A National Recognition for Educational Excellence

College of DistinctionSeton Hill has repeatedly received national recognition for its individualized and engaging educational offerings by being named a College of Distinction. 

College of Distinction in BusinessThis award is unique among popular college guide classifications. Seton Hill earns its recognition for the excellence exhibited in the classroom, incorporating High-Impact Practices throughout every student’s undergraduate education. Such student-centered programs include community-based learning programs, service-learning programs, alternative Spring Breaks, diversity and global learning programs, undergraduate research, capstone projects, study abroad programs and internships.

College of Distinction for Equity and InclusionSeton Hill has also received specialized awards for Equity and Inclusion, Business, Education and Career Development. 

“We are so proud to see Seton Hill University walking the walk,” said Tyson Schritter, Chief Operating Officer for Colleges of Distinction. “Colleges of Distinction knows that a truly valuable education can’t be measured by rank or reputation. Students learn and thrive best when they embrace hands-on learning in a vibrant, welcoming community. That’s why it’s so encouraging to find Seton Hill take such an innovative approach with its curriculum: its High-Impact Educational Practices ensure that the undergraduate experience is worthwhile and unique.”

College of Distinction in EducationColleges of Distinction’s selection process consists of detailed interviews and research for each institution’s freshman experience and retention efforts alongside its general education programs, career development, strategic plan, student satisfaction, and more. Schools are accepted on the basis that they adhere to the Four Distinctions: Engaged Students, Great Teaching, Vibrant Community, and Successful Outcomes.