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Public Administration Schools in South Carolina

There are four South Carolina schools offering public administration programs. In 2010, 72 students graduated from programs at South Carolina public administration schools. 72 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and these students graduated with certificates.

Overview

62 students graduate from programs in this state in public administration, on average, every year. 72 students graduated with a public administration degree at the master's level.

Four public administration schools are located in this state. And out of these, while one school is private, three schools are public. While tuition at a private public administration school is $14,085, public public administration school tuition varies from $9,786 to $11,908.

Average tuition for programs in public administration is $10,781. While the highest tuition for public administration programs, which is $14,085 every year, is at Strayer University-South Carolina, the lowest tuition in South Carolina, which is $9,786 per year, is at the College of Charleston.

South Carolina public administration schools offer certificates and masters degrees.

Public Administration Program Completions in South Carolina 2006 - 2010

62 students graduate from programs in this state in public administration, on average, every year. 72 students graduated with a public administration degree at the master's level.

Public Administration Program Completions in South Carolina 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 0
  • Certificate 2009: 0
  • Certificate 2010: 0
  • Master 2006: 64
  • Master 2007: 57
  • Master 2008: 53
  • Master 2009: 63
  • Master 2010: 72

Public Administration Program Availability in South Carolina

South Carolina schools offer a total of five programs in public administration. Of these programs, close to 80% are programs at the master's level. The remaining programs are certificates.

Public Administration Program Availability in South Carolina

  • Certificate: 1
  • Master: 4

Career Trends

Legislators — Salary by Percentile

Legislators — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 15570
  • 25th Percentile: 15970
  • Median: 17090
  • 75th Percentile: 18580
  • 90th Percentile: 19530

Economists — Salary by Percentile

Economists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 41970
  • 25th Percentile: 50320
  • Median: 64330
  • 75th Percentile: 81620
  • 90th Percentile: 98300

Career Trends

Legislators — Employment Trend

Legislators — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 13470
  • Median Salary 2007: 14050
  • Median Salary 2008: 14670
  • Median Salary 2009: 15590
  • Median Salary 2010: 17090
  • Total Employed 2006: 1760
  • Total Employed 2007: 1640
  • Total Employed 2008: 1430
  • Total Employed 2009: 1250
  • Total Employed 2010: 1240

Economists — Employment Trend

Economists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 55580
  • Median Salary 2007: 60830
  • Median Salary 2008: 64110
  • Median Salary 2009: 64950
  • Median Salary 2010: 64330
  • Total Employed 2006: 90
  • Total Employed 2007: 130
  • Total Employed 2008: 110
  • Total Employed 2009: 120
  • Total Employed 2010: 100

South Carolina vs National Public Administration Employment

South Carolina vs National Public Administration Employment

  • Employed in South Carolina: 1.697% (1340)

Public Administration Schools in South Carolina

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1. The University of Phoenix - Columbia

1001 Pinnacle Point Dr Ste 200
Columbia, SC 29223-5727
(803) 699-5096

The University of Phoenix-Columbia is a for-profit 4-year institution. Phoenix is located in the suburbs of Columbia, South Carolina. It is one of several campuses. It offers 21 bachelors level degrees and one degree at the masters level to students. 877 students sought degrees from the 21 programs at this school in 2010. This school offers subjects including technology, forensic accounting, and entrepreneurship. This specialized school is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission.

2. Strayer University - South Carolina

555 N Pleasantburg Dr Ste 300
Greenville, SC 29607
(888) 378-7293

Strayer University-South Carolina, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Greenville, SC and this school offers one program in public administration. Overall, 3,223 students pursue degrees in 23 Strayer programs. It is the fourth oldest institution in the state of South Carolina offering public administration programs.

3. The University of South Carolina - Columbia

University of South Carolina
Columbia, SC 29208
(803) 777-7000

The University of South Carolina-Columbia offers one public administration program and the University of South Carolina is near the center of the city. SC is a public, 4-year, research institution. In terms of programs, it is the fourth biggest institution in the state of South Carolina offering public administration.

4. The College of Charleston

66 George St
Charleston, SC 29424-0001
(843) 953-5500

The College of Charleston is 0.6 miles from the heart of downtown and C of C offers one public administration program. C of C is a public 4-year institution. It is the oldest institution in the state of South Carolina offering programs in public administration.

5. Clemson University

201 Sikes Hall
Clemson, SC 29634
(864) 656-4636

Clemson University offers two public administration programs. Specifically, it offers students one public administration certificate and one public administration degree at the master's level. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is the second biggest institution in the state of South Carolina offering public administration.