List of Medical Schools in South Carolina
Medical schools in the state of South Carolina are highly competitive, requiring students to have a minimum of a bachelor's degree, as well as have an acceptable Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) to be considered for admission. Programs generally take four years to complete, resulting in a Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) and followed by periods of internship and residency at a hospital. Written and practical exams must be passed in order to receive licensure in South Carolina. Visit our details page about a degree in medicine for additional information on education and careers.
Physicians can work in many types of specialties which may cause a large range in salary expectations. Here is a list of average annual salaries for general practitioners working in major cities in South Carolina.
- Columbia: $146,000
- Charleston, North Charleston, Summerville: $196,000
- Florence: $204,000
- Greenville, Mauldin, Easley: $191,000
- Spartanburg: $205,000
List of Medical Schools in South Carolina (2 Schools)
The South Carolina medical schools listed below are accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education, which is an organization that provides accreditation for medical education nationwide.
Schools are sorted by size with the largest medical schools first, based on the number of medical student graduates per year.
Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) in Charleston, SC
Visit the website for Medical University of South Carolina at http://www.musc.edu/
- Medical program accredited since 1942
- About 160 students graduate per year
- Estimated tuition & fees are about $34,000 per year (Nonresidents: $62,000)
University of South Carolina - Columbia (SC) in Columbia, SC
Visit the website for University of South Carolina - Columbia at http://www.sc.edu/
- Medical program accredited since 1974
- About 80 students graduate per year
- Estimated tuition & fees are about $38,000 per year (Nonresidents: $85,000)
Notes: Tuition & fee amounts are for both South Carolina in-state residents and out of state students, unless noted otherwise. The tuition information displayed is an estimate, which we calculated based on historical data and should be solely used for informational purposes only. Please contact the respective medical school for information about the current school year.
Source: IPEDS Survey 2008-2014: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.