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Press ReleaseFriday, September 28, 2012
DOE Press Office
Indian River State College Earns National RecognitionTallahassee, Fla., September 28, 2012 - A national report ranks Indian River State College the tenth top public college in the southern region by the U.S. News and World Report 2013 Best Colleges report. The ranking is based on 16 measures of institutional quality and student success.
"Indian River State College's commitment to student success has again been recognized at the national level," said Florida College System Chancellor Randy Hanna. "We congratulate the college for continuing to provide an affordable, quality education that improves student's lives and helps them enter the workforce."
The college was rated in the regional college category that includes schools that concentrate mostly on teaching and undergraduate education. Over the past few years, the ranking method increased the focus on outcome measures and student success, moving the college up from a twelfth place rating last year.
For more information, visit 2013 Best Colleges Report.