Mount Pleasant, SC (population: 67,849) has twenty-four computer science schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. College of Charleston, the highest ranked school in this group with a computer science program, has a total student population of 11,772. It is the 162nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 4th highest in the state of South Carolina (#1 is Clemson University). To learn more about computer science programs in Mount Pleasant, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of computer science professors at College of Charleston such as Lancie Affonso, Gary Asleson, Bill Baird, Erin Beutel, Jerry Boetje, and Jim Bowring.
Computer Science students from Mount Pleasant schools who go on to become computer science instructors, web developers, computer engineers, software engineers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 32,240 people working as computer science teachers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $75,860.
Mount Pleasant lies in Charleston county, which is one of the 27 counties in South Carolina. Overall, the Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville area has 280,880 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.8% unemployment rate, $18.57/hr average worker wage, and a $38,630 average annual salary.
Of the 24 computer science schools with a 100-mile radius of Mount Pleasant, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Institute of Charleston comes out as the most expensive ($45,006/yr) for computer science students, with Savannah Technical College as the lowest, reported at only $4,782/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Mount Pleasant|
|North Charleston||SC||99,930||3||24.6487||24||12.2 miles|
|Myrtle Beach||SC||-||3||18.832||7||82.4 miles|