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Accounting Schools in South Carolina

1,174 Accounting students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In terms of popularity, Accounting is the 2nd most popular major in the state out of a total 23 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Accounting Majors in South Carolina

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 632
Master’s Degree 234
Associate’s Degree 166
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 142

Gender Distribution

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

Accounting Majors in SC Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.5%
  • Black or African American: 13.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.9%
  • White: 71.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.6%
  • Other Races: 5.0%
Accounting Majors in SC Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Accounting Grads in South Carolina

There are 47,670 people in the state and 4,307,910 people in the nation working in accounting jobs.

Accounting Jobs Nationwide vs. SC

Wages for Accounting Jobs in South Carolina

A typical salary for a accounting grad in the state is $64,750, compared to a typical salary of $78,820 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 35 colleges in South Carolina that offer accounting degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

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

The full-time teacher rate is 92%. The student loan default rate is 2.90% which is lower than average. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

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

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 72% are considered full time. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $38,000 after earning their degree at this institution.

#3

College of Charleston

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

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $18,783. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The average student takes 4.18 years to complete their degree at C of C.

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

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

57 Degrees in Major Awarded
12,351 Total Students

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

56 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,123 Total Students

93% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This public school has an average net price of $6,899. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 41% are considered full time.

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

The full-time teacher rate is 100%. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $29,900 after earning their degree at this institution.

#8

Wofford College

Spartanburg
31 Degrees in Major Awarded
81% Graduation Rate
1,720 Total Students

In their early career, Wofford grads earn an average salary of $39,800. This private institution charges an average net price of $25,374. Most students complete their degree in 4.03 years.

31 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,529 Total Students

94% of students get financical aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. This public school has an average net price of $7,186.

#10

Bob Jones University

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

The student loan default rate is 1.90% which is lower than average. 13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Most students complete their degree in 4.18 years.

Accounting Careers in SC

Some of the careers accounting majors go into include:

Job Title SC Job Growth SC Median Salary
Financial Managers 23% $110,050
Financial Examiners 16% $59,030
Financial Analysts 15% $68,260
Credit Analysts 13% $60,850
Accountants and Auditors 13% $58,640
Tax Preparers 12% $30,710
Budget Analysts 9% $67,340
Statistical Assistants 6% $38,710
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 3% $39,600
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 2% $35,630
Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents 0% $48,700

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

Major Annual Graduates in SC
Business Administration & Management 4,445
Marketing 1,137
Finance & Financial Management 892
Business & Commerce 586
Management Sciences & Methods 377
Hospitality Management 376
Business Support & Assistance 375
International Business 270

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