HANNIBAL – Hannibal-LaGrange University (HLGU) was named one of America’s Best Christian Colleges for the twelfth consecutive year by the Institutional Research & Evaluation, Inc. HLGU is one of only four higher education institutions in Missouri named as one of America’s Best Christian Colleges. Over 1,000 colleges and universities nationwide were analyzed in consideration for these honors.
HLGU was named America’s Best Christian College on the basis of documented environment of Christian influence, grade point average of incoming freshmen as well as the ACT/SAT scores of incoming freshmen. This is the twelfth consecutive year that Hannibal-LaGrange University has received this honor and scored well above the national average.
Hannibal-LaGrange University has also been listed in the top 50 Christian Colleges according to BestColleges.com. HLGU ranked as number three in the nation for Southern Baptist affiliated colleges, and number 46 in the nation for Christian colleges over all.
“We are pleased to be selected as one of the 50 Top Christian Colleges,” stated Dr. Anthony Allen, HLGU President. “Hannibal-LaGrange University is an incredible place for students to discover God’s purpose for their lives.”
Visit www.bestcolleges.com/features/top-christian-colleges to view the list.
Institutional Research & Evaluation, Inc., is an independent research and consulting organization specializing in the recruiting and retention of students for institutions of higher education. Consistent with its mission, and as a guide by which other institutions may be compared, Institutional Research & Evaluation, Inc. identifies the American colleges and universities providing students the highest quality education. No college or university was paid to be included in this report. Institutions are included solely based on merit.
HLGU is a four-year Christian university fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and prides itself in its traditional and nontraditional educational experience in a distinctively Christian environment.