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Walsh Honored Nationally as a 2014 College of Distinction

What's New, 2014-06-16

National College Guide Highlights Colleges that Excel in Student-Focused Education

For the fourth consecutive year, Walsh University has been honored nationally as a 2014-15 College of Distinction. Walsh is one of a select group of colleges to earn this prestigious designation, based on its excellence in four distinctions: engaged students, great teaching, vibrant campus communities and successful outcomes.

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Colleges of Distinction is a website and corresponding e-guidebook dedicated to honoring schools nationwide for their excellence in undergraduate-focused higher education. High school college counselors and educators nominate colleges and universities for recognition by Colleges of Distinction, which then evaluates each school based on qualitative and quantitative research. The colleges and universities are not ranked and instead are members of a consortium of other equally impressive schools.

Colleges of Distinction looks beyond rankings and test scores to find colleges that are the ideal places to learn, grow and succeed. The selection process reviews such factors as the school’s first year experience, general education program, experiential components of the curriculum, the strategic plan and alumni success and satisfaction.

“We focus on colleges that are deeply dedicated to students' learning,” said Tyson Schritter, executive editor of Colleges of Distinction. “Schools designated as ‘Colleges of Distinction’ offer innovative learning experiences that educate, nurture and transform students."

To view Walsh University’s profile or to find more information about the online guide visit www.CollegeofDistinction.com

About Colleges of Distinction: Colleges of Distinction is a website and corresponding e-guidebook dedicated to honoring schools nationwide for their excellence in undergraduate-focused higher education. CollegeofDistinction.com offers dynamic college profiles and easy-to-use search tools for students, parents, and counselors. The website includes tips from high school guidance counselors, essays from college students, presidents and other members of campus communities. Schools are selected based on college counselor recommendations and research, and evaluated on excellence in the Four Distinctions: student engagement, quality of teaching, vibrancy of the college community and success of graduates. For more information, visit CollegeofDistinction.com.