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Awards and Rankings

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Broward College is continually recognized as a top higher education institution in the nation by a number of prestigious publications and surveys. In 2019, the College was, once again, featured prominently on many of these lists for reporting data from the 2018-19 academic year. 

The rankings awarded the College with high marks for its track record of providing outstanding education in high-demand fields, success in identifying opportunities to promote one year certificates in current and emerging industries, its dedication to serving all backgrounds, including minorities and veterans alike. 
​​Below are the current Broward College rankings:



iStock-920504860.jpgIn 2019, Broward College received the IIE Andrew Heiskell Award for Innovation in International Education. The College received the award under the International Partnerships category in recognition of its initiative “The Third Way,” which allows students to stay in their home country and complete an associate degree with Broward College before transferring to a college or university in the U.S.


JKCF.pngThe College boasts 21 Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship recipients. This prestigious national award is a $40,000 scholarship to transfer to the university of the student’s choice.

 TOP 10

aspenprizetop10_2019.jpgIn 2019, the Aspen Institute College Excellence Program for the third time named Broward College one of the TOP 10 Colleges in the Nation.





Computer IconBroward College is the MOST AFFORDABLE​ online college in the state and according to 



Trophy IconIn 2018, Diverse Issues in Higher Education ranked Broward College:

FIRST for degrees conferred to African-American students, and second for degrees conferred to Hispanic students. 


iStock-618224832.jpgBroward College nurses consistently pass the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) at a higher rate than graduates from similar institutions. Third quarter 2018 results reported Broward College graduates had a 97% percent pass rate, while the Florida average was 72 percent.


​​1Award.jpgNAMED #1 in the state for the number of industry certifications awarded to students for the third year in a row.​ Students earned 1,535 industry certifications or licenses in the areas of public safety, healthcare, information technology, manufacturing, and transportation.


2Award.jpgU.S. News & World Report, the global authority in education, ranked Broward College as one of the top regional colleges in the South. The College was also ranked No. 2 for ethnic diversity in the region.



Money IconAccording to the labor study, "Labor Market Experiences after Postsecondary Education," Broward College graduates are the HIGHEST EARNERS IN THE STATE compared to students from similar programs at other institutions.



EABlogo.pngIn 2018, the College was named winner of the EAB Student Success Collaborative Citizenship Award. The award recognizes an institution that selflessly shares their practices and approaches to student success and strives to help their peers succeed.


Recognized as a TOP Four-Year Vocational and Trade School by the Community for Accredited Online Schools.


  • Obtain three insurance licenses exam-free
  • Complete your degree in only 24 months
  • Earn your A.S. in Vision Care.
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  • Most Affordable
  • Third Year in a Row
  • Ranked 3rd for Associate Degrees
  • Our Grads Earn More
  • Ranked #2 in the Nation
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