An undergraduate college guidance resource, Colleges of Distinction bases its selection process on detailed interviews and research on freshman experience and retention efforts, alongside general education programs, career development, strategic plan, student satisfaction and more.
According to Colleges of Distinction, the Bachelor of Science in Education teaches a curriculum that is comprehensive in course material and the development of practical skills. It provides a liberal arts education, program-specific training and abundant opportunities for real-world application. The Colleges of Distinction awarded their Education badge after a thorough review of qualities such as accreditation, breadth of program and a track record for success.
The CCPD at Stephens is a college-wide graduation requirement and takes a step-by-step approach to ensuring students of all majors and programs are equipped to excel in whatever professional path they pursue.
Since 2000, the Colleges of Distinction website and guidebook have honored schools throughout the U.S. for their excellence in undergraduate-focused higher education. The cohort of schools in the Colleges of Distinction consortium distinguish themselves through their focus on the undergraduate experience. The website and annual guidebooks provide dynamic college profiles, customized tools, and resources for students, parents and high school counselors.
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