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Hospitality Management Schools in South Carolina

400 students earned Hospitality degrees in South Carolina in the 2020-2021 year.

As a degree choice, Hospitality Management is the 6th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Hospitality Management Majors in South Carolina

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 321
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 40
Award Taking Less 12 Weeks 40
Award Taking 12 Weeks to 1 Year 40
Associate Degree 21
Master’s Degree 16
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 2
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 2
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 2

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.3%
  • Black or African American: 9.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.5%
  • White: 67.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 11.0%
  • Other Races: 6.3%

Jobs for Hospitality Management Grads in South Carolina

There are 8,100 people in the state and 917,700 people in the nation working in hospitality jobs.


Wages for Hospitality Management Jobs in South Carolina

A typical salary for a hospitality grad in the state is $61,110, compared to a typical salary of $62,270 nationwide.


There are 7 colleges in South Carolina that offer hospitality degrees. Learn about the most popular 7 below:

201 Degrees in Major Awarded
76% Graduation Rate
35,470 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.18 years to graduate. 72% of the teachers are full time. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.


College of Charleston

56 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
10,384 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 85% get financial aid. 66% of the teachers are full time.

43 Degrees in Major Awarded
32% Graduation Rate
2,006 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.41 years to graduate. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1. The 8.00% student loan default rate is lower than average.

34 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
10,118 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 8.10%. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $34,196 after earning their degree at this institution. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $14,129.

21 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,650 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $30,317 after graduation. 20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 94% of students receive it.


Columbia College

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
1,218 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.11 years. Of all the students who attend this school, 98% get financial aid. This private school has an average net price of $20,247.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
3,350 Total Students

13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 99% of students get financical aid. It takes the average student 4.37 years to graduate.

Hospitality Management Careers in SC

Some of the careers hospitality majors go into include:

Job Title SC Job Growth SC Median Salary
Food Service Managers 21% $49,790
Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners 15% $36,860
Lodging Managers 14% $46,980
Managers 8% $98,620

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

Major Annual Graduates in SC
Business Administration & Management 3,971
Finance & Financial Management 993
Accounting 987
Marketing 984
Business & Commerce 832
International Business 293
General Sales & Marketing 263
Management Sciences & Methods 216

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