Randolph College offers a wide range of academic majors and minors, all of which prepare you for a successful and abundant career and life. The Randolph Plan, a four-year program that ensures you will graduate in four years, enables you to explore unique combinations of majors and minors.

AT A GLANCE

Type of SCHOOL: Randolph College is a small liberal arts college that prepares students for careers and graduate school. A wide variety of academic majors are offered, and the College is noted for its sciences, business and economics, arts, and sustainability.

Size of Campus: Randolph College is located in the historic Rivermont community of Lynchburg on a 100-acre wooded campus.

Number of Students: 700

Number of Faculty: 71

Colleges, programs, and degrees: The College offers 29 majors and 43 minors. Degrees conferred: BA, BFA, BS, Master of Arts in Teaching, MFA (Creative Writing)

Academic Majors
• Art History
• Art, Studio
• Biology
• Business
• Chemistry
• Classics
• Communication Studies
• Dance
• Design Your Own Major
• Economics
• Education (Teacher Licensure)
• Engineering Physics
• English
- Creative Writing
- Literature

• Environmental Science
• Environmental Studies
• French
• Global Studies
• Health Services
• History
• Liberal Studies
• Mathematics
• Museum and Heritage Studies
• Music
• Philosophy
• Physics
• Physics Education
• Political Science
• Psychology
• Religious Studies
• Sociology
• Spanish
• Sport and Exercise Studies
• Theatre

Pre-professional Programs

• Engineering Physics
• Pre-law
• Pre-medicine
• Pre-veterinary
• Teacher Licensure/Certification (Elementary, Secondary)
• Other Health-Related Study

Dual-Degree Programs
• Engineering

Graduate Programs
• Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)
- Curriculum and Instruction
- Special Education
• Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing

Academic Minors
• American Culture
• American Politics
• Art History
• Asian Studies
• Biology
• Business
• Chemistry
• Chinese Studies
• Classical Civilization
• Communication Studies
• Comparative Politics/International Relations
• Computer Science
• Creative Writing
• Curriculum and Instruction
• Dance
• Earth Science Education
• Economics
• Engineering
• Environmental Studies
• Equine Studies
• Film Studies
• French
• Gender Studies
• Global Studies
• Greek
• History
• Human Services
• Latin
• Latin American Studies
• Literature
• Mathematics
• Multimedia Journalism
• Museum Studies
• Music
• Philosophy
• Physics
• Psychology
• Religious Studies
• Renaissance Studies
• Sociology
• Spanish
• Sport and Exercise Studies
• Studio Art
• Theatre

Geographic Diversity: Randolph students arrive on campus from 33 states and 12 countries.

International Student Services: A full-time faculty member is dedicated to the support of international students. 

International Student Budget:
Tuition $39,000
Room and Board $ 13,580
Fees $      695
Total $53,275

Students who qualify for generous Randolph scholarships should plan on a net cost of about $27,000 USD per year for tuition, room, board, and fees (exclusive of travel costs and books).

Financial Aid: 99% of Randolph students receive generous scholarships and grants.

Test Score Requirements: SAT or ACT, TOEFL or IELTS

Application Deadlines and Fees: Admission is on a rolling basis. Recommended application deadlines: March 1 for fall, November 1 for spring

Randolph College prepares students to engage the world critically and creatively, live and work honorably, and experience life abundantly. This preparation enables you to have a successful graduate school or professional career. Employers worldwide seek individuals who are able to communicate clearly, analyze problems, and work in small groups with people from different cultures. 

Randolph College is a nationally ranked private 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 NCAA Division III athletics program.

Why Randolph?
Randolph College offers you a unique educational opportunity: a small, family-oriented, secure community with an extensive network of alumni who work for the largest companies and organizations in the world. (See randolphcollege.edu/outcomes to see the list!) If you prefer to study in a small, supportive, and challenging academic environment, take a close look at Randolph. You get the best of both words: a globally connected education on a campus where everyone knows who you are! Our community of Lynchburg, Virginia, has much to offer—but if you decide you want to see the big Northeastern cities, Amtrak train service connects you to Philadelphia, New York, Boston, and Washington, DC.

An excellent learning environment
The College’s rich academic program offers students a choice from 29 majors and 43 minors. The College also offers popular pre-professional programs in Engineering, Nursing, Law, Medicine, and Veterinary Studies. Randolph’s Center for Student Research facilitates opportunities for students to participate in original and innovative research and scholarship. Internships throughout the US will prepare you for a successful career.

Serious about honor and leadership
In addition to an established and well-respected student-run Honor System that permeates all aspects of campus life, Randolph College is home to 18 academic honor societies, including one of the oldest chapters of Phi Beta Kappa in the nation and only 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, teamwork, and problem solving. 

Go ’Cats!
The College offers 16 NCAA Division III WildCat athletic teams that compete in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference, in addition to equestrian. The College’s athletic facilities include a track & field facility and a 100-acre equestrian center. ODAC is one of the most competitive D-III conferences nationally.

Work ready
Randolph’s graduates enter the workforce or graduate school prepared to succeed. Alumnae and alumni have forged successful careers in a variety of fields, including law, medicine, journalism, education, engineering, and science. Randolph’s graduates are accepted into top graduate and professional programs. Examples include Stanford, Cornell, Yale, Johns Hopkins, Vanderbilt, Notre Dame, and Oxford University (UK).

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 nearby Blue Ridge Mountains offer limitless outdoor adventures, including the Appalachian Trail, camping, hiking, boating, and more!