South Carolina contains five schools that offer biochemistry programs. Clemson University, the highest-ranking biochemistry school in SC, has a total student population of 19,111 and is the 86th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 biochemistry schools in South Carolina, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Charleston Southern University comes out as the most expensive ($18,886/yr), with Claflin University as the lowest recorded at only $10,817/yr.
Biochemistry students from South Carolina schools who go on to become biochemists, bioengineers, biomedical engineers, biologists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 22,860 people working as biochemists and biophysicists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $88,550. Also, Microbiologists make on average $71,980 per year and there are about 16,260 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the South Carolina alone, there are 90 employed microbiologists earning an average yearly salary of $56,740. Biochemists and biophysicists in this state earn $76,170/yr and there are 40 employed.
Also, within the biochemistry schools in South Carolina, the average student population is 2,446 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from biochemistry, 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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