2021 Best Physical Sciences Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in South Carolina
Finding the Best Physical Sciences Schools for Non-Traditional Students
With 430 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, physical sciences is the #16 most popular major in South Carolina. This means that of the 32,633 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 1.3% were from a college or university in the state.
For this year's Best Physical Sciences Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in South Carolina ranking, we looked at 3 colleges that offer a bachelor's in physical sciences. The schools that top this list are recognized because they have great physical sciences programs and a strong support system for non-traditional students.
Some of the factors we look at when determining these rankings are overall quality of the physical sciences program at the school, affordability, and non-traditional population. Check out our ranking methodology for more information.
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The physical sciences school you choose to invest your time and money in matters. To help you make the decision that is right for you, we've developed a number of major-specific rankings, including this list of the Best Physical Sciences Schools for Non-Traditional Students.
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2021 Best Physical Sciences Schools for Non-Traditional Students in South Carolina
Best Physical Sciences Schools for Non-Traditional Students
Clemson University tops the 2021 list of our schools in South Carolina that are best for non-traditional physical sciences students. Clemson is a fairly large public school located in the large suburb of Clemson. In addition to being on our best for non-traditional students list, Clemson has also earned the #1 rank in our Best Colleges for Physical Sciences in South Carolina ranking.
About 2.9% of Clemson students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. Approximately 4,940 students take at least one class online at Clemson. About 3,011 of the students at Clemson are attending part time. Clemson does offer credit for military training for eligible students.Request Information
Our rankings recognize University of South Carolina - Columbia as the #2 school in this year's rankings. Located in the city of Columbia, UofSC is a public college with a fairly large student population. As a testament to the quality of education offered at UofSC, the school also landed the #2 rank in our Best Colleges for Physical Sciences in South Carolina ranking.
The school has a low student loan default rate of 3.3%. There are approximately 8,099 students at UofSC that take at least one class online. There are roughly 3,525 part time students in attendance at UofSC. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.Request Information
College of Charleston comes in at #3 in this year's ranking. Located in the midsize city of Charleston, C of C is a public school with a fairly large student population. C of C also made our Best Colleges for Physical Sciences in South Carolina list, coming in at #3.
About 5.1% of C of C students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. Approximately 1,821 students take at least one class online at C of C. There are roughly 1,425 part time students in attendance at C of C. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.Request Information
Best for Non-Traditional Students Physical Sciences Colleges in the Southeast Region
Explore all the Best Physical Sciences Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in the Southeast Area or other specific states within that region.
Physical Sciences Related Non-Traditional Student Rankings by Major
Physical Sciences Majors to Study
|Geological & Earth Sciences||104|
|Astronomy & Astrophysics||4|
|Atmospheric Sciences & Meteorology||4|
Majors Similar to Physical Sciences
|Related Major||Annual Graduates|
|Biological & Biomedical Sciences||2,769|
|Computer & Information Sciences||1,387|
|Agriculture & Agriculture Operations||462|
Notes and References
*Avg Cost is for the top 3 schools only.
- The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
- Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
- Veteran-specific data can be found at the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs.
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