Nurse Practitioner in South Carolina

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Schools Offering Nurse Practitioning Programs in South Carolina


Around 0.1% of South Carolina's graduates graduate from nurse practitioning degree programs every year. That means an estimated 119 nurse practitioners graduate from South Carolina's 3 nurse practitioner schools each year.

Top Schools

University of South Carolina-Columbia, which is located in Columbia, is the top-ranked school in South Carolina that has a nurse practitioner program. It received a ranking of 59th in the country in 2010. In 2010, University of South Carolina-Columbia graduated 44 students from its nurse practitioner program. University of South Carolina-Columbia charged in-state students $9,786 in tuition fees per year.

Charleston Southern University, which is located in Charleston, is the second-ranked school in South Carolina that has a nurse practitioner program. It received a ranking of 81st in the country in 2010. Charleston Southern University charged in-state students $19,854 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in South Carolina with a nurse practitioner program is Medical University of South Carolina, which is located in Charleston. In 2010, it was ranked 98th nationwide. In 2010, 75 students graduated from Medical University of South Carolina nurse practitioner program. Medical University of South Carolina charged in-state students $0 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a South Carolina nurse practitioner school, average tuition will be $9,880 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $9,786 per year to $19,854 per year. The South Carolina nurse practitioner schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Charleston Southern University - located in Charleston, students are charged $19,854 per year
  2. University of South Carolina-Columbia - located in Columbia, students are charged $9,786 per year

The lowest tuition rates at South Carolina nurse practitioner schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. University of South Carolina-Columbia - located in Columbia, students are charged $9,786 per year
  2. Charleston Southern University - located in Charleston, students are charged $19,854 per year

A nurse practitioner degree from a South Carolina school... what next?

A large number of South Carolina nurse practitioner graduates become nurse practitioners. In 2010, there were 370 nurse practitioners working in South Carolina. The largest populations of South Carolina nurse practitioners are working in the following counties:

  1. Berkeley County - 160 nurse practitioners
  2. Calhoun County - 60 nurse practitioners
  3. Greenville County

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of nurse practitioners in South Carolina will grow by 18%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 330 nurse practitioners working in South Carolina.

Salary

On average, a nurse practitioner earns a salary of $121,120 per year in South Carolina state. However, South Carolina nurse practitioners earned anywhere in the range from as less than $45,260 per year to more than $80,280 per year in 2010. A nurse practitioner in the following South Carolina counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Greenville County - $121,980 per year
  2. Calhoun County - $61,150 per year

On average, nurse practitioners earns the least in the following South Carolina counties:

  1. Calhoun County - $61,150 per year
  2. Greenville County - $121,980 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in nurse practitioning in South Carolina and to compare salaries with various related fields such as nurse anesthetist or MSN, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Master's Degree in Nurse Practitioning in South Carolina

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,711 miles from location University of South Carolina-Columbia Columbia SC 40.9203 40% 28,482
5,650 miles from location Charleston Southern University Charleston SC 19.3559 30% 3,219
5,641 miles from location Medical University of South Carolina Charleston SC 1.9235 n/a 2,513
 

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other + 370 $121,120 -56.0%
 

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