BestColleges.com Ranking Shines Spotlight on Leading Institutions in South Carolina
WHO: Technical College of the Lowcountry and BestColleges.com
WHAT: Technical College of the Lowcountry today announced its college campus was ranked 1st Best Community College in South Carolina by BestColleges.com, a leading provider of higher education information and resources.
QUOTE: “Two-year higher education institutions in South Carolina provide an abundance of specialized programs in fields of study like technology and medicine that offer students the opportunity to accelerate their academic learning goals and meet their future career goals. Our ranking aims to guide prospective students toward the programs that set them up for the most successful higher learning opportunity,” says Stephanie Snider, General Manager at BestColleges.com. “What makes Technical College of the Lowcountry special – and at the top of this ranking – is the fact that they focus on catering to local students, and specifically setting these students up for success. Seeing as more than 93% of graduated students are working in their chosen field of study, this approach seems to be really successful.”
HOW: BestColleges.com’s rankings use a methodology grounded in statistical data compiled from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System and College Navigator, both of which are hosted by the National Center for Education Statistics. They aim to objectively assess relative quality based on academic outcomes, affordability, and the breadth and depth of online learning opportunities. For the full list of recognized programs and details on the ranking’s methodology, visit: http://www.bestcolleges.com/features/best-colleges-in-south-carolina/#best-community-colleges-in-south-carolina
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