Coker Tops 2014 List of Best S.C. Colleges in South

HARTSVILLE, S.C. – Sept. 10, 2013 – Coker College was named one of America’s Best Colleges for the 18th consecutive year in the 2014 U.S. News & World Report’s rankings that were released today.

Coker is listed at No. 16 in the South Region, making it the highest-ranked baccalaureate institution in South Carolina for the second straight year.

“Seeing Coker’s name listed again among the top institutions in the country reaffirms our belief that we are transforming students’ lives through rigorous academic pursuits and life-changing experiences,” said Coker College President Robert Wyatt. “When students graduate, they leave our campus with a passion for learning and the knowledge to achieve their personal aspirations and career ambitions.”

Coker improved in several measures this year, including freshman retention and graduation rates, alumni giving rate, student-to-faculty ratio, and the number of classes with fewer than 20 students.

U.S. News & World Report defines a baccalaureate college as an institution that focuses on undergraduate education while offering a wide range of degree programs in the liberal arts as well as professional fields, such as business and education.

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