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Darla Moore School of Business

Tuition, Fees and Financial Awards

2023-2024 MAEcon Program Fee (Tuition)

Resident Type Program Fee
(per credit hour)
Total Credit Hours
for Full Program
(w/o pre-reqs)
Estimated Program
Fee Total

S.C. Resident




Non-S.C. Resident




Students needing to complete prerequisite course requirements while enrolled in our MAEcon program are charged the same per-credit-hour rate listed above. 

The Office of Financial Aid provides the full breakdown of the estimated cost to attend. 

Other Fees

Non-recurring fees:

  • Matriculation Fee: $100
  • Seat Deposit: $1,000 (non-refundable, applied to first semester's tuition/program fees)
  • International Student Enrollment Fee: $750

Per-semester fees:

  • Student Health Center Fee: $190 for full-time students
  • Technology Fee: $17 per credit hour

All program and university fees are subject to change without notice upon Board of Trustees mandate. Cost of living and travel expenses vary per individual and are not reflected in the figures above.

All applicants are considered for merit-based financial awards upon admission. No additional application is required to receive financial awards. Awards include:

  • Individual fellowship awards (amounts vary)
  • In-state tuition scholarships: most qualified out-of-state candidates receive in-state tuition
  • Graduate assistantships: students receive a stipend and work 10 hours per week for the department

For best consideration, application materials should be submitted by Feb.1. Applications received after Feb. 1 will be considered for financial awards as funds are available.

Contact us with questions about financial awards.

You have many options for funding your graduate education and research. We encourage students to seek funds from the multitude of university and external avenues available. 


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