University of Redlands

Rankings and fact sheets


The University of Redlands is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). There are additional accreditations for specific programs:

  • Designated a Hispanic Serving Institution
  • Chemistry programs by the American Chemical Society
  • Conservatory of Music by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
  • Communicative Disorders programs by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • School of Education by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing
  • School of Business & Society by Accreditation Council For Business Schools and Programs


Arbor Day Foundation

  • Tree Campus USA (14 consecutive years)

College Consensus

  • Top 50 Best Online Grad Schools for Master's Programs
  • Best Colleges & Universities in the West

Colleges of Distinction

  • College of Distinction 

Based on engaged students, great teaching, vibrant community, and successful outcomes

Creative Colleges

  • Featured in Creative Writing
  • Listed in Acting, Art and Design, and Music

Fiske Guide to Colleges (College of Arts and Sciences)

  • Best and Most Interesting 

Fulbright Scholarships

  • Recognized by the U.S. Department of State as a Fulbright Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) Leader
  • 28 Fulbright students in the last 15 years
  • Recognized by the Department of Education as a "Top Producer of Fulbright Students" (College of Arts and Sciences)

Salary potential 

  • Top 16% Best Universities for a Bachelor's Degree (248 of 1,515)

Best Value

  • Top 13% Best Value Private Colleges (113 of 864)
  • Top 10% Best Value Colleges for Business Majors (150 of 1,487)

The Princeton Review

  • Best 389 Colleges 
  • Best Western Colleges

University Headquarters (School of Business and Society)

  • #2 Best MBA ACBSP Accredited Schools in California
  • #4 in Online Human Services Master's Colleges
  • #7 Best MBA ACBSP Schools

U.S. News & World Report

  • #3 Best University in the West - Most Innovative
  • #7 Best University in the West
  • #18 Best Colleges for Veterans
  • #36 Best University in the West - Social Mobility

Washington Monthly

  • "Best Bang for the Buck Colleges" 
  • Top 3% (20 of 604), Best National Universities, Masters 

Based on contributions to the public good, including social mobility, research, and service

Fact sheets

Print-quality PDFs of the fact sheets are also available: College of Arts and Sciences, School of Business, School of Education, and spatial studies.