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Elementary Education Schools in South Carolina

498 students earned Elementary Teaching degrees in South Carolina in the 2018-2019 year.

An Elementary Education major is the 1st most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Elementary Education Majors in South Carolina

Elementary Teaching majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 477
Master’s Degree 21

Gender Distribution

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

Elementary Education Majors in SC Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.4%
  • Black or African American: 9.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.8%
  • White: 80.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.2%
  • Other Races: 5.0%
Elementary Education Majors in SC Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Elementary Education Grads in South Carolina

22,530 people in the state and 1,410,970 in the nation are employed in jobs related to elementary teaching.

Elementary Education Jobs Nationwide vs. SC

Wages for Elementary Education Jobs in South Carolina

Elementary Teaching grads earn an average of $51,240 in the state and $62,200 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 28 colleges in South Carolina that offer elementary teaching degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

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

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. It takes the average student 4.30 years to graduate. The student loan default rate of 3.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

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

In their early career, USC Upstate grads earn an average salary of $33,200. 97% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student loan default rate is 8.00% which is lower than average.

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

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 93% of students receive it. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 92% are considered full time.

#4

College of Charleston

Charleston
45 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
10,545 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. The 5.10% student loan default rate is lower than average. Of all the students who attend this school, 82% get financial aid.

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

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. Most students complete their degree in 4.43 years. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $16,188.

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

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.50%. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

#7

Winthrop University

Rock Hill
27 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
5,865 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $17,592. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. The 5.70% student loan default rate is lower than average.

#8

Lander University

Greenwood
25 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
3,226 Total Students

In their early career, Lander University grads earn an average salary of $29,100. This public school has an average net price of $15,083. The full-time teacher rate is 59%.

#9

Bob Jones University

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

The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1. It takes the average student 4.18 years to graduate. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

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

The average student takes 4.27 years to complete their degree at North Greenville. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.00%. 99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

Elementary Education Careers in SC

Some of the careers elementary teaching majors go into include:

Job Title SC Job Growth SC Median Salary
Elementary School Teachers 9% $49,620

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

Major Annual Graduates in SC
Early Childhood Education 461
Secondary Education 178
Middle School Education & Teaching 116
Teacher Development & Methodology 86
Teacher Education 59
Montessori Teacher Education 13
Kindergarten/Preschool Education 11

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