COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - A local university in the valley is racking up major accolades in a new study by U.S. News and World Report.
The publication just released their latest ranking of the best colleges in the U.S.
In the Regional Universities South category, Columbus State University ranked 105th overall and 46th among top public schools.
In other categories, CSU ranked 62nd in best online MBA programs.
School officials say these rankings provide great validation to hard work put in by the faculty and support staff on campus.
"Our mission is to be the first-choice destination for students who want a challenging program, who want to engage with others and contribute viable global connective campus culture," said CSU's Greg Hudgison.
The school's College of Education and Health Professions was also ranked 89th for best online graduate education programs.