Claflin University Named Among Top 10 Computer Science Colleges in South Carolina

Oct 03, 2019
Claflin University has earned the number seven spot in the ranking of the  Best Colleges for Computer Science and IT in South  Carolina , according to, a reliable resource for those considering enrolling in a technology-focused degree program. 
Claflin University secured this placement due to its higher-than-average scores in several categories within the study, including t he retention rate of full-time students and t he percentage of undergraduates who were awarded financial aid.
According to senior managing editor of QuinStreet, Marcelle White, "'s study of institutions that offer technology-related degree programs is designed to highlight schools that do an exceptional job of helping students advance their education - to earn a degree to start along a specific career path or as a way to change careers. According to a report published by Georgetown University's Center on Education and the Workforce, by 2020, in South Carolina, 62 percent of jobs are likely to require some level of postsecondary education, and schools like Claflin University are doing a great job of helping students be prepared for that future." also  informs South Carolina students about state initiatives in place to prepare more students for careers in technology, how to find potential scholarships to help fund their education, and what professional resources are available to tech workers in South Carolina. 
Data for's study was sourced from  the National Center for Education Statistics' Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). View the complete ranking and methodology by clicking here.
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