FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla (Sept. 12 2019) – The U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in education rankings, has again named Broward College as one of the top regional colleges in the South. The College was also ranked as one of the top performers on Social Mobility, which recognizes academic institutions that enroll and support students who receive Pell Grants. The rankings are as follows:
- 65-84 in Regional Colleges South
- 61 in Top Performers on Social Mobility (tied)
"These rankings showcase not only the quality of the programs we offer, but the exceptional talent of our faculty and staff who are relentless in our ongoing efforts to serve students from all backgrounds with the tools and opportunities they need to succeed," said President Gregory Adam Haile, Esq.
Broward College offers more than 140 areas of study, allowing students to earn technical certificates, associate degrees and bachelor's degrees. Students represent more than 150 countries of origin and speak 50 different languages, and more than half are first-generation college students.
The U.S News rankings evaluate colleges and universities across the nation on 16 measures of academic quality. They allow prospective students to compare the quality of U.S. colleges based on widely-accepted indicators of excellence, such as first-year student retention, graduation rates, and the strength of the faculty.
U.S. News rankings of all colleges and universities can be accessed here.
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About Broward College:
Serving more than 63,000 students annually, Broward College provides residents with certificate programs, two-year university-transfer degrees, two-year career degrees and baccalaureate degrees in selected programs. The mission of the College is to provide high-quality educational programs and services that are affordable and accessible to a diverse community of learners. For more information, visit www.broward.edu.