December 20, 2011 (Jackson) - Belhaven University is featured on CollegesofDistinction.com, an online guide that takes a fresh look 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.
Schools selected as Colleges of Distinction create well-rounded graduates and are among the very best in the country, reports Tyson Schritter, the Executive Editor of Colleges of Distinction. While each school is one of a kind, they all share a common theme: they are all a great place to get an education.
In order to qualify, Belhaven University was required to demonstrate excellence in the 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.
Offering dynamic college profiles and easy-to-use search tools, the website includes tips from high school guidance counselors, essays from college students, presidents and other members of campus communities.
To learn more about the online guide, visit www.collegesofdistinction.com.
Belhaven stands among the select Christian colleges and universities that offer a unique general core curriculum encouraging the development of a personal worldview. The university believes a Christian worldview is a key to preparing men and women academically and spiritually to serve Christ Jesus in their careers, in human relationships, and in the world of ideas.
Founded in 1883, Belhaven University now serves over 3,000 students from campuses in Jackson, Memphis, Orlando, Houston, Chattanooga, Atlanta and online, offering traditional undergraduate degrees, graduate and adult degree programs, and online degree programs.