AIKEN, SC (WFXG) - The University of South Carolina Aiken is ranked number one among the top public regional colleges in the South in the 2015 edition of U.S. News & World Report's guide, "America's Best Colleges."
Since U.S. News & World Report created this ranking category 17 years ago, USC Aiken has been ranked in the top three public regional colleges every year. The school has been ranked first 10 of those times.
U.S. News & World Report added a new ranking this year identifying the "2015 Best Colleges for Veterans." USC Aiken was also ranked the number one top public regional college for veterans in the South.
"We are honored to receive this recognition as USC Aiken continues to strive daily for excellence, in the face of unprecedented challenges," Dr. Sandra Jordan said. "Be assured, we will not rest on our laurels. Even greater days lie ahead for this distinguished institution and we look forward to partnering with our community as we celebrate this ranking and look to the future."