South Carolina Nurse Practitioner Degree Programs - 2024

AKA: Master of Science in Nursing (MSN), Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

South Carolina Nurse Practitioner Degree Programs Ranked and Sorted
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by NursePractitionerLicense.com Staff

Updated: November 8th, 2023

NursePractitionerLicense.com has analyzed data from 9 schools who offer degree programs in the field of nursing and advanced practice nursing.

Filter schools nursing schools in South Carolina by degree level and field type. Rank nursing schools in South Carolina by in-state or out-of-state tuition and more metrics.

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Data Source:

Dept. of Education - 2024

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Type of Institution

Program Fields (and degrees offered)

Degree Programs
Francis Marion UniversityFlorence, SC 1st for In-State Tuition $11,160 IN-STATE TUITION $21,544 OUT-OF-STATE TUITION
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing.

Part of category: Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • First Professional Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Bachelor's Degree
$59,618
Master's Degree
$97,582
First Professional Degree
Not enough data

Field listing may be listed due to the school having programs in the following fields:

  • Nurse Anesthetist.
  • Adult Health Nurse/Nursing.
  • Nursing Administration.
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
  • Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nurse/Nursing.
  • Nurse Midwife/Nursing Midwifery.
  • Nursing Science.
  • Pediatric Nurse/Nursing.
  • Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing.
  • Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing.
  • Perioperative/Operating Room and Surgical Nurse/Nursing.
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist.
  • Critical Care Nursing.
  • Occupational and Environmental Health Nursing.
  • Emergency Room/Trauma Nursing.
  • Nursing Education.
  • Nursing Practice.
  • Palliative Care Nursing.
  • Clinical Nurse Leader.
  • Geriatric Nurse/Nursing.
  • Women's Health Nurse/Nursing.
  • Reserved.
  • Forensic Nursing.
  • Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other.
Institution Specifics/Quality

Type of Institution

Public

Total Enrollment

2,867

Accredited By:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Graduation Rate:

46.16%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$11,160

Out-of-State Tuition:

$21,544

Average Cost (tuition, fees, books, supplies and living expenses - minus grant/scholarship aid):

$13,020

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

86.13%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

520

Average SAT Math Score:

505

University of South Carolina-UpstateSpartanburg, SC 2nd for In-State Tuition $11,583 IN-STATE TUITION $22,545 OUT-OF-STATE TUITION
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing.

Part of category: Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Associate's Degree
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Associate's Degree
Not enough data
Bachelor's Degree
$61,719
Master's Degree
Not enough data

Field listing may be listed due to the school having programs in the following fields:

  • Nurse Anesthetist.
  • Adult Health Nurse/Nursing.
  • Nursing Administration.
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
  • Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nurse/Nursing.
  • Nurse Midwife/Nursing Midwifery.
  • Nursing Science.
  • Pediatric Nurse/Nursing.
  • Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing.
  • Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing.
  • Perioperative/Operating Room and Surgical Nurse/Nursing.
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist.
  • Critical Care Nursing.
  • Occupational and Environmental Health Nursing.
  • Emergency Room/Trauma Nursing.
  • Nursing Education.
  • Nursing Practice.
  • Palliative Care Nursing.
  • Clinical Nurse Leader.
  • Geriatric Nurse/Nursing.
  • Women's Health Nurse/Nursing.
  • Reserved.
  • Forensic Nursing.
  • Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other.
Institution Specifics/Quality

Type of Institution

Public

Total Enrollment

4,496

Accredited By:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Graduation Rate:

50.66%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$11,583

Out-of-State Tuition:

$22,545

Average Cost (tuition, fees, books, supplies and living expenses - minus grant/scholarship aid):

$14,661

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

75.7%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

535

Average SAT Math Score:

515

Lander UniversityGreenwood, SC 3rd for In-State Tuition $11,700 IN-STATE TUITION $21,300 OUT-OF-STATE TUITION
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing.

Part of category: Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Bachelor's Degree
$63,239
Master's Degree
Not enough data

Field listing may be listed due to the school having programs in the following fields:

  • Nurse Anesthetist.
  • Adult Health Nurse/Nursing.
  • Nursing Administration.
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
  • Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nurse/Nursing.
  • Nurse Midwife/Nursing Midwifery.
  • Nursing Science.
  • Pediatric Nurse/Nursing.
  • Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing.
  • Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing.
  • Perioperative/Operating Room and Surgical Nurse/Nursing.
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist.
  • Critical Care Nursing.
  • Occupational and Environmental Health Nursing.
  • Emergency Room/Trauma Nursing.
  • Nursing Education.
  • Nursing Practice.
  • Palliative Care Nursing.
  • Clinical Nurse Leader.
  • Geriatric Nurse/Nursing.
  • Women's Health Nurse/Nursing.
  • Reserved.
  • Forensic Nursing.
  • Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other.
Institution Specifics/Quality

Type of Institution

Public

Total Enrollment

3,392

Accredited By:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Graduation Rate:

45.74%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$11,700

Out-of-State Tuition:

$21,300

Average Cost (tuition, fees, books, supplies and living expenses - minus grant/scholarship aid):

$16,955

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

69.05%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

535

Average SAT Math Score:

515

University of South Carolina-ColumbiaColumbia, SC 4th for In-State Tuition $12,688 IN-STATE TUITION $33,928 OUT-OF-STATE TUITION
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing.

