South Carolina contains ten schools that offer beauty programs. Charleston Cosmetology Institute, the highest-ranking beauty school in SC, has a total student population of 173 and is the 1920th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 10 beauty schools in South Carolina, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Lacy Cosmetology School comes out as the most expensive ($29,592/yr), with Denmark Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $6,197/yr.
Beauty students from South Carolina schools who go on to become aestheticians, hair stylists, hairdressers, hairstylists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 28,210 people working as skin care specialists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $31,990. Also, Hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists make on average $27,070 per year and there are about 349,210 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the South Carolina alone, there are 3,870 employed hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists earning an average yearly salary of $31,340. Skin care specialists in this state earn $31,010/yr and there are 280 employed.
Also, within the beauty schools in South Carolina, the average student population is 2,446 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from beauty, 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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