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U.S. News & World Report names Randolph one of the nation’s top liberal arts colleges

The College was ranked #141 in the 2022 edition of its “Best Colleges” guidebook. ... READ MORE >>

Randolph included in prestigious ‘Fiske Guide to Colleges’ 2022

Randolph College has once again been recognized by the Fiske Guide to Colleges as one of the nation’s “best and most interesting institutions.” The 2022 edition of the guide praised Randolph for offering students “a place to be themselves” while receiving an education tailored to their career goals. “Professors know what interests you,” one student... READ MORE >>

Randolph’s innovative curriculum recognized on best colleges list

Students engage in discussion during English professor Mara Amster's Reading Drama course.

Randolph College has been selected as one of the best Colleges in Virginia for 2021. Intelligent.com, which provides unbiased research to help students make informed decisions about higher education, ranked Randolph 16th on its list, singling out the College for Most Innovative Curriculum. Each university on the list is evaluated based on curriculum quality, graduation... READ MORE >>

Randolph named one of the nation's top green colleges

The College was included in The Princeton Review Guide to Green Colleges: 2021 Edition, which recognizes the 416 most environmentally responsible colleges in the nation. Randolph has been recognized by the publication for several years.... READ MORE >>

U.S. News & World Report names Randolph one of the nation's top liberal arts colleges

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The College was ranked #140 in the guide’s 2021 edition, which will be released in October.... READ MORE >>

Randolph ranked 16th in nation for ‘most accessible professors’

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Randolph College’s professors have once again been recognized as some of the best in the nation.... READ MORE >>

Randolph named one of Fiske Guide's "best and most interesting" institutions

The 2021 edition of the Fiske Guide to Colleges touts Randolph’s “rich traditions, cozy dorms, and challenging, seminar-based classes”—as well as the beauty of campus.... READ MORE >>

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 >>

Forbes names Randolph among ‘America’s Top Colleges’

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Forbes has named Randolph one of “America’s Top Colleges” for 2019. According to Forbes, “Whether a school is in the Top 10 or near the bottom of the list, these 650 count as the best in the country. We include just 15 percent of the 4,300 degree-granting postsecondary institutions in the U.S., so appearing here... READ MORE >>

The Princeton Review once again ranks Randolph 18th in the nation for ‘Most Accessible Professors’

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Randolph College’s faculty have once again been recognized among the best in the nation. The Princeton Review ranked the College 18th for most accessible professors in the 2020 edition of its flagship college guide, The Best 385 Colleges. Randolph has now been ranked in the top 20 for most accessible professors for three consecutive years. In The... READ MORE >>