Aiken's University Ranked a Top Public School

Staff Report From Aiken CEO

Tuesday, September 10th, 2019

U.S. News and World Report's Best Colleges Guide ranked the University of South Carolina Aiken among one of the top public schools for 2020.

Out of more than 500 public institutions in its sector, USC Aiken was ranked #2. This marks the 22nd time USC Aiken has been ranked among the top three in the Top Public Schools in the Regional College-South category.

"I am extremely proud of our faculty and staff who work tirelessly to provide our students a quality education at affordable costs," said Dr. Sandra Jordan, chancellor.

"It's good to know our efforts are affirmed and recognized by the leading college-decision guide."

In addition to being one of the top public schools in the regional South category, USC Aiken earned rankings in other categories. USC Aiken was recognized among the Best Regional Colleges-South, Most Innovative Schools, Best Colleges for Veterans, Undergraduate Business Programs, Best Value Schools, and Ethnic Diversity. In addition, Aiken's own university ranked among those in the new category: Top Performers on Social Mobility.

"I am pleased that USC Aiken has been honored with these distinctions -- and in so many diverse categories," Jordan said.