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General Education Schools in South Carolina

238 Education students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, General Education is the 6th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of General Education Majors in South Carolina

Education majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 197
Bachelor’s Degree 39
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 2
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 2
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 2

Gender Distribution

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

General Education Majors in SC Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 9.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.9%
  • White: 83.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.3%
  • Other Races: 2.9%
General Education Majors in SC Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Education Grads in South Carolina

In this state, there are 1,280 people employed in jobs related to an education degree, compared to 60,930 nationwide.

General Education Jobs Nationwide vs. SC

Wages for General Education Jobs in South Carolina

In this state, education grads earn an average of $60,700. Nationwide, they make an average of $73,680.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 11 colleges in South Carolina that offer education degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

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

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $18,252. The full-time teacher rate is 92%. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.90%.

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

Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. Most students complete their degree in 4.14 years. In their early career, Anderson University South Carolina grads earn an average salary of $29,900.

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

This public school has an average net price of $19,219. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 72% are considered full time. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1.

#4

Converse College

Spartanburg
17 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
1,455 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 7.20% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Most students complete their degree in 4.09 years. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 99% are considered full time.

#5

Bob Jones University

Greenville
16 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
3,008 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $28,400 after graduation. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $12,565. 13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
10,484 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 100%. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 8.30%. The average student takes 4.43 years to complete their degree at Coastal Carolina University.

#7

Columbia College

Columbia
9 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
1,243 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 99% get financial aid. The student loan default rate is 6.60% which is lower than average. This private institution charges an average net price of $16,034.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
2,426 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $20,025. The 7.00% student loan default rate is lower than average. The full-time teacher rate is 82%.

#8

Furman University

Greenville
8 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
2,828 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 2.70% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $38,400 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the students who attend this school, 94% get financial aid.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
3,767 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 88% get financial aid. The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $44,600 after earning their degree at this institution.

#10

Coker College

Hartsville
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
1,113 Total Students

13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $27,300 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 62% are considered full time.

General Education Careers in SC

Some of the careers education majors go into include:

Job Title SC Job Growth SC Median Salary
Education Professors 12% $57,590

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

Major Annual Graduates in SC
Teacher Education Grade Specific 1,422
Teacher Education Subject Specific 574
Educational Administration 498
Student Counseling 258
Special Education 249
Curriculum & Instruction 181
Instructional Media Design 74
Other Education 30

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