Castleton University has been recognized for its commitment to helping students learn, grow, and succeed by Colleges of Distinction, a guide for college-bound students. This is the fourth consecutive year Castleton has earned this honor and is one of three Vermont colleges and universities on the list.
Castleton demonstrated exemplary commitment to the four distinctions – engaging students, great teaching, vibrant communities, and successful outcomes – to receive the Colleges of Distinction honor.
In addition to its overall undergraduate distinction, the University received additional marks of distinction in four areas.
Business: Colleges of Distinction recognizes Castleton for preparing students for globalization, the intricacies of modern business operations, effective communication, and strategic problem-solving. The distinction recognizes that Castleton's undergraduate business programs in Management, Accounting, and Marketing keep its future leaders adaptable as they grow alongside their industry.
Education: Recognition for graduating future educators who are knowledgeable and efficient mentors who provide empathetic support and novel teaching methods.
Nursing: For enabling students to take action even in high-pressure situations. The distinction recognizes that Castleton's four-year bachelor's degree challenges students to remain curious and compassionate throughout their rigorous practice.
Career Development: For demonstrating that the University is well-equipped to help students graduate with confidence. This badge recognizes that Castleton offers comprehensive four-year plans, advising, and more. Castleton's Office of Career Services provides unparalleled support throughout every stage of career exploration, development, and application.
Colleges of Distinction has recognized and honored schools throughout the United States for excellence in undergraduate-focused higher education for more than 20 years. The member schools within the Colleges of Distinction consortium distinguish themselves through their focus on the undergraduate experience. For more information, visit CollegesofDistinction.com.