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Colleges That Change Lives

St. John’s College Named One of the Colleges That Change Lives

St. John’s College is proud to be included in Colleges That Change Lives, a book written by Loren Pope and first published in 1996. The list of 40 schools features distinct institutions of higher learning that offer an alternative to traditional university education.

“It should be clear that [St. John’s] is a place only for those who read and who are interested in ideas and fundamental questions.“
Colleges That Change Lives

What are the Colleges That Change Lives?

Colleges That Change Lives by Loren Pope

Colleges That Change Lives (CTCL) is an organization started in 1998 and inspired by Loren Pope’s book by the same name. It has become a leading advocate for college choice, with resources supporting “the knowledge, character, and values of young people by introducing them to a personalized and transformative collegiate experience.” A college that changes lives would be one with a student-first mission with a personalized approach to teaching. Other factors include:

  • Small classes
  • Dedicated faculty
  • Holistic admissions
  • A learning environment that fosters personal and intellectual growth in unexpected ways.

Find out why St. John’s College is a College That Changes Lives