Columbia, SC (population: 130,246) has one chiropractic school within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Sherman College of Straight Chiropractic has a total student population of 201. It is the 6663rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 89th highest in the state of South Carolina (#1 is Clemson University).
Chiropractic students from Columbia schools who go on to become chiropractic doctors, chiropractors, chiropractic physicians, doctor of chiropractics, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 26,310 people working as chiropractors alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $80,390.
Columbia lies in Richland county, which is one of the 27 counties in South Carolina. Overall, the Columbia area has 334,600 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $18.76/hr average worker wage, and a $39,020 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Sherman College of Straight Chiropractic ends up costing a student $/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Columbia|
|Rock Hill||SC||72,341||5||30.0256||144||62.8 miles|
|North Augusta||SC||-||1||27.4739||4||72.2 miles|
|North Charleston||SC||99,930||3||24.6487||24||92.3 miles|