SJC Named a “College of Distinction” for Quality and Excellence

July 22, 2014

BROOKLYN AND PATCHOGUE, N.Y. – JULY 22, 2014 – St. Joseph’s College (SJC) is pleased to announce that it was recently recognized as a College of Distinction for the 2014-2015 school year by CollegesofDistinction.com, an online guide that takes a unique and holistic approach to honoring  excellence at colleges and universities appealing to students’ unique and varied interests.

Based on the opinions of guidance counselors, educators and admissions professionals, Colleges of Distinction™ honors colleges excelling in key areas of educational quality. The College of Distinction designation is given to select schools to honor their excellence in student-focused higher education.

“We focus on colleges that are the best places to learn, grow and succeed,” said Tyson Schritter, executive editor of Colleges of Distinction. “Schools designated as ‘Colleges of Distinction’ create well-rounded graduates and are among the very best in the country.”

In order to qualify, SJC was required to demonstrate excellence in four distinctions: engaged students, great teaching, vibrant communities and successful outcomes. The goal of Colleges of Distinction is to provide students, counselors and parents with information about colleges and universities that excel in these four areas. Featured schools take a holistic approach to admissions, consistently excel in providing undergraduate education and have a truly national reputation.

For more information about SJC, visit www.sjcny.edu. To view SJC’s profile or for more information about the online guide, visit www.CollegesofDistinction.com.

About Colleges of Distinction
Colleges of Distinction is a website dedicated to honoring schools nationwide for their excellence in student-focused higher education. CollegesofDistinction.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 CollegesofDistinction.com.