South Carolina contains 53 schools that offer medicine and health programs. Clemson University, the highest-ranking medicine and health school in SC, has a total student population of 19,111 and is the 86th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 53 medicine and health schools in South Carolina, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Furman University comes out as the most expensive ($24,220/yr), with Horry-Georgetown Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $5,043/yr.
Medicine and Health students from South Carolina schools who go on to become medicine and health professionals, office administrators, massage therapists, trainers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 271,710 people working as medical and health services managers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $90,970. Also, Registered nurses make on average $66,530 per year and there are about 2,583,770 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the South Carolina alone, there are 38,020 employed registered nurses earning an average yearly salary of $59,680. Medical and health services managers in this state earn $80,110/yr and there are 4,110 employed.
Also, within the medicine and health schools in South Carolina, the average student population is 2,446 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from medicine and health, 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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