Physics in South Carolina

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Schools Offering Physics Programs in South Carolina


Approximately 0.1% of graduates in of South Carolina receive physics degrees every year. That means an estimated 112 physicists graduate from South Carolina's 13 physics schools each year.

Top Schools

Clemson University, which is located in Clemson, is the top-ranked school in South Carolina that has a physics program. It received a ranking of 22nd in the country in 2010. In 2010, Clemson University graduated 32 students from its physics program. Clemson University charged in-state students $11,908 in tuition fees per year.

Furman University, which is located in Greenville, is the second-ranked school in South Carolina that has a physics program. It received a ranking of 23rd in the country in 2010. In 2010, 14 students graduated from Furman University physics program. Furman University charged in-state students $38,088 in tuition fees per year.

Wofford College, which is located in Spartanburg, is the third-ranked school in South Carolina that has a physics program. It received a ranking of 27th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 2 students graduated from Wofford College physics program. Students at Wofford College paid $31,710 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

Physics schools in South Carolina, charge students an average tuition of $17,277 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $38,088 per year, or as little as $8,480 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at South Carolina physics schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Furman University - located in Greenville, students are charged $38,088 per year
  2. Wofford College - located in Spartanburg, students are charged $31,710 per year
  3. Presbyterian College - located in Clinton, students are charged $30,180 per year

The physics schools in South Carolina that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. Francis Marion University - located in Florence, students are charged $8,480 per year
  2. South Carolina State University - located in Orangeburg, students are charged $9,198 per year
  3. Coastal Carolina University - located in Conway, students are charged $9,390 per year

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For more data regarding a career in physics in South Carolina and to compare salaries with various related fields such as chemical engineering or chemistry, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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

  • Bachelor's Degree in Physics in South Carolina
  • Master's Degree in Physics in South Carolina
  • Doctoral Degree in Physics 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
5,818 miles from location Clemson University Clemson SC 78.2973 36% 19,111
5,641 miles from location College of Charleston Charleston SC 70.6878 31% 11,772
5,594 miles from location Coastal Carolina University Conway SC 26.2817 32% 8,360
5,698 miles from location South Carolina State University Orangeburg SC 22.5112 30% 4,538
5,635 miles from location Francis Marion University Florence SC 53.2837 41% 3,957
5,792 miles from location Bob Jones University Greenville SC 26.8746 n/a 3,956
5,642 miles from location Citadel Military College of South Carolina Charleston SC 35.1916 40% 3,339
5,711 miles from location Benedict College Columbia SC 15.38 n/a 2,983
5,796 miles from location Furman University Greenville SC 76.5688 30% 2,962
5,768 miles from location Wofford College Spartanburg SC 72.7284 28% 1,468
5,762 miles from location Presbyterian College Clinton SC 30.8375 36% 1,221
5,791 miles from location Erskine College and Seminary Due West SC 30.1069 44% 874
 

Curious what studying Physics gets you?

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Physicists + n/a $105,990
 

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