What does that mean for me?

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Students pay tuition and fees

There are NO parking fees, new student fees, technology fees, etc.

(Previously these fees totaled $3500.)

For 2023-2024 the total fee will be $3,100!

Total tuition will be $40,200.

What does the direct cost include?

All inclusive.

No hidden fees for printing, laundry, parking, or campus events.

Career and Professional Development Services and library services in addition to classroom time, and one-on-one time with faculty are all available to you.

What about housing?

PC offers a variety of housing options that range from $5,700 to $8,500.

The housing choice is yours!

Standard room cost is $5,700.  For 9 months that is only $633 a month!

Our meal plan by AVI is UNLIMITED!

$6,100 for the year, approximately $25 per day includes every meal: breakfast, lunch, and dinner, as well as Bonus Bucks to get your Starbucks coffee and other snack items from The Fresh Market.

Made to order, fresh choices, brownies, ice cream, and meal exchange at CRAFT, Boar’s Head, and The Fresh Market in Springs Food Court are available.

How can I pay for this?

Federal Funds

30% of our students receive the Pell Grant.

State Funds

46% of our students receive SC Tuition Grant

In 2021-2022, PC students received:

83 Palmetto Fellows, 244 LIFE, 47 HOPE

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Institutional Aid

Scholarships-100% of our students receive a merit scholarship ranging from $14,000 – $28,000.

Average Scholarship is $17,600.

Private Scholarships

Ask everyone you know! Teachers, Guidance Counselors, church, community leaders, etc.

Self Help

  • PC offers Student Employment
  • Student Loans
  • Parent Loans and Private Loans
  • Payment Plans

On average, students receive $37,000 in federal, state, institutional, and private funds.

Please note this is an average-that means some pay more BUT some pay less!


Affordability is great, but what about value? Over the last six years, 95% of PC graduates were either employed or in graduate school within six months of graduation, demonstrating that employers and graduate schools across the country recognize the value of a PC degree and all that it encompasses.

Class of 2021 Post-Graduation Results


*Based on an 88% knowledge rate.