Calvin’s reputation for excellence

Calvin is widely recognized as an excellent institution of higher education.

U.S. News & World Report

Calvin College is ranked #100 on the list of national liberal arts colleges.

The Princeton Review

“Every accredited college or university offers education, but not every school prepares students for the real world in the way that Calvin does [...] Best of all, perhaps, Calvin provides a fantastic Christian education for little money, compared to other private schools.”

Fiske Guide to Colleges

“Calvin students describe the overall academic environment as challenging but supportive [...] Calvin graduates have few problems getting accepted to graduate schools of law, medicine, or business.”

Washington Monthly

#61 on the 2013 liberal arts college list. What they say about their ranking system: “We rate schools based on their contribution to the public good in three broad categories: Social Mobility (recruiting and graduating low-income students), Research (producing cutting-edge scholarship and PhDs), and Service (encouraging students to give something back to their country).”

Barron’s Guide

“Among a recent study of 925 private colleges, Calvin ranked 15th in the number of students going on to earn a Ph.D.”

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