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Colleges of Distinction is a trusted resource for guidance counselors, parents, students, and hundreds of colleges and universities across the U.S. We help students find the right college using our four distinctions.

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Engaged Students

You’ll have every opportunity to take an active part in your learning.

Great Teaching

Academic innovation goes hand-in-hand with personalized learning.

Vibrant Communities

Speakers, seminars, unique films, and artistic events—you name it, these schools have it.

Successful Outcomes

You’ll be equipped to find better solutions in both the workplace and the world at large.

Reaching Beyond Rankings

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Guidebook (2019)

Our annual Guidebook contains nearly 400 examples of amazing public and private schools along with loads of advice to help you find the school that’s best for what makes YOU thrive. Buy it on Amazon for $15.99

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