Panama City, FL – Community College Week recently released national enrollment figures which listed Gulf Coast State College first in the “Top 50 Fastest-Growing Public Two-Year Colleges”.
The publication compiled enrollment data from the US Department of Education and compared final enrollment figures between Fall 2009 and Fall 2010 in its November 28 issue.
GCSC ranked first for two-year colleges with enrollment between 5,000 and 9,999 students and showed a 17% increase over that one year period.
Fall 2009 6,178
Fall 2010 7,207
% Change 17%
“For Gulf Coast State College to be recognized as the number one ranked college in growth is highly significant and recognizes the wonderful dedication of our faculty and staff to serving students in our region,” said Dr. Jim Kerley, GCSC President. “We are proud of this national ranking which underscores our importance in providing opportunities and hope for our region.”