Randolph College

Randolph College Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on Randolph College, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. If you’re interested in learning more about a particular stat, just click on its tile to go to a new page that covers the topic more in-depth. Also, you can jump to any section of this page by clicking one of the links below.

How Well Is Randolph College Ranked?

2022 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Randolph College was awarded 98 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is biology studies.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2022 analysis, Randolph is ranked #1,468 out of 2,576 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality.

Randolph also holds the #36 spot on the Best Colleges in Virginia ranking.

See all of the rankings for Randolph College.

Is It Hard to Get Into Randolph?

Acceptance Rate

With an acceptance rate of 90%, Randolph has a fairly liberal admissions policy. However, don't just assume you'll get in! Put together a good application and make sure you include all requested documents and materials.

Average Test Scores

About 69% of students accepted to Randolph submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 480 and 600. Math scores were between 470 and 560.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Randolph College  ( 480 to 600 )

SAT Math Scores for Randolph College  ( 470 to 560 )
Randolph received ACT scores from 15% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 18 and 24.

ACT Composite Scores for Randolph College  ( 18 to 24 )

Learn more about Randolph College admissions.

Randolph College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

At Randolph, the student to faculty ratio is an excellent 8 to 1. That's much better than the national average of 15 to 1. This indicates that many classes will probably be small, and students will have ample opportunites to work closely with their professors and classmates.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Randolph College is 100%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  100 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Randolph College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at Randolph College is 71%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  71 out of 100

Graduation Rate

Students are considered to have graduated on time if they finish their studies within four years. At Randolph the on-time graduation rate of first-time, full-time students is 53%. That is great when compared to the national average of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  53 out of 100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Randolph College.

Randolph College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 508 undergraduates at Randolph with 492 being full-time and 16 being part-time.

How Much Does Randolph College Cost?

The overall average net price of Randolph is $20,625. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Randolph

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$16,205 $18,988 $22,198 $24,026 $23,469

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Randolph, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Randolph, approximately 94% of students took out student loans averaging $7,919 a year. That adds up to $31,676 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Randolph is 6.8%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do Randolph Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Randolph make around $39,700 per year during the early years of their employment. This is right on par with the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. Also, graduates in your major field may make more.


See which majors at Randolph College make the most money.

Location of Randolph College

Located in Lynchburg, Virginia, Randolph College is a private not-for-profit institution. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

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Contact details for Randolph are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 2500 Rivermont Ave, Lynchburg, VA 24503-1555
Phone: 434-947-8000
Website: www.randolphcollege.edu/
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/randolphcollege
Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/randolphcollege

Randolph College Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 30 majors graduated from Randolph College. Of these students, 153 received undergraduate degrees and 2 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
General Biology 18 $33,993
General Business/Commerce 16 $36,674
General Psychology 14 $25,967
History 11 $24,267
Health & Physical Education 10 $31,133
Communication & Media Studies 8 NA
Political Science & Government 8 NA
Physics 7 NA
Economics 7 NA
Chemistry 6 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Randolph College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Randolph

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2019-2020, 566 students took at least one online class at Randolph College. This is an increase from the 0 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 566 566
2018-2019 0 0
2017-2018 0 0
2016-2017 0 0
2015-2016 0 0

Learn more about online learning at Randolph College.

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


More about our data sources and methodologies.

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