The 2016 PayScale College Salary Report features data on prominent graduate programs in South Carolina. Known as the "Palmetto State," South Carolina has a variety of graduate schools with high alumni salaries, including University of South Carolina, Clemson University, and Medical University of South Carolina. It is also home to the base of operations for companies like Domtar, SCANA, Sonoco Products, and ScanScor. Our hope is that you can use this report not only to find a graduate program in South Carolina that fits your academic standards, but one that allows you to think about your financial future as well.
Among the top graduate schools in South Carolina, The Darla Moore School of Business, part of the University of South Carolina (located in Columbia) has an international business focus and tops PayScale's list for high earning potential as reported by MBA alumni. With a strategic focus toward sustainable enterprise and development, Bloomberg Businessweek ranked the school number three in the list of "Fastest Return on an MBA Student's Education Investment." The gender split at the school skews toward the female demographic, though it should be noted that only a third of alumni saying that their post-graduation jobs were highly meaningful.