South Carolina contains two schools that offer carpentry programs. Bob Jones University, the highest-ranking carpentry school in SC, has a total student population of 3,956 and is the 2593rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 carpentry schools in South Carolina, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Bob Jones University comes out as the most expensive ($13,970/yr), with York Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $7,100/yr.
Carpentry students from South Carolina schools who go on to become carpenters, construction managers, construction workers, construction engineers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 743,760 people working as carpenters alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $43,640. Also, Construction laborers make on average $33,190 per year and there are about 856,440 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the South Carolina alone, there are 11,720 employed construction laborers earning an average yearly salary of $27,090. Carpenters in this state earn $33,770/yr and there are 8,930 employed.
Also, within the carpentry schools in South Carolina, the average student population is 2,446 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from carpentry, 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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