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November 8, 2012

Roberts Honored for Educational Excellence

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Roberts Wesleyan College is now featured on, a website dedicated to honoring schools nationwide for their excellence in student-focused higher education.

“Roberts Wesleyan College strives to deliver higher learning with purpose, to do more than just educate its students,” said Tyson Schritter, executive editor of Colleges of Distinction™. “A leader among liberal arts and professional studies colleges with a Christian worldview, Roberts Wesleyan College produces leaders who contribute in their industries, their communities and their world.”

Colleges and universities are nominated for participation in Colleges of Distinction through high school counselors’ recommendations, as well as quantitative research. Once nominated, the colleges are evaluated on student engagement, quality of teaching, vibrancy of the college community and success of graduates. Schools featured on must meet minimum standards in each category.

Approximately 93 percent of Roberts Wesleyan’s 2011 graduates were employed within 7 months of graduation, with 24 percent of graduates enrolling in advanced degree programs.

“We are grateful for this accolade and proud of the numerous rankings Roberts Wesleyan College has earned this year,” said John A. Martin, president of Roberts Wesleyan College. “Awards like this are a testament to the caliber of our faculty and the excellence of our students.”

To see Roberts Wesleyan’s Colleges of Distinction profile visit For a complete list of Roberts Wesleyan College’s rankings, visit


About Roberts Wesleyan College:

With an enrollment of nearly 1,800 students and a tradition of excellence since 1866, Roberts Wesleyan College is a leader among liberal arts and professional studies colleges with a Christian worldview. Striving for higher learning with a higher purpose, the College offers more than 50 undergraduate programs taught by high-quality, caring faculty and graduate programs in business, education, health administration, health information administration, marketing, music, nursing, school counseling, and school psychology. Innovative undergraduate degree-completion programs are also available for working adults in health administration, nursing, organizational management and teacher education.

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