South Carolina contains two schools that offer public health programs. Coastal Carolina University, the highest-ranking public health school in SC, has a total student population of 8,360 and is the 2738th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 public health schools in South Carolina, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Coastal Carolina University comes out as the most expensive ($14,844/yr), with Benedict College as the lowest recorded at only $13,633/yr.
Public Health students from South Carolina schools who go on to become public health educators, public health officials, social workers, public health workers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 63,320 people working as health educators alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $49,060. Also, Health specialties teachers make on average $103,340 per year and there are about 133,070 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the South Carolina alone, there are 640 employed health specialties teachers earning an average yearly salary of $52,710. Health educators in this state earn $43,250/yr and there are 660 employed.
Also, within the public health schools in South Carolina, the average student population is 2,446 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from public 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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