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The 2013 Faith on View rankings ranked 191 Christian Colleges and Universities that are profoundly and distinctly Christian. In an attempt to be more comprehensive, the study was expanded out to 208 institutions for 2014 (18 new institutions and the removal of one institution that closed). The institutions are ranked using 16 measures to quantify the ineffible…educational quality.

Azusa Pacific University
Azusa Pacific University

Regional Rankings

West          Mid-West          South          Northeast

Rankings by Institutional Size

Very Large          Large          Medium          Small          Very Small

Value Rankings

Best Value Colleges

Additional Rankings

Most Prestigious Colleges          Student Selectivity

Faculty Resources          Student Success & Satisfaction

Additional Information

Methodology         Why Rank Christian Colleges?

National Rankings

First Tier
Rank   Score   InstitutionLocationUndergrads (Grad.)
1.920Thomas Aquinas CollegeSanta Paula, CA370
2.883St. Olaf CollegeNorthfield, MN3176
3.858Wheaton CollegeWheaton, IL2508 (526)
4.833Hope CollegeHolland, MI3343
5.823Baylor UniversityWaco, TX12,918 (2446)
6.815Berea CollegeBerea, KY1658
7.800Providence CollegeProvidence, RI4146 (526)
8.795Calvin CollegeGrand Rapids, MI3930 (78)
9.793Grove City CollegeGrove City, PA2506
10.773Samford UniversityBirmingham, AL2965 (1793)
11.765Cedarville UniversityCedarville, OH3219 (160)
11.765Taylor UniversityUpland, IN2239 (121)
13.763Pepperdine UniversityMalibu, CA3488 (3831)
14.750College of the OzarksPoint Lookout, MO1372
14.750University of Dallas Irving, TX1356 (1220)
16.743Westmont CollegeSanta Barbara, CA1343 (10)
17.740Whitworth UniversitySpokane, WA2347 (224)
18.735Goshen CollegeGoshen, IN878 (44)
18.735Mercer UniversityMacon, GA4423 (3906)
18.735Union UniversityJackson, TN2829 (1167)
21.728Belmont UniversityNashville, TN5289 (1376)
21.728University of St. ThomasSaint Paul. MN6309 (3980)
23.725Gordon CollegeWenham, MA1577 (329)
24.715Messiah CollegeMechanicsburg, PA2798 (219)
25.713Gutenberg CollegeEugene, OR22
26.710Azusa Pacific UniversityAzusa, CA6224 (3960)
27.708Dordt CollegeSioux Center, IA1373 (21)
28.705Ouachita Baptist UniversityArkadelphia, AR1532
29.703Georgetown CollegeGeorgetown, KY1116 (427)
30.698Asbury UniversityWilmore, KY1545 (235)
31.695Northwestern College– IAOrange City, IA1232
32.683Abilene Christian UniversityAbilene, TX3626 (741)
32.683Catholic University of AmericaWashington, DC3694 (3144)
34.680Covenant CollegeLookout Mountain, GA..1065 (70)
34.680Oklahoma Baptist UniversityShawnee, OK1903 (76)
36.675Milligan CollegeMilligan College, TN956 (207)
37.665Houghton CollegeHoughton, NY1147 (18)
38.663Bethel UniversitySaint Paul, MN3462 (881)
38.663John Brown UniversitySiloam Springs, AR2010 (436)
40.660Anderson University– INAnderson, IN2034 (482)
41.653Bethany Lutheran CollegeMankato, MN598
41.653Christendom CollegeFront Royal, VA421
43.645University of NorthwesternSaint Paul. MN3086 (181)
44.640Erskine CollegeDue West, SC533 (218)
44.640Huntington UniversityHuntington, IN1130 (74)
46.638The Master’s College & SeminarySanta Clarity, CA1134 (400)
