U.S. News Announces 2022-2023 Best Colleges Rankings

Broward College improved in rankings compared to previous years.

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. (September 15, 2022) – The 2022-2023 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges listed Broward College as one of the Top Southern Regional Colleges. The College has also improved its rankings in Best Southern Regional College and Top Performer on Social Mobility Among Southern Regional Colleges.

Serving as a guide for prospective students and their families, the U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings evaluate 1,500 colleges and universities on up to 17 measures of academic quality.

Broward College’s 2022-2023 rankings are as follows:

#1 in Least Debt Acquired by Students in Southern Regional Colleges
#12 in Top Public Schools Among Southern Regional Colleges (tie)
#36 in Social Mobility Among Southern Regional Colleges (previously #61 in 2020 ranking)
#54 in Best Southern Regional Colleges (previously #65-84 in 2020 ranking)

"These rankings put into perspective the work we have been doing to improve the way we serve our students," said Broward College Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Jeffrey Nasse. "These results are a credit to our dedicated faculty and staff who are innovative in how they approach their work, the leadership of our Board of Trustees, and the collaboration of many across our community who support the mission of Broward College. Our commitment to every student who trusts us with their education is to continue to find ways to equip them with the tools and opportunities they need to succeed."

To calculate the rankings, U.S. News focuses on academic quality and places emphasis on outcome measures – including graduation rates, retention rates, graduate indebtedness, and social mobility. Outcomes are the most highly weighted ranking factor, contributing 40% to each school's overall score.


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Serving approximately 56,000 students annually, Broward College provides residents with certificate programs, two-year university-transfer degrees, two-year career degrees, and baccalaureate degrees in selected programs. The mission of the College is to provide high-quality educational programs and services that are affordable and accessible to a diverse community of learners. For more information, visit  www.broward.edu.