Charleston, SC (population: 115,017) has fifteen higher education schools within its city limits. College of Charleston, the highest ranked school in the city, has a total student population of 11,772. It is the 162nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 4th highest in the state of South Carolina (#1 is Clemson University). Charleston lies in Charleston county, which is one of the 27 counties in South Carolina. The Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, SC area has 280,880 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.8% unemployment rate, $18.57/hr average worker wage, and a $38,630 average annual salary.
Of the 15 schools in Charleston, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Institute of Charleston comes out as the most expensive ($45,006/yr), with Trident Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $7,113/yr.Popular Bars in Charleston:
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Charleston|
|Mount Pleasant||SC||67,849||4||14.9584||103||7.8 miles|
|North Charleston||SC||99,930||3||24.6487||24||8.8 miles|
|Myrtle Beach||SC||-||3||18.832||7||89.1 miles|