South Carolina contains one school that offers psychiatry programs. Medical University of South Carolina has a total student population of 2,513 and is the 6126th highest ranked school in America.
Psychiatry students from South Carolina schools who go on to become psychiatric aides, psychiatrists, educational psychologists, psychiatristss, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 22,210 people working as psychiatrists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $163,660. Also, Psychiatric aides make on average $27,430 per year and there are about 62,610 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the South Carolina alone, there are 420 employed psychiatric aides earning an average yearly salary of $20,090. Psychiatrists in this state earn $122,470/yr and there are employed.
Also, within the psychiatry schools in South Carolina, the average student population is 2,446 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from psychiatry, 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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