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WLC Recognized as a College of Distinction

July 6, 2021

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Wisconsin Lutheran College earns national recognition as a College of Distinction

National college guide highlights engaged, hands-on education and student success at top schools  

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MILWAUKEE, WI - Wisconsin Lutheran College (WLC) has been recognized for its commitment to engaged, hands-on education by Colleges of Distinction, a one-of-a-kind guide for college-bound students. As an institution whose primary goals are based on student success and satisfaction, WLC claims its honor as one of the renowned Colleges of Distinction.

Colleges of Distinction's emphasis on student-centered schools highlights those that traditional rankings often overlook. Founder Wes Creel created Colleges of Distinction to draw more attention to schools like WLC, whose student-centered education prevails in applying theory to practice while fostering a dynamic learning community.

"Every student has their own unique set of abilities, their own goals, and their own ideal settings in which they would thrive,” said Creel. “That's why we don't rank our schools. It's about finding the best opportunities for each individual's needs and desires.” WLC's inclusion is informed by the unique ways it commits to achieving success.

Already honored as a 2021-2022 College of Distinction for its high-impact approach to education, WLC received special recognition for its business, education, and nursing programs. These additional accolades were borne out of a need for college curricula that are comprehensive not only in course material, but also in practical- and soft-skills development. WLC met these needs with a blend of a liberal arts-based education, program-specific training, and abundant opportunities for real-world application.

For 2021-2022, WLC also was recognized as a Christian College of Distinction.

View Wisconsin Lutheran College's profile to learn more.

About Colleges of Distinction
Since 2000, Colleges of Distinction has been committed to honoring schools throughout the United States for true excellence in higher education. The member schools within the Colleges of Distinction consortium distinguish themselves through their focus on the undergraduate experience. Its website provides dynamic college profiles, customized tools, and resources for students, parents, and high school counselors.