Part of category: Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • Doctoral Degree
  • Graduate/Professional Certificate

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Bachelor's Degree
$61,735
Master's Degree
$102,315
Doctoral Degree
$112,833
Graduate/Professional Certificate
$111,813

Field listing may be listed due to the school having programs in the following fields:

  • Nurse Anesthetist.
  • Adult Health Nurse/Nursing.
  • Nursing Administration.
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
  • Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nurse/Nursing.
  • Nurse Midwife/Nursing Midwifery.
  • Nursing Science.
  • Pediatric Nurse/Nursing.
  • Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing.
  • Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing.
  • Perioperative/Operating Room and Surgical Nurse/Nursing.
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist.
  • Critical Care Nursing.
  • Occupational and Environmental Health Nursing.
  • Emergency Room/Trauma Nursing.
  • Nursing Education.
  • Nursing Practice.
  • Palliative Care Nursing.
  • Clinical Nurse Leader.
  • Geriatric Nurse/Nursing.
  • Women's Health Nurse/Nursing.
  • Reserved.
  • Forensic Nursing.
  • Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other.
Institution Specifics/Quality

Type of Institution

Public

Total Enrollment

26,430

Accredited By:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Graduation Rate:

77.64%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$12,688

Out-of-State Tuition:

$33,928

Average Cost (tuition, fees, books, supplies and living expenses - minus grant/scholarship aid):

$20,796

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

61.56%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

630

Average SAT Math Score:

625

Clemson UniversityClemson, SC 5th for In-State Tuition $15,558 IN-STATE TUITION $38,550 OUT-OF-STATE TUITION
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing.

Part of category: Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • Doctoral Degree
  • Graduate/Professional Certificate

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Bachelor's Degree
$61,981
Master's Degree
$78,776
Doctoral Degree
Not enough data
Graduate/Professional Certificate
Not enough data

Field listing may be listed due to the school having programs in the following fields:

  • Nurse Anesthetist.
  • Adult Health Nurse/Nursing.
  • Nursing Administration.
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
  • Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nurse/Nursing.
  • Nurse Midwife/Nursing Midwifery.
  • Nursing Science.
  • Pediatric Nurse/Nursing.
  • Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing.
  • Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing.
  • Perioperative/Operating Room and Surgical Nurse/Nursing.
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist.
  • Critical Care Nursing.
  • Occupational and Environmental Health Nursing.
  • Emergency Room/Trauma Nursing.
  • Nursing Education.
  • Nursing Practice.
  • Palliative Care Nursing.
  • Clinical Nurse Leader.
  • Geriatric Nurse/Nursing.
  • Women's Health Nurse/Nursing.
  • Reserved.
  • Forensic Nursing.
  • Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other.
Institution Specifics/Quality

Type of Institution

Public

Total Enrollment

21,577

Accredited By:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Graduation Rate:

84.89%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$15,558

Out-of-State Tuition:

$38,550

Average Cost (tuition, fees, books, supplies and living expenses - minus grant/scholarship aid):

$22,116

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

49.22%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

655

Average SAT Math Score:

665

South University-ColumbiaColumbia, SC 6th for In-State Tuition $17,014 IN-STATE TUITION $17,014 OUT-OF-STATE TUITION
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing.

Part of category: Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • Graduate/Professional Certificate

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Bachelor's Degree
$65,499
Master's Degree
$90,832
Graduate/Professional Certificate
$90,641

Field listing may be listed due to the school having programs in the following fields:

  • Nurse Anesthetist.
  • Adult Health Nurse/Nursing.
  • Nursing Administration.
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
  • Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nurse/Nursing.
  • Nurse Midwife/Nursing Midwifery.
  • Nursing Science.
  • Pediatric Nurse/Nursing.
  • Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing.
  • Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing.
  • Perioperative/Operating Room and Surgical Nurse/Nursing.
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist.
  • Critical Care Nursing.
  • Occupational and Environmental Health Nursing.
  • Emergency Room/Trauma Nursing.
  • Nursing Education.
  • Nursing Practice.
  • Palliative Care Nursing.
  • Clinical Nurse Leader.
  • Geriatric Nurse/Nursing.
  • Women's Health Nurse/Nursing.
  • Reserved.
  • Forensic Nursing.
  • Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other.
Institution Specifics/Quality

Type of Institution

Private for-profit

Total Enrollment

486

Accredited By:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Graduation Rate:

15.38%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$17,014

Out-of-State Tuition:

$17,014

Average Cost (tuition, fees, books, supplies and living expenses - minus grant/scholarship aid):

$19,249

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

Not enough data

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

N/A

Average SAT Math Score:

N/A

Charleston Southern UniversityCharleston, SC 7th for In-State Tuition $28,930 IN-STATE TUITION $28,930 OUT-OF-STATE TUITION
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing.

