2020 Best Online Colleges in South Carolina

Ranked for their low tuition and strong alumni salaries, these schools are the best online colleges in South Carolina. Ranked #1, has an impressive reported alumni salary of $97,000 and offers a low tuition rate of . Registered nurses looking to earn a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing should consider the #8-ranked , which offers an annual tuition rate of .

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2020 Online Colleges in South Carolina Ranking Details

For each school, we conducted manual research to provide prospective students with more details about the schools' online programs. Explore online degrees offered and accreditation information below.

Comprehensive List of Accredited Online Schools in South Carolina

One third of the accredited online colleges in South Carolina have an annual tuition of less than $10,000. W L Bonner College is the most affordable, with an annual tuition of only $5,436. Popular careers within the state include management, which students can pursue through University of South Carolina - Columbia's bachelor's degree programs in organizational leadership and business administration with a concentration in management, and Limestone College's numerous bachelor's degrees in business administration. Other popular degrees available at colleges include computer science, engineering and nursing. North Greenville University is a good option for students seeking bachelor's and master's degrees in Christian ministries.

At a Glance:

  • South Carolina schools average less than $17,000 for tuition.
  • The South Carolina commission on Higher Education administers the DAYCO scholarship, which offers full time students up to $2,500 annually and part time students up to $1,250 annually.
  • South Carolina residents are eligible for the Palmetto Fellows, LIFE and HOPE scholarships, as well as need-based grants and lottery tuition assistance.


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