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General Psychology Schools in South Carolina

1,291 students earned Psychology degrees in South Carolina in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, General Psychology is the 7th most popular major in the state out of a total 260 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of General Psychology Majors in South Carolina

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 1,267
Master’s Degree 24

Gender Distribution

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

General Psychology Majors in SC Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.0%
  • Black or African American: 23.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.0%
  • White: 62.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.9%
  • Other Races: 6.4%
General Psychology Majors in SC Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Psychology Grads in South Carolina

3,450 people in the state and 625,220 in the nation are employed in jobs related to psychology.

General Psychology Jobs Nationwide vs. SC

Wages for General Psychology Jobs in South Carolina

Psychology grads earn an average of $82,630 in the state and $95,610 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 29 colleges in South Carolina that offer psychology degrees. Learn about the most popular 12 below:

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

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $43,600 after earning their degree at this institution. It takes the average student 4.30 years to graduate. This public school has an average net price of $18,252.

#2

College of Charleston

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

15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The student loan default rate is 5.10% which is lower than average. The full-time teacher rate is 63%.

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

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $30,900 a year. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

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

It takes the average student 4.52 years to graduate. 97% of students get financical aid. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $33,200 after earning their degree at this institution.

#5

Winthrop University

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

Most students complete their degree in 4.35 years. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $30,200 after earning their degree at this institution. 99% of students get financical aid.

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

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $12,528. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 100% of students get financical aid.

#7

Claflin University

Orangeburg
44 Degrees in Major Awarded
16% Graduation Rate
2,172 Total Students

13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This private institution charges an average net price of $19,396. 100% of students get financical aid.

#8

Furman University

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

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.70%. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $27,487. 10 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

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

The student loan default rate is 7.60% which is lower than average. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $30,100 a year. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 61% are considered full time.

35 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
3,699 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 95% of students receive it. Most students complete their degree in 4.57 years. The 8.40% student loan default rate is lower than average.

35 Degrees in Major Awarded
23% Graduation Rate
2,116 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 57%. The average student takes 4.72 years to complete their degree at USCB. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $16,738.

#10

Wofford College

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

The student loan default rate of 3.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. In their early career, Wofford grads earn an average salary of $39,800. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

General Psychology Careers in SC

Some of the careers psychology majors go into include:

Job Title SC Job Growth SC Median Salary
Psychology Professors 15% $72,260
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 14% $61,030
Managers 8% $98,620
Psychologists 5% $98,900

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

Major Annual Graduates in SC
Child Development & Psychology 265
Clinical & Counseling Psychology 191
Other Psychology 3

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