University of Redlands Profile

Founded in 1907, The University of Redlands is a top ranking private liberal arts and sciences university located in Redlands, California (USA).

High school students will be interested in the College of Arts and Sciences. There are also two professional schools focusing on working adults: the School of Education and the School of Business.

The University is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and approved by the Commission on Teacher Credentialing for the State of California. Programmatic accreditations include the National Association of Schools of Music, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, and the American Chemical Society.


- Placed among the top 10 best master’s universities in the West. It is rated 7th in the Master's Universities (West) rankings (U.S. News and World Report 2010 edition).

- Included as one of the country's best institutions for undergraduate education in the 2010 edition of "The Best 371 Colleges" guidebook by The Princeton Review. Only about 15% of America’s 2,500 four-year colleges and two Canadian colleges are profiled in the book.

- Placed among the top 10 master's universities in the West and one of the great schools at a great price, according to the U.S. News & World Report's 2009 Best Colleges Rankings. It is ranked 2nd among Western master's universities that offer a great value.

- Listed as one of the nation's best institutions for undergraduate education, according to The Princeton Review 2009 edition of its annual book "The Best 368 Colleges". The ranking lists are based on the survey of 120,000 students attending the 368 colleges in the book.

- According to the 2009 College Salary Report on,  the starting and mid-career salaries of the University of Redlands graduates are ranked among the top 30 of all liberal arts colleges nationwide.

- It is the only university in Southern California ranked both an A+ school and a best value in the U.S. News and World Report annual college guide.

- Featured in The Princeton Review's book: The 2008 "Best 366 Colleges".

- Ranked 12th nationally with an estimated 47.2% of the undergraduate population in the College of Arts and Sciences participating in study abroad programs (Institute of International Education).

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