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English in South Carolina

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Schools Offering English Programs in South Carolina

Around 0.8% of South Carolina's graduates graduate from English degree programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 769 english professionals graduate from South Carolina's 33 English schools.

Top Schools

Clemson University, which is located in Clemson, is the top-ranked school in South Carolina that has a English program. It received a ranking of 22nd in the country in 2010. In 2010, 172 students graduated from Clemson University's English program. The tuition rate at Clemson University was $11,908 per year.

The second-ranked school in South Carolina with a English program is Furman University, which is located in Greenville. In 2010, it was ranked 23rd nationwide. In 2010, 31 students graduated from Furman University English program. Tuition at Furman University was $38,088 per year.

The third-ranked school in South Carolina with a English program is Wofford College, which is located in Spartanburg. In 2010, it was ranked 27th nationwide. 23 students graduated with degree in English from Wofford College in 2010. Wofford College charged in-state students $31,710 in tuition fees per year.


If you choose to attend a South Carolina English school, average tuition will be $15,821 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $3,365 per year to $38,088 per year. The South Carolina English schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  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 following South Carolina English schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Tri-County Technical College - located in Pendleton, students are charged $3,365 per year
  2. University of South Carolina-Beaufort - located in Hilton Head Island, students are charged $8,020 per year
  3. University of South Carolina-Aiken - located in Aiken, students are charged $8,424 per year

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

The largest populations of South Carolina english professional are working in the following counties:

  1. Berkeley County - 230 english professionals
  2. Calhoun County - 230 english professionals
  3. Darlington County - 180 english professionals

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts by 2018, an estimated 2,840 english professionals will be working in South Carolina. This would require the number of english professional to grow by 18%.


On average, english professionals earn a salary of $51,110 per year in South Carolina state. In 2010, however, some South Carolina english professional earned as little as less than $18,280 per year or as much as more than $86,880 per year. On average english professional earn the most in the following South Carolina counties:

  1. Berkeley County - $50,760 per year
  2. Calhoun County - $48,857 per year
  3. Darlington County - $45,880 per year

The following counties in South Carolina have the lowest average salaries for english professional:

  1. Greenville County - $37,610 per year
  2. Darlington County - $45,880 per year
  3. Calhoun County - $48,857 per year

The english professionals with highest average salaries in South Carolina were:

  1. Technical Writer - $57,130 per year
  2. Creative Writer - $53,220 per year
  3. Literacy Teacher - $42,980 per year

On average, the lowest paid english professionals in South Carolina were:

  1. Creative Writer - $53,220 per year
  2. Literacy Teacher - $42,980 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in English in South Carolina and to compare salaries with various related fields such as language or creative writing, 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 English in South Carolina
  • Master's Degree in English in South Carolina
  • Doctoral Degree in English in South Carolina
  • Certificate in English in South Carolina

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors 970 $42,980 61.7%
Technical Writers 430 $57,130 79.2%
Writers and Authors 180 $53,220 -45.5%

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