Erie Community College is No. 33 on a list of the top community colleges in the country ranked by the number of associate's degrees awarded, according to a recent magazine report.
Community College Week based its report this month on statistics from the 2002-03 academic year, when ECC awarded 1,651 associate's degrees.
ECC was the only Western New York community college on the overall list. ECC ranked third in the number of associate's degrees granted in criminal justice and fourth in associate's degrees awarded in security and protective services.