South Carolina’s Best Colleges

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September 7, 2021

Over 40 Four-Year, Two-Year Schools Ranked for Employment Resources, Overall Excellence

SAN FRANCISCO (PR WEB) March 27, 2017 –, a leading resource provider for higher education and career information, has released its list of the Best Colleges in South Carolina for 2017. 31 four-year schools made the list with Furman University, Citadel Military College of South Carolina, Clemson University, Converse College and Presbyterian College sweeping the top five spots. Of the 18 two-year schools that were included, Greenville Technical College, Aiken Technical College, Trident Technical College, York Technical College and Spartanburg Methodist College took the top spots. A full list of schools is included below.

“These South Carolina schools have shown a commitment to helping their students achieve success by providing strong career resources and top-quality degree programs,” said Wes Ricketts, senior vice president of “Those resources can help students of any age as they continue on or start a new career path.”

To be included on the “Best Colleges in South Carolina” list, schools must be regionally accredited, not-for-profit institutions. Each college is also scored on additional data that includes annual alumni earnings 10 years after entering college, employment and academic services offered, student/teacher ratio, graduation rate and the availability of financial aid.

Complete details on each college, their individual scores and the data and methodology used to determine the “Best Colleges in South Carolina” list, visit:

South Carolina's Best Four-Year Colleges for 2017 include:
  • Anderson University
  • Charleston Southern University
  • Citadel Military College of South Carolina
  • Claflin University
  • Clemson University
  • Coastal Carolina University
  • Coker College
  • College of Charleston
  • Columbia College
  • Columbia International University
  • Converse College
  • Erskine College
  • Francis Marion University
  • Furman University
  • Lander University
  • Limestone College
  • Medical University of South Carolina
  • Morris College
  • Newberry College
  • North Greenville University
  • Presbyterian College
  • South Carolina State University
  • Southern Wesleyan University
  • University of South Carolina Aiken
  • University of South Carolina Beaufort
  • University of South Carolina Upstate
  • Voorhees College
  • Winthrop University
  • Wofford College
South Carolina’s Best Two-Year Colleges for 2017 include:
  • Aiken Technical College
  • Central Carolina Technical College
  • Denmark Technical College
  • Florence-Darlington Technical College
  • Greenville Technical College
  • Horry-Georgetown Technical College
  • Midlands Technical College
  • Northeastern Technical College
  • Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College
  • Piedmont Technical College
  • Spartanburg Community College
  • Spartanburg Methodist College
  • Technical College of the Lowcountry
  • Tri-County Technical College
  • Trident Technical College
  • University of South Carolina-Lancaster
  • Williamsburg Technical College
  • York Technical College was founded in 2013 to provide data and expert driven information about employment opportunities and the education needed to land the perfect career. Our materials cover a wide range of professions, industries and degree programs, and are designed for people who want to choose, change or advance their careers. We also provide helpful resources and guides that address social issues, financial aid and other special interest in higher education. Information from has proudly been featured by more than 700 educational institutions.


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