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List of Top Nursing Schools in South Carolina - LPN, RN, BSN, MSN
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Nursing Schools in South Carolina

Nursing schools in South Carolina offer students the opportunity to receive a Certificate, Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADS) or Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN). Programs take between two and four years to complete based on the type of education one pursues. Graduates must pass the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN) as well as complete an accredited program in order to be able to receive a license in South Carolina. Visit the nursing schools page for additional information on education and careers.

Registered Nurses in South Carolina can make a salary between $43,000 to $81,000 per year. The list below shows registered nurse salaries in areas throughout South Carolina.

  • Charleston, North Charleston: $70,000
  • Columbia: $59,000
  • Greenville, Anderson, Mauldin: $62,000
  • Florence: $63,000
  • Myrtle Beach, Conway, North Myrtle Beach: $60,000

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Top Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Programs in South Carolina By Number of Graduates

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) programs usually take 9 - 12 months to complete and you would have to pass a licensing exam prior to being licensed in the state. Schools listed below are sorted by the number of LPN program students enrolled.

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Tri - County Technical College Pendleton, SC LPN tctc.edu
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Horry - Georgetown Technical College Conway, SC LPN hgtc.edu
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Trident Technical College Charleston, SC LPN tridenttech.edu
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Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College Orangeburg, SC LPN octech.edu
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Piedmont Technical College Greenwood, SC LPN ptc.edu
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York Technical College Rock Hill, SC LPN yorktech.edu
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Midlands Technical College West Columbia, SC LPN midlandstech.edu
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Williamsburg Technical College Kingstree, SC LPN wiltech.edu
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Northeastern Technical College Cheraw, SC LPN netc.edu
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Denmark Technical College Denmark, SC LPN denmarktech.edu
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Marion County Technical Education Center Mullins, SC LPN mcact.org
Central Carolina Technical College Sumter, SC LPN cctech.edu
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Aiken Technical College Graniteville, SC LPN atc.edu
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Florence - Darlington Technical College Florence, SC LPN fdtc.edu
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Technical College of the Lowcountry Beaufort, SC LPN tcl.edu
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Top Associate Level Registered Nurse (RN) Programs in South Carolina By Number of Graduates

The minimum degree requirement to become a Registered Nurse is to obtain an Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) or Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) degree, which usually takes about 2 years to complete. You would also have to pass the NCLEX-RN exam prior to being state licensed. Schools listed below are sorted by the number of students enrolled in the program.

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Trident Technical College Charleston, SC ADN-RN tridenttech.edu
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Greenville Technical College Greenville, SC ADN-RN gvltec.edu
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Horry - Georgetown Technical College Conway, SC ADN-RN hgtc.edu
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Tri - County Technical College Pendleton, SC ADN-RN tctc.edu
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Midlands Technical College West Columbia, SC ADN-RN midlandstech.edu
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Florence - Darlington Technical College Florence, SC ADN-RN fdtc.edu
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Central Carolina Technical College Sumter, SC ADN-RN cctech.edu
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Aiken Technical College Graniteville, SC ADN-RN atc.edu
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Technical College of the Lowcountry Beaufort, SC ADN-RN tcl.edu
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Piedmont Technical College Greenwood, SC ADN-RN ptc.edu
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Medix School - Fortis College Columbia, SC ADN-RN fortis.edu
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Spartanburg Community College Spartanburg, SC ADN-RN sccsc.edu
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Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College Orangeburg, SC ADN-RN octech.edu
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York Technical College Rock Hill, SC ADN-RN yorktech.edu
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Northeastern Technical College Cheraw, SC ADN-RN netc.edu
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Brown Mackie College - Greenville Greenville, SC ADN-RN brownmackie.edu
University of South Carolina - Lancaster Lancaster, SC ADN-RN usclancaster.sc.edu
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Top Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Programs in South Carolina By Number of Graduates

See the top schools offering a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program. A BSN program usually takes 4 years to complete, and a licensing exam (NCLEX) is also required. Some of these schools may also offer a RN to BSN bridge programs. The top 10 schools listed below are sorted by the number of students enrolled in their BSN program.

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University of South Carolina - Upstate Spartanburg, SC BSN uscupstate.edu
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University of South Carolina - Columbia Columbia, SC BSN www.sc.edu
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Clemson University Clemson, SC BSN clemson.edu
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Medical University of South Carolina Charleston, SC BSN musc.edu
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University of South Carolina - Aiken Aiken, SC BSN usca.edu
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Francis Marion University Florence, SC BSN fmarion.edu
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South University - Columbia Columbia, SC BSN southuniversity.edu
Lander University Greenwood, SC BSN lander.edu
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Charleston Southern University Charleston, SC BSN csuniv.edu
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Coastal Carolina University Conway, SC BSN coastal.edu
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Bob Jones University Greenville, SC BSN bju.edu
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University of South Carolina - Beaufort Bluffton, SC BSN uscb.edu
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Anderson University Anderson, SC BSN andersonuniversity.edu
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Newberry College Newberry, SC BSN newberry.edu
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South Carolina State University Orangeburg, SC BSN scsu.edu
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Source:
Graduate data is from the 2013-2014 school year.
IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.