Charleston Southern University

CSU Tuition & Fees Report

How Much Does Charleston Southern University Cost?

See current and projected tuition and fees for Charleston Southern University, and how those expenses constrast to nationwide and regional averages. You can jump to any of the following sections in our CSU cost report:

How Much Does CSU Charge for Tuition?

$28,960 In-State Tuition & Fees
$28,960 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees

Combined tuition and fees at Charleston Southern University for the 2020-2021 academic year was $28,960 for undergraduates. Students from South Carolina did not receive a discount.

Tuition Fees Total
Tuition & Fees $28,660 $300 $28,960

CSU tuition and fees is for one year of attendance, not including room and board.

Remeber that many students qualify for scholarships and financial aid that will lower the amount they have to pay.

How much does Charleston Southern University cost for part-time students?

Go to the Cost Per Credit Hour page for details.

How Do CSU Tuition & Fees Compare to Other Schools?

The national out-of-state average for tuition and fees is $19,933 a year. Charleston Southern University is fairly expensive when compared to other schools across the United States. It's yearly out-of-state tuition and fees costs for undergrads is $28,960. Students do not receive any discounts for living in South Carolina.

The chart below shows how CSU compares to other schools nationwide, in the region, and in the state.

Nationwide Southeast South Carolina
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Remember to also consider financial aid when trying to decide if you can afford to go to a particular school. For more details on that, see: Charleston Southern University Financial Aid.

CSU Tuition & Fees Five Year Projection

Don't Ignore Cost Increases

Unless your school has advertised price freezes, it is likely the cost of tuition and fees will go up every year. Make sure you factor this into your budget.

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