South Carolina contains two schools that offer fire science programs. Horry-Georgetown Technical College, the highest-ranking fire science school in SC, has a total student population of 7,252 and is the 5567th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 fire science schools in South Carolina, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Greenville Technical College comes out as the most expensive ($8,687/yr), with Horry-Georgetown Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $5,043/yr.
Fire Science students from South Carolina schools who go on to become fire scientists, firemen, firewomen, firefighters, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. Also, Fire inspectors and investigators make on average $56,310 per year and there are about 12,180 of them employed in the US today.
Also, within the fire science schools in South Carolina, the average student population is 2,446 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from fire science, 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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