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Patrick Henry College

Patrick Henry College is a four-year undergraduate institution located in Northern Virginia, in the shadow of Washington, DC. Patrick Henry College is a Classical Christian Liberal Arts college that focuses on training up young Christian leaders who are prepared to stand on some of the most influential stages in our country for the glory of God.

Patrick Henry College alumni are clerking for the Supreme Court, routinely outperforming the Ivy Leagues in forensic activities, rising through the ranks of the FBI and CIA and briefing the Joint Chiefs of Staff, writing for the major news outlets, leading and starting churches, and much more. All of this, we believe, is a consequence of our mission to train up the next generation of leaders for Christ and for liberty.

We invite you to take a closer look. We believe that you will be encouraged to see how God is using classical Christian liberal arts at Patrick Henry College to empower students like yours to effect true change in our culture. Patrick Henry College has earned a reputation for producing graduates that are truly exceptional in terms of their ability to think logically, communicate persuasively, and represent the cause of Christ faithfully.

PHC was founded to challenge the status quo in higher education by holding high both faith and reason. Our goal is to equip young leaders who understand what it means to lead with integrity and in so doing topreserve for posterity the ideals behind the “noble experiment in ordered liberty” that is the foundation of America. As you know, integrity is both taught and caught. A rigorous academic environment can expand a student’s knowledge base but do little to teach them how to live God-honoring lives. Students need an environment that is both academically rigorous AND one that simultaneously encourages them to flourish in their faith—an environment that develops the whole person. Patrick Henry College was founded to step into that gap in higher education.

In a similar way, many homeschooling parents recognize the dual role of faith and academic rigor in preparing bright young students for college. We believe in the work you are doing!  PHC may well be a perfect next step for students who feel a stirring in their hearts to make a difference.

I hope you will take this opportunity to get to know us better and consider how we might work together in shaping godly affections in your student.