Top Christian Colleges Guide

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

Money’s Ranking

Following is a listing of the governing members of the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities 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 #3
Point Lookout, Missouri
Est. 1906
1000-acre campus
Denominational Affiliation: Presbyterian Church (USA)
Athletic Association: NAIA
http://www.cofo.edu/

111. Wheaton College
Money Rank: No. 111
U.S. News Rank: National Liberal Arts Colleges #61
Wheaton, Illinois
Est. 1860
80-acre campus
Denominational Affiliation: Inter-denominational
Athletic Association: NCAA D3
http://www.wheaton.edu/

178. Wisconsin Lutheran College
Money Rank: No. 178
U.S. News Rank: Regional Colleges Midwest #16
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Est. 1973
40-acre campus
Denominational Affiliation: Wisconsin Ev. Lutheran Synod
Athletic Association: NCAA D3
http://www.wlc.edu/

191. George Fox University
Money Rank: No. 191
U.S. News Rank: Regional Universities West #24
Newberg, Oregon
Est. 1891
108-acre campus
Denominational Affiliation: Friends
Athletic Association: NCAA D3
http://www.georgefox.edu/

199. Taylor University
Money Rank: No. 199
U.S. News Rank: Regional Colleges Midwest #1
Upland, Indiana
Est. 1846
952-acre campus
Denominational Affiliation: Nondenominational
Athletic Association: NAIA
http://www.tayloru.edu/

223. Dordt University
Money Rank: No. 223
Sioux Center, Iowa
Est. 1955
115-acre campus
Denominational Affiliation: Christian Reformed Church
Athletic Association: NAIA
http://www.dordt.edu/

255. Huntington University
Money Rank: No. 255
U.S. News Rank: Regional Colleges Midwest #20
Huntington, Indiana
Est. 1897
170-acre campus
Denominational Affiliation: United Brethren
Athletic Association: NAIA
http://www.huntington.edu/

280. Bethel University
Money Rank: No. 280
U.S. News Rank: Regional Universities Midwest #17
St. Paul, Minnesota
Est. 1871
247-acre campus
Denominational Affiliation: Baptist
Athletic Association: NCAA D3
http://www.bethel.edu/

283. Fresno Pacific University
Money Rank: No. 283
U.S. News Rank: Regional Universities West #39
Fresno, California
Est. 1944
42-acre campus
Denominational Affiliation: Mennonite Brethren Church
Athletic Association: NCAA D2
http://www.fresno.edu/

296. Messiah College
Money Rank: No. 296
U.S. News Rank: Regional Colleges North #5
Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
Est. 1909
471-acre campus
Denominational Affiliation: Nondenominational
Athletic Association: NCAA D3
http://www.messiah.edu/

325. Northwest University
Money Rank: No. 325
U.S. News Rank: Regional Universities West #46
Kirkland, Washington
Est. 1934
56-acre campus
Denominational Affiliation: Assemblies of God
Athletic Association: NAIA
http://www.northwestu.edu/

352. Calvin College
Money Rank: No. 352
U.S. News Rank: Regional Colleges Midwest #1
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Est. 1876
400-acre campus
Denominational Affiliation: Christian Reformed Church
Athletic Association: NCAA D3
http://www.calvin.edu/

374. Bethel College
Money Rank: No. 374
U.S. News Rank: National Liberal Arts Colleges #173-#229
Mishawaka, Indiana
Est. 1947
75-acre campus
Denominational Affiliation: Missionary Church
Athletic Association: NAIA
http://www.bethelcollege.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
http://www.bethelcollege.edu/

377. Westmont College
Money Rank: No. 377
U.S. News Rank: National Liberal Arts Colleges #108
Santa Barbara, California
Est. 1937
130-acre campus
Denominational Affiliation: Nondenominational
Athletic Association: NAIA
http://www.westmont.edu/

387. Montreat College
Money Rank: No. 387
U.S. News Rank: Regional Universities South #95
Montreat, North Carolina
Est. 1916
112-acre campus
Denominational Affiliation: Inter-denominational
Athletic Association: NAIA
http://www.montreat.edu/

398. Houghton College
Money Rank: No. 398
U.S. News Rank: National Liberal Arts Colleges #143
Houghton, New York
Est. 1883
1300-acre campus
Denominational Affiliation: Wesleyan
Athletic Association: NCAA D3
http://www.houghton.edu/

402. Northwestern College
Money Rank: No. 402
U.S. News Rank: Regional Colleges Midwest #7
Orange City, Iowa
Est. 1882
100-acre campus
Denominational Affiliation: Reformed Church in America
Athletic Association: NAIA
http://www.nwciowa.edu/

402. Nyack College
Money Rank: No. 402
U.S. News Rank: Regional Universities North #142-#187
Nyack, New York
Est. 1882
125-acre campus
Denominational Affiliation: Christian & Missionary Alliance, The
Athletic Association: NCAA D2
http://www.nyack.edu/

411. Vanguard University
Money Rank: No. 411
U.S. News Rank: Regional Universities West #54
Costa Mesa, California
Est. 1920
40-acre campus
Denominational Affiliation: Assemblies of God
Athletic Association: NAIA
http://www.vanguard.edu

