Tuition & Financial Aid


USCB Tuition and Fees
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USCB offers the most affordable undergraduate tuition for baccalaureate degree programs in the state.

Nearby Savannah, GA residents (Chatham, Effingham and Bryan counties) receive in-state tuition rates offered at USCB.

  In-State Tuition
(per semester)
Out-of-State Tuition
(per semester)
Tuition $5,172.00 $10,695.00
Fees** $368.00 $368.00
Housing (Single Room in Palmetto Village) $3,690.00 $3,690.00
Meal Plan (10 meals/wk + $250 decl. balance) $1,450.00 $1,450.00
ESTIMATED TOTAL
PER SEMESTER
$10,680.00 $16,203.00

*Tuition and fee rates are approved by the University of South Carolina Board of Trustees, and are estimated for full-time enrollment (12-16 credit hours). Tuition and fees are subject to change without notice.  Estimate does not include the cost for books and supplies, and other miscellaneous fees that are course-specific, such as science lab fees, art course fees, and nursing fees.

**Fees included in the calculation above cover services that you automatically receive as a new student at USCB: Technology fee, Campus security and parking fee, Matriculation fee, New student fee. In addition, you will be subject to fees associated with the courses you select and additional services you use— laboratory fees, etc.  All full-time students are required to purchase one of the meal plans at USCB.  For details of these fees, please access 2020-2021 fees listing.

Invest in your future

Our financial aid staff will help overcome any financial barriers you might be facing. 

Funding options include:

USCB financial aid and scholarship deadlines

  • October 1: Future and current students can apply for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Much of USCB's financial aid is awarded based on when the FAFSA is received and completed.   The school code for USCB: 003450
  • March 1: USCB strongly encourage students to apply for FAFSA early and have their financial aid file completed by this date. Students who have submitted their FAFSA applications by this date will receive priorty consideration for federal and state aid programs with limited funds. 
  • April 1: USCB begins awarding financial aid for following fall term. 

How to Make a Payment to USCB: Contact the Office of the Bursar

The Bursar’s Office is responsible for all aspects of student financial service including:

  • Accepting accounts receivable payments.
  • Distributing scholarships, financial aid, and student loan checks.
  • Collecting delinquent student accounts.
  • Handling department and club/ organization deposits.

The Bursar's office is located on the Bluffton campus:
Monday-Friday, 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Hargray Building, Room 124

Phone: (843) 521-3106 & (843) 208-8008
Fax: (843) 208-8269
Email:  bursar@uscb.edu

Contact the Office of Financial Aid

Patricia Greene

Director of Financial Aid/VA 

Office: 843-521-4117
Patricia Greene

Katie Deal

Assistant Director of Financial Aid

Office: 843-208-8170
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George Humphries

Financial Aid Accountant/Fiscal Analyst

Office: 843-208-8116
George Humphries

Fernando Islas

Student Loan Coordinator

Office: 843-208-8117
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Dawn Pejsa

Financial Aid Coordinator

Office: 843-521-4110
Dawn Pejsa

Kat Wallace

Financial Aid Administrative Assistant

Office:  843-521-3104
Kat Wallace

Office Locations

Beaufort campus:

Monday-Friday, 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Sandstone Building, Room 117
843-521-3104
fax: 843-521-3194
uscbfina@uscb.edu

Bluffton campus:

Monday-Friday, 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Hargray Building, Room 124
843-208-8000
fax: 843-208-8290
uscbfina@uscb.edu

Mailing Address

University of South Carolina Beaufort
Office of Financial Aid
801 Carteret Street
Beaufort, SC 29902