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MSN in South Carolina

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Schools Offering Nursing Programs in South Carolina

Around 0.0% of South Carolina's graduates graduate from nursing degree programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 4 nurse practitioners graduate from South Carolina's 3 MSN schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in South Carolina with a MSN program is University of South Carolina-Columbia, which is located in Columbia. In 2010, it was ranked 59th nationwide. In 2010, University of South Carolina-Columbia graduated no students from its MSN program. The tuition rate at University of South Carolina-Columbia was $9,786 per year.

Charleston Southern University, which was ranked 81st nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in South Carolina that has a MSN program. It is located in Charleston. Students at Charleston Southern University paid $19,854 per year in tuition fees.

The third-ranked school in South Carolina that has a MSN program is Medical University of South Carolina. Medical University of South Carolina, which was ranked 98th in the country in 2010, is located in Charleston. 4 students graduated with degree in MSN from Medical University of South Carolina in 2010. The tuition rate at Medical University of South Carolina was $0 per year.


Msn schools in South Carolina, charge students an average tuition of $9,880 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $19,854 per year, or as little as $9,786 per year. The South Carolina MSN 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 following South Carolina MSN schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  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 MSN degree from a South Carolina school... what next?

Most people who graduate from MSN school in South Carolina go on to work as a nurse practitioner. If you decide to work as a nurse practitioner in South Carolina, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 370 South Carolina nurse practitioners as of 2010. 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 US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 330 nurse practitioners will be working in South Carolina state. This would require the number of nurse practitioners to grow by 18%.


A nurse practitioner in South Carolina earns $121,120 per year on average. But, salaries for nurse practitioners can vary. In 2010, nurse practitioners made as little as less than $45,260 per year or as much as more than $80,280 per year in South Carolina. The counties in South Carolina with the highest average salary for a nurse practitioner are:

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

A nurse practitioner in the following counties in South Carolina make the lowest salaries on average:

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

More Information

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

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  • Master's Degree in Nursing in South Carolina

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

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