Memorial Chapel at the University of Redlands

U.S. News & World Report has named the University of Redlands as the No. 5 regional university in the west, rising from No. 16, in its 2021 Best College Rankings. Redlands was also highlighted as a best college for veterans at No. 3. .

“This recognition is a nod to the hard work, commitment, and time invested by students, faculty and staff whose collective focus is fixed on creating the best educational experience possible,” said Provost Kathy Ogren.

The 36th edition of U.S. News’ Best Colleges evaluates more than 1,400 colleges and universities on 17 indicators of academic quality.

The data used in the 2021 Best Colleges rankings pertain to student and faculty cohorts that predate the pandemic.

Additional accolades include:  

• Washington Monthly ranked University of Redlands No. 27 in its 2020 Master’s University Rankings for its contribution to the public good.

• University Headquarters ranked University of Redlands School of Business No. 1 on its Best Business Management Schools and Programs.