South Carolina contains 34 schools that offer tax programs. Clemson University, the highest-ranking tax school in SC, has a total student population of 19,111 and is the 86th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 34 tax schools in South Carolina, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Columbia Campus comes out as the most expensive ($25,171/yr), with Horry-Georgetown Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $5,043/yr.
Tax students from South Carolina schools who go on to become tax preparers, accountants, tax accountants, tax specialists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 61,130 people working as tax preparers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $36,060. Also, Tax examiners, collectors, and revenue agents make on average $53,800 per year and there are about 69,500 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the South Carolina alone, there are 410 employed tax examiners, collectors, and revenue agents earning an average yearly salary of $47,060. Tax preparers in this state earn $31,280/yr and there are 940 employed.
Also, within the tax schools in South Carolina, the average student population is 2,446 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from tax, 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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