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Religious Studies Schools in South Carolina

111 students earned Religion degrees in South Carolina in the 2018-2019 year.

A Religious Studies major is the 98th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Religious Studies Majors in South Carolina

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 104
Master’s Degree 4
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 2
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 2
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 2
Associate’s Degree 1

Gender Distribution

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

Religious Studies Majors in SC Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 9.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.7%
  • White: 82.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 5.4%
Religious Studies Majors in SC Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Religious Studies Grads in South Carolina

There are 270 people in the state and 32,950 people in the nation working in religion jobs.

Religious Studies Jobs Nationwide vs. SC

Wages for Religious Studies Jobs in South Carolina

A typical salary for a religion grad in the state is $68,370, compared to a typical salary of $82,420 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 16 colleges in South Carolina that offer religion degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

Furman University

Greenville
25 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
2,947 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 2.70% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. It takes the average student 4.08 years to graduate. The student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1.

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
3,414 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.35 years to graduate. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.60%. This private institution charges an average net price of $17,561.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
1,551 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $17,188. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $33,900 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.70% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

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

The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. The average student takes 4.30 years to complete their degree at Clemson. In their early career, Clemson grads earn an average salary of $43,600.

#5

College of Charleston

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

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 63% are considered full time. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $18,783.

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

72% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. It takes the average student 4.30 years to graduate.

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

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. In their early career, Anderson University South Carolina grads earn an average salary of $29,900. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

#8

Allen University

Columbia
4 Degrees in Major Awarded
19% Graduation Rate
743 Total Students

98% of students get financical aid. Most students complete their degree in 4.64 years. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
1,048 Total Students

The average student takes 4.15 years to complete their degree at CIU. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 84% are considered full time.

#9

Wofford College

Spartanburg
3 Degrees in Major Awarded
81% Graduation Rate
1,666 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 97% get financial aid. The 3.50% student loan default rate is lower than average. 83% of the teachers are full time.

Religious Studies Careers in SC

Some of the careers religion majors go into include:

Job Title SC Job Growth SC Median Salary
Philosophy and Religion Professors 13% $63,250
Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Professors 0% $0

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

Major Annual Graduates in SC
Philosophy 73
Other Philosophy & Religion 13
General Philosophy & Religion 5

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