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South Carolina Healthcare Colleges

58 Colleges
9,751 Yearly Graduations
$53,828 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$25,781 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In 2019, 9,751 students received a healthcare degree from a college in South Carolina, making it rank #33 in terms of graduations. Students who are able to take advantage of in-state tuition will only pay an average of $13,457 per year to get their degree at a college in South Carolina, while out of state students will pay an average of $17,651 per year.

About 57% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $6,445 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

University of South Carolina - Columbia

Columbia, South Carolina
Public Public vs. Private
1,446 Yearly Degrees
$12,688 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 35,364 students at UofSC in total, 27,502 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 26,400 are full-time. UofSC has a freshman retention rate of 88%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

About 72% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 41% are men and 59% are women.

49% of UofSC students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $8,750 a year. UofSC has a 3.3% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UofSC is $38,000.

#2

Medical University of South Carolina

Charleston, South Carolina
Public Public vs. Private
952 Yearly Degrees
$17,122 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,971 students at MUSC in total, 325 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 324 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

The school reports a student loan default rate of 0.6% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $68,400 during the early-career years.

#3

Midlands Technical College

West Columbia, South Carolina
Public Public vs. Private
724 Yearly Degrees
$5,916 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 4,179 full-time undergraduates at MTC, and 9,160 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

29% of MTC students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,363 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from MTC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $25,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#4

Greenville Technical College

Greenville, South Carolina
Public Public vs. Private
590 Yearly Degrees
$5,186 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 11,123 students at GTC in total, 4,537 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Roughly 24% of students at GTC take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,106 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 16.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from GTC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $26,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#5

Horry-Georgetown Technical College

Conway, South Carolina
Public Public vs. Private
467 Yearly Degrees
$5,356 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Horry-Georgetown Technical College is 6,705, which includes 3,207 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

Approximately 39% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,500 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Horry-Georgetown Technical College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $22,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#6

Trident Technical College

Charleston, South Carolina
Public Public vs. Private
451 Yearly Degrees
$5,143 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Trident Technical College is 12,351, which includes 4,617 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

34% of Trident Technical College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $3,628 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Trident Technical College is $25,400.

#7

Clemson University

Clemson, South Carolina
Public Public vs. Private
350 Yearly Degrees
$15,558 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Clemson University is 25,822, of which 20,195 students are undergraduates and of those, 19,486 are full-time. For undergraduates at Clemson, the average graduation time is 4.3 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 47%. Around 44% of accepted students are men, and 56% are women.

40% of Clemson students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $8,747 a year. Clemson has a 2.9% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Clemson is $43,600.

#8

University of South Carolina - Upstate

Spartanburg, South Carolina
Public Public vs. Private
338 Yearly Degrees
$11,558 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 6,308 students at USC Upstate in total, 5,853 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 4,637 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at USC Upstate is 4.5 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 58%. Of the accepted students, 35% are men and 65% are women.

Roughly 73% of students at USC Upstate take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,483 a year. USC Upstate has a 8.0% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from USC Upstate with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $33,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#9

Piedmont Technical College

Greenwood, South Carolina
Public Public vs. Private
318 Yearly Degrees
$5,315 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Piedmont Technical College is 4,747, which includes 1,822 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Approximately 31% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,931 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 19.9% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Piedmont Technical College is $22,700.

#10

Tri-County Technical College

Pendleton, South Carolina
Public Public vs. Private
258 Yearly Degrees
$5,792 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Tri-County Technical College is 6,181, which includes 3,467 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Approximately 20% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,314 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.1% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from TCTC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $25,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#11

Francis Marion University

Florence, South Carolina
Public Public vs. Private
213 Yearly Degrees
$11,160 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Francis Marion University is 4,240, of which 3,800 students are undergraduates and of those, 2,900 are full-time. It takes the average Francis Marion University undergraduate about 4.7 years to complete their degree.

About 60% of students who apply get accepted. Around 31% of accepted students are men, and 69% are women.

Roughly 91% of students at Francis Marion University take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,629 a year. Francis Marion University has a 8.4% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Francis Marion University with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $28,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#12

South University, Columbia

Columbia, South Carolina
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
205 Yearly Degrees
$17,014 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 532 undergraduates at South University, Columbia, of which 383 are full-time, and there are 797 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at South University, Columbia is 4.3 years.

Roughly 67% of students at South University, Columbia take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $8,833 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.6% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from South University, Columbia with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $26,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#13

York Technical College

Rock Hill, South Carolina
Public Public vs. Private
198 Yearly Degrees
$5,365 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at York Technical College is 4,529, which includes 2,277 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

24% of York Technical College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $3,289 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from York Technical College is $23,600.

