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NGU Named to 'Best 4-Year Colleges in SC' List

North Greenville University was recently named the sixth best four-year college in South Carolina by Schools.com. Schools.com uses trusted sources like the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics, and reports from accredited schools themselves to provide an online resource for prospective students to plan for college and career trajectory.

The website offers articles that highlight top schools in different fields and information on how degree programs align with career paths designed to help students make informed decisions about their future.

To identify the best four-year colleges in the U.S., Schools.com gathered data from the U.S. Department of Education and analyzed it through a rigorous 13-point system. They ranked more than 1,600 schools across the country based on affordability, flexibility, and other quantitative factors. To find the best four-year colleges and universities in South Carolina, they used a methodology that looked at factors such as cost, program availability, and graduation rates.

NGU, affiliated with the South Carolina Baptist Convention, has campuses in Tigerville and Greer. It is also one of the best online colleges for South Carolina, offering several of its programs completely online. Founded in 1892, NGU now offers more than 50 undergraduate and graduate degree options.

In addition to being a good place to earn online South Carolina degrees, NGU has solid rankings in several categories. Its graduates have the third lowest median debt in the state. The university also ranks third for its retention rate and 12th for its graduation rate.

Students have access to a number of support services at NGU. The school offers academic advising, career placement, and remedial support services. Plus, there may be an opportunity for some students to earn college credit for life experiences.

Click here for complete ranking and for more information about NGUís undergraduate, online undergraduate, and graduate degrees click here.

         

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