FLORIDA COLLEGES RECEIVE TOP HONORS
IN U.S. NEWS AND WORLD REPORT RANKINGS
Low tuition and high graduation rates send Florida colleges to the top of the class in the latest U.S. News and World Report rankings. Florida institutions like Indian River State College were singled out from across the nation for excellence in the two categories in the prestigious annual rankings.
“As Chancellor of Florida’s 28 colleges, I am proud of the recognition received from U.S. News and World Report for our colleges for consistently offering an affordable education and recognizing our top graduation rates. These rankings highlight the success of the Florida College System, which provides access to all Floridians seeking higher education as a pathway to the workforce.” says Chancellor Madeline Pumariega.
Affordability and access are cornerstones of the Florida College System. More than 800,000 students attend colleges across the state, earning certificates and degrees in everything from cyber security to an Associates in Sciences which allows students to seamlessly transfer into the state’s University System to continue their education.
The Florida College System annually awards more than 100,000 certificates and degrees providing the students the credentials needed to be successful in Florida’s dynamic economy.
Indian River State College has earned a statewide and national reputation for excellence. Dedicated to the success of each student, IRSC offers over 150 programs leading to Bachelor’s Degrees, Associate Degrees, Technical Certificates and Applied Technology Diplomas.
Continuing a 50-year tradition of responsiveness to community needs, IRSC is committed to advancing the educational, cultural, career training, workforce, and economic development of its surrounding area. IRSC is recognized as a key partner in the continuing development of the Research Coast region and as a national model for innovative use of technology in education.