South Carolina contains ten schools that offer clinical research programs. Southern Wesleyan University, the highest-ranking clinical research school in SC, has a total student population of 2,382 and is the 621st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 10 clinical research schools in South Carolina, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Southern Wesleyan University comes out as the most expensive ($13,949/yr), with Florence-Darlington Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $5,133/yr.
Clinical Research students from South Carolina schools who go on to become clinical researchers, clinical laboratory researchers, institutional research directors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 152,420 people working as medical and clinical laboratory technicians alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $37,860. Also, Medical records and health information technicians make on average $33,880 per year and there are about 170,580 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the South Carolina alone, there are 2,270 employed medical records and health information technicians earning an average yearly salary of $31,770. Medical and clinical laboratory technicians in this state earn $35,530/yr and there are 2,060 employed.
Also, within the clinical research schools in South Carolina, the average student population is 2,446 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from clinical research, 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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