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Schools Offering Art Programs in South Carolina

Approximately 0.7% of graduates in of South Carolina receive art degrees every year. That means an estimated 732 artists graduate from South Carolina's 34 art schools each year.

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Clemson University, which was ranked 22nd nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in South Carolina that has a art program. It is located in Clemson. In 2010, 108 students graduated from Clemson University's art program. Tuition at Clemson University was $11,908 per year.

The second-ranked school in South Carolina with a art program is Furman University, which is located in Greenville. In 2010, it was ranked 23rd nationwide. In 2010, 14 students graduated from Furman University art program. Tuition at Furman University was $38,088 per year.

The third-ranked school in South Carolina that has a art program is Wofford College. Wofford College, which was ranked 27th in the country in 2010, is located in Spartanburg. In 2010, Wofford College graduated 6 students from its art programs. Tuition at Wofford College was $31,710 per year.


Tuition at South Carolina's art schools ranges from $38,088 per year to $3,490 per year. But, the average tuition is $14,544 per year. In 2010, the following South Carolina art schools had the highest tuition rates:

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

  1. York Technical College - located in Rock Hill, students are charged $3,490 per year
  2. Trident Technical College - located in Charleston, students are charged $3,530 per year
  3. Spartanburg Community College - located in Spartanburg, students are charged $3,576 per year

An art degree from a South Carolina school... what next?

Most people who graduate from art school in South Carolina go on to work as an artist. South Carolina had 80 artists in 2010. The South Carolina counties with the largest populations of artists are:


An artist in South Carolina earns $27,210 per year on average.

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The charts and graphs below have additional South Carolina statistics regarding a career in art. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as animation or art.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Art in South Carolina
  • Bachelor's Degree in Art in South Carolina
  • Master's Degree in Art in South Carolina
  • Certificate in Art in South Carolina

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators 80 $27,210 14.3%
Multimedia Artists and Animators 60 $45,970 -25.0%
Artists and Related Workers, All Other 50 $50,970 25.0%
Craft Artists 30 $30,750 -40.0%

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