affordable for all

Analyzing your educational investment is one of the best ways to see which college is right for you. Here are the financial benefits available at PC.

All the benefits of a small, private liberal arts institution at the cost of a large flagship public school.

Affordability is great, but what about value? Over the last six years, 95% of PC graduates were either employed or in graduate school within six months of graduation, demonstrating that employers and graduate schools across the country recognize the value of a PC degree and all that it encompasses.

Academic Scholarships and Grants

Scholarships and grants are renewable annually for up to four years of undergraduate study at PC.
Merit Scholarships and Grants*
Founders Scholarship $25,000
Highlander Scholarship $22,000
Belk Scholarship $18,000
Tartan Scholarship $15,000
Trustee Award $10,000
Other Scholarships*
Boys/Girls State Scholarship $1,500
Laurens County Scholarship $2,500
PC Fellow $1,000
Emerging Church Leader Scholarship** $1,000
Legacy Scholarship** $1,000
Alumni Referral** $1,000
Griffith Scholarship*

The Griffith Scholarship covers the full cost of tuition, room, board, and fees for up to four years of undergraduate study at PC. Two Griffith Scholars are selected each year based on their exceptional academic achievement, leadership ability and potential, and outstanding personal character. Students must apply by the Early Action deadline in order to qualify.

PC Promise Scholarship*

South Carolina students who qualify for the SC Life Scholarship and are eligible to receive the Federal Pell Grant may receive this combined financial aid award that covers the cost of tuition.

*Subject to change for the 2020-2021 academic year.
**Can not be combined. Please note students being recruited to participate in or who become a member of an NCAA Division I athletic team are not eligible.


Students can also earn micro-scholarships through RaiseMe, a partner of the College who champions college affordability.
To learn more, visit our RaiseMe site »

Financial Aid

Financing your college career is a collaborative effort – merit scholarships, on one hand, help tackle the overall cost of your college degree, leaving financial aid to help cover the remaining balance. 100% of this year’s incoming class received financial assistance, including scholarships, non-repayable grants, educational loans, and part-time work-study.


To be considered for any need-based financial aid (including grants and loans), you should submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Payment Plans

Investing in your future one payment at a time. Rather than paying for tuition and fees in one lump sum, Presbyterian College offers three different payment plans that you and your family can use to chip away at the costs of an academic year through monthly payments. These plans are available to all students and are as follows:


  • 10-Month Plan (opens in May)
  • Fall Plan (opens in May)
  • Spring Plan (opens in October)

To learn more about the College’s payment plans, contact the Office of Student Accounts at 864.833.8209.


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