College of Charleston

C of C Housing Costs

C of C Living Expenses and How They Measure up?

Did you know there are other costs besides tuition to go to college? Check out how much extra living fees are at C of C .

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C of C Living Expenses

Housing and meal plans are priced out separately at C of C. The typical student spent $7,673 for housing and $4,450 for dining in 2020.

The table below shows the average expected costs of on-campus and off-campus housing and dining plans for College of Charleston.

Expense On Campus Off Campus
Room and Board $12,959 $12,341
— Housing       $7,673
— Meals       $4,450
Other Living Expenses $3,954 $3,954
Books and Supplies $1,262 $1,262
Total $18,175 $17,557

Planning on Spending 4 Years in the Dorms? Forecasted Cost is $76,117

In the past five years, C of C meal plans and housing costs have adjusted 2.5% on average each year, compared to a nationwide average change of 2.4%. If present tendencies persist, 2021 incoming first year students will be charged about $18,508 in room, board and additional expenses in the first year of college. In their closing year an undergraduate would pay somewhere around $18,849 for an associate degree, and $19,559 for a four-year degree.

Over the complete degree (presuming you graduate on-time) the total will be close to $76,117 for four years or $37,357 for a two-year stay.


* estimated

Details on Campus Living Arrangements

Are you wondering whether you may be required to live on campus? If you are a first-time full-time student, some schools may require it. See the table below to find out whether C of C does or not, as well as the on-campus housing capacity.

Question Answer
Are Freshmen Required to Live on Campus? No
On-Campus Housing Capacity 3,375

Room & Board Costs Higher Than Average

C of C students pay $18,175 to stay on campus, while the average student nationwide pays only $14,951.


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