Return to Normal View

DOE Homepage Students Educators Community Family Administrators and Staff

Florida Department of Education

DOE Home > Media Room

Media Room


  Media Room  

Text Index Google Custom Search

Press Release

Friday, September 28, 2012

DOE Press Office
(850) 245-0413

Indian River State College Earns National Recognition

Tallahassee, 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.