WORCESTER - Quinsigamond Community College was ranked the best community college in Massachusetts in 2022 by Intelligent.com, an online source for program rankings and higher education planning.
The research ranks college programs based on flexibility, faculty, course strength, cost, and reputation. QCC was also ranked the eighth best online university and college in Massachusetts. The college offers on-campus, online and hybrid formats.
QCC was named best online associate degree for medical sales in the U.S. and in the top 50 nationally for best online associate degrees, online associate in human services programs, and online associate in administration and management programs.
QCC president Dr. Luis Pedraja, said "Our steadfast commitment to 100% student success has been the driving force in everything that we do.”
Intelligent.com researchers assessed programs that help students enhance and develop advanced skills for a variety of in-demand positions. According to Intelligent.com, studies show that obtaining a degree increases income substantially, and degree holders earn 84% more than those with only high school diplomas or those without a completed GED.
Researchers in the Intelligent.com study used a methodology that compares each university according to program strength, student readiness, return on investment, cost, and student engagement. Researchers compared 704 programs from 2,900 universities and colleges across the United States.