Out-of-state students who receive graduate assistantships will have their tuition automatically reduced to the in-state tuition rate. Assistantships also provide stipends and could also provide additional reductions in tution. Many doctoral programs provide full tuition abatement. More information on tuition can be found at www.sc.edu/bursar.
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