With a classic residential campus environment and a tight-knit student body, Randolph College provides the ideal small college experience. In the foothills of Virginia's Blue Ridge mountains, Randolph offers natural beauty, a rich history and a global 21st century perspective.
Randolph College prepares students for graduate school, for the workforce and for life. With a liberal arts and sciences foundation, students are prepared for success in any path and in all aspects of life.
Providing exciting educational opportunities both in and out of the classroom, our co-curricular programs help students make meaningful connections between their academic goals and lifelong pursuits.
The College's rich academic program offers students a choice from more than 70 majors and minors, including popular pre-professional programs in engineering, nursing, law, medicine, and veterinary studies. 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 nation's oldest chapters of Phi Beta Kappa.
Randolph College offers many opportunities for involvement and leadership from the first day students arrive on campus. Through the competitive Davenport Leadership Program and other campus involvement opportunities, students build the attributes that have long been associated with leadership and success: self-awareness, effective communication, critical thinking, self-confidence, initiative, motivation, conflict management, goal setting, teamwork, and problem solving. Randolph also offers 16 NCAA Division III athletic teams and a highly regarded riding program.
Randolph's graduates enter the workforce or graduate school prepared for success. Alumnae and alumni have forged successful careers across a multitude of fields including law, medicine, journalism, education, engineering, and science, and the College ranks in the top 15 percent of all colleges and universities nationwide for the percentage of graduates who go on to earn PhDs. Randolph's graduates gain admission to top graduate and professional programs and secure jobs with a wide range of employers.