Charleston has a total population of 96,650 and a student population of 37,054. Of these students, 3,219 are enrolled in schools that offer marketing programs.
The largest marketing school in Charleston, by student population, is Charleston Southern University. Approximately 15 students graduated in 2010 from Charleston Southern University with credentials in marketing.
A total of 15 students graduated with credentials in marketing from marketing schools in Charleston in 2010. If you decide to attend a marketing school in Charleston, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $19,278.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,250 for marketing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Charleston-based marketing schools, you will have an added expense of $7,394 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $23,824.
After graduating with your credentials in marketing, if you decide to work as a marketing professional in Charleston, your job prospects are good. There were 4,520 marketing professionals working in South Carolina and 630 working in the greater Charleston area in 2010. The government projects that the number of marketing professionals in Charleston will increase by 13% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for marketing professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a marketing professional in Charleston is $94,220 per year, which is higher than the average for marketing professionals state-wide.