College of Charleston

Is C of C a Good School for the Money?

College of Charleston Value Report

College Factual's Best for the Money Rankings compare the quality of a C of C degree with its cost to determine if the school is asking a fair price. Read the C of C annual value report below.

Below Average Value Nationwide

Below Average National Value
Top 50% National Quality

College of Charleston is ranked #2,085 out of 2,540 for value nationwide.

Based on our analysis of other colleges at similar price points, we believe College of Charleston is overpriced for the quality education it provides. (This takes into account average financial aid and may not apply to you if you have further scholarships, grant or aid provided to you.)

National Value Ranking  2085 out of 2540
Overpriced
Great Value
National Value Score  19.06 out of 100
Overpriced
Great Value

Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

School Total Price Value Grade

*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.

Bottom Line: You'll Spend an Estimated $175,238 For That Piece of Paper

The average C of C student's degree will cost an estimated $175,238. This is based on an average price (with and without aid) of $42,226 and a typical 4.15 years to graduate.

Amount
Average Yearly Cost $42,226
Average Years to Graduate 4.15
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree $175,238

Many Factors Affect Net Price

Depending on your personal circumstances, your net price may be well below the average C of C net price, which could make this school a better value. You may quality for more financial aid, or be able to complete your degree faster than average. Get more details on C of C cost.

Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?

$87,511 In-State With Aid
$199,885 Avg Cost No Aid
4.15 Years to Graduate

The overall price of a college can vary depending on your individual circumstances.

Look at the table below to determine your likely cost of a bachelor's degree at C of C.

Nationwide Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $199,885 #0 F
All Students $175,238 #2,085 F
Only Students Receiving Aid $158,111 #1,586 D+
In-State Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $129,285 # F
All Students $104,638 # F
Only Students Receiving Aid $87,511 # F

Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of South Carolina.

About 85% of C of C students receive financial aid. Get more details on what C of C financial aid you may qualify for.

How to Finance The Gap

How to Calculate Value

College Factual calculates average total cost by multiplying net price by time to graduation. We then compare the average total cost to other schools of a similar quality to determine value. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.

Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.

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