South Carolina contains eight schools that offer ministry programs. North Greenville University, the highest-ranking ministry school in SC, has a total student population of 2,260 and is the 313th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 ministry schools in South Carolina, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Charleston Southern University comes out as the most expensive ($18,886/yr), with W L Bonner College as the lowest recorded at only $5,855/yr.
Ministry students from South Carolina schools who go on to become pastors, ministers, priests, ministry workers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 6,140 people working as religious workers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $33,160. Also, Community and social services employees make on average $42,750 per year and there are about 1,891,320 of them employed in the US today.
Also, within the ministry schools in South Carolina, the average student population is 2,446 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from ministry, 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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