Here’s a power-packed list of the top Christian Colleges and Universities in (almost) every state.
We put the list together based on information publicly available, with weighted importance to overall affordability (based on location), student/faculty ratio, and range of courses and degree programs offered.
We hope this list is valuable in your search for the right college fit!
University of Mobile in Mobile, Ala., has a 14:1 student/faculty ratio and costs around $32,000 (two semesters) annually. The school offers a wide variety of programs.
Alaska Bible College in Palmer, Alaska, boasts an 83 percent graduation rate and a 8 1/2:1 student faculty ratio. The annual cost (two semesters) is around $15,300.
Williams Baptist College located in Walnut Ridge, Ark., has a beautiful campus and a strong graduation rate and costs approximately $23,900 per year. Maintaining a 13:1 student/faculty ratio, there are 25 majors in their academic program.
International Baptist College and Seminary in Chandler, Ariz., has a strong 6:1 student/faculty ratio. It is a good value at $23,500 per year.
Simpson University in Redding, Calif., offers am 11:1 student/faculty ratio and a high rate of graduation. The annual cost of $35,200 is a good value for this beautiful campus in the California climate.
Nazarene Bible College in Colorado Springs, Colo., has an impressive 10:1 student/faculty ratio. Annual cost for this beautiful campus is approximately $24,500/year.
Warner University in Lake Wales, Fla., has a beautiful setting, a 17:1 student/faculty ratio, and costs around $29,100 annually. The school offers diverse programs of study and a 71 percent success rate for job placement of graduates.
Emmanuel College of Franklin Springs, Ga., offers a broad range of academics and maintains a 12:1 student/faculty ratio. Annual costs $26,900 in total.
Pacific Rim Christian University in Honolulu, Hawaii, claims a 100 percent graduation rate and a 15:1 student/faculty ratio. At $17,800 per year in total costs, it is affordable and the location is unequaled!
Northwest Nazarene University in Nampa, Idaho, has a 10:1 student/faculty ratio and costs about $36,000 per year. The school also reflects a solid graduation rate and diverse study programs.
Lincoln Christian University in Lincoln, Ill., is a good value at $27,600 annual costs. With a 14:1 student faculty ratio and broad range of ministry studies, a quality education is available.
Bethel College—IN located in Mishawaka, Ind., has a 12:1 student/faculty ratio and an excellent graduation rate. Annual costs are about $35,100.
Emmaus Bible College of Dubuque, Iowa, is a good value at $24,300 annually. Emmaus also reports an 87 percent job placement rate and maintains a 9:1 student/faculty ratio.
Central Christian College of Kansas of McPherson, Kan., has a desirable small town setting and a 14:1 student/faculty ratio. It is a good value at $25,800 per year.
Campbellsville University in Campbellsville, Ky., is affordable at $33,600 per year. Boasting a 13:1 student/faculty ratio, the school has a very strong graduation rate.
Louisiana College in Pineville, La., demonstrates a strong graduation rate and a 11:1 student/faculty ratio. At $23,300 per year, it is an affordable choice in Louisiana.
Eastern Nazarene College in historic Quincy, Mass., is part of the country’s earliest settled areas. With a 14:1 student/faculty ratio and a strong graduation rate, the school is a good value at $39,900/year.
Maple Springs Baptist Bible College & Seminary in Capitol Heights, Md., has an astounding 3:1 student/faculty ratio. At under $20,000 per year it is a great value, while sitting close to the nation’s capital.
Spring Arbor University located in Spring Arbor, Mich., has a strong 12:1 student/faculty ratio and an annual cost of $34,500. Its suburban location is ideal for student life.
Crown College in St. Bonifacious, Minn., has a good graduation rate and an annual cost of $35,000. An 18:1 student/faculty ratio helps make this school a top choice.
College of the Ozarks in Point Lookout, Mo., has a 15:1 student/faculty ratio. An excellent graduation rate and annual cost of $26,900 make it very competitive.
Belhaven University of Jackson, Miss., is affordable at $30,900 per year. The 12:1 student/faculty ratio positively impacts its high graduation rate.
Montana Bible College in Bozeman, Mont., is very affordable at $10,500 per year. An excellent 5:1 student faculty ratio enhances the student experience, and its suburban location is picturesque.
Piedmont International University in historic Winston-Salem, N.C., enjoys a 9:1 student/faculty ratio. At $22,300 per year, it is a good value and offers a wide variety of degree programs.
Trinity Bible College in Ellendale, N.D., offers an 11:1 student/faculty ratio and a rural setting. At $21,250 for the year, it is affordable and has a high graduation rate.
York College located in York, Neb., offers a good value at $23,900 for the year. Students enjoy a 14:1 student/faculty ratio and a high graduation rate.
Pillar College in Newark, N.J., provides a 14:1 student/faculty ratio. The annual cost of $23,900 is reasonable for its location.
University of the Southwest in Hobbs, N.M., is an affordable choice in a rural location. The annual cost is $24,500 and the school has a 17:1 student/faculty ratio.
Houghton College in Houghton, N.Y. has an excellent graduation rate and an 11:1 student/faculty ratio. It is a good value at $39,600 annually.
Mount Vernon Nazarene University located in Mt Vernon, Ohio, enjoys a high graduation rate and a 14:1 student/teacher ratio. At $35,200, it is an affordable choice for a degree.
Southern Nazarene University in Bethany, Okla., provides a 15:1 student/faculty ratio and a high rate of graduation. The annual cost of $32,300 is affordable as well.
Warner Pacific College in Portland, Ore., is affordable at $31,400 per year. Students enjoy a 12:1 student/faculty ratio and a strong graduation rate.
Cairn University located outside of Philadelphia in Langhorne, Pa., has a picturesque campus and a 14:1 student/faculty ratio. At $34,200 per year, it is a good value.
Bob Jones University in Grenville, S.C., provides a 12:1 student/faculty ratio and a high rate of graduation. At $22,900 per year, it is a good value, too.
University of Sioux Falls in Sioux Falls, S.D. is affordable at $35,600. The school boasts a 14:1 student/faculty ratio and a strong graduation rate.
Johnson University in Knoxville, Tenn., is an excellent value at $21,300 per year. A high graduation rate and 17:1 student/faculty ratio are positives as well.
Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas, is affordable at $32,800 per year. The student/faculty ratio is a very good 12:1 and the graduation rate is good.
Regent University located in Virginia Beach, Va., admits a 32:1 student/faculty ratio. While a little higher than most, the affordability at $28,000 per year and the high rate of graduation make this beautiful campus a solid choice.
Northwest University located in Kirkland, Wash., provides a pretty campus and a wide variety of coursework. At $36,600 annual cost and 13:1 student/faculty ratio, it is a recommended school.
Appalachian Bible College in Mt Hope, W. Va., has a picturesque, rural campus. At $17,100 per year, it is an excellent value. Students also enjoy a 14:1 student/faculty ratio.
Northland International University in Dunbar, Wis., has a 22:1 student/faculty ratio and an annual cost of $24,400. It is in a rural setting with natural beauty.