South Carolina contains seventeen schools that offer computer forensics programs. Clemson University, the highest-ranking computer forensics school in SC, has a total student population of 19,111 and is the 86th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 17 computer forensics schools in South Carolina, only 2 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 Voorhees College as the lowest recorded at only $6,503/yr.
Computer Forensics students from South Carolina schools who go on to become computer forensics specialists, computer security specialists, computer and information scientists, computer support specialists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 512,720 people working as computer systems analysts alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $80,430. Also, Computer specialists make on average $78,010 per year and there are about 195,890 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the South Carolina alone, there are 1,220 employed computer specialists earning an average yearly salary of $65,240. Computer systems analysts in this state earn $62,460/yr and there are 4,750 employed.
Also, within the computer forensics schools in South Carolina, the average student population is 2,446 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from computer forensics, 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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