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U.S. News & World Report ranks Randolph as one of the nation’s best liberal arts colleges, top performers on social mobility

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Randolph College was once again ranked among the nation’s top liberal arts colleges by one of the nation’s most recognizable college guidebooks. Randolph was ranked #132 among national liberal arts colleges in the 2020 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges. In addition, the College received a new ranking this year of #113 in... READ MORE >>

Randolph announces a price reset for tuition, room, and board

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The rising cost of college is a concern for all college-bound high school students and their families. In an effort to bring more clarity and transparency to our pricing, today Randolph College announced a reduction of approximately 35 percent in our tuition, room, and board. Tuition will drop from $40,521 to $25,000, and room and... READ MORE >>

Meet a Randolph admission counselor: Q&A with Corey Brown ’16

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Corey Brown ’16 is an admission counselor for Randolph, and last week he answered questions and shared some advice for prospective students on Randolph College’s Instagram story. Here’s what he had to say: Tell us about yourself and what you do? I am an admission counselor here at the College and I cover the Tidewater... READ MORE >>

Randolph receives national recognition for first-year financial aid

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Randolph was recently ranked #178 in the nation by LendEDU for providing need-based financial aid to incoming students. To compile its rankings, LendEDU analyzed over 1,000 colleges to uncover which schools provided the most need-based grants and scholarships for incoming first-years. On average, Randolph provided $34,868 to each incoming first-year who needed financial aid. Read... READ MORE >>

Randolph ranked 14th nationally for merit scholarships

Randolph College recently ranked 14th in MONEY magazine’s “46 Best Colleges for Getting Big Merit Scholarships,” and is the only higher education institution in Virginia on the list. Randolph and the other schools were ranked by a combination of the percentage of students who receive aid, the size of the average grant, and the affordability... READ MORE >>

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 >>