428. Indiana Wesleyan University
Money Rank: No. 428
U.S. News Rank: Regional Universities Midwest #32
Marion, Indiana
Est. 1920
345-acre campus
Denominational Affiliation: Wesleyan
Athletic Association: NAIA
http://www.indwes.edu/

434. Point Loma Nazarene University
Money Rank: No. 434
U.S. News Rank: Regional Universities West #17
San Diego, California
Est. 1902
90-acre campus
Denominational Affiliation: Church of the Nazarene
Athletic Association: NCAA D2
http://www.pointloma.edu/

438. Mount Vernon Nazarene University
Money Rank: No. 438
U.S. News Rank: Regional Universities Midwest #84
Mount Vernon, Ohio
Est. 1968
401-acre campus
Denominational Affiliation: Church of the Nazarene
Athletic Association: NAIA
http://www.mvnu.edu/

446. Covenant College
Money Rank: No. 446
U.S. News Rank: National Liberal Arts Colleges #168
Lookout Mountain, Georgia
Est. 1955
300-acre campus
Denominational Affiliation: Presbyterian Church in America
Athletic Association: NCAA D3
http://www.covenant.edu/

450. Trinity Christian College
Money Rank: No. 450
U.S. News Rank: Regional Colleges Midwest #21
Palos Heights, Illinois
Est. 1959
52-acre campus
Denominational Affiliation: Nondenominational
Athletic Association: NAIA
http://www.trnty.edu/

462. John Brown University
Money Rank: No. 462
U.S. News Rank: Regional Universities South #13
Siloam Springs, Arkansas
Est. 1919
200-acre campus
Denominational Affiliation: Inter-denominational
Athletic Association: NAIA
http://www.jbu.edu/

473. Roberts Wesleyan College
Money Rank: No. 473
U.S. News Rank: Regional Universities North #93
Rochester, New York
Est. 1866
188-acre campus
Denominational Affiliation: Free Methodist
Athletic Association: NCAA D2
http://www.roberts.edu/

485. Malone University
Money Rank: No. 485
U.S. News Rank: Regional Universities Midwest #81
Canton, Ohio
Est. 1892
87-acre campus
Denominational Affiliation: Friends
Athletic Association: NCAA D2
http://www.malone.edu/

501. Harding University
Money Rank: No. 501
U.S. News Rank: Regional Universities South #20
Searcy, Arkansas
Est. 1924
350-acre campus
Denominational Affiliation: Church of Christ
Athletic Association: NCAA D2
http://www.harding.edu/

531. Asbury University
Money Rank: No. 531
U.S. News Rank: Regional Universities South #14
Wilmore, Kentucky
Est. 1890
65-acre campus
Denominational Affiliation: Nondenominational
Athletic Association: NAIA
http://www.asbury.edu/

569. Gordon College
Money Rank: No. 569
U.S. News Rank: National Liberal Arts Colleges #162
Wenham, Massachusetts
Est. 1889
550-acre campus
Denominational Affiliation: Nondenominational
Athletic Association: NCAA D3
http://www.gordon.edu/

586. Geneva College
Money Rank: No. 586
U.S. News Rank: Regional Universities North #67
Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania
Est. 1848
110-acre campus
Denominational Affiliation: Reformed Presbyterian Church of North America
Athletic Association: NCAA D3
http://www.geneva.edu/

591. Erskine College
Money Rank: No. 591
U.S. News Rank: National Liberal Arts Colleges #173-#229
Due West, South Carolina
Est. 1839
85-acre campus
Denominational Affiliation: Associate Reformed Presbyterian
Athletic Association: NCAA D2
http://www.erskine.edu/

606. Azusa Pacific University
Money Rank: No. 606
U.S. News Rank: National Universities #205
Azusa, California
Est. 1899
103-acre campus
Denominational Affiliation: Nondenominational
Athletic Association: NCAA D2
http://www.apu.edu/

607. Crown College
Money Rank: No. 607
U.S. News Rank: Regional Colleges Midwest #46
Saint Bonifacius, Minnesota
Est. 1916
215-acre campus
Denominational Affiliation: Christian & Missionary Alliance, The
Athletic Association: NCAA D3
http://www.crown.edu/

615. Point University
Money Rank: No. 615
U.S. News Rank: Regional Colleges South #45
West Point, Georgia
Est. 1937
54-acre campus
Denominational Affiliation: Nondenominational
Athletic Association: NAIA
http://www.point.edu/

619. Eastern University
Money Rank: No. 619
U.S. News Rank: Regional Universities North #74
St Davids, Pennsylvania
Est. 1952
107-acre campus
Denominational Affiliation: American Baptist
Athletic Association: NCAA D3
http://www.eastern.edu/

666. Cornerstone University
Money Rank: No. 666
U.S. News Rank: Regional Universities Midwest #106
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Est. 1941
119-acre campus
Denominational Affiliation: Nondenominational
Athletic Association: NAIA
http://www.cornerstone.edu/

672. California Baptist University
Money Rank: No. 672
U.S. News Rank: Regional Universities West #32
Riverside, California
Est. 1950
131-acre campus
Denominational Affiliation: Southern Baptist
Athletic Association: NCAA D2
http://www.calbaptist.edu/

692. Biola University
Money Rank: No. 692
U.S. News Rank: National Universities #157
La Mirada, California
Est. 1908
95-acre campus
Denominational Affiliation: Nondenominational
Athletic Association: NCAA D2
http://www.biola.edu/

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