South Carolina contains 35 schools that offer locksmith programs. Duquesne University, the highest-ranking locksmith school in SC, has a total student population of 10,294 and is the 166th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 35 locksmith schools in South Carolina, only 11 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, YTI Career Institute comes out as the most expensive ($41,895/yr), with Chattahoochee Valley Community College as the lowest recorded at only $1,438/yr.
Locksmith students from South Carolina schools who go on to become locksmiths, certified master locksmiths, road service locksmiths, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 16,910 people working as locksmiths and safe repairers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $37,550.
Also, within the locksmith schools in South Carolina, the average student population is 2,446 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from locksmith, 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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