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Information Science Schools in South Carolina

In 2018-2019, 110 students earned their IS degrees in SC.

In this state, Information Science is the 99th most popular major out of a total 260 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Information Science Majors in South Carolina

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 104
Master’s Degree 6

Gender Distribution

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

Information Science Majors in SC Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 6.4%
  • Black or African American: 23.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.5%
  • White: 61.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.9%
  • Other Races: 1.8%
Information Science Majors in SC Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Information Science Grads in South Carolina

There are 7,810 people in the state and 1,240,640 people in the nation working in IS jobs.

Information Science Jobs Nationwide vs. SC

Wages for Information Science Jobs in South Carolina

IS grads earn an average of $92,100 in the state and $114,000 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 9 colleges in South Carolina that offer IS degrees. Learn about the most popular 9 below:

#1

College of Charleston

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

15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 82% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.10%.

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

Of all the students who attend this school, 99% get financial aid. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

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

In their early career, Clemson grads earn an average salary of $43,600. The full-time teacher rate is 92%. 93% of students get financical aid.

15 Degrees in Major Awarded
0% Graduation Rate
3,079 Total Students

The average student takes 4.00 years to complete their degree at Strayer University - South Carolina. This private institution charges an average net price of $25,906. 33% of students get financical aid.

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

Graduates earn an average $33,200 after graduation. The average student takes 4.52 years to complete their degree at USC Upstate. Of all the students who attend this school, 97% get financial aid.

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

In their early career, UofSC grads earn an average salary of $38,000. This public school has an average net price of $19,219. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 72% are considered full time.

#7

Furman University

Greenville
7 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
2,828 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 80%. Most students complete their degree in 4.08 years. The student loan default rate of 2.70% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
11% Graduation Rate
797 Total Students

10 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This private school has an average net price of $22,629. The average student takes 4.33 years to complete their degree at South University, Columbia.

#9

Benedict College

Columbia
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
27% Graduation Rate
2,040 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $19,300 after earning their degree at this institution. The full-time teacher rate is 63%.

Information Science Careers in SC

Some of the careers IS majors go into include:

Job Title SC Job Growth SC Median Salary
Systems Software Developers 15% $77,750
Computer and Information Systems Managers 14% $117,420
Computer Science Professors 10% $70,750
Computer Workers 8% $93,240
Computer and Information Research Scientists 3% $99,640

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

Major Annual Graduates in SC
Computer Information Systems 675
Data Processing 444
Other Computer Sciences 193
Computer Science 108
Information Technology 85
Computer Programming 28
Computer Software Applications 23
Computer Systems Networking 11

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