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USC Lancaster will be operating on a two hour delay schedule, following county government, Monday December 10th, 2018. Campus offices will open at 10:30 AM. The exam scheduled at 9:30 will be on Monday December 17th at 9:30. The remainder of the afternoon and evening, including exams at 1:00, 4:00 and 7:00 along with Fall II classes, are as scheduled unless conditions dictate otherwise.

Tuition and Fees

Palmetto College and Campuses Fee Schedule

Fee Description Full-Time, 2018-19 Part-Time, 2018-19 (Per Credit Hour)
Tuition – Undergraduate Resident  $3,579 $298.25
Tuition – Undergraduate Nonresident  $8,819 $743.25
Tuition – Active Duty Military Undergraduate $3,579 $298.25
Dual Enrollment – Includes Pace High School Courses (per credit hour)   $95
Technology Fee $200 $17
Application Fee – Degree Seeking $40  
Application Fee – Non-Degree Seeking $10  
Application Fee – Re-Admits $10  
Lab Fee (Math 141, 142) $60  
Parking and Security – Fall and Spring Semester $65  
Parking and Security – Summer $30  
Preferred Parking Upgrade $20  
Pre-Nursing Enrichment Fee 
(for all nursing students in year 1 and 2 of nursing program)
$408 $34
Laboratory Sciences Course Fee (per course) $40  
Lab Fee  (100-level Theater Courses and All Art Courses) $30  
Lab Fee 100-Level PEDU Courses $20  
Matriculation Fees $50  
Orientation Fee $50  
Test Proctoring $30  
Reinstatement Fee for Students Dropped for Non-Payment $75  


Parking Violation Fees

Fee Description 2018-19
Parking Fines – Permit Improperly Displayed $10
Parking Fines – Handicap Violation, First Offense $25
Parking Fines – Handicap Violation, Second Offense $50
Parking Fines – Handicap Violation, Third Offense $100
Parking Fines – Other $20
  • Books and supplies not included in tuition and fees listed. Actual student expenses will differ based on class schedule.
  • Books and supplies can be purchased through the USCL Bookstore. Class book requirements are posted on each student's account through Self Service Carolina.
  • Tuition and fees are approved by the Board of Trustees and may be subject to change each academic year.