Founded in 1888 and affiliated with the Episcopal Church, Saint Paul’s College is a private, historically black, accredited, four-year coeducational liberal arts institution of higher learning located in the rolling hills of Brunswick County in Southern Virginia. Saint Paul’s offers baccalaureate degrees in the arts and sciences, teacher education, professional and pre-professional programs, continuing studies, adult education and our Single Parent Support System program on our beautiful 183-acre campus. The historic campus and architecture, on the National Register of Historic Places, provides a classic backdrop to a personalized education that provides opportunities for spiritual and scholarly development within a strong sense of community.
Saint Paul’s College provides an academic environment that promotes the vision of its founder and his Christian heritage to educate all students, especially the underserved, with educational, cultural, spiritual, and life-long learning experiences that will enable them to lead and to serve in today’s technology driven, global society.
With a student-teacher ratio of 17:1, its liberal arts, professional and pre-professional programs prepare students for careers and graduate studies in Humanities, Social Sciences, Education, Business, Mathematics, and Natural Sciences and provide opportunities for students to grow in mind, body and spirit with integrity, objectivity, resourcefulness, scholarship, and responsible citizenship.
The Saint Paul’s College experience is further shaped by volunteer service work in the community, intramural sports, student organization memberships, and cultural and social activities throughout the year that sustain a supportive, close-knit community creating friendships and ideas that will remain with you for a lifetime.