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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’

The Princeton Review's Best 380 Colleges 2016 edition

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 >>

Randolph rises in U.S. News rankings

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Randolph was ranked 133rd for national liberal arts colleges in the 2015 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges. Randolph’s ranking moved up a spot this year.... READ MORE >>

Sierra Club ranks Randolph among the nation’s top “Cool Schools”

The list evaluates and ranks colleges based on sustainability initiatives in academics, food, energy use, food services, and other factors.... READ MORE >>

The Princeton Review names Randolph College one of the top colleges in the nation…again

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Randolph College is featured in The Princeton Review’s new 2015 college guide, The Best 379 Colleges. Randolph was named one of the best in the nation for professors receiving high marks, college theatre, and interaction among the diverse student body.... READ MORE >>