August 06, 2013
Danielle Lacey

University Named 2013-2014 'College of Distinction'

SLU is one of only six colleges in Missouri and the only one in St. Louis to ever receive the honor.

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Saint Louis University has been named a 2013-2014 College of Distinction by SLU is one of only six Missouri schools to make the list and the only institution from St. Louis. The University was selected for its commitment to four areas: engaged students, great teaching, vibrant community and successful outcomes.

Saint Louis University will be included on the Colleges of Distinction website and 2013-2014 Colleges of Distinction guidebook, which are viewed by thousands of potential students, high school counselors and community college advisors.

SLU was also selected as a Catholic College of Distinction and was listed with 16 other Jesuit universities, including Loyola University Chicago, Creighton University and Xavier University.

To be named a College of Distinction, institutions must be nominated by high school counselors, university administrators and members of the Colleges of Distinction selection team. Selection is made using a mix of qualitative and quantitative information such as faculty and alumni feedback, graduation rates and class sizes.

Saint Louis University is ranked among the top five Jesuit universities in the country and is considered one of the nation's best values in higher education. Find out more about the University's Honors and Rankings online.

Saint Louis University is a Catholic, Jesuit institution that values academic excellence, life-changing research, compassionate health care, and a strong commitment to faith and service. Founded in 1818, the University fosters the intellectual and character development of nearly 14,000 students on two campuses in St. Louis and Madrid, Spain. Building on a legacy of nearly 200 years, Saint Louis University continues to move forward with an unwavering commitment to a higher purpose, a greater good.

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