Rollins College, Winter Park’s very own liberal arts college located in the heart of the city, has once again been ranked No. 1 by U.S. News & World Report for best regional university in the South in its 2021 rankings for the nation’s best colleges. The college has ranked in the top two of this category for 26 consecutive years and has consistently reigned as the top-rated Florida school in the category.
The category is comprised of 103 colleges and universities providing a range of undergraduate and master’s programs in the region.
“Rollins is proud once again to be recognized so prominently among the nation’s best colleges,” said Rollins College President Grant Cornwell. “The College’s long-standing title as the No. 1 regional university in the South highlights our commitment to providing students with every opportunity to succeed in a global market. Our inclusion in several distinctive subcategories affirms our mission to provide an innovative, interdisciplinary education to the next generation of leaders as they tackle the challenges of the 21st century.”
Other notable rankings the college earned from U.S. News & World Report for the 2021-22 school year include No. 2 for most innovative schools in the South and No. 4 in best undergraduate teaching programs. Rollins also earned a spot in the top 10 best value schools in the South list. Additionally, the college’s undergraduate business program was rated one of the best in the nation.