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Randolph ranked #9 in the nation for top green colleges

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Randolph College is one of the top 10 most “green” colleges in the nation, according to rankings released Tuesday by The Princeton Review. Randolph ranked #9 in the nation and is the only school in Virginia to be included in the top 50. The ranking was part of the 2018 edition of The Princeton Review’s Guide... READ MORE >>

Forbes ranks Randolph in top 100 for ‘Colleges with the Happiest, Most Successful Alumni’

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Randolph College is included in Forbes’ recently released ranking for “Colleges with the Happiest, Most Successful Alumni.” Randolph ranked 72nd out of the 200 institutions on the list. To compile its rankings, Forbes used its Grateful Graduates Index to measure return on investment. Forbes examined private, not-for-profit colleges with more than 500 students using two... READ MORE >>

U.S. News & World Report ranks Randolph among nation’s best liberal arts colleges

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Randolph College was ranked among the nation’s top liberal arts colleges by one of the nation’s most recognizable college guidebooks. Randolph was ranked among the top national liberal arts colleges in the 2019 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges. Randolph also received high marks from high school counselors in a separate ranking for... READ MORE >>

Randolph faculty ranked 18th nationally by The Princeton Review

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Randolph College’s faculty have once again been recognized as some of the best in the nation. The Princeton Review ranked the College 18th for most accessible professors in the 2019 edition of its flagship college guide, The Best 384 Colleges. Randolph ranked 19th in the same category in the 2018 edition. In The Best 384 Colleges, The Princeton... READ MORE >>

Randolph featured in 2019 Fiske Guide to Colleges

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Randolph College was again recognized as one of the nation’s “best and most interesting” institutions in the 2019 edition of the Fiske Guide to Colleges. The Fiske Guide to Colleges does not rank universities and colleges numerically, but assesses the strengths and weaknesses of what it considers the top institutions in the United States, Canada, Great Britain, and... 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 earns top 25 national ranking among green colleges

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Randolph College was recently ranked 23rd in Best College Reviews’ national list of Top 25 Green Colleges for 2018, alongside several larger institutions like the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, the University of Virginia, the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, and the University of Maryland. In the summary about Randolph’s ranking, Best College Reviews referred to Randolph... READ MORE >>

Top 10 stories of 2017

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As 2017 comes to a close, we have compiled a list of the top 10 stories to recap some of the College’s biggest news from the past year: Randolph students partner with middle schoolers to build a tiny house, M.A.T. program receives national accreditation. Professor prestige: The Princeton Review ranks Randolph in top 20 nationally for... 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 >>

Randolph College ranked #16 in nation for Green Colleges

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Randolph College is one of the nation’s most “green” colleges, according to rankings released Wednesday by The Princeton Review. Randolph ranked #16 in the nation and was one of only two schools in Virginia to make the list. The ranking was part of The Princeton Review’s Guide to 375 Green Colleges: 2017 Edition, which recognizes... READ MORE >>