47.635George Fox UniversityNewberg, OR2184 (1300)
47.635Northwest Nazarene UniversityNampa, ID1477 (755)
49.633Freed-Hardeman UniversityHenderson, TN1449 (455)
49.633Harding UniversitySearcy, AR4360 (2409)
51.628Eastern Mennonite UniversityHarrisonburg, VA1124 (395)
51.628Le Tourneau UniversityLongview, TX2450 (393)
53.625Dallas Baptist UniversityDallas, TX3513 (2109)
54.623North Greenville UniversityTigerville, SC2206 (214)
54.623Roberts Wesleyan CollegeRochester, NY1323 (429)
56.620Mississippi CollegeClinton, MS3042 (1984)
57.618Eastern UniversitySaint Davids, PA2701 (1562)
58.615Franciscan University of SteubenvilleSteubenville, OH2097 (638)
59.613Benedictine College Atchison, KS2086 (63)
60.610Mount St. Mary’s UniversityEmmitsburg, MD1842 (508)
61.608Carson-Newman UniversityJefferson City, TN1646 (321)
61.608Lipscomb UniversityNashville, TN2740 (1514)
63.603Hardin-Simmons UniversityAbilene, TX1841 (460)
64.600Campbell UniversityBuies Creek, NC4589 (1600)
65.598Sterling CollegeSterling, KS653
66.595Oral Roberts UniversityTulsa, OK2782 (553)
66.595Point Loma Nazarene UniversitySan Diego, CA2415 (777)
66.595Seattle Pacific UniversitySeattle, WA3238 (857)
66.595The Thomas More College of Liberal ArtsMerrimack, NH95
Tier Two   
70.593Bethel College– INMishawaka, IN1801 (162)
70.593Howard Payne UniversityBrownwood, TX1091 (39)
70.593Indiana Wesleyan UniversityMarion, IN11,103 (4477)
73.590McMurry UniversityAbilene, TX1365 (3)
73.590New Saint Andrew’s College Moscow, ID149 (26)
75.588King UniversityBristol, TN1963 (379)
76.585Blue Mountain CollegeBlue Mountain, MS502 (11)
76.585Northwest Christian UniversityEugene, OR456 (175)
76.585William Carey UniversityHattiesburg, MS2327 (1681)
79.583The College of Saint Mary MagdalenWarner, NH61
80.580Biola UniversityLa Mirada, CA4338 (1965)
80.580Bryan CollegeDayton, TN1573 (116)
80.580Judson UniversityElgin, IL1018 (109)
80.580Walsh UniversityNorth Canton, OH2294 (609)
80.580Wisconsin Lutheran CollegeMilwaukee, WI1030 (60)
85.578Ave Maria UniversityAve Maria, FL882 (94)
85.578Bluffton UniversityBluffton, OH1007 (121)
85.578Geneva CollegeBeaver Falls, PA1552 (304)
88.575Oakland City UniversityOakland City, IN2292 (225)
89.573Belhaven UniversityJackson, MS2603 (928)
89.573Malone UniversityCanton, OH1897 (444)
89.573Campbellsville UniversityCampbellsville, KY3122 (545)
91.570Trinity Christian CollegePalos Heights, IL1346 (23)
91.570Walla Walla UniversityCollege Place, WA1710 (230)
93.568Anderson University– SCAnderson SC2627 (295)
93.568Mount Vernon Nazarene UniversityMount Vernon, OH1756 (511)
95.565Corban UniversitySalem, OR955 (206)
95.565Palm Beach Atlantic UniversityWest Palm Beach, FL2751 (828)
97.563Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences..Memphis, TN1043
97.563East Texas Baptist UniversityMarshall, TX1241 (49)
97.563Hope International UniversityFullerton, CA1364 (448)
100.560Clearwater Christian UniversityClearwater, FL485 (13)
100.560Houston Baptist UniversityHouston, TX2052 (537)
100.560Judson CollegeMarion, AL357
100.560Waynesburg UniversityWaynesburg, PA1630 (640)
104.558Louisiana CollegePineville, LA1163 (335)
104.558Shorter UniversityRome, GA1440 (85)
106.555Fresno Pacific UniversityFresno, CA2601 (752)
