Randolph College is a nationally recognized, private, coeducational, liberal arts and sciences institution with a career focus located in Lynchburg, Virginia. Founded in 1891 as Randolph-Macon Woman’s College, Randolph is known for its excellent academic program, diverse close-knit community, exceptional faculty, rich traditions, and growing NCAA Division III athletics program.
Randolph is consistently recognized by the leading national guidebooks as a quality liberal arts institution. The Princeton Review listed Randolph in The Best 385 Colleges 2020 Edition, naming the College a “Top Fifty Green College” (#9) and including Randolph in its Top 20 list of “Most Accessible Professors.”
Randolph was named one the nation’s “Best and Most Interesting” institutions in the prestigious Fiske Guide to Colleges 2020 and appeared on several other lists as well: “Top Performers in Social Mobility” (U.S. News & World Report), “Cool Schools” (Sierra Club), the “Top 100 Colleges with the Happiest, Most Successful Alumni” (Forbes), and Money magazine’s list of best colleges. Learn more about how Randolph ranks here.