South Carolina contains 34 schools that offer bookkeeping programs. Clemson University, the highest-ranking bookkeeping school in SC, has a total student population of 19,111 and is the 86th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 34 bookkeeping schools in South Carolina, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Columbia Campus comes out as the most expensive ($25,171/yr), with Horry-Georgetown Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $5,043/yr.
Bookkeeping students from South Carolina schools who go on to become bookkeepers, bookkeeping clerks, accounting managers, accounting officers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 1,757,870 people working as bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $34,750. Also, Accountants and auditors make on average $67,430 per year and there are about 1,106,980 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the South Carolina alone, there are 13,420 employed accountants and auditors earning an average yearly salary of $56,350. Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks in this state earn $31,700/yr and there are 21,530 employed.
Also, within the bookkeeping schools in South Carolina, the average student population is 2,446 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from bookkeeping, 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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