Saint Francis University Named a 2023-2024 College of Distinction

University Communications & Marketing | 08/01/2023

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 Saint Francis University is proud to be recognized as a 2023-2024 College of Distinction  for demonstrating  hands-on learning, strong student-teacher relationships, a vibrant campus life, and successful outcomes.

Once again Saint Francis University has been named a College of Distinction for the 2023-2024 academic yearmarking its commitment to providing a high-quality undergraduate education that focuses on hands-on learning, strong student-teacher relationships, a vibrant campus life, and successful outcomes.

Colleges of Distinction’s selection process comprises a sequence of in-depth research and detailed interviews with the schools, accepting only those that adhere to the Four Distinctions: Engaged Students, Great Teaching, Vibrant Community, and Successful Outcomes. As a College of Distinction, SFU has shown excellence in each of these areas, providing students with a well-rounded, practical education that prepares them for successful careers and lives.

Colleges of Distinction looks beyond rankings and test scores to find colleges that are the ideal places to learn, grow, and succeed. The selection process reviews factors such as the school's first year experience, general education program, experiential components of the curriculum, the strategic plan and alumni success and satisfaction. 

SFU is extremely proud to be named as a College of Distinction because it reflects the efforts made to create a stimulating and healthy place to evolve for the students into the person they want to become. Its mission of helping their students grow is embedded in the framework of the institution and it is an honor to be recognized for it. 

About Colleges of Distinction
Since 2000, Colleges of Distinction has been committed to honoring schools with a dedicated focus on the undergraduate experience. Its website provides dynamic college profiles, customized tools, and resources for students, parents, and high school counselors. For more information, and to learn how to become a College of Distinction, visit