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Computer Science Schools in South Carolina

In 2018-2019, 108 students earned their CompSci degrees in SC.

As a degree choice, Computer Science is the 5th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Computer Science Majors in South Carolina

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 69
Master’s Degree 39

Gender Distribution

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

Computer Science Majors in SC Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 5.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.7%
  • White: 58.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 25.0%
  • Other Races: 7.4%
Computer Science Majors in SC Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Computer Science Grads in South Carolina

20,630 people in the state and 2,790,990 in the nation are employed in jobs related to compsci.

Computer Science Jobs Nationwide vs. SC

Wages for Computer Science Jobs in South Carolina

A typical salary for a compsci grad in the state is $80,250, compared to a typical salary of $96,200 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 12 colleges in South Carolina that offer compsci degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

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

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $38,000 after earning their degree at this institution. The 3.30% student loan default rate is lower than average. 72% of the teachers are full time.

#2

College of Charleston

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

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $18,783. Most students complete their degree in 4.18 years. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $33,000 a year.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
3,477 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $17,561. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $30,100 a year. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1.

#4

Furman University

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

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.70%. Graduates earn an average $38,400 after graduation. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $27,487.

#4

Bob Jones University

Greenville
15 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
3,008 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $12,565. It takes the average student 4.18 years to graduate. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 90% are considered full time.

#6

Wofford College

Spartanburg
13 Degrees in Major Awarded
81% Graduation Rate
1,720 Total Students

97% of students get financical aid. It takes the average student 4.03 years to graduate. This private institution charges an average net price of $25,374.

#7

Claflin University

Orangeburg
4 Degrees in Major Awarded
16% Graduation Rate
2,070 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 58%. This private institution charges an average net price of $19,396. In their early career, Claflin grads earn an average salary of $25,300.

#8

Coker College

Hartsville
3 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
1,113 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $17,979. 62% of the teachers are full time. The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1.

#8

Benedict College

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

Graduates earn an average $19,300 after graduation. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 63% are considered full time.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
3,767 Total Students

88% of students get financical aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 67% are considered full time. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $17,837.

Computer Science Careers in SC

Some of the careers compsci majors go into include:

Job Title SC Job Growth SC Median Salary
Software Applications Developers 34% $87,170
Information Security Analysts 23% $70,550
Web Developers 16% $74,970
Systems Software Developers 15% $77,750
Computer and Information Systems Managers 14% $117,420
Computer Network Support Specialists 13% $50,140
Computer Science Professors 10% $70,750
Computer Workers 8% $93,240
Computer and Information Research Scientists 3% $99,640
Computer Programmers -6% $75,680

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

Major Annual Graduates in SC
Computer Information Systems 675
Data Processing 444
Other Computer Sciences 193
Information Science 110
Information Technology 85
Computer Programming 28
Computer Software Applications 23
Computer Systems Networking 11

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