Top Christian Colleges Guide

Christian colleges ranked by Money, Forbes, U.S. News and Princeton Review

Money’s Ranking

Following is a listing of Christian colleges as they ranked in Money's comprehensive college rankings for the 2017-18 academic year.

73. College of the Ozarks
Money rank: No. 73
U.S. News Rank: Regional Colleges (Midwest) Tier 1
Point Lookout, Missouri
Est. 1906
1,000-acre campus
Denominational Affiliation: Christian Interdenominational
Athletic Association: NAIA
cofo.edu

111. Wheaton College
Money rank: No. 111
U.S. News Rank: National Liberal Arts Tier 1
Wheaton, Illinois
Est. 1860
80-acre campus
Denominational Affiliation: Christian nondenominational
Athletic Association: NCAA-III
wheaton.edu

170. Waynesburg University
Money rank: No. 170
U.S. News Rank: Regional Universities (North) Tier 1
Waynesburg, Pennsylvania
Est. 1849
30-acre campus
Denominational Affiliation: Presbyterian
Athletic Association: NCAA-III
waynesburg.edu

178. Wisconsin Lutheran College
Money rank: No. 178
U.S. News Rank: Regional Colleges (Midwest) Tier 1
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Est. 1973
40-acre campus
Denominational Affiliation: Lutheran
Athletic Association: NCAA-II
wlc.edu

191. George Fox University
Money rank: No. 191
U.S. News Rank: Regional Universities (West) Tier 1
Newberg, Oregon
Est. 1891
108-acre campus
Denominational Affiliation: Evangelical Friends
Athletic Association: NCAA-III
georgefox.edu

199. Taylor University
Money rank: No. 199
U.S. News Rank: Regional Colleges (Midwest) Tier 1
Upland, Indiana
Est. 1846
952-acre campus
Denominational Affiliation: Christian Interdenominational
Athletic Association: NAIA
tayloru.edu

223. Dordt College
Money rank: No. 223
U.S. News Rank: Regional Colleges (Midwest) Tier 1
Sioux Center, Iowa
Est. 1955
115-acre campus
Denominational Affiliation: Christian Reformed
Athletic Association: NAIA
dordt.edu

255. Huntington University
Money rank: No. 255
U.S. News Rank: Regional Colleges (Midwest) Tier 1
Huntington, Indiana
Est. 1897
170-acre campus
Denominational Affiliation: United Brethren in Christ
Athletic Association: NAIA
huntington.edu

280. Bethel University
Money rank: No. 280
U.S. News Rank: Regional Universities (Midwest) Tier 1
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Est. 1871
247-acre campus
Denominational Affiliation: Converge Worldwide
Athletic Association: NCAA-III
bethel.edu

283. Fresno Pacific University
Money rank: No. 283
U.S. News Rank: Regional Universities (West) Tier 1
Fresno, California
Est. 1944
42-acre campus
Denominational Affiliation: Mennonite Brethren
Athletic Association: NAIA
fresno.edu

285. Seattle Pacific University
Money rank: No. 285
U.S. News Rank: National Universities Tier 1
Seattle, Washington
Est. 1891
43-acre campus
Denominational Affiliation: Free Methodist
Athletic Association: NCAA-II
spu.edu

296. Messiah College
Money rank: No. 296
U.S. News Rank: Regional Colleges (North) Tier 1
Grantham, Pennsylvania
Est. 1909
471-acre campus
Denominational Affiliation: Christian Interdenominational
Athletic Association: NCAA
messiah.edu

325. Northwest University
Money rank: No. 325
U.S. News Rank: Regional Universities (West) Tier 1
Kirkland, Washington
Est. 1934
56-acre campus
Denominational Affiliation: Assemblies of God
Athletic Association: NAIA
northwestu.edu

348. University of Northwestern St. Paul
Money rank: No. 348
U.S. News Rank: Regional Universities (Midwest) Tier 1
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Est. 1902
107-acre campus
Denominational Affiliation: Christian Nondenominational
Athletic Association: NCAA-III
unwsp.edu

