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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 >>

Randolph professors ranked in top 50 nationally among small colleges

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College Values Online has ranked Randolph College’s professors in the top 50 in the nation among small colleges, alongside Brown University, Pomona College, Davidson College, and others. The article considered colleges with fewer than 15,000 students, the school’s academic reputation, student-faculty ratio, and composite faculty ranking on www.ratemyprofessor.com. The complete list of rankings is available... 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 >>

Sierra Club names Randolph a ‘Cool School’ for 2016

Randolph students are highly involved in the College's sustainable practices. Pictured is a workshop on strawbale construction led by Jessy Spencer '17 this summer.

Randolph is one of 201 higher education institutions across the nation to be named a “2016 Cool School” by the Sierra Club. Only three other Virginia schools earned the honor. Participation in Sierra magazine’s Cool Schools ranking is open to all four-year, degree-granting undergraduate colleges and universities in the United States. Sierra scores participating schools based on... 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 >>

Princeton Review names Randolph among nation’s ‘Best 381 Colleges’

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Randolph College has once again been named one of the nation’s best institutions for undergraduate education, according to The Princeton Review. The education services company featured the school in the 2017 edition of its flagship college guide, The Best 381 Colleges. In addition to being recognized by The Princeton Review as one of the nation’s... READ MORE >>

Forbes names Randolph one of the nation’s top colleges

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Forbes magazine has once again named Randolph as one of America’s top colleges for 2016. In its recently released America’s Top Colleges rankings, Randolph ranked as one of the top 15 colleges in Virginia and as one of the best in the South. Forbes also included Randolph in its rankings of the top private schools and... READ MORE >>

Randolph named one of America’s Top Colleges by Forbes

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Forbes magazine has once again named Randolph College as one of the nation’s top colleges for 2015. In its recently released America’s Top Colleges rankings, Randolph was named one of the best private colleges in Virginia and in the South. Forbes’ profile of Randolph College includes details about the College’s students, faculty, and academic programs.... READ MORE >>

Randolph named one of The Princeton Review’s ‘Best 380 Colleges’

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Randolph College has once again been named one of the nation’s best institutions for undergraduate education, according to The Princeton Review. The education services company featured the school in the 2016 edition of its flagship college guide, The Best 380 Colleges. In addition to being recognized by The Princeton Review as one of the nation’s... READ MORE >>

Randolph College Student Center named #7 in the nation

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Best College Values chose Randolph’s Student Center as one of the best in the nation for its great views and amenities. Randolph is the only Virginia school on the 2015 ranking.... READ MORE >>