Carson-Newman named ‘College of Distinction’

JEFFERSON CITY (WATE) – Carson-Newman University was named a “College of Distinction” by a national education resource website.

Carson-Newman has more than 2,500 students and offers undergraduate. Also, the university was named a “Christian College of Distinction.”

“We’re so happy to award Carson-Newman for developing skills relevant to graduates’ lives,” said Tyson Schritter, executive editor for Colleges of Distinction. provides information to guidance counselors, students and parents.

“High student engagement in college is one of the keys to a successful undergraduate education,” said Schritter. “With an increasing emphasis on hands-on learning techniques, Colleges of Distinction applauds the University for practicing methodologies that prepare students for their futures.”

Colleges must be in four categories valuable to the organization: great teaching, a vibrant community, successful outcomes and engaged students. Designations are given after high school college counselors and educations nominate colleges. The schools are evaluated, but are not ranked.


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