Randolph College prepares students to engage the world critically and creatively, live and work honorably, and experience life abundantly.
Randolph is a nationally ranked private liberal arts college located in the growing college town of Lynchburg near the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. Known for its curriculum and diverse, close-knit community, Randolph offers an individualized, challenging, and fun college experience. After scholarships and state/federal student grants and loans, the average annual out-of-pocket cost for students and families averages about $20,000 per year.
Excellent learning environment
The College offers students 33 majors, 43 minors, and pre-professional programs in Engineering, Medicine, and Veterinary Studies. Randolph’s Center for Student Research facilitates opportunities for students to participate in original and innovative research and scholarship.
Serious about honor and leadership
In addition to an established and well-respected student-run Honor System, Randolph College is home to 18 academic honor societies, including one of the oldest chapters of Phi Beta Kappa in the nation and the fifth charter granted in the state of Virginia.
With more than 50 student clubs and organizations, Randolph College offers ample opportunity for involvement and leadership. The competitive Davenport Leadership Program provides students with an opportunity to learn and build attributes that have long been associated with leaders: self-awareness, communication, critical thinking, self-confidence, initiative, motivation, conflict management, goal setting, teamwork, and problem-solving.
We are WildCats
Eighteen women’s and men’s WildCat teams compete in NCAA Division III and the Old Dominion Athletic Conference, one of the most competitive nationally. The friendly confines of WildCat Stadium and the RAD Center provide a powerful home-field advantage!
Randolph’s graduates enter the workforce or graduate school prepared to succeed. Alumni have forged successful careers in a variety of fields, including law, medicine, journalism, education, engineering, and science. Randolph’s graduates are accepted to top graduate and professional programs such as Stanford University, Cornell University, Yale University, Johns Hopkins University, Vanderbilt University, University of Notre Dame, and University of Oxford.
Location, location, location
Located in the heart of Virginia, Randolph’s picturesque 100-acre campus in a historic residential area of Lynchburg features the best of traditional brick buildings and pathways and exciting new facilities such as WildCat Stadium and the newly renovated Student Center. The growing city of Lynchburg provides shopping, entertainment, and recreational and cultural opportunities. The College is within easy driving distance of major cities such as Richmond, Virginia Beach, and Washington, DC, and easy access to public transportation is available, including an Amtrak station and a regional airport.