106.555Mars Hill UniversityMars Hill, NC1351 (19)
106.555North Park UniversityChicago, IL2203 (938)
106.555Oklahoma Wesleyan UniversityBartlesville, OK1103 (140)
106.555Trevecca Nazarene UniversityNashville, TN1467 (1005)
106.555University of the CumberlandsWilliamsburg, KY1864 (2433)
112.553Lee UniversityCleveland, TN4565 (389)
112.553Patrick Henry CollegePercellville, VA320
114.550Cornerstone UniversityGrand Rapids, MI2238 (620)
114.550Greenville CollegeGreenville, IL1224 (239)
114.550University of MobileMobile, AL1552 (167)
117.548Emmanuel CollegeFranklin Springs, GA806
117.548Oklahoma Christian UniversityEdmond, OK1888 (367)
117.548Southeastern UniversityLakeland, FL2448 (255)
120.545Evangel UniversitySpringfield, MO1879 (200)
120.545Gardner-Webb UniversityBoiling Spring, NC2677 (2191)
120.545Toccoa Falls CollegeToccoa Falls, GA804
123.543Regent UniversityVirginia Beach, VA2390 (3245)
124.540Columbia International UniversityColumbia, SC576 (592)
124.540Olivet Nazarene UniversityBourbonnais, IL3196 (1316)
124.540Spring Arbor UniversitySpring Arbor, MI3058 (1067)
124.540University of Mary Hardin-BaylorBelton, TX2926 (361)
128.538Belmont Abbey CollegeBelmont, NC1706
128.538DeSales UniversityCenter Valley, PA2468 (777)
130.535Kentucky Christian UniversityGrayson, KY572 (41)
130.535York CollegeYork, NE472
132.533Bluefield CollegeBluefield, VA831
133.530Warner Pacific CollegePortland, OR551 (1)
133.530Welch CollegeNashville, TN316
133.530Williams Baptist CollegeWalnut Ridge, AR566
136.528Tabor CollegeHillsboro, KS760 (8)
136.528Virginia Intermont CollegeBristol, VA496
138.525Grace College & SeminaryWinona Lake, IN1530 (291)
138.525Liberty UniversityLynchburg, VA46,130 (28,239)
138.525University of Sioux FallsSioux Falls, SD1194 (311)
Tier Three   
141.518Hannibal-LaGrange UniversityHannibal, MO1208 (33)
141.518Simpson UniversityRedding, CA1033 (264)
143.515The King’s CollegeNew York, NY582
144.513Trinity International UniversityDeerfield, IL947 (1337)
145.510Cairn UniversityLanghorne, PA928 (248)
145.510California Baptist UniversityRiverside, CA4954 (1077)
147.505Eastern Nazarene CollegeQuincy, MA1323 (136)
147.505Montreat CollegeMontreat, NC701 (123)
149.503Charleston Southern UniversityCharleston, SC2779 (351)
150.500Vanguard University of Southern CaliforniaCosta Mesa, CA2041 (268)
151.495Brewton-Parker CollegeMount Vernon, GA680
151.495Central Baptist CollegeConway, AR832
151.495Faulkner UniversityMontgomery, AL2763 (564)
151.495Southern Nazarene UniversityBethany, OK1654 (495)
155.493MidAmerica Nazarene UniversityOlathe, KS1495 (498)
155.493Wayland Baptist UniversityPlainview, TX5041 (1793)
157.490Bob Jones UniversityGreenville, SC2976 (493)
158.488Southern Wesleyan UniversityCentral, SC1355 (382)
159.485Crown CollegeSaint Bonifacius, MN1088 (181)
159.485Kuyper CollegeGrand Rapids, MI316 (4)
159.485Southwestern Assemblies of God UniversityWaxahachie, TX1695 (335)
162.483Aquinas CollegeNashville, TN553 (64)
162.483Point UniversityEast Point, GA1511
164.480Central Christian College of KansasMcPherson, KS819
165.475Concordia University IrvineIrvine, CA1738 (1783)
166.473San Diego Christian CollegeEl Cajon, CA729 (13)
166.473Hillsdale Free Will Baptist CollegeMore, OK210 (7)
