TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (June 26, 2013) – Community College Week has
released its annual Top 100 analysis, and among 2-year colleges, Tallahassee
Community College is ranked #1 nationally in graduating
students with A.A. degrees, also known as transfer/general studies degrees.
The report, based on the 2011-2012 academic year, again shows that Tallahassee
Community College remains one of America’s top associate degree
producers—demonstrating TCC’s commitment to student success.
“These numbers help quantify the great things happening at TCC,”
said Dr. Jim Murdaugh, president of TCC. “We’re thrilled to see these rankings
because they confirm that students at TCC are reaching their goals—graduating
with a degree or certificate and moving on to a university or directly into the
In the 2013 report, TCC earned a national ranking in multiple
categories alongside other 2-year institutions:
The data are collected by the National Center for Education
Statistics (NCES) through the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data Set
(IPEDS) completions survey.
The analysis is limited to institutions that are eligible for
participation in Title IV programs—which encompass all federal financial
aid—located in the 50 states and the District of Columbia. To be Title IV
eligible, an institution must be accredited by either a regional or specialized
accreditation agency that is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
To see Community College Week’s complete report, visit their
website at www.ccweek.com.