WCU named ‘hidden gem’ in education

WCU Campus. Photo: Jarrett Frazier

Western Carolina University was recognized as a “College of Distinction” by an online guide that puts the spotlight on the “hidden gems” of higher education.

Ashville Citizen-Times reports that WCU is one of six colleges and universities in North Carolina recognized by the website collegesofdistinction.com, which is designed for prospective college students, their parents and high school counselors. The schools listed on the website are judged in four areas: engaged students, great teaching, vibrant communities and successful outcomes.

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