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ECC among Top 100 associate degree producers in the nation

Tuesday, June 29, 2010
Erie Community College has once again been ranked among the top 100 two-year colleges in the nation in awarding associate degrees, according to Community College Week’s 2010 edition of “100 Top Associate Degree and Certificate Producers.”
ECC ranked 46th overall on the list, which the higher education publication based on statistics from the 2008-2009 academic year. The college awarded 1,794 associate degrees during that time period.
ECC was ranked 42nd in 2009, awarding 1,774 associate degrees in the 2007-2008 academic year. 
In addition, ECC was ranked 13th among the Top 50 Associate Degree producers in Criminal Justice and 15th in Security and Protective Services.
“Once again, ECC is ranked among the top community colleges in the country for awarding associate degrees,” ECC President Jack Quinn said.  This is further proof that year after year, ECC is providing the educational experience that is in demand by more students - students that will transfer to excellent four-year schools or take their degree directly into the workforce.”
Erie Community College meets the needs of a diverse student body and contributes to regional economic vitality by providing excellent, flexible, affordable and accessible educational programs in a multi-campus environment committed to continuous improvement.

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