting colleges and universities of South Carolina offered academic choices for all types of students. Discover where your educational journey can begin with the institutions listed below. Our college and university listings are objective and focused on helping you achieve your educational or career goals. Whether you are searching for a public or private school with on-campus or online courses and an undergraduate or graduate degree, our list of regionally accredited colleges and universities in South Carolina offers a comprehensive guide to the state's higher education options.

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Regionally Accredited Public and Private Non-Profit Colleges and Universities in South Carolina

Aiken Technical College
2276 Jefferson Davis Highway
Graniteville, SC 29829 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Anderson University
316 Boulevard
Anderson, SC 29621-4035 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Central Carolina Technical College
506 N Guignard Dr
Sumter, SC 29150-2499 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Citadel Military College of South Carolina
171 Moultrie St
Charleston, SC 29409 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Clemson University
201 Sikes Hall
Clemson, SC 29634 
Enrollment Range: 20,000 and above
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Coker College
300 E College Ave
Hartsville, SC 29550 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Columbia College
1301 Columbia College Dr
Columbia, SC 29203 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Converse College
580 E Main St
Spartanburg, SC 29302-0006 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Erskine College
2 Washington St
Due West, SC 29639 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
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Francis Marion University
4822 East Palmetto Street
Florence, SC 29506 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Greenville Technical College
506 S Pleasantburg Dr
Greenville, SC 29606 
Enrollment Range: 10,000 - 19,999
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Lander University
320 Stanley Avenue
Greenwood, SC 29649-2099 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Medical University of South Carolina
179 Ashley Ave
Charleston, SC 29425 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Morris College
100 West College Street
Sumter, SC 29150-3599 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
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North Greenville University
7801 N. Tigerville Road
Tigerville, SC 29688-1892 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College
3250 Saint Matthews Rd
Orangeburg, SC 29118-8299 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Presbyterian College
503 South Broad Street
Clinton, SC 29325 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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South Carolina State University
300 College St NE
Orangeburg, SC 29117-0001 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Spartanburg Community College
107 Community College Drive
Spartanburg, SC 29303 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Technical College of the Lowcountry
921 Ribaut Road
Beaufort, SC 29901-1288 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Trident Technical College
7000 Rivers Avenue
Charleston, SC 29423-8067 
Enrollment Range: 10,000 - 19,999
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University of South Carolina-Beaufort
1 University Boulevard
Bluffton, SC 29909 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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University of South Carolina-Lancaster
476 Hubbard Drive
Lancaster, SC 29720-0889 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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University of South Carolina-Sumter
200 Miller Rd
Sumter, SC 29150-2498 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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University of South Carolina-Upstate
800 University Way
Spartanburg, SC 29303-4999 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
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Williamsburg Technical College
601 Martin Luther King Jr Ave
Kingstree, SC 29556-4197 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
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Wofford College
429 N Church St
Spartanburg, SC 29303-3663 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Allen University
1530 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29204 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
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Benedict College
1600 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29204-1086 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Charleston Southern University
9200 University Blvd
Charleston, SC 29406-9121 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Claflin University
400 Magnolia Street
Orangeburg, SC 29115-4498 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Coastal Carolina University
103 Tom Trout Drive
Conway, SC 29526 
Enrollment Range: 10,000 - 19,999
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College of Charleston
66 George St
Charleston, SC 29424-0001 
Enrollment Range: 10,000 - 19,999
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Columbia International University
7435 Monticello Rd
Columbia, SC 29203-1513 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
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Denmark Technical College
1126 Solomon Blatt Blvd
Denmark, SC 29042 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
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Florence-Darlington Technical College
2715 W. Lucas Street
Florence, SC 29501-0548 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
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Furman
3300 Poinsett Highway
Greenville, SC 29613-6162 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Horry-Georgetown Technical College
2050 Highway 501 East
Conway, SC 29526 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
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Limestone College
1115 College Drive
Gaffney, SC 29340-3799 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Midlands Technical College
1260 Lexington Drive
West Columbia, SC 29170-2176 
Enrollment Range: 10,000 - 19,999
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Newberry College
2100 College St
Newberry, SC 29108 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Northeastern Technical College
1201 Chesterfield Hwy.
Cheraw, SC 29520 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Piedmont Technical College
620 North Emerald Road
Greenwood, SC 29646 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Sherman College of Straight Chiropractic
2020 Springfield Rd
Spartanburg, SC 29316 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
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Southern Wesleyan University
907 Wesleyan Drive
Central, SC 29630-1020 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Spartanburg Methodist College
1000 Powell Mill Road
Spartanburg, SC 29301-5899 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
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Tri-County Technical College
7900 U.S. Hwy 76
Pendleton, SC 29670 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
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University of South Carolina-Aiken
471 University Pkwy
Aiken, SC 29801 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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University of South Carolina-Columbia
Columbia-Campus
Columbia, SC 29208 
Enrollment Range: 20,000 and above
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University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie
465 James Brandt Blvd
Allendale, SC 29810-0617 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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University of South Carolina-Union
309 East Academy St
Union, SC 29379-0729 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
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Voorhees College
481 Porter Drive
Denmark, SC 29042 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
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Winthrop University
701 Oakland Ave
Rock Hill, SC 29733 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
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York Technical College
452 S Anderson Rd
Rock Hill, SC 29730 
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