U.S. News & World Report:
Five Towns College Ranks #12 in the Top Performers on Social Mobility in Regional Colleges in the North
Five Towns College is ranked #37 in Regional Colleges in the North in the most recent U.S. News and World Report ranking.
More significantly, Five Towns College ranks #12 in the Top Performers on Social Mobility in Regional Colleges in the North. While we recognize that rankings are not the only measure of an institution, we nevertheless are proud of the above two distinctions and the recognition.
“Economically disadvantaged students are less likely than others to finish college, even when controlling for other characteristics. But some colleges are more successful than others at advancing social mobility by enrolling and graduating large proportions of disadvantaged students awarded with Pell Grants. The vast majority of these federal grants are awarded to students whose adjusted gross family incomes are under $50,000.” https://www.usnews.com/best-colleges/rankings/regional-colleges-north/social-mobility