Randolph College

Location Lynchburg
Established 1891
Famous For Various Academic Programs


Randolph College is one of the private liberal arts and sciences colleges in the US that is located in Lynchburg, Virginia. It was founded in 1891 as Randolph-Macon Women's College and was renamed in 2007 when it also became co-educational. The college is a member of the Annapolis Group of colleges, the Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges and the Council of Independent Colleges in Virginia. 

The college offers around 32 majors, 42 minors, pre-professional programs in medicine, law, engineering physics, veterinary medicine, and teaching, and a dual degree program in engineering. It also offers several Master's programs in teaching, fine arts, creative writing, coaching and sports leadership.

Services for International Students

The college provides a wide range of services that have been designed to help students in their day-to-day activities. These include the services given by the Counseling Center, Campus Safety, Health Center, Career Development Center, Academic Services Centre, and others that ensure the students have a great experience on campus.


  • 124th in the National Liberal Arts Colleges in the US News National Universities Rankings 
  • 144th in the Top Performers on Social Mobility category in the US News National Universities Rankings 
  • 356th in the US in Times Higher Education World University Rankings



The residence options at Randolph College are many, and students can choose to live in co-ed or only male and only female floors. There are six residence halls having big rooms, comfortable furnishing, shared-use kitchen and other amenities. Students can also go for independent living in apartments-style accommodations.

About Location

Lynchburg is a relatively small city located in Central Virginia. The city has a strong sense of community, and the local residents are known for their welcoming and friendly nature towards students. The city has a rich history and cultural heritage having several museums and historical sites, including the Lynchburg Museum, Point of Honor, and the Anne Spencer House and Garden Museum. Students can also enjoy the local restaurants, cafes and parks. 

"SI-USA helped me successfully apply to study business in USA and I cannot thank them enough for their support. They assisted me with each step, ensuring I was aware of all my options in terms of program and university selection, making the process totally stress free."

Olivia Business and Management