John Brown University Featured on ‘Colleges of Distinction’


Siloam Springs, Arkansas (October 27, 2011) - John Brown University has been selected for the 2011 – 2012 Colleges of Distinction published guide and website. Schools recognized as Colleges of Distinction are commended for their commitment and performance of the Four Distinctions: engaged students, great teaching, vibrant communities and successful outcomes.

The guide provides students, counselors and parents with information about colleges and universities which take a holistic approach to admissions, consistently excel in providing undergraduate education and have a truly national reputation.

Colleges of Distinction’s selection process involves reviewing key facts including faculty to student ratios, average class size, a student’s first year experience, general education curriculum, experiential elements in the curriculum, residential and extra-curricular activities as well as the school's strategic plan.

JBU is the only school is Arkansas to be chosen for the honor. To view JBU’s profile, go to

Colleges of Distinction, founded in 2002, is a digital services company devoted to higher education. Founded by concerned parents and admissions professionals, Colleges of Distinction’s mission is to enable students to find colleges and universities which appeal to and complement their unique personalities and aspirations.

John Brown University is a private Christian university, ranked first among Southern regional colleges by U.S. News & World Report and is listed as one of America's Best Colleges by Forbes. JBU enrolls more than 2,100 students from 41 states and 44 countries. JBU is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities.


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