South Carolina’s Best Online Schools for 2017 Determined by

Share Article

Overall Quality, Online Program Options Used to Find Top Two-Year, Four-Year Colleges

The Community for Accredited Online Schools, a leading resource provider for higher education information, has ranked the best colleges and universities with online programs in South Carolina for 2017. 18 four-year schools were ranked, with Converse College, University of South Carolina Columbia, Clemson University, Coker College and North Greenville University taking the top five spots. 6 of South Carolina’s two-year colleges also made the list, with Spartanburg Community College, Trident Technical College and Piedmont Technical College taking the top three.

“These South Carolina colleges and universities have distinguished themselves for their high-quality online certificate and degree programs and resources,” said Doug Jones, CEO and founder of “The flexibility these online courses provide allows more students to earn a degree during times that make the most sense with their schedules.”

To earn a spot on a Community for Accredited Online Schools list, colleges and universities must be accredited, public or private not-for-profit institutions. Each is also judged based on an in-depth analysis of such criteria as student/teacher ratios, availability of academic counseling, graduation rates and financial aid opportunity.

For more details on where each school falls in the rankings and the data and methodology used to determine the lists, visit:

South Carolina’s Best Online Four-Year Schools for 2017 include the following:
Anderson University
Charleston Southern University
Citadel Military College of South Carolina
Clemson University
Coastal Carolina University
Coker College
Columbia International University
Converse College
Francis Marion University
Lander University
Limestone College
Medical University of South Carolina
North Greenville University
Southern Wesleyan University
University of South Carolina-Aiken
University of South Carolina-Beaufort
University of South Carolina-Columbia
University of South Carolina-Upstate

South Carolina’s Best Online Two-Year Schools for 2017 include the following:
Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College
Piedmont Technical College
Spartanburg Community College
Technical College of the Lowcountry
Tri-County Technical College
Trident Technical College

About Us: was founded in 2011 to provide students and parents with quality data and information about pursuing an affordable, quality education that has been certified by an accrediting agency. Our community resource materials and tools span topics such as college accreditation, financial aid, opportunities available to veterans, people with disabilities, as well as online learning resources. We feature higher education institutions that have developed online learning programs that include highly trained faculty, new technology and resources, and online support services to help students achieve educational success.

Share article on social media or email:

View article via:

Pdf Print

Contact Author

Robert Wilson
since: 11/2013
Follow >
Community For Accredited Online Schools
Like >
Visit website