#14

Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College

Orangeburg, South Carolina
Public Public vs. Private
193 Yearly Degrees
$5,594 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 770 full-time undergraduates at OCtech, and 2,298 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

14% of OCtech students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $3,120 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $23,000 during the early-career years.

#15

Florence-Darlington Technical College

Florence, South Carolina
Public Public vs. Private
169 Yearly Degrees
$5,036 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,462 full-time undergraduates at Florence-Darlington Technical College, and 3,558 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

Roughly 21% of students at Florence-Darlington Technical College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,550 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 22.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Florence-Darlington Technical College is $21,200.

#15

Miller-Motte College Conway

Conway, South Carolina
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
169 Yearly Degrees

There are 563 full-time undergraduates at MMC Conway, and 600 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

Approximately 64% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,529 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 25.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from MMC Conway is $20,800.

#17

Southeastern Institute - Charleston

North Charleston, South Carolina
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
165 Yearly Degrees

There are 94 full-time undergraduates at Southeastern Institute - Charleston, and 192 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 9 to 1.

40% of Southeastern Institute - Charleston students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $10,340 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Southeastern Institute - Charleston is $20,900.

#18

Anderson University South Carolina

Anderson, South Carolina
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
158 Yearly Degrees
$29,230 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Anderson University South Carolina is 3,543, of which 2,893 students are undergraduates and of those, 2,544 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

About 79% of students who apply get accepted. Around 30% of accepted students are men, and 70% are women.

Approximately 64% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $7,390 a year. Anderson University South Carolina has a 5.5% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Anderson University South Carolina with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $29,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#19

Central Carolina Technical College

Sumter, South Carolina
Public Public vs. Private
156 Yearly Degrees
$6,402 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,125 full-time undergraduates at Central Carolina, and 3,361 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Approximately 20% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,054 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Central Carolina is $21,300.

#20

Aiken Technical College

Graniteville, South Carolina
Public Public vs. Private
155 Yearly Degrees
$5,186 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 739 full-time undergraduates at Aiken Technical College, and 2,236 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Roughly 9% of students at Aiken Technical College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,515 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $22,200 during the early-career years.

#21

College of Charleston

Charleston, South Carolina
Public Public vs. Private
149 Yearly Degrees
$12,939 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 10,545 students at C of C in total, 9,600 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 8,762 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 80%. Around 29% of accepted students are men, and 71% are women.

Approximately 48% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,863 a year. C of C has a 5.1% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from C of C is $33,000.

#22

Spartanburg Community College

Spartanburg, South Carolina
Public Public vs. Private
134 Yearly Degrees
$5,886 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Spartanburg Community College is 4,633, which includes 2,132 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Approximately 8% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $2,274 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 16.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $24,400 during the early-career years.

#23

Fortis College - Columbia

Columbia, South Carolina
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
131 Yearly Degrees
$14,920 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Fortis College - Columbia is 497, which includes 497 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

Approximately 85% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $8,575 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 19.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Fortis College - Columbia is $25,600.

#24

Miller-Motte College Charleston

Charleston, South Carolina
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
126 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Miller-Motte College Charleston is 411, which includes 400 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Roughly 61% of students at MMC Charleston take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,675 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 25.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from MMC Charleston is $19,400.

#25

Charleston Southern University

Charleston, South Carolina
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
110 Yearly Degrees
$26,040 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Charleston Southern University is 3,477, of which 2,884 students are undergraduates and of those, 2,558 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at CSU is 4.4 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 56%. Of the accepted students, 36% are men and 64% are women.

Roughly 72% of students at CSU take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,974 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.6% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from CSU with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $30,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Other South Carolina Colleges

Rank School Yearly Graduations
26 Technical College of the Lowcountry 97
26 Sherman College of Straight Chiropractic 97
28 Southeastern Institute - Columbia 96
29 Coastal Carolina University 90
30 Remington College - Columbia Campus 86
31 University of South Carolina - Aiken 80
32 Presbyterian College 75
33 Furman University 74
34 Northeastern Technical College 73
35 South Carolina State University 70
36 Lander University 69
37 Bob Jones University 67
38 North Greenville University 47
39 University of South Carolina - Beaufort 43
40 Williamsburg Technical College 38
41 Converse College 37
42 Newberry College 35
42 Winthrop University 35
44 Columbia College 28
45 Limestone College 25
46 Claflin University 22
47 Citadel Military College of South Carolina 21
47 Denmark Technical College 21
49 Strayer University - South Carolina 17
50 Academy for Careers and Technology 15
51 University of South Carolina - Lancaster 14
52 Benedict College 13
52 Forrest College 13
54 Morris College 12
54 Erskine College 12
56 Southern Wesleyan University 4
57 Coker College 0
57 Voorhees College 0

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