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CCU named among top public colleges in the U.S.

CCU name one of the top public schools in the U.S. (Source: CCU website) CCU name one of the top public schools in the U.S. (Source: CCU website)

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – Coastal Carolina University has been named one of the top institutions in the United States by The Business Journals.

Featuring 484 public universities and colleges across the United States, TBJ focused on highly selective admission process, graduation rate, and affordable tuition to name a few.

Here are some notable mentions from the Carolinas:

#2 – UNC Chapel Hill

#23 – North Carolina State

#33 – Clemson

#43 – South Carolina

#49 – UNC Wilmington

#66 – Appalachian State University

#80 – College of Charleston

#89 – The Citadel

The data came from the National Center for Education Statistics and the U.S. Census Bureau. The group also looked at the latest college ranking by Forbes, Kiplinger's, U.S. News and World Report and Washington Monthly.

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