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Ranked among the best liberal arts colleges in the nation, Erskine offers an unparalleled education that is surprisingly affordable.

In fact, a typical South Carolina student with a GPA of at least 3.0, a solid SAT score of at least 1000 (or ACT of 22), and in the top third of their graduating class can expect to attend Erskine for around $10,000 per year. That puts Erskine in line with public universities across the state.

For out-of-state students, the cost of attending Erskine compares well to in-state tuition at colleges in the student’s home state.

Over 90% of our students receive some form of financial assistance from Federal, State, and Institutional aid sources.

Erskine offers a variety of scholarship opportunities that recognize our students’ academic abilities, athletic talent, and honor their dedication to the performing arts, community service and the ARP church.

For more information about financial aid opportunities that fit you, contact Admissions.

Presidential Scholarship

Awarded to two students per year, the Presidential Scholarship is the most prestigious scholarship offered by Erskine College. The scholarship covers tuition, room, board and fees and is renewable for four years with specific GPA requirements.

Students who have been admitted to Erskine College by November 15th of their senior year are eligible to enter the competition for the Presidential Scholarship. Applicants for this scholarship are also entered into the competition for the Solomon awards.

To enter the competition, complete an application by November 15th, submit an academic resume, and upload the personal essay.  You can find full information about the process on the Presidential Scholarship page.

Participation in the Scholarship Competition in January will be based on the scholarship committee’s review of your essay, academic resume, and test scores. Erskine will extend personal invitations to the semi-finals and finals for this scholarship award.

Create your profile to stay informed about this scholarship opportunity and other financial aid information from Erskine College.

Solomon Scholarship

The Solomon Scholarship is awarded to two students per year and is part of the Erskine College Presidential Scholarship Competition. The scholarship covers full tuition and is renewable for four years with specific GPA requirements.

Application for the Solomon Scholarship is by invitation only from the Admissions Office and follows the same application process as the Presidential Scholarship.