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Special Education Schools in South Carolina

249 students earned Special Ed degrees in South Carolina in the 2018-2019 year.

A Special Education major is the 60th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Special Education Majors in South Carolina

Special Ed majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 145
Master’s Degree 103
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 1
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 1
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 1

Gender Distribution

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

Special Education Majors in SC Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.8%
  • Black or African American: 13.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.6%
  • White: 81.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.4%
  • Other Races: 2.0%
Special Education Majors in SC Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Special Education Grads in South Carolina

In this state, there are 6,690 people employed in jobs related to a special ed degree, compared to 532,840 nationwide.

Special Education Jobs Nationwide vs. SC

Wages for Special Education Jobs in South Carolina

A typical salary for a special ed grad in the state is $53,320, compared to a typical salary of $62,500 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 18 colleges in South Carolina that offer special ed degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

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

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $16,188. The average student takes 4.43 years to complete their degree at Coastal Carolina University. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

38 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
3,940 Total Students

100% of students get financical aid. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The full-time teacher rate is 73%.

#3

Winthrop University

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

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $30,200 after earning their degree at this institution. 99% of students get financical aid. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

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

This public school has an average net price of $18,252. The student loan default rate is 2.90% which is lower than average. The full-time teacher rate is 92%.

21 Degrees in Major Awarded
40% Graduation Rate
6,175 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 8.00%. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 51% are considered full time. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#6

College of Charleston

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

The average student takes 4.18 years to complete their degree at C of C. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 82% of students receive it. The full-time teacher rate is 63%.

#7

Converse College

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

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $26,400 a year. 99% of students get financical aid. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.20%.

#8

Columbia College

Columbia
13 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
1,276 Total Students

The 6.60% student loan default rate is lower than average. 42% of the teachers are full time. 99% of students get financical aid.

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

A typical student attending UofSC will pay a net price of $19,219. Most students complete their degree in 4.30 years. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
3,429 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $21,562. Most students complete their degree in 4.14 years. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $29,900 after earning their degree at this institution.

#10

Lander University

Greenwood
10 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
3,044 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.42 years to graduate. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $29,100 a year. 59% of the teachers are full time.

Special Education Careers in SC

Some of the careers special ed majors go into include:

Job Title SC Job Growth SC Median Salary
Interpreters and Translators 14% $42,050
Special Education Preschool Teachers 10% $48,060
Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers 9% $55,710
Middle School Special Education Teachers 9% $52,730
Special Education Professors 9% $54,610

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

Major Annual Graduates in SC
Teacher Education Grade Specific 1,422
Teacher Education Subject Specific 574
Educational Administration 498
Student Counseling 258
General Education 238
Curriculum & Instruction 181
Instructional Media Design 74
Other Education 30

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