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Rankings and Awards

When you choose to study at Indian River State College, you choose to expand your education at the college ranked number one by the Aspen Institute for student learning, degree and certificate completion, high rates of graduate employment, earnings for graduates, and exceptional access and success for minority and low-income students. Other points of distinction:

Instructional Innovation

  • National Council of Instructional Administrators (NCIA) Innovation Award for the launch of the IRSC Global, 2014
  • Blackboard Catalyst Award for Teaching and Learning, 2018
  • League of Innovation’s Instructional Innovation Award for Open Educational Resources, 2018
  • Blackboard Catalyst Award for Training and Professional Development, 2019
  • National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) Excellence award, 2019
  • Blackboard Catalyst Award for Student Success, 2020

Program Quality and Affordability

  • All courses in the online degree programs have achieved Quality Matters (QM) certification, recognized as well-designed courses that enhance the student experience in the online learning environment
  • Top Business Administration Degree Program for 2020—
  • Best Online Bachelor's Degree Elementary Education—
  • Best Online Bachelor's Degree Information Technology Management and Cyber Security—
  • Third most affordable college in the United State—U.S. Department of Education
  • 70 online courses are textbook-free 
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