352. Calvin College
Money rank: No. 352
U.S. News Rank: Regional Colleges (Midwest) Tier 1
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Est. 1876
400-acre campus
Denominational Affiliation: Christian Reformed
Athletic Association: NCAA-III
calvin.edu

374. Bethel College
Money rank: No. 374
U.S. News Rank: Regional Universities (Midwest) Tier 1
Mishawaka, Indiana
Est. 1947
80-acre campus
Denominational Affiliation: Missionary Church
Athletic Association: NAIA
bethelcollege.edu

377. Westmont College
Money rank: No. 377
U.S. News Rank: National Liberal Arts Tier 1
Santa Barbara, California
Est. 1937
130-acre campus
Denominational Affiliation: Christian nondenominational
Athletic Association: NAIA
westmont.edu

387. Montreat College
Money rank: No. 387
U.S. News Rank: Regional Universities (South) Tier 1
Montreat Carolina, North Carolina
Est. 1916
112-acre campus
Denominational Affiliation: Presbyterian
Athletic Association: NAIA
montreat.edu

398. Houghton College
Money rank: No. 398
U.S. News Rank: National Liberal Arts Tier 1
Houghton York, New York
Est. 1883
1,300-acre campus
Denominational Affiliation: Wesleyan Church
Athletic Association: NCAA-III
houghton.edu

402. Northwestern College
Money rank: No. 402
U.S. News Rank: Regional Colleges (Midwest) Tier 1
Orange City, Iowa
Est. 1882
100-acre campus
Denominational Affiliation: Reformed Church in America
Athletic Association: NAIA
nwciowa.edu

402. Nyack College
Money rank: No. 402
U.S. News Rank: Unlisted
Nyack York, New York
Est. 1882
125-acre campus
Denominational Affiliation: Christian and Missionary Alliance
Athletic Association: NCAA-II
nyack.edu

411. Vanguard University of Southern California
Money rank: No. 411
U.S. News Rank: Regional Universities (West) Tier 1
Costa Mesa, California
Est. 1920
40-acre campus
Denominational Affiliation: Assemblies of God
Athletic Association: NAIA
vanguard.edu

428. Indiana Wesleyan University
Money rank: No. 428
U.S. News Rank: Regional Universities (Midwest) Tier 1
Marion, Indiana
Est. 1920
345-acre campus
Denominational Affiliation: Wesleyan Church
Athletic Association: NAIA
indwes.edu

434. Point Loma Nazarene University
Money rank: No. 434
U.S. News Rank: Regional Universities (West) Tier 1
San Diego, California
Est. 1902
90-acre campus
Denominational Affiliation: Nazarene
Athletic Association: NCAA-II
pointloma.edu

438. Mount Vernon Nazarene University
Money rank: No. 438
U.S. News Rank: Regional Universities (Midwest) Tier 1
Mount Vernon, Ohio
Est. 1968
401-acre campus
Denominational Affiliation: Nazarene
Athletic Association: NAIA
mvnu.edu

446. Covenant College
Money rank: No. 446
U.S. News Rank: National Liberal Arts Tier 1
Lookout Mountain, Georgia
Est. 1955
300-acre campus
Denominational Affiliation: Presbyterian Church in America
Athletic Association: NCAA-III
covenant.edu

450. Trinity Christian College
Money rank: No. 450
U.S. News Rank: Regional Colleges (Midwest) Tier 1
Palos Heights, Illinois
Est. 1959
52-acre campus
Denominational Affiliation: Reformed
Athletic Association: NAIA
trnty.edu

462. John Brown University
Money rank: No. 462
U.S. News Rank: Regional Universities (South) Tier 1
Siloam Springs, Arkansas
Est. 1919
200-acre campus
Denominational Affiliation: Interdenominational
Athletic Association: NAIA
jbu.edu

