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Secondary Education Schools in South Carolina

178 students earned Secondary Teaching degrees in South Carolina in the 2018-2019 year.

In this state, Secondary Education is the 8th most popular major out of a total 54 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Secondary Education Majors in South Carolina

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 90
Bachelor’s Degree 88

Gender Distribution

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

Secondary Education Majors in SC Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.7%
  • Black or African American: 6.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.7%
  • White: 86.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 4.5%
Secondary Education Majors in SC Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Secondary Education Grads in South Carolina

There are 15,310 people in the state and 1,051,570 people in the nation working in secondary teaching jobs.

Secondary Education Jobs Nationwide vs. SC

Wages for Secondary Education Jobs in South Carolina

A typical salary for a secondary teaching grad in the state is $54,400, compared to a typical salary of $64,340 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 16 colleges in South Carolina that offer secondary teaching degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

35 Degrees in Major Awarded
81% Graduation Rate
24,951 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $43,600 after graduation. The 2.90% student loan default rate is lower than average. A typical student attending Clemson will pay a net price of $18,252.

30 Degrees in Major Awarded
40% Graduation Rate
6,175 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 full-time teacher rate is 51%.

24 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
10,641 Total Students

The 8.30% student loan default rate is lower than average. In their early career, Coastal Carolina University grads earn an average salary of $30,900. 99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
72% Graduation Rate
34,795 Total Students

The average student takes 4.30 years to complete their degree at UofSC. Graduates earn an average $38,000 after graduation. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#5

College of Charleston

Charleston
20 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
10,783 Total Students

The 5.10% student loan default rate is lower than average. 63% of the teachers are full time. In their early career, C of C grads earn an average salary of $33,000.

17 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
3,763 Total Students

12 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The average student takes 4.15 years to complete their degree at The Citadel. 67% of the teachers are full time.

#7

Winthrop University

Rock Hill
16 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
5,813 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $17,592. Graduates earn an average $30,200 after graduation. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
3,699 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 95% get financial aid. The full-time teacher rate is 55%. Most students complete their degree in 4.57 years.

#9

Converse College

Spartanburg
4 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
1,380 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 7.20% which is lower than average. The full-time teacher rate is 99%. The average student takes 4.09 years to complete their degree at Converse.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
36% Graduation Rate
3,022 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.63 years. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $21,467.

Secondary Education Careers in SC

Some of the careers secondary teaching majors go into include:

Job Title SC Job Growth SC Median Salary
High School Teachers 9% $53,320

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

Major Annual Graduates in SC
Elementary Education 498
Early Childhood Education 461
Middle School Education & Teaching 116
Teacher Development & Methodology 86
Teacher Education 59
Montessori Teacher Education 13
Kindergarten/Preschool Education 11

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