South Carolina contains seven schools that offer computer programming programs. Clemson University, the highest-ranking computer programming school in SC, has a total student population of 19,111 and is the 86th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 computer programming schools in South Carolina, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Limestone College comes out as the most expensive ($20,624/yr), with Aiken Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $7,050/yr.
Computer Programming students from South Carolina schools who go on to become computer programmers, computer security specialists, computer support specialists, computer technicians, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 367,880 people working as computer programmers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $74,690. Also, Computer software engineers, applications make on average $90,170 per year and there are about 495,500 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the South Carolina alone, there are 2,540 employed computer software engineers, applications earning an average yearly salary of $72,030. Computer programmers in this state earn $63,320/yr and there are 3,520 employed.
Also, within the computer programming schools in South Carolina, the average student population is 2,446 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from computer programming, 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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