Part of category: Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Bachelor's Degree
$56,982
Master's Degree
$74,078

Field listing may be listed due to the school having programs in the following fields:

  • Nurse Anesthetist.
  • Adult Health Nurse/Nursing.
  • Nursing Administration.
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
  • Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nurse/Nursing.
  • Nurse Midwife/Nursing Midwifery.
  • Nursing Science.
  • Pediatric Nurse/Nursing.
  • Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing.
  • Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing.
  • Perioperative/Operating Room and Surgical Nurse/Nursing.
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist.
  • Critical Care Nursing.
  • Occupational and Environmental Health Nursing.
  • Emergency Room/Trauma Nursing.
  • Nursing Education.
  • Nursing Practice.
  • Palliative Care Nursing.
  • Clinical Nurse Leader.
  • Geriatric Nurse/Nursing.
  • Women's Health Nurse/Nursing.
  • Reserved.
  • Forensic Nursing.
  • Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other.
Institution Specifics/Quality

Type of Institution

Private nonprofit

Total Enrollment

2,679

Accredited By:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Graduation Rate:

42.4%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$28,930

Out-of-State Tuition:

$28,930

Average Cost (tuition, fees, books, supplies and living expenses - minus grant/scholarship aid):

$17,368

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

57.21%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

560

Average SAT Math Score:

535

Anderson UniversityAnderson, SC 8th for In-State Tuition $30,720 IN-STATE TUITION $30,720 OUT-OF-STATE TUITION
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing.

Part of category: Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • Doctoral Degree
  • First Professional Degree
  • Graduate/Professional Certificate

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Bachelor's Degree
$59,984
Master's Degree
Not enough data
Doctoral Degree
Not enough data
First Professional Degree
Not enough data
Graduate/Professional Certificate
Not enough data

Field listing may be listed due to the school having programs in the following fields:

  • Nurse Anesthetist.
  • Adult Health Nurse/Nursing.
  • Nursing Administration.
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
  • Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nurse/Nursing.
  • Nurse Midwife/Nursing Midwifery.
  • Nursing Science.
  • Pediatric Nurse/Nursing.
  • Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing.
  • Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing.
  • Perioperative/Operating Room and Surgical Nurse/Nursing.
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist.
  • Critical Care Nursing.
  • Occupational and Environmental Health Nursing.
  • Emergency Room/Trauma Nursing.
  • Nursing Education.
  • Nursing Practice.
  • Palliative Care Nursing.
  • Clinical Nurse Leader.
  • Geriatric Nurse/Nursing.
  • Women's Health Nurse/Nursing.
  • Reserved.
  • Forensic Nursing.
  • Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other.
Institution Specifics/Quality

Type of Institution

Private nonprofit

Total Enrollment

2,900

Accredited By:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Graduation Rate:

66.33%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$30,720

Out-of-State Tuition:

$30,720

Average Cost (tuition, fees, books, supplies and living expenses - minus grant/scholarship aid):

$21,271

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

50.29%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

N/A

Average SAT Math Score:

N/A

Medical University of South CarolinaCharleston, SC 9th for In-State Tuition N/A IN-STATE TUITION N/A OUT-OF-STATE TUITION
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing.

Part of category: Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • Doctoral Degree
  • Graduate/Professional Certificate

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Bachelor's Degree
$58,091
Master's Degree
$153,856
Doctoral Degree
$93,842
Graduate/Professional Certificate
Not enough data

Field listing may be listed due to the school having programs in the following fields:

  • Nurse Anesthetist.
  • Adult Health Nurse/Nursing.
  • Nursing Administration.
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
  • Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nurse/Nursing.
  • Nurse Midwife/Nursing Midwifery.
  • Nursing Science.
  • Pediatric Nurse/Nursing.
  • Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing.
  • Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing.
  • Perioperative/Operating Room and Surgical Nurse/Nursing.
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist.
  • Critical Care Nursing.
  • Occupational and Environmental Health Nursing.
  • Emergency Room/Trauma Nursing.
  • Nursing Education.
  • Nursing Practice.
  • Palliative Care Nursing.
  • Clinical Nurse Leader.
  • Geriatric Nurse/Nursing.
  • Women's Health Nurse/Nursing.
  • Reserved.
  • Forensic Nursing.
  • Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other.
Institution Specifics/Quality

Type of Institution

Public

Total Enrollment

334

Accredited By:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Graduation Rate:

Not enough data

Costs

In-State Tuition:

Not enough data

Out-of-State Tuition:

Not enough data

Average Cost (tuition, fees, books, supplies and living expenses - minus grant/scholarship aid):

Not enough data

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

Not enough data

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

N/A

Average SAT Math Score:

N/A