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DSC Named Among the Best College Programs Nationwide by

Higher education resource guide releases the best online & hybrid institutions for 2024.

DAYTONA BEACH, FLA (November 28, 2023) Daytona State College has once again been named among the best in-person and online colleges nationwide in newly released rankings by The research identifies top schools based on tuition costs, the number of credits required to graduate, and the online coursework delivery format.

"Daytona State College is dedicated to making education accessible and affordable to everyone," said DSC President Tom LoBasso. “Our faculty and staff are committed to providing the highest level of education to all students, and online courses open the doors of opportunity to many more students.” ranked Daytona State in the following categories:

  • 6th in the nation for Most Affordable Online RN to BSN Degree Programs
  • 9th in the nation for Best Online Certificate in Web Design and Development Degree Programs
  • 14th for Best Online Colleges in Florida
  • 10th in the nation for Best Online Colleges for Veterans
  • 12th in the nation among Best Online Associate in Office Administration Degree Programs

The organization ranks each institution on a scale from 0 to 100 across multiple categories. The scoring system compares each school according to academic quality, graduation rate, cost and ROI, and student resources.

Studies consistently show that obtaining a degree increases income substantially, with graduates earning 84% more than those with only high school diplomas or those without a completed GED. The percentage difference in earnings continues to grow with higher learning degrees such as bachelor’s, master's, doctoral or professional degrees.

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Offering more than 100 certificate, associate and bachelor’s degree programs, Daytona State College is the leader in education and workforce training needs of Volusia and Flagler counties and beyond. The College enrolls approximately 23,000 students a year at its seven campuses, with graduates serving in critical fields including healthcare, emergency services and public safety, business, education, hospitality, engineering, project management, accounting, computer science, digital media, and more.

Daytona State has been recognized as a leader in higher education numerous times. U.S. News & World Report ranks the College among the Top Tier Best Online Bachelor’s Programs. The U.S. Department of Education’s College Affordability and Transparency Center ranks DSC among the top 50 most affordable public four-year institutions in the country, with less than half the tuition of the national average. And U.S. News & World Report has ranked DSC among its Top Online Bachelor's Programs for Veterans multiple times.

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