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Clayton State Ranked High in U.S. News & World Report

Clayton State Ranked High in U.S. News & World Report

Oct 23 2015

Morrow, GA, September 10, 2015 - Clayton State University was recently recognized in two publications for its outstanding academic programming and value in higher education.

In the recent U.S. News & World Report education rankings and reviews, Clayton State secured its ranking for the second year in a row as eighth in Top Public Schools – Regional Colleges (South) and was the highest-ranking University System of Georgia institution to appear in this category.

Clayton State climbed two spots to number 60 in Regional Colleges (South), and was the highest-ranking public institution in Georgia to appear in this category as well.

Other impressive rankings from the 2015 U.S. News & World Report include:

#74 Best Online Graduate Nursing Programs – US News Best Online Programs Rankings

#171 Best Nursing Schools – US News Best Grad School Rankings

Last month, Clayton State received the number one in best value in Georgia higher education ranking by James magazine for the second consecutive year. James magazine’s 2015 education issue also listed Clayton State among the top ten regional colleges and universities in the state.

Clayton State has made several appearances in the James magazine education issue rankings in the past five years.

For a complete listing of the U.S. News & World Report rankings for Clayton State, visit

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