Columbia College

Is Columbia College South Carolina a Good School for the Money?

Columbia College Value Report

Is Columbia College South Carolina worth the money? Read College Factual's annual Columbia College South Carolina value report to determine if the school is priced fairly for the quality of education they provide.

Above Average Value Nationwide

Top 50% National Value
Average National Quality

Columbia College is ranked #963 out of 2,540 for value nationwide.

Columbia College is a good value according to College Factual's value analysis. It is priced competitively based on the quality of the education provided.

National Value Ranking  963 out of 2540
Great Value
National Value Score  62.62 out of 100
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.

We're Looking at a Total Cost of $101,085 for a Columbia College South Carolina Degree

On average, a bachelor's degree from Columbia College South Carolina will cost you about $101,085. This is based on an average price (with and without aid) of $24,595 and a typical 4.11 years to graduate.

Average Yearly Cost $24,595
Average Years to Graduate 4.11
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree $101,085

Many Factors Affect Net Price

There are many ways you can lower the cost of a college education. Consider taking advantage of in-state tuition, or shortening the length of your degree by taking summer classes. Learn more about Columbia College South Carolina cost for other factors that may affect net price such as the financial aid you qualify for that is largely based on your family's income.

Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?

$89,216 In-State With Aid
$136,694 Avg Cost No Aid
4.11 Years to Graduate

Net price can vary based on your unique situation.

Look at the table below to get a sense of how Columbia College South Carolina value for your educational dollar might vary.

Nationwide Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $136,694 #0 F
All Students $101,085 #963 B-
Only Students Receiving Aid $89,216 #1,790 D
In-State Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $136,694 # F
All Students $101,085 # F
Only Students Receiving Aid $89,216 # F

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

About 98% of Columbia College South Carolina students receive financial aid. Get more details on what Columbia College South Carolina 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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