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National  college guide endorses CSU for professional education programs

Marketing and Communication // 07.21.2017

For years, students across the country have known that they could turn to Colleges of Distinction as a one-of-a-kind resource to find the best-fit school for them. Part of what makes Colleges of Distinction unique is how it evaluates schools based on their ability to provide a high-quality student experience, as well as a thorough liberal arts education.

Already recognized by Colleges of Distinction for its innovative approach to education, Charleston Southern University has been honored further for its expert blending of the liberal arts with professional programming in Business, Education and Nursing. The 21st-century job market now demands employees who are both stellar communicators and critical-thinkers, and it is with Charleston Southern’s well-rounded approach to career development that its students are especially prepared to take on the postgraduate world.

“We are ecstatic to celebrate Charleston Southern University for its exceptional commitment to student success,” said Tyson Schritter, Chief Operating Officer for Colleges of Distinction. “Building upon its extensive liberal arts curriculum, as well as its impressive engagement of High-Impact Practices, Charleston Southern continues to stand out through its stance as a leader in professional education.”


CSU’s new Field of Study badges are true marks of honor in the world of higher education. Colleges of Distinction granted these awards after a comprehensive vetting process, selecting schools based on such qualities as accreditation, breadth of program and a track record for success.

  • Education: Charleston Southern University’s future educators are enriched from a liberal arts education. The College of Education students are develop empathetic, creative, and efficient mentors for their students. For more information about CSU’s College of Education programs, visit
  • Nursing: The accredited Nursing program at CSU has enabled its students to take calculated action, even in high-pressure situations. Their well-rounded perspective allows them to think on their feet and care deeply for their patients. For more on the College of Nursing at CSU, visit:
  • Business: The fast-paced, modern world of business requires effective communication and innovative strategies. Charleston Southern’s College of Business programs keep their future leaders ahead of the curve and ready to grow alongside the industry.

To view Charleston Southern University’s profile or to find more information about the innovative learning experiences it offers, visit

About Colleges of Distinction: Colleges of Distinction has recognized and honored schools throughout the U.S. for excellence in undergraduate-focused higher education for over 15 years. The member schools within the Colleges of Distinction consortium distinguish themselves through their focus on the undergraduate experience. For more information, visit

Founded in 1964, Charleston Southern University is a private, four-year liberal arts college. CSU is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) and is affiliated with the South Carolina Baptist Convention. The university's vision is to be a Christian university nationally recognized for integrating faith in learning, leading and serving.