School Psychology in South Carolina

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Schools Offering School Psychology Programs in South Carolina


Each year, roughly 0.0% of South Carolina students graduate with degrees in school psychology. In other words, every year an estimated 14 school psychologists graduate from South Carolina's 3 school psychology schools.

Top Schools

Winthrop University, which is located in Rock Hill, is the top-ranked school in South Carolina that has a school psychology program. It received a ranking of 36th in the country in 2010. 17 students graduated with a degree in school psychology from Winthrop University in 2010. Students at Winthrop University paid $12,176 per year in tuition fees.

University of South Carolina-Columbia, which was ranked 59th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in South Carolina that has a school psychology program. It is located in Columbia. In 2010, 3 students graduated from University of South Carolina-Columbia school psychology program. Students at University of South Carolina-Columbia paid $9,786 per year in tuition fees.

Citadel Military College of South Carolina, which is located in Charleston, is the third-ranked school in South Carolina that has a school psychology program. It received a ranking of 65th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 3 students graduated from Citadel Military College of South Carolina school psychology program. Tuition at Citadel Military College of South Carolina was $9,871 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a South Carolina school psychology school, average tuition will be $10,611 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $9,786 per year to $12,176 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at South Carolina school psychology schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Winthrop University - located in Rock Hill, students are charged $12,176 per year
  2. Citadel Military College of South Carolina - located in Charleston, students are charged $9,871 per year
  3. University of South Carolina-Columbia - located in Columbia, students are charged $9,786 per year

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

  1. University of South Carolina-Columbia - located in Columbia, students are charged $9,786 per year
  2. Citadel Military College of South Carolina - located in Charleston, students are charged $9,871 per year
  3. Winthrop University - located in Rock Hill, students are charged $12,176 per year

A school psychology degree from a South Carolina school... what next?

Most people who graduate from school psychology school in South Carolina go on to work as a school psychologist. South Carolina had 920 school psychologists in 2010. In South Carolina, the largest numbers of school psychologists work in the following counties:

  1. Berkeley County - 180 school psychologists
  2. Calhoun County - 170 school psychologists
  3. Greenville County - 150 school psychologists

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of school psychologists is expected to grow by 12% by 2018. There are projected to be 1,640 school psychologists working in the South Carolina then.

Salary

A school psychologist in South Carolina makes an average of $62,170 per year. In 2010, however, some South Carolina school psychologists earned as little as less than $18,080 per year or as much as more than $116,380 per year. On average a school psychologist earns the most in the following South Carolina counties:

  1. Calhoun County - $69,800 per year
  2. Darlington County - $65,790 per year
  3. Greenville County - $61,830 per year

On average, school psychologists earns the least in the following South Carolina counties:

  1. Chesterfield County - $45,490 per year
  2. Beaufort County - $53,640 per year
  3. Abbeville County - $57,880 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional South Carolina statistics regarding a career in school psychology. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as educational leadership or speech therapy.

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

  • Master's Degree in School Psychology in South Carolina
  • Doctoral Degree in School Psychology in South Carolina

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 920 $62,170 9.5%
 

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