U.S. News and World Report has ranked the College of Charleston as one of the best universities in the South. The magazine also named the College as an “Up and Coming” school.
In the annual report released today, the magazine ranked the College of Charleston number 9 among the 128 private and public southern universities that award master’s degrees. The College was ranked number 4 for public colleges in the south.
The magazine also placed the College of Charleston on their “Up and Coming Schools to Watch” list. The College of Charleston was one of eight southern universities that award master’s degrees to make this new list.
U.S. News and World Report bases its rankings on various factors including freshman entrance exam scores, the percentage of students who go on to graduate school, the quality of faculty and the size of a school’s endowment.
The College of Charleston is a nationally recognized public liberal arts and sciences university located in the heart of historic Charleston, South Carolina. With a student population of approximately 10,000 undergraduates and 1,400 graduate students, the College is known for its small-college feel blended with the advantages and diversity of an urban, mid-sized university. Founded in 1770, the College of Charleston is among the nation’s top universities for quality education, student life and affordability. For more information, visit cofc.edu.