Walsh University Recognized as a 2024-2025 College of Distinction

Walsh University has once again been recognized as a College of Distinction for the 2024-2025 academic year. The University has earned additional accolades for Affordability, Catholic faith, Career Development, Military Support, and its programs in Business, Education, and Nursing.

Colleges of Distinction, which hand-picks the best colleges providing personalized education tailored to students’ interests, reaffirmed Walsh University’s commitment to excellence through its rigorous vetting and interview process. The selection is based on the four overarching distinctions: Student Engagement, Teaching, Community, and Outcomes.

Walsh University has demonstrated outstanding performance in each of these areas, providing a well-rounded, practical education that prepares students for successful careers and purposeful lives. The University’s recognition includes these categories:
  • Ohio
  • Catholic
  • Business, Education, and Nursing
  • Career Development
  • Military Support
  • Affordability

Walsh University’s commitment to military support is particularly notable. As more veterans pursue higher education, the need for personalized support and resources has become increasingly important. Walsh University’s Center for Veteran Affairs stands out by empowering veterans to overcome challenges and achieve their educational goals, reflecting the university’s dedication to this unique student population.

The Colleges of Distinction selection process involves extensive research and detailed interviews, ensuring that only institutions adhering to the Four Distinctions are honored. Walsh University’s recognition as a 2024-2025 College of Distinction underscores its dedication to fostering hands-on learning, strong student-faculty relationships, an active campus community, and stellar student outcomes.

Since its founding in 2000, Colleges of Distinction has awarded schools for their successful implementation of high-impact educational practices. Unlike traditional ranking systems, its selection process focuses on innovative ways colleges offer a rich undergraduate education.

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About Colleges of Distinction

Since 2000, Colleges of Distinction has been committed to honoring schools focused on the undergraduate experience. Its website provides dynamic college profiles, customized tools, and resources for students, parents, and high school counselors. For more information and to learn how to become a College of Distinction, visit