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HGTC named leading Institution in South Carolina

Horry-Georgetown Technical College Named One of the Best Community Colleges in South Carolina

BestColleges.com Ranking Shines Spotlight on Leading Institutions in South Carolina

(CONWAY) Mar. 28, 2017 -- Horry-Georgetown Technical College (HGTC) today announced it has been ranked fourth on a list of Best Community Colleges in South Carolina by BestColleges.com, a leading provider of higher education information and resources.

“In South Carolina, many two-year college programs offer an assortment of technical learning opportunities for career-minded freshmen and adults alike. Our ranking of Best Community Colleges in South Carolina seeks to guide these prospective students toward institutions that will best fit their academic learning goals and career outcomes,” says Stephanie Snider, General Manager at BestColleges.com. “Horry-Georgetown Technical College certainly deserves a top spot on this ranking for their continued development of learning opportunities for students, as they offer more than 65 different degrees, diplomas, and certificates to their nearly 10,000 annually enrolled students.”       

BestColleges.com’s rankings use a methodology grounded in statistical data compiled from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System and College Navigator, both of which are hosted by the National Center for Education Statistics. They aim to objectively assess relative quality based on academic outcomes, affordability, and the breadth and depth of online learning opportunities.  For the full list of recognized programs and details on the ranking’s methodology, click here.

BestColleges.com helps prospective students find the school that best meets their needs through proprietary research, user-friendly guides, and hundreds of unique college rankings. They also provide a wide array of college planning, financial aid, and career resources to help all students get the most from their education and prepare them for the world after college.

HGTC offers college transfer and skilled associate degree programs in more than 65 fields of study. Nearly all programs feature internships that lead to jobs. Ninety-five percent of students either transfer to earn advanced degrees or start careers in their respective fields of study.