Ralston College
Explore the questions at the heart of human life. We'd love to have you join us.
To think is to be free

RALSTON COLLEGE

A revival and reinvention of the traditional university. A fellowship for anyone, anywhere, who seeks the truth with courage.

DEDICATED
TO
HUMAN
FLOURISHING

Whether you engage with us online, in person at events around the world, or as a student in Savannah, Ralston College holds a space for courageous curiosity and productive disagreement, where ideas are shared with the purpose of living more fully and renewing a shared human culture. 

Encounter the richest and most challenging works of art and intellect from an uncensored past. Exercise free and independent thinking to answer the challenges of our own time and culture. Question openly, in a community dedicated to freedom of thought and speech: to seeking truth, no matter where it leads, and in fellowship with others. 

The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be lit quote.
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Humanities
MA

Applications are open now for our first degree program, a one-year Master of Arts in the Humanities. Designed for those who seek an intensive graduate program focussed on fundamental questions, this demanding course offers a deep understanding of the present cultural moment through the artistic, literary, and philosophical record of its ancient, medieval, and modern origins. 

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SHORT COURSES

HUMANITIES
SHORT
COURSES

Ralston College offers short courses, available to anyone anywhere in the world, in partnership with the global online learning platform FutureLearn. We believe the treasures of art and intellect are an inheritance for everyone. 

 

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What Makes a Happy Life? An Introduction to Samuel Johnson's Rasselas

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Stephen J Blackwood

President

Stephen Blackwood

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Chancellor

Jordan Peterson

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Stephen Wolfram

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Sonal Tolman

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Visitor

Heather Mac Donald

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In Memoriam

George Walker

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