South Carolina contains seven schools that offer allied health programs. Forrest Junior College, the highest-ranking allied health school in SC, has a total student population of 94 and is the 1452nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 allied health schools in South Carolina, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, South University comes out as the most expensive ($22,810/yr), with Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $6,039/yr.
Allied Health students from South Carolina schools who go on to become allied health professionals, physicians, nurses, forensic nurses, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 271,710 people working as medical and health services managers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $90,970. Also, Clinical, counseling, and school psychologists make on average $72,310 per year and there are about 98,330 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the South Carolina alone, there are 920 employed clinical, counseling, and school psychologists earning an average yearly salary of $62,620. Medical and health services managers in this state earn $80,110/yr and there are 4,110 employed.
Also, within the allied health schools in South Carolina, the average student population is 2,446 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from allied health, there are 2873 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,037 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,801, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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