Law Schools In South Carolina

In South Carolina, there are 42 accredited schools where law classes faculty can find employment. The trends in South Carolina's law academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in law includes law training at the following levels:

  • Law Certificate
  • Associates degree in Law
  • Bachelors degree in Law
  • Masters degree in Law
  • PhD degree in Law


Schools

  1. Aiken Technical College

    2276 Jefferson Davis Highway, Graniteville, South Carolina 29829

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  2. Anderson University in Anderson, SC

    316 Boulevard, Anderson, South Carolina 29621-4035

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  3. Charleston Southern University

    9200 University Blvd, Charleston, South Carolina 29410-8087

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  4. Technical College of the Lowcountry

    921 Ribaut Road, Beaufort, South Carolina 29901-1288

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  5. Benedict College

    1600 Harden Street, Columbia, South Carolina 29204-1086

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  6. Southern Wesleyan University

    907 Wesleyan Drive, Central, South Carolina 29630-1020

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  7. Northeastern Technical College

    1201 Chesterfield Hwy., Cheraw, South Carolina 29520

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  8. Citadel Military College of South Carolina

    171 Moultrie St, Charleston, South Carolina 29409

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  9. Claflin University

    400 Magnolia Street, Orangeburg, South Carolina 29115-4498

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  10. Coker College

    300 E College Ave, Hartsville, South Carolina 29550

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  11. Denmark Technical College

    1126 Solomon Blatt Blvd, Denmark, South Carolina 29042

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  12. Florence-Darlington Technical College

    2715 W. Lucas Street, Florence, South Carolina 29501

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  13. Forrest Junior College

    601 E River Street, Anderson, South Carolina 29624-2405

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  14. Greenville Technical College

    620 S Pleasantburg Dr, Greenville, South Carolina 29607-2418

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  15. Horry-Georgetown Technical College

    2050 Highway 501 East, Conway, South Carolina 29526

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  16. Lander University

    320 Stanley Avenue, Greenwood, South Carolina 29649-2099

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  17. Limestone College

    1115 College Drive, Gaffney, South Carolina 29340-3799

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  18. Midlands Technical College

    1260 Lexington Drive, West Columbia, South Carolina 29170-2176

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  19. Morris College

    100 West College Street, Sumter, South Carolina 29150-3599

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  20. Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College

    3250 Saint Matthews Rd, Orangeburg, South Carolina 29118-8299

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  21. Piedmont Technical College

    620 North Emerald Road, Greenwood, South Carolina 29646

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  22. University of South Carolina-Columbia

    Columbia, South Carolina 29208

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  23. University of South Carolina-Lancaster

    476 Hubbard Drive, Lancaster, South Carolina 29720

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  24. South Carolina State University

    300 College St NE, Orangeburg, South Carolina 29117-0001

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  25. University of South Carolina-Upstate

    800 University Way, Spartanburg, South Carolina 29303-4999

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  26. Spartanburg Methodist College

    1000 Powell Mill Road, Spartanburg, South Carolina 29301-5899

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  27. Central Carolina Technical College

    506 N Guignard Dr, Sumter, South Carolina 29150-2499

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  28. Tri-County Technical College

    7900 U.S. Hwy 76, Pendleton, South Carolina 29670

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  29. Trident Technical College

    7000 Rivers Avenue, Charleston, South Carolina 29423-8067

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  30. Voorhees College

    481 Porter Drive, Denmark, South Carolina 29042

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  31. Williamsburg Technical College

    601 Martin Luther King Jr Ave, Kingstree, South Carolina 29556-4197

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  32. York Technical College

    452 S Anderson Rd, Rock Hill, South Carolina 29730

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  33. South University-Columbia

    9 Science Court, Columbia, South Carolina 29203

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  34. ITT Technical Institute-Greenville

    Six Independence Pointe, Greenville, South Carolina 29615

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  35. Miller-Motte Technical College in North Charleston

    8085 Rivers Ave-Ste E, North Charleston, South Carolina 29406

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  36. Centura College in Columbia

    7500 Two Notch Road, Columbia, South Carolina 29223

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  37. ITT Technical Institute-Columbia

    1628 Browning Road, Suite 180, Columbia, South Carolina 29210

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  38. Charleston School of Law


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  39. Virginia College in Charleston

    6185 Rivers Avenue, North Charleston, South Carolina 29406

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  40. Brown Mackie College-Greenville

    75 Beattie Place Ste 100, Greenville, South Carolina 29601

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  41. Strayer University-South Carolina

    555 N Pleasantburg Dr Ste 300, Greenville, South Carolina 29607

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  42. ITT Technical Institute_??_??_North Charleston

    2431 W Aviation Ave, North Charleston, South Carolina 29406

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

South Carolina Vs. National Law Employment

South Carolina 25,880
National 2,096,250

Of all of the law professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in South Carolina state.

Employment Growth for Law professionals In South Carolina

25,420 25,700 25,430 25,630 25,880
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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Law is a growing field in South Carolina. There were 460 more law professionals working in South Carolina in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of law has grown by 2% in South Carolina. This growth is slower than the change in the number of law professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of law professionals has grown by 3% from 2006 to 2010.

Law VS. All Professions salaries in South Carolina

$46,148 $47,805 $48,495 $51,031 $50,001
$39,422 $41,728 $43,045 $43,558 $44,811
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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The salaries paid to law professionals are growing in South Carolina. The mean salary for law professionals in 2006 was $46,148 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $50,001 per year.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in South Carolina

10th percentile
$27,025
25th percentile
$32,912
50th percentile
$43,321
75th percentile
$61,691
90th percentile
$67,880

Thus, law professionals' salaries grew by 8% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 151% pay differential between the highest paid law professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of law in South Carolina.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in South Carolina

Court Reporter
$36,590
Criminal Justice
$31,149
Criminology
$47,450
Forensic Accounting
$53,610
Forensic Science
$41,700
Homeland Security
$37,427
Law
$50,001
Paralegal
$38,595
Public Administration
$76,852

Law professionals in South Carolina earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Law programs available for each degree type for all schools in South Carolina

associate
37
bachelor
24
master
4
doctor
1
Certificate
21
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As the number of law professionals is increasing in South Carolina state, the number of students graduating from the 42 accredited law schools in South Carolina state is decreasing. In 2006, 1,748 students graduated from law courses in South Carolina. And in 2010, 1,391 students graduated.

There was a decrease in the number of law school degree or certificate graduates in South Carolina by 20%. A majority of these graduates, or 43%, graduated with a associate's degree in law.

Law Faculty Salaries in South Carolina

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