Accredited Online Colleges Based in South Carolina

School Accepts Transfer Credits Freshman Acceptance Rate Financial Aid Rate Graduation Rate

316 Boulevard
Anderson, SC 29621
(864) 231-2000

No N/A 100% 48%

9200 University Boulevard
Charleston, SC 29410
(843) 863-7000

No N/A 99% 38%

201 Sikes Hall
Clemson, SC 29634
(864) 656-3311

No N/A 85% 80%

7435 Monticello Rd
Columbia, SC 29203
(803) 754-4100

No N/A 90% 71%

320 Stanley Avenue
Greenwood, SC 29649
(864) 388-8000

No N/A 100% 40%

108 James P. Blanton Circle
Conway, SC 29526
(843) 347-3161

No N/A 91% 46%

800 Brisack Road
Spartanburg, SC 29303
(864) 592-4600

No N/A 98% 13%

1001 Pinnacle Point Drive
Columbia, SC 29223
(803) 699-5096

No N/A 94% 9%
University of Phoenix is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association. University of Phoenix was placed on Notice by The Higher Learning Commission, effective June 27, 2013. For additional information, contact The Higher Learning Commission,

8085 Rivers Ave-Ste E
Charleston, SC 29406
(800) 923-4160

No N/A 100% 38%

2276 Jefferson Davis Highway
Graniteville, SC 29829
(803) 593-9231

No N/A 92% 14%

1700 Wade Hampton Boulavard
Greenville, SC 29614
(864) 242-5100

No N/A 76% 62%

300 E College Avenue
Hartsville, SC 29550
(843) 383-8000

No N/A 99% 49%

620 S Pleasantburg Dr
Greenville, SC 29607
(864) 250-8111

No N/A 95% 8%

1115 College Drive
Gaffney, SC 29340
(800) 795-7151

No N/A 97% 43%

179 Ashley Ave
Charleston, SC 29425
(843) 792-2300

No N/A 50% N/A

7801 N. Tigerville Road
Tigerville, SC 29688
(864) 977-7000

No N/A 100% 54%

471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801
(803) 648-6851

No N/A 97% 43%

800 University Way
Spartanburg, SC 29303
(864) 503-5000

No N/A 99% 38%

400 ASB Tower- 1001 Bishop Street
Honolulu, HI 96813
(808) 536-5555

No N/A 80% N/A

7900 U.S. Hwy 76
Pendleton, SC 29670
(864) 646-1500

No N/A 95% 8%


South Carolina Schools vs US State Average

Graduation Rate and Average Test score at Public 4-year Institutions

    • 59% South Carolina
      Graduation Rate
    • 1436 SAT South Carolina
      Average Test Score
    • 56% National
      Graduation Rate
    • 21.1 ACT National
      Average Test Score

Average Tuitions and Fees in South Carolina

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    Public 2-Year
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    Public 4-Year
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    Private 4-year

South Carolina Institutions

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    Degree-Granting Institutions
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    Private Not-For-Profit Institutions
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    Private For-Profit Institutions


Sonoco, a leading producer of packaging products, is also headquartered in the state, providing opportunities for careers in all areas of manufacturing

South Carolina's economy has traditionally been dominated by the manufacturing sector. Though the sectors have evened out, manufacturing in the state is still a good opportunity for jobs. Domtar Corporation, a sustainable paper company, has its operating headquarters in South Carolina. Sonoco, a leading producer of packaging products, is also headquartered in the state, providing opportunities for careers in all areas of manufacturing. Degrees from online colleges in South Carolina in areas like business, management, engineering, and other technical fields could give you an advantage in landing a job in one of these manufacturing companies.

South Carolina's great technical colleges are good news for some of the state's biggest employers. Michelin North America and BMW's only production facility in the U.S. both operate out of South Carolina and are ranked among the state's top 10 employers in terms of numbers of employees. Being good with your hands and knowing your way around a motor will be helpful at these companies, but a degree in mechanics, auto repair, or manufacturing, whether it's an associate degree or a master's, will likely put you ahead of your competition.

One of the largest public schools in the state, University of South Carolina, has many online courses available through its Extended University. Clemson University offers multiple master's online, including degrees in construction science, human resources, public administration, and more. If you're looking for public online colleges and universities in South Carolina, you should be able to find a variety to fit your needs.

The impressive network of technical colleges online in South Carolina can't be ignored. The South Carolina Technical College System is made up of 16 technical schools in the state and provides an easy-to-use database of the online courses from all the member colleges called The TechOnLine Consortium of Colleges. The programs through this group of schools allows non-traditional technical students a convenient way to earn their degree.

Private colleges in the state with online courses or programs include Anderson University, Bob Jones University, Newberry College, and several others with traditional campuses. Some programs require a blended method of on-campus and online classes, while others allow you to earn a degree wholly over the Internet. If you're looking for more South Carolina online colleges, you might also be interested in Strayer University or Virginia College.