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Registered Nursing Schools in South Carolina

2,854 Registered Nursing students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In terms of popularity, Registered Nursing is the 1st most popular major in the state out of a total 17 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Registered Nursing Majors in South Carolina

Registered Nursing majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 1,510
Associate’s Degree 1,304
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 40

Gender Distribution

In South Carolina, a registered nursing major is more popular with women than with men.

Registered Nursing Majors in SC Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of registered nursing majors in South Carolina is as follows:

  • Asian: 1.9%
  • Black or African American: 18.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.1%
  • White: 71.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.5%
  • Other Races: 4.6%
Registered Nursing Majors in SC Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Registered Nursing Grads in South Carolina

44,900 people in the state and 3,007,670 in the nation are employed in jobs related to registered nursing.

Registered Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. SC

Wages for Registered Nursing Jobs in South Carolina

In this state, registered nursing grads earn an average of $64,940. Nationwide, they make an average of $75,510.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 36 colleges in South Carolina that offer registered nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

324 Degrees in Major Awarded
40% Graduation Rate
6,308 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $33,200 a year. This public school has an average net price of $15,506. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 8.00%.

223 Degrees in Major Awarded
72% Graduation Rate
35,364 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $38,000 after earning their degree at this institution. A typical student attending UofSC will pay a net price of $19,219. The average student takes 4.30 years to complete their degree at UofSC.

218 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,971 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $68,400 after graduation. The student loan default rate of 0.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 84% of the teachers are full time.

215 Degrees in Major Awarded
12,351 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 91% of students receive it. 47% of the teachers are full time. A typical student attending Trident Technical College will pay a net price of $4,409.

191 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,123 Total Students

93% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 41%.

168 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,705 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 91% of students receive it. The full-time teacher rate is 50%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

#7

Midlands Technical College

West Columbia
167 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,160 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 36% are considered full time. In their early career, MTC grads earn an average salary of $25,300. 92% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

163 Degrees in Major Awarded
81% Graduation Rate
25,822 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $43,600 after earning their degree at this institution. 92% of the teachers are full time. The student loan default rate is 2.90% which is lower than average.

110 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,181 Total Students

37% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. Graduates earn an average $25,700 after graduation.

100 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
3,543 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $21,562. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 100% of the teachers are full time.

Registered Nursing Careers in SC

Some of the careers registered nursing majors go into include:

Job Title SC Job Growth SC Median Salary
Nursing Instructors and Professors 27% $66,580
Registered Nurses 19% $62,910

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to registered nursing.

Major Annual Graduates in SC
Family Practice Nursing 157
Nursing Science 67
Nursing Administration 61
Nursing Practice 58
Nurse Anesthetist 54
Adult Health Nursing 26
Maternal & Neonatal Nursing 25
Critical Care Nursing 23

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