Are you debating attending graduate school in South Carolina? The southern state offers a humid subtropical climate, an abundance of lakes and various universities and colleges.
South Carolina has a population of 4,832,482 as of a 2014 estimate, which is a 4.5% change from 2010. 25.1% of the population has a Bachelor’s degree or higher, and the median household annual income is $44,779. The largest cities in the state include Columbia (the state capital), Charleston, North Charleston, Rock Hill and Greenville.i
Tourist attractions in South Carolina include Fort Sumter National Monument, aircraft carrier USS Yorktown, the Cypress Gardens in Charleston, Cowpens National Battlefield, the Hilton Head resorts, the Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Garden in Columbia. South Carolina ranks second in peach production after California, and also is a large producer of greenhouse products and corn.ii
If you’re interested in pursuing your graduate degree down South, check out the programs below