Nursing Schools In South Carolina

South Carolina has 29 accredited nursing schools where nursing faculty who teach nursing classes can find employment. The trends in South Carolina's nursing academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in nursing includes nursing training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Aiken Technical College

    2276 Jefferson Davis Highway, Graniteville, South Carolina 29829

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  2. Charleston Southern University

    9200 University Blvd, Charleston, South Carolina 29410-8087

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  3. Technical College of the Lowcountry

    921 Ribaut Road, Beaufort, South Carolina 29901-1288

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  4. Bob Jones University

    1700 Wade Hampton Boulavard, Greenville, South Carolina 29614-0001

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  5. Northeastern Technical College

    1201 Chesterfield Hwy., Cheraw, South Carolina 29520

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  6. Clemson University

    201 Sikes Hall, Clemson, South Carolina 29634

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  7. Florence-Darlington Technical College

    2715 W. Lucas Street, Florence, South Carolina 29501

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  8. Francis Marion University

    4822 East Palmetto Street, Florence, South Carolina 29506

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  9. Greenville Technical College

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

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  10. Horry-Georgetown Technical College

    2050 Highway 501 East, Conway, South Carolina 29526

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  11. Lander University

    320 Stanley Avenue, Greenwood, South Carolina 29649-2099

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  12. Medical University of South Carolina

    179 Ashley Ave, Charleston, South Carolina 29425

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  13. Midlands Technical College

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

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  14. Newberry College

    2100 College St, Newberry, South Carolina 29108

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  15. Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College

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

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  16. Piedmont Technical College

    620 North Emerald Road, Greenwood, South Carolina 29646

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  17. University of South Carolina-Aiken

    471 University Pkwy, Aiken, South Carolina 29801

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  18. University of South Carolina-Beaufort

    1 University Boulevard, Bluffton, South Carolina 29909

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  19. University of South Carolina-Columbia

    Columbia, South Carolina 29208

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  20. University of South Carolina-Lancaster

    476 Hubbard Drive, Lancaster, South Carolina 29720

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  21. Coastal Carolina University

    108 James P. Blanton Circle, Conway, South Carolina 29526

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  22. South Carolina State University

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

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  23. University of South Carolina-Upstate

    800 University Way, Spartanburg, South Carolina 29303-4999

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  24. Spartanburg Community College

    800 Brisack Road, Spartanburg, South Carolina 29303

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  25. Central Carolina Technical College

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

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  26. Tri-County Technical College

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

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  27. Trident Technical College

    7000 Rivers Avenue, Charleston, South Carolina 29423-8067

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  28. York Technical College

    452 S Anderson Rd, Rock Hill, South Carolina 29730

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  29. South University-Columbia

    9 Science Court, Columbia, South Carolina 29203

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Statistics

Professional Trends

South Carolina Vs. National Nursing Employment

South Carolina 75,190
National 5,150,780

Approximately 1% of the country's nursing professionals work in South Carolina state.

Employment Growth for Nursing professionals In South Carolina

63,190 68,060 70,190 72,600 75,190
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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In South Carolina, the field of nursing is growing. There were 12,000 more nursing professionals working in South Carolina in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of nursing professionals has grown by 19%. This growth is faster than the national trend for nursing professionals which shows a 7% increase in the number of nursing professionals working around the nation.

Nursing VS. All Professions salaries in South Carolina

$35,504 $56,772 $59,092 $63,938 $64,394
$39,422 $41,728 $43,045 $43,558 $44,811
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nursing
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to nursing professionals are growing in South Carolina. The mean salary for nursing professionals in 2006 was $35,504 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $64,394 per year.

Salary percentiles for Nursing professionals in South Carolina

10th percentile
$36,766
25th percentile
$43,512
50th percentile
$57,242
75th percentile
$78,598
90th percentile
$99,954

This represents a growth in salaries of 45%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of South Carolina, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of nursing. The pay differential between the highest paid nursing professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 172%

Average Salaries for Nursing professionals and related professions in South Carolina

BSN
$60,040
Forensic Nursing
$101,340
Gerontology
$69,504
Nursing
$64,394
RN to BSN
$60,040

Nursing professionals in South Carolina earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
15
bachelor
14
master
11
doctor
2
Certificate
42
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As the number of nursing professionals is increasing in South Carolina state, the number of students graduating from the 29 accredited nursing schools in South Carolina state is also increasing. In 2006 there were 190 nursing graduates from nursing courses in South Carolina and in 2010 there were 4,027 graduates.

Thus there was a 2019% percent increase in the number of nursing school degree or certificate graduates in South Carolina. Most of these graduates, or 50%, earned a undergraduate certificate in nursing.

Nursing Faculty Salaries in South Carolina

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