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Why Savannah?

Savannah stands as one of the largest historic urban districts in the United States, boasting extraordinary architectural and natural beauty. Its warm, lively, and youthful atmosphere, coupled with easy access to major cities and sublime weather throughout the academic year, creates an inspiring backdrop for intellectual discovery and friendship fostered at Ralston College. Situated in the heart of Savannah's historic district, Ralston College campus resides within multiple historic buildings, all within a short walking distance.

These buildings serve various functions, including academic, administrative, and student life. Currently comprising several structures, mostly from the nineteenth or early twentieth centuries, and totaling over 40,000 square feet, our campus is dedicated to accommodating our growing student body, faculty, and staff within the next decade. Strategically placing our campus within these historic properties integrates the community within the city, connects to the beauty central to our mission, and creates a varied yet unified experience.


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26 East Gaston


The Athenaeum - fondly known to many in Savannah as the Mills B. Lane House - has been a beloved Georgian Revival residence since its construction in 1909.  Overlooking Forsyth Park, it now serves as the central hub of our graduate program, housing a lecture hall, classrooms, seminar rooms, study spaces, faculty offices, and a gymnasium.

17 West McDonough


Originally built in 1844 for Savannah silversmith Moses Eastman, Cicero House now serves as the operational hub of Ralston College. This exceptional Greek Revival structure seamlessly integrates into Savannah's urban plan, boasting a Doric front portico facing McDonough Street and a monumental Ionic portico on its eastern facade, along with an iron fence, dating to 1857, adorned with medallions depicting statesmen, poets, and literary figures.

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3 West Gordon


Noble Hardee, a magnificent, unrestored four-story mansion completed in 1869, ​will serve as a central place for classrooms, public lectures, events, offices, and a bookstore. Currently undergoing major renovation, it will provide ​state-of-the-art spaces for our growing college community.

115 West Bolton


Built in 1912 as a Christian church, this fine example of Gothic Revival architecture, will be the future home of the Ralston College Library. Situated in Savannah's Victorian District, it remains within close walking distance of our other academic facilities.

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Spend a year in dialogue with life's most searching questions in an open-minded community in Greece and then beautiful Savannah.

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