South Carolina contains three schools that offer wedding planning programs. Bob Jones University, the highest-ranking wedding planning school in SC, has a total student population of 3,956 and is the 2593rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 wedding planning schools in South Carolina, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Institute of Charleston comes out as the most expensive ($45,006/yr), with Greenville Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $8,687/yr.
Wedding Planning students from South Carolina schools who go on to become wedding planners, event planners, wedding consultants, bridal consultants, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 51,530 people working as meeting and convention planners alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $48,060. Also, Travel agents make on average $32,450 per year and there are about 76,990 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the South Carolina alone, there are 470 employed travel agents earning an average yearly salary of $30,020. Meeting and convention planners in this state earn $39,580/yr and there are 520 employed.
Also, within the wedding planning schools in South Carolina, the average student population is 2,446 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from wedding planning, 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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