168.468Concordia College– NYBronxville, NY830 (37)
169.463Baptist College of FloridaGraceville, FL534 (20)
170.460Bethesda University of CaliforniaAnaheim, CA256 (93)
171.455North Central UniversityMinneapolis, MN1295
171.455University of MaryBismarck, ND2069 (849)
173.453John Paul the Great Catholic UniversitySan Diego, CA138 (44)
173.453Providence Christian CollegePasadena, CA69
175.450Warner UniversityLake Wales, FL1008 (100)
176.445Chowan UniversityMurfreesboro, NC1308 (8)
177.443Southwest Baptist UniversityBolivar, MO3009 (855)
178.438Multnomah UniversityPortland, OR503 (347)
178.438Truett-McConnell CollegeCleveland, GA1339
180.430Colorado Christian UniversityLakewood, CO3546 (371)
180.430University of the SouthwestHobbs, NM335 (425)
182.428Valley Forge Christian CollegePhoenixville, PA1001 (39)
183.425William Jessup UniversityRocklin, CA991 (25)
184.418Missouri Baptist UniversitySaint Louis, MO3850 (1362)
185.413Virginia University of LynchburgLynchburg, VA467 (73)
186.405St. Gregory’s UniversityShawnee, OK670 (41)
187.403Arizona Christian UniversityPhoenix, AZ683
187.403Beulah Heights UniversityAtlanta, GA616 (217)
189.400Northwest UniversityKirkland, WA1355 (257)
190. 395Nyack CollegeNyack, NY2040 (1278)
190.395Southwestern Christian UniversityBethany, OK626 (32)
192.393Trinity Baptist CollegeJacksonville, FL276 (14)
193.360Mid-America Christian UniversityOklahoma City, OK2101 (505)
194.350Victory UniversityMemphis, TN1968 (44)
195.340Northland International UniversityDunbar, WI398 (92)
196.335Grand Canyon UniversityPhoenix, AZ31,158 (17,492)
196.335Tennessee Temple UniversityChattanooga, TN670 (298)
198.328Arkansas Baptist CollegeLittle Rock, AR1082
199.320University of Fort LauderdaleLauderhill, FL46 (13)
200.318Baptist University of the AmericasSan Antonio, TX200
201.315Paul Quinn CollegeDallas, TX192
202.313Morthland CollegeWest Frankfort, IL50
203.285Ohio Mid-Western CollegeCincinnati, OH145
204.280Wyoming Catholic CollegeLander, WY112
205.260Holy Spirit CollegeAtlanta, GA19
206.258Pensacola Christian CollegePensacola, FL4700
207.253Holy Apostle College & SeminaryCromwell, CT59 (322)
208.248Fisher More CollegeFort Worth, TX40


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St. Olaf College
St. Olaf College
Thomas Aquinas College
Thomas Aquinas College
Hope College
Hope College
Baylor University
Baylor University
Asbury University
Asbury University
Christendom College
Christendom College
Erskine College
Erskine College
Carson-Newman University
Carson-Newman University
Franciscan University of Steubenville
Franciscan University of Steubenville
Judson University
Judson University
Geneva College
Geneva College
Fresno Pacific University
Fresno Pacific University
Regent University
Regent University
University of Mary Hardin- Baylor
University of Mary Hardin- Baylor
Liberty University
Liberty University
California Baptist University
California Baptist University
Faulkner University
Faulkner University
Concordia University Irvine
Concordia University Irvine
University of Mary
University of Mary
William Jessup University
William Jessup University
Grand Canyon University
Grand Canyon University
Pensacola Christian College
Pensacola Christian College