STC Ranked #5 out of Top 50 Colleges in Georgia
July 20, 2017 – As proof of Southeastern Technical College’s (STC) efforts to provide the best technical education to students within the Vidalia and Swainsboro communities, STC has been recognized by BestColleges.com as the fifth best community college in Georgia. (http://www.bestcolleges.com/features/best-colleges-in-georgia/)
Schools qualifying for this honor go through a rigorous proprietary algorithm formulated by BestColleges.com that weighs key performance indicators and data from federal education databases. BestColleges.com measures relevant details such as affordability, program length, and graduation rates to compare the competing schools.
“Future students considering two-year colleges in Georgia shouldn't overlook Southeastern Technical College,” states BestColleges.com. “STC offers students more than 80 academic programs from which to choose and they work to go the extra mile in assisting all of their students find jobs after graduation.”
STC received this honor by having a high retention and graduation rate. This ranking illustrates the comparative advantage STC holds above other community colleges in the state of Georgia.
STC’s Pharmacy Technician program was also ranked #21 by BestColleges.org in the Top 50 Pharmacy Technician Programs of the US. This list consisted of schools that provide students with the best learning experience in the application of Pharmaceutical theory.
On top of this, STC’s Cosmetology program was ranked #33 in the nation for their certificate programs that include: Barber, Hair Design, and Shampoo Technician. BestColleges.org highlighted STC as having one of the highest pass rates of students taking licensure exams in the state of Georgia.
All of these come after STC was awarded the #1 rank for best two year college by BestColleges.org in 2016 and 2015. Last September, It was also ranked #1 in James magazine for Top Technical College in Georgia. Finally, STC was named State of Georgia’s 2016 Technical College of the year by the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG).
For more information on opportunities in technical education, visit www.southeasterntech.edu or call 912-538-3100 or 478-289-2200.