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Leading Christian higher education resource, Christian Universities Online, has published a ranking of the 50 Best Christian Graduate Schools 2017. Regent University in Virginia Beach, Virginia, claimed the top spot on the list. Liberty University of Lynchburg, Virginia, ranked second, and Azusa Pacific University of Azusa, California, placed third in the list.



Other schools in this ranking are listed below in alphabetical order:

Abilene Christian University – Abilene, Texas

Anderson University (Indiana) – Anderson, Indiana

Anderson University (South Carolina) – Anderson, South Carolina

Asbury University – Wilmore, Kentucky

Belhaven University – Jackson, Mississippi

Bethel College (Indiana) – Mishawaka, Indiana

Bethel University – St. Paul, Minnesota

Biola University – La Mirada, California

Bob Jones University – Greenville, South Carolina

California Baptist University – El Monte, California

Campbellsville University – Campbellsville, Kentucky

Carson-Newman University – Jefferson City, Tennessee

Charleston Southern University – Charleston, South Carolina

Concordia University Irvine – Irvine, California

Crown College – Saint Bonifacius, Minnesota

Dallas Baptist University – Dallas, Texas

Eastern University – Saint Davids, Pennsylvania

Evangel University – Springfield, Missouri

Faulkner University – Montgomery, Alabama

Fresno Pacific University – Fresno, California

George Fox University – Newberg, Oregon

Grand Canyon University – Phoenix, Arizona

Greenville College – Greenville, Illinois

Harding University – Searcy, Arkansas

Hardin-Simmons University – Abilene, Texas

Houston Baptist University – Houston, Texas

Huntington University – Huntington, Indiana

Indiana Wesleyan University – Marion, Indiana

Kentucky Christian University – Grayson, Kentucky

Messiah College – Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania

Milligan College – Milligan College, Tennessee

Mississippi College – Clinton, Mississippi

Missouri Baptist University – Saint Louis, Missouri

Mount Vernon Nazarene University – Mount Vernon, Ohio

North Greenville University – Tigerville, South Carolina

North Park University – Chicago, Illinois

Northwest Nazarene University – Nampa, Idaho

Point Loma Nazarene University – San Diego, California

Roberts Wesleyan College – Rochester, New York

Southeastern University – Lakeland, Florida

Southwest Baptist University – Bolivar, Missouri

Spring Arbor University – Spring Arbor, Michigan

Tabor College – Hillsboro, Kansas

Trevecca Nazarene University – Nashville, Tennessee

Trinity Christian College – Palos Heights, Illinois

Trinity International University – Deerfield, Illinois

Union University – Jackson, Tennessee

For this ranking, Christian Universities Online began by collecting all members or member eligible schools of the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU) that offer graduate degree programs. Data was then collected for two categories, the number of graduate degree programs offered and average graduate student tuition and fees for an academic year. Both of these data points were collected from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) site, College Navigator.

Anna-Rebekah Orr, site editor, states that the goal of the ranking is to highlight schools that excel in their educational offerings in post-graduate education. Orr goes on to say, “The decision to continue one’s formal education after an undergraduate degree is a big one. While the future benefits may include a more lucrative income or increased career status, no one would downplay the commitment of time and energy that graduate school requires, or the importance of the decision making process when it comes to choosing a program. Christian Universities Online hopes that this ranking will prove a useful guide for prospective students.”

Christian Universities Online is an online resource for students and families researching Christian higher education. The site publishes rankings and reviews of the best Christian colleges and universities, information about Christian scholarships and financial aid, and many other resources for finding, getting into, and paying for a quality Christian education.

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