473. Roberts Wesleyan College
Money rank: No. 473
U.S. News Rank: Regional Universities (North) Tier 1
Rochester York, New York
Est. 1866
188-acre campus
Denominational Affiliation: Free Methodist
Athletic Association: NAIA
roberts.edu

485. Malone University
Money rank: No. 485
U.S. News Rank: Regional Universities (Midwest) Tier 1
Canton, Ohio
Est. 1892
87-acre campus
Denominational Affiliation: Evangelical Friends
Athletic Association: NAIA
malone.edu

501. Harding University
Money rank: No. 501
U.S. News Rank: Regional Universities (South) Tier 1
Searcy, Arkansas
Est. 1924
350-acre campus
Denominational Affiliation: Churches of Christ
Athletic Association: NCAA-II
harding.edu

520. Whitworth University
Money rank: No. 520
U.S. News Rank: Regional Universities (West) Tier 1
Spokane, Washington
Est. 1890
200-acre campus
Denominational Affiliation: Presbyterian Church in the United States
Athletic Association: NCAA-III
whitworth.edu

531. Asbury University
Money rank: No. 531
U.S. News Rank: Regional Universities (South) Tier 1
Wilmore, Kentucky
Est. 1890
65-acre campus
Denominational Affiliation: non-denominational
Athletic Association: NAIA
asbury.edu

569. Gordon College
Money rank: No. 569
U.S. News Rank: National Liberal Arts Tier 1
Wenham, Massachusetts
Est. 1889
550-acre campus
Denominational Affiliation: non-denominational
Athletic Association: NCAA-III
gordon.edu

586. Geneva College
Money rank: No. 586
U.S. News Rank: Regional Universities (North) Tier 1
Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania
Est. 1848
110-acre campus
Denominational Affiliation: Reformed Presbyterian of N.A.
Athletic Association: NCAA-III
geneva.edu

591. Erskine College
Money rank: No. 591
U.S. News Rank: Unlisted
Due West Carolina, South Carolina
Est. 1839
85-acre campus
Denominational Affiliation: Associate Reformed Presbyterian
Athletic Association: NCAA-II
erskine.edu

606. Azusa Pacific University
Money rank: No. 606
U.S. News Rank: National Universities Tier 1
Azusa, California
Est. 1899
103-acre campus
Denominational Affiliation: Christian Interdenominational
Athletic Association: NCAA-II
apu.edu

607. Crown College
Money rank: No. 607
U.S. News Rank: Regional Colleges (Midwest) Tier 1
Saint Bonifacius, Minnesota
Est. 1916
215-acre campus
Denominational Affiliation: Christian Missionary Alliance
Athletic Association: NCAA
crown.edu

615. Point University
Money rank: No. 615
U.S. News Rank: Regional Colleges (South) Tier 1
West Point, Georgia
Est. 1937
54-acre campus
Denominational Affiliation: Christian Churches
Athletic Association: NAIA
point.edu

619. Eastern University
Money rank: No. 619
U.S. News Rank: Regional Universities (North) Tier 1
St. Davids, Pennsylvania
Est. 1952
107-acre campus
Denominational Affiliation: American Baptist
Athletic Association: NCAA
eastern.edu

666. Cornerstone University
Money rank: No. 666
U.S. News Rank: Regional Universities (Midwest) Tier 2
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Est. 1941
119-acre campus
Denominational Affiliation: Evangelical
Athletic Association: NAIA
cornerstone.edu

672. California Baptist University
Money rank: No. 672
U.S. News Rank: Regional Universities (West) Tier 1
Riverside, California
Est. 1950
131-acre campus
Denominational Affiliation: California Southern Baptist Convention
Athletic Association: NCAA-II
calbaptist.edu

692. Biola University
Money rank: No. 692
U.S. News Rank: National Universities Tier 1
La Mirada, California
Est. 1908
95-acre campus
Denominational Affiliation: Christian nondenominational
Athletic Association: NAIA
biola.edu

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