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Genetics Schools in South Carolina

58 students earned Genetics degrees in South Carolina in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, Genetics is the 134th most popular major in the state out of a total 260 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Genetics Majors in South Carolina

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 47
Master’s Degree 8
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 3
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 3
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 3

Gender Distribution

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

Genetics Majors in SC Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 5.2%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.7%
  • White: 89.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 3.4%
Genetics Majors in SC Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Genetics Grads in South Carolina

1,600 people in the state and 274,990 in the nation are employed in jobs related to genetics.

Genetics Jobs Nationwide vs. SC

Wages for Genetics Jobs in South Carolina

In this state, genetics grads earn an average of $78,370. Nationwide, they make an average of $96,420.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 2 colleges in South Carolina that offer genetics degrees. Learn about the most popular 2 below:

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

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $18,252. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. It takes the average student 4.30 years to graduate.

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

91% of students get financical aid. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $19,219. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $38,000 a year.

Genetics Careers in SC

Some of the careers genetics majors go into include:

Job Title SC Job Growth SC Median Salary
Medical Scientists 19% $64,750
Biological Science Professors 17% $65,640
Natural Sciences Managers 16% $81,730
Biological Scientists 10% $77,560

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

Major Annual Graduates in SC
General Biology 1,743
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 404
Ecology & Systematics Biology 260
Biochemistry & Biophysics 180
Microbiology Science & Immunology 68
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 21
Zoology 16
Biotechnology 11

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