America’s 50 Best Community Colleges Ranking in 2010

Rank Community College (State) Active & Collaborative Learning Student Effort Academic Challenge Student-faculty Interaction Four-year Graduation Rate
1 Saint Paul College (MN) 83.2 72.2 63.7 71 41%
2 Hesston College (KS) 65.3 52.8 65.3 63 63%
3 Carolinas College of Health Sciences (NC) 54 52.8 66.7 61.2 61%
4 Mayland Community College (NC) 57.8 54.3 54.3 59 71%
5 Itasca Community College (MN) 66.8 58.8 57.8 60.3 38%
6 Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College 60.4 53.2 58.2 57.9 57%
7 Leech Lake Tribal College (MN) 69.3 51.8 53.3 65.1 38%
8 Alexandria Technical College (MN) 60.8 52.8 55.4 57.7 57%
9 Southwestern Community College (NC) 57.1 56.6 54 61.3 54%
10 Chippewa Valley Technical College (WI) 55.9 49.1 54.2 55.1 75%
11 Washington County Community College District (ME) 58.8 55.2 51.6 58.2 53%
12 Georgia Military College, Milledgeville 54.4 55.3 51.9 53 62%
13 Umpqua Community College (OR) 63.7 59.4 65 61.7 21%
14 Southern West Virginia Community and Technical

College

58.8 54.7 59.7 58.5 37%
15 Western Wyoming Community College 53.3 52.1 49.8 55.9 67%
16 New Mexico State University, Grants 59 56 55.7 61.4 35%
17 Tacoma Community College (WA) 54.3 53 53 49.9 63%
18 Hazard Community and Technical College (KY) 57.3 59.7 60.5 62.3 23%
19 Skagit Valley College (WA) 58.3 53 53.7 56.6 45%
20 Alabama Southern Community College 53.4 60.2 51.6 55.9 47%
21 Rowan-Cabarrus Community College (NC) 49.7 47.5 46.7 48.2 83%
22 North Country Community College (NY) 50.9 54.3 53.5 57.6 57%
23 North Central Missouri College 56.8 58 51.4 56.1 43%
24 Hawaii Community College 62.6 53.1 58.2 57.1 24%
25 Halifax Community College (NC) 54 60.6 57.2 58.4 31%
26 Lake City Community College (FL) 53.3 53.4 54.8 56.2 48%
27 Frank Phillips College (TX) 57.2 50.9 48.8 55.5 51%
28 Texas State Technical College, West Texas 58.9 55.3 55.3 59.7 29%
29 Green River Community College (WA) 59.8 56.2 54 53.2 35%
30 Minnesota West, Pipestone 51.5 56.9 55.7 56.4 47%
31 North Florida Community College 55.5 50.3 54.4 60.8 37%
32 Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College 56.6 54.9 50.9 57.3 38%
33 Seward County Community College/Area Technical School

(KS)

50 51.6 48.5 50.2 63%
34 West Hills College, NDC (CA) 60.2 56.7 53.9 52.3 26%
35 Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute (NM) 61 66.4 55.2 55.4 16%
36 Morgan Community College (CO) 54.6 53.4 51.3 56.9 43%
37 MSCTC, Fergus Falls (MN) 54.8 54.9 57.8 53.9 40%
38 Patrick Henry Community College (VA) 58.3 56.5 54.4 60.1 23%
39 Lawson State Community College (AL) 59.1 54 58.1 56.3 24%
40 Corning Community College (NY) 54.7 52.2 57 56.8 36%
41 Texas State Technical College, Waco 50 40.4 43 49.1 82%
42 Northampton Community College (PA) 54.7 53.7 54.3 52.9 44%
43 Vermilion Community College (MN) 56.4 53 53.7 59 34%
44 Monroe Community College (NY) 50.6 51.4 51.4 53.2 57%
45 De Anza College (CA) 52.6 50.4 52.1 46.3 61%
46 Cleveland Community College (NC) 54 50.2 49.8 49.3 55%
47 Maysville Community and Technical College (KY) 54.5 52.8 53 61.1 35%
48 Atlanta Technical College (GA) 54.3 54.4 55.2 51.8 33%
49 Central Carolina Community College (NC) 48.2 52.8 52.9 54.9 52%
50 Barton County Community College (KS) 45.7 49.7 49.6 49.2 70%