Hannibal-LaGrange University is honored for the 12th year in a row as one of America’s Best Christian Colleges.

The Institutional Research and Evaluation group bases the honor on a documented environment of Christian influence, along with grade point averages and ACT/SAT scores of incoming freshmen.

Only three other colleges in Missouri are on the list of best Christian colleges.

HLGU is also listed among the top 50 Christian Colleges according to Best Colleges Dot Com, coming in at number 46, along with ranking third in the nation for Southern Baptist affiliated colleges.