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King University News :: King College Featured on Colleges of Distinction™ A Leader in Educational Excellence

King College is featured on, an online guide that takes a fresh look at colleges and universities appealing to students' unique and varied interests. Based on the opinions of guidance counselors, educators, and admissions professionals, Colleges of Distinction™.

We are delighted to be included among the Colleges of Distinction™, said LeAnn Hughes, vice president for marketing and development for King College. This acknowledgement is a tribute to King's overall mission of academic excellence, as well as applause for the individual attention we provide each student.

Inclusion on the Colleges of Distinction™ list is also a nice accompaniment to several other recent accomplishments, including King's recognition by U.S. News World Report for the past 22 consecutive years as a Best Regional University. King has also been recognized as a Best College in the Southeast for the past eight years by the Princeton Review, and as a Military Friendly School for the third year by G.I. Jobs, stated Hughes.

Schools selected as Colleges of Distinction™ create well-rounded graduates and are among the very best in the country, reports Tyson Schritter, executive editor of Colleges of Distinction™. While each school is one of a kind, they all share a common theme: they are all a great place to get an education.

In order to qualify, King was required to demonstrate excellence in the four distinctions: engaged students, great teaching, vibrant communities, and successful outcomes. The goal of Colleges of Distinction™ is to provide students, counselors, and parents with information about colleges and universities that excel in these four areas. Featured schools take a holistic approach to admissions, consistently excel in providing undergraduate education, and have a truly national reputation.

Offering dynamic college profiles and easy-to-use search tools, the website includes tips from high school guidance counselors, essays from college students, presidents and other members of campus communities.

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