South Carolina contains two schools that offer landscaping programs. Bob Jones University, the highest-ranking landscaping school in SC, has a total student population of 3,956 and is the 2593rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 landscaping schools in South Carolina, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Bob Jones University comes out as the most expensive ($13,970/yr), with Spartanburg Community College as the lowest recorded at only $7,398/yr.
Landscaping students from South Carolina schools who go on to become landscapers, landscape architects, landscape designers, landscape supervisors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 859,960 people working as landscaping and groundskeeping workers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $25,340. Also, Grounds maintenance workers make on average $28,400 per year and there are about 12,840 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the South Carolina alone, there are 360 employed grounds maintenance workers earning an average yearly salary of $21,630. Landscaping and groundskeeping workers in this state earn $22,800/yr and there are 15,260 employed.
Also, within the landscaping schools in South Carolina, the average student population is 2,446 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from landscaping, 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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