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Randolph ranked among ‘Colleges with Lowest Student Loan Debt for Parents’

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Randolph has been named one of the “Colleges with Lowest Student Loan Debt for Parents” in a list compiled by The Student Loan Report. Randolph was ranked number 160 out of 250 colleges and universities around the nation. Schools were ranked based on the average parent PLUS debt per student. The Student Loan Report covers... READ MORE >>

Money magazine lists Randolph among ‘Best Colleges for Your Money’

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Money magazine has named Randolph one of its “Best Colleges for Your Money 2017.” The ranking was based upon educational quality, affordability, and alumni success. In its profile of Randolph, Money touts the high percentage of students who receive scholarships and financial aid. It also includes information about student life, as well as the College’s... READ MORE >>

LendEDU ranks Randolph among the ‘Most Affordable Colleges for Freshmen with Financial Need’

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Out of more than 1,700 4-year colleges and universities, Randolph College was ranked 186 by LendEDU in its list of the most affordable schools for incoming freshmen with financial need. LendEDU compiled its rankings using data from 2015. Schools were ranked based on the percentage of freshmen who received at least one need-based scholarship or... READ MORE >>

Randolph receives high marks from College Factual, Washington Monthly

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Randolph College was recently named one of College Factual’s “Best for the Money” institutions and was ranked as one of the top 200 liberal arts colleges in the nation by Washington Monthly. College Factual rated Randolph among the top 15 percent of colleges in the nation in its “Best for the Money” rankings for 2017.... READ MORE >>

Randolph student’s experience with LEAP Program featured in White House newsletter

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Each year, Randolph College’s Local Educational Access Program (LEAP) helps make a high quality, liberal arts education affordable for qualified students in the Central Virginia region. Marie Abowd ’19 was so thankful to receive the financial aid this year that she shared her story with President Barack Obama, and this week it is being shared... READ MORE >>

Students get opportunity to thank scholarship donors

Next week, students have a special opportunity to express gratitude to people who have helped them receive a Randolph College education. The College will hold a Scholarship Thank-a-thon from 7:30 to 10 p.m. on Tuesday in the Student Center. Students just need to bring their own pens and they will be given paper and an... READ MORE >>

Randolph introduces new program to make college affordable for local students

Today we are introducing a new program that makes a high quality education more affordable to local students. The Local Educational Access Program (LEAP) is available to qualified students from Lynchburg, Amherst, Appomattox, Bedford, Campbell, and Nelson counties and offers both a residential and day student option. Randolph admissions counselor Emily Anne Taylor introduces LEAP... READ MORE >>

Randolph College Named a Forbes Best Buy

Randolph College was the only private college in Virginia named a Best College Buy in the latest rankings from Forbes and the Center for College Affordability and Productivity (CACP). Randolph College also earned a spot in Forbes America’s Best Liberal Arts Colleges and the Best Colleges in the South lists. The Fiske Guide to Colleges... READ MORE >>

The Best Colleges in Virginia

According to the Fiske Guide to Colleges 2010, twelve colleges and universities in the state of Virginia are considered to be among the best colleges in the United States. They are (in alphabetical order)… George Mason University Hampden-Sydney College Hollins University James Madison University University of Mary Washington Randolph College University of Richmond Sweet Briar... READ MORE >>

$1.4 Million Gift Will Provide Student Scholarships

A $1.4 million bequest dedicated to student scholarships from the estate of Margaret Pertzoff will help make a Randolph College education more affordable to future students. For 31 years, Pertzoff was a well-known, honored, and beloved professor at the college, teaching European and Russian history. The Margaret H. Pertzoff Endowed Scholarship Fund will enhance Randolph... READ MORE >>