COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Columbus Technical College was recognized as one of the best community colleges in Georgia for online associate degree obtainment.
The college was ranked No. 9 by the SR Education Group, a leading online education research resource.
Each community college that made the list was ranked based on factors including retention rate, graduation rate, and percentage of online enrollment data from the Integrated Post-Secondary Education Data System (IPEDS).
“Columbus Technical College is so excited to be recognized with this distinction,” said President Lorette M. Hoover. “It is our mission to provide affordable, quality-driven, accessible education to anyone who wants to make the commitment. Part of that accessibility is ensuring our online students are provided the same resources and learning opportunities as our traditional students.”
Columbus Tech offers five online associate degree programs. Students can earn a degree for less than $3,000 in tuition per year.
“Community colleges offer some of the most affordable degrees in the country. With a growing number of these degrees becoming available online, we wanted to let prospective students know about these great options near them. By providing this information, we hope to help more people reach their educational and professional goals.” said Sung Rhee, CEO of SR Education Group.
Columbus Tech is currently registering students for the summer semester. For information about the college and what is has to offer, click here.