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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’

The Princeton Review's Best 381 Colleges

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 >>

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 recognized with Bronze Award in 2015 CASE Circle of Excellence competition

CASE Circle of Excellence Bronze Award Winner

Randolph College has won yet another award for its newest admissions publication, The Official Guide to Randolph College. The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) announced the winners of its international Circle of Excellence Awards on Wednesday. Randolph was awarded a Bronze Award in the Viewbook and Prospectuses (print) category. It was one... READ MORE >>

Randolph named one of the nation’s top green colleges

College owned bicycles are available to students to get around town or ride the local trails.

Randolph College is one of the nation’s most “green” colleges according to rankings released Thursday by The Princeton Review. The College was ranked 46th in the nation and is the only Virginia school to make the list. The Princeton Review also included Randolph as one of the 353 most environmentally responsible colleges in the 2015... READ MORE >>

In the News: NPR looks at how the new federal college ratings affect small liberal arts colleges like Randolph

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The Education Department’s unveiling today of a controversial ratings system has  fueled a debate over what this kind of system can – or should – measure.... READ MORE >>

U.S. News & World Report again ranks Randolph a top liberal arts college

LYNCHBURG – 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 134th for national liberal arts colleges in the 2014 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges.
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Randolph College Ranked 13th in the Nation for Best Professors

LYNCHBURG—Randolph College professors are ranked 13th in the nation according to research released by the Center for College Affordability and Productivity. The College is the only Virginia school ... READ MORE >>

Randolph College is one of two private Virginia colleges named to The Princeton Review’s list of “Best Value Colleges for 2012”

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Randolph College is one of 75 private colleges and universities nationwide—and one of only two in Virginia—named a “Best Value” by The Princeton Review. Randolph was profiled in the just-published book, The Best Value Colleges: 2012 Edition, which was released Tuesday, Feb. 7. The book also features profiles of 75 public institutions. In addition to... READ MORE >>