Published Aug. 22, 2012
Five South Carolina colleges were listed in the 2013 edition of The Best 377 Colleges released this week. Colleges that make the list, which is used by prospective students to make post-secondary education plans, are considered among the country’s best institutions for undergraduate education.
The city of Charleston also ranked No. 12 for Best College Towns in the U.S. under the College of Charleston’s listing.
“The city and its environs are critical components of a College of Charleston education,” the college wrote in a description about the school and Charleston. “Students can take advantage of a beautifully preserved historic city, a vibrant arts community, a diverse natural environment, an innovative business climate and a consortium of area schools. The college is first and foremost a teaching institution.”
The College of Charleston also scored for Best Southeastern Colleges and Best Value Colleges.
Only about 15% of America’s 2,500 four-year colleges and two Canadian colleges are profiled in the book, the College of Charleston said in a news release.
S.C. colleges and universities on Princeton Review’s list
- Clemson University (No. 22 among all public institutions)
- College of Charleston
- Furman University
- University of South Carolina
- Wofford College