University of South Carolina Beaufort named one of Top Ten colleges in S.C.

USCB earned the number ten spot of Best Colleges in SC by ESPB photo
USCB earned the number ten spot of Best Colleges in SC by ESPB photo

The University of South Carolina Beaufort has been named among the Top Ten Colleges in South Carolina by, an online tool that compares colleges and universities and provides information on colleges throughout the U.S. to interested students.

According to the report released recently by the popular site, USCB earned the distinction of #10 ranking in the state because of its affordability, smaller class sizes and personalized learning environment.

The site said that students looking for a bargain should head to USCB and mentioned the university also offers a number of options, such as credit for life experiences and payment plans, which can make the cost even more manageable.

“Affordable tuition isn’t the only appealing feature of the University of South Carolina – Beaufort. With fewer than 2,000 students enrolled, the school offers small class sizes and a personalized learning environment. It also has a long history backing its educational offerings. It can trace its heritage to the 1700s when it was Beaufort College,” the site added.

First place went to Clemson based on cost, program availability and graduation rates. It was noted that the university’s graduation rate is ranked second in the state.

Check out the Top Ten list…

  1. Clemson University
  2. Bob Jones University
  3. University of South Carolina – Columbia
  4. The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina
  5. Lander University
  6. North Greenville University
  7. Francis Marion University
  8. Coastal Carolina University
  9. Columbia International University
  10. University of South Carolina – Beaufort