South Carolina contains 34 schools that offer forensic accounting programs. Clemson University, the highest-ranking forensic accounting school in SC, has a total student population of 19,111 and is the 86th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 34 forensic accounting schools in South Carolina, only 5 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 Horry-Georgetown Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $5,043/yr.
Forensic Accounting students from South Carolina schools who go on to become forensic accountants, forensics specialists, crime scene forensics specialists, computer forensics specialists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 1,106,980 people working as accountants and auditors alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $67,430. Also, Bill and account collectors make on average $32,560 per year and there are about 403,100 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the South Carolina alone, there are 8,920 employed bill and account collectors earning an average yearly salary of $28,550. Accountants and auditors in this state earn $56,350/yr and there are 13,420 employed.
Also, within the forensic accounting schools in South Carolina, the average student population is 2,446 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from forensic accounting, 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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