Georgia Southern of Statesboro makes list of best colleges again

September 17, 2012 by  

Georgia Southern University has one again been slated amongst the country’s foremost colleges, according to the 2013 News and World Report published this month.

Highlighting the best 270 public and private institutions in the US, the news has been welcomed by the Statesboro’s university president, Brooks Keel Ph.D, who said:

“We are excited that Georgia Southern University has once again been recognized as one of America’s Best Colleges.”

Banner printing may well be undertaken by the team at the university in preparation for taking in the new enrollment of students to advertise the fact. Mention will also probably be included in stationery printing throughout the year.

Appearing in the National Universities tier 2 category, Georgia Southern University boasts an annual enrollment of over 20,000 students each year. Attracting students from 49 U.S. states, as well as in excess of 100 countries, it is the largest college in southern Georgia.

Though it prides itself on educating some of the leaders of the country and the world, it also sees itself as a key part in the economic chain of Statesboro and the state. Creating a vibrant, yet rural, setting for study, it was founded in 1906.

The ranking serves as an important measure of the state of education across America. Placing each school into a specific category, data is gathered in 16 key areas to determine academic excellence.

With many scholars from Georgia HOPE heading to the university, it is little surprise that entrepreneurs in Statesboro and the surrounding areas were educated across the eight colleges. The news of its inclusion in the top list once again will surely have a lot of support in the city.