Randolph’s innovative curriculum recognized on best colleges list

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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 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 >>

Great Value Colleges names Randolph among ‘30 Best Liberal Arts Colleges in the South’

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Randolph has been recognized as one of the “30 Best Liberal Arts Colleges in the South,” according to Great Value Colleges. Randolph is one of eight Virginia institutions to earn the distinction and is touted as “a top liberal arts school that prides itself on its ability to produce alumni well prepared for success in... READ MORE >>

A recap of the year that was: Top headlines of 2019

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As the year comes to a close, we have compiled a list of some of our top stories of 2019: New Virginia Women’s Monument memorializes nine outstanding alumnae and faculty Massive renovation to the RAD Center begins, thanks to generous gifts from alumnae and friends of the College Randolph receives $1.25 million grant in honor... READ MORE >>

Randolph ranked in top 75 for Forbes’ Top Colleges for Return on Investment—again

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For the second time, Randolph College has been included in Forbes’ ranking for America’s Top Colleges for Return on Investment. Randolph ranked 75th out of the 199 institutions on the list for 2019, and was in the top 75 in 2018 as well. To compile its rankings, Forbes used its Grateful Graduates Index to measure return on investment. Forbes examined... 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 >>

Fiske Guide to Colleges touts Randolph as one of the nation’s “Best and Most Interesting” institutions

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Randolph College was again recognized as one of the nation’s “best and most interesting” institutions in the 2020 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 >>