South Carolina contains one school that offers ecology programs. Medical College of Georgia has a total student population of 2,515 and is the 6316th highest ranked school in America.
Ecology students from South Carolina schools who go on to become ecologists, biologists, environmental scientists, scientists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 29,630 people working as biological scientists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $69,430. Also, Zoologists and wildlife biologists make on average $60,670 per year and there are about 17,460 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the South Carolina alone, there are 110 employed zoologists and wildlife biologists earning an average yearly salary of $55,780. Biological scientists in this state earn $65,690/yr and there are 200 employed.
Also, within the ecology schools in South Carolina, the average student population is 2,446 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from ecology, 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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