By Russ Lay on August 13, 2014
The website develops the rankings based on statistical analysis of a variety of measures, including admission data, student retention and student-faculty ratios.
One factor that is not included in the StateUniversity.com rankings is subjective peer evaluations. This makes the StateUniversity.com scores more objective than other rankings.
According to their analysis of 2012 data, COA moved into the group of the top 20 community colleges.
To view the entire list of the top 500 community colleges visit www.stateuniversity.com/rank/score_rank_by_commc.html