We’ll help you find the best colleges in South Carolina - and afford them too. Over 16000 students and 605 high schools in South Carolina use RaiseMe to earn scholarships for college starting in 9th grade. Follow colleges to start earning scholarships from our 200+ college partners, and get a head start on choosing and affording your dream college. Read on for essential information about the best 4-year liberal arts colleges in South Carolina.

5

Number of
4-year liberal arts colleges in South Carolina

17,024

Students attending
4-year liberal arts colleges in South Carolina

$34,781

Average
in-state tuition

$37,715

Average
out-of-state tuition

Top liberal arts colleges in South Carolina 2018

Coastal Carolina University

Conway, SC

Top liberal arts colleges in South Carolina 2018

Coastal Carolina University

Conway, SC

Total undergraduates: 10,624
Acceptance rate: 61%
Average annual cost: -
Average salary: $37,100
Follow

Top liberal arts colleges in South Carolina 2018

Erskine College

Due West, SC

513 Forbes

Top liberal arts colleges in South Carolina 2018

Erskine College

Due West, SC

Total undergraduates: 665
Acceptance rate: 75%
Average annual cost: $17,624
Average salary: $37,500
Follow

Top liberal arts colleges in South Carolina 2018

Furman University

Greenville, SC

96 Forbes

Top liberal arts colleges in South Carolina 2018

Furman University

Greenville, SC

Total undergraduates: 2,863
Acceptance rate: 67%
Average annual cost: $31,050
Average salary: $45,900
Follow
school gear image

Earn scholarships from colleges starting in high school

Over 1 million high school students are earning scholarships for their grades, activities, and other achievements. Sign up for free and see how much you can earn!

Sign Up

Top liberal arts colleges in South Carolina 2018

Presbyterian College

Clinton, SC

236 Forbes
The compelling purpose of Presbyterian College, as a church-related college, is to develop within the framework of Christian faith the mental, physical, moral, and spiritual capacities of each student in preparation for a lifetime of personal and vocational fulfillment and responsible contribution to our democratic society and the world community.

Top liberal arts colleges in South Carolina 2018

Presbyterian College

Clinton, SC

Total undergraduates: 1,135
Acceptance rate: 59%
Average annual cost: $19,777
Average salary: $42,000
Follow

Top liberal arts colleges in South Carolina 2018

Wofford College

Spartanburg, SC

130 Forbes

Top liberal arts colleges in South Carolina 2018

Wofford College

Spartanburg, SC

Total undergraduates: 1,737
Acceptance rate: 70%
Average annual cost: $25,648
Average salary: $50,000
Follow

Our Methodology

We show up to 10 universities for our "best colleges" section. These universities are chosen based on Forbes or US News rank (depending on what you've chosen) and sorted alphabetically. If there are fewer than 10 universities that are Forbes (or US News) ranked, we add alphabetically. Forbes' 2016 Rank of America's Best Colleges factors in post-graduate success (including salaries and awards like MacArthur Fellowships, National Academy of Sciences seats, and performing arts honors), student debt, student satisfaction, graduation rate, and academic success (which includes how many students go on to get advanced degrees or receive prestigious fellowships).

Read more about the rankings. US News' 2016 Best Colleges Rankings are also based on a variety of factors, including graduation and retention rates, undergraduate academic reputation, faculty resources, student selectivity, financial resources, graduation rate, and alumni giving rate. Read more about their methodology. You can also sign up for a free RaiseMe profile to customize your college search by location, popular majors and more!

paper airplane

Sign up with RaiseMe to personalize your college search - it's free!


Sign Up