DSC named best state college in Florida by academic research website

Daytona State College was ranked among the most popular state colleges in Florida.

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  • | 9:00 a.m. November 24, 2023
Daytona State College. Photo courtesy of Google Maps
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Daytona State College was named the best among state colleges in's 2023-2024 ranking for Best Colleges in Florida. It ranked 46th overall, according to a press relelase.

DSC, along with Tallahassee Community College and State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota, shared top honors in two categories., an academic research portal, ranked them first as the most popular state colleges in Florida, as well as offering the best value within the Florida College System.

“We strive to give every student the best possible college experience and these rankings prove that out,” DSC President Tom LoBasso said. “Our mission is to give students the tools they need to succeed as they continue their education and enter the workforce.”'s ranking includes more than 1,700 institutions, selected from over 6,000 institutions based on an analysis of more than 400 metrics from sources such as IPEDS and College Scorecard.


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