There are hundreds of Christian colleges across the USA – so it can be very difficult choosing the right one for you. While students should always be encouraged to choose the Christian college that best suits them, in this guide we shall look at five of the most popular Christian colleges in the USA.
Regent University, Virginia
Regent University in the state of Virginia is highly regarded as one of the most popular Christian colleges in the USA and is considered to be the best Christian college in the USA.
The university offers a range of very successful and strong academic programs – particularly excelling in journalism, Christian studies and performing arts. In fact, the college’s law department was ranked second by the Princeton Review for the Best Quality of Life.
The school works around a basis of good Christian morals and ethics – and despite this it has not prevented the university from becoming highly successful on a global scale. Graduates from Regent University are very well rounded and successful both in their personal, spiritual and working lives.
California Baptist University
Another very popular Christian college is the California Baptist University. There are approximately 4,000 students enrolled at the college in any given year and there are a huge range of subject areas available to their students.
They offer a popular and successful Christian Studies major that has a range of concentrations including Bible and Theology, Christian Ministry and Global Studies amongst others.
This Christian college is also well recognized for its strong mission to take part in service and relief projects around the world – with many students taking part. Strong Christian morals and beliefs are intertwined with a strong education at this college to offer a very well rounded college education for Christian students.
Wheaton College, Illinois
Wheaton College is situated in the state of Illinois and is a very academic liberal arts Christian college that has been ranked 9th in the nation for its number of graduates – showing its popularity!
All Christian denominations may attend this college and it is renowned for its small class sizes with a student to teacher ratio of approximately 12:1.
As well as being a fantastic Christian college it has also been ranked as one of the leading liberal arts colleges in the country attracting some of the best students from around the USA.
The student community at Wheaton College is very committed to God and Christian ethics and morals are well established in the everyday lives of the students that attend.
Azusa Pacific University, California
Azusa Pacific University is situated in the San Gabriel Valley of California and is an evangelical Christian college that offers a huge range of academic programs – both in Christian-based subjects and more.
There are approximately 50 undergraduate programs and 21 graduate programs available to students as well as several doctorate study options.
Like many of the other Christian colleges on our list – Azusa Pacific University consistently ranks at the top of the best universities in the USA.
One of the main benefits of this Christian college are the small class sizes – which are very typical of most Christian colleges. This provides a more individual and intimate learning environment.
The final college we shall look at in today’s guide is Baylor University. Baylor University is essentially a bible college but offers many other programs through its George W. Truett Theological Seminary.
The college offers a range of Christian-centric classes and is also renowned for its great academic achievement amongst students and graduates.
There is a very active community of Christians on the campus and the university is proud of the huge amount of volunteer and community hours put in by its students every year. In fact, every year Baylor University students put in approximately 150,000 hours worth of community service.
All of the Christian colleges we have looked at in today’s guide are very popular with Christian students – largely thanks to their high academic achievements and good Christian belief systems. Most of the colleges we have looked at are very competitive – but there are hundreds of other Christian colleges that offer just as good educations to their students and fantastic social and spiritual lives.