FSCJ Ranks Eighth in the Nation for Associate Degree Awards

Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ) ranks eighth in the nation in associate degree production, according to Community College Week's 2015 Top 100 charts.

JACKSONVILLE, Fl. – Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ) ranks eighth in the nation in associate degree production, according to Community College Week’s 2015 Top 100 charts. FSCJ awarded a grand total of 4,764 associate degrees across all disciplines for the 2013-14 academic year.

This places FSCJ fourth among community and state colleges in the Florida College System (FCS). FSCJ is also fourth in the FCS for one-year certificate completions. With a 17 percent increase over the previous academic year, FSCJ ranks second among FCS schools for associate degrees in computer and information science and support services.

“As FSCJ continues to grow our reputation as the largest, most dynamic and influential higher education institution on the First Coast, it is rewarding to see our efforts recognized amongst other nationally-renowned two- and four-year institutions,” said Florida State College at Jacksonville President Dr. Cynthia Bioteau. “These rankings are proof positive that FSCJ is a significant producer and contributor of educational growth, not only in Northeast Florida, but also in the nation.”

Additionally, FSCJ ranks nationally in other key areas of associate degree production:
-Fourth in liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities
-Sixth in all disciplines, non-minority
-Eighth in associate degrees, all disciplines granted to African-American students

Community College Week is a biweekly magazine publication distributed to college presidents, chief academic officers, faculty, student-service professionals, librarians and other educators. The report with all of the rankings and figures is included in its special 2015 Top 100 charts issue.

To view all of the charts, visit http://ccweek.com/article-4729-chart-index_top-100-2015.html

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