University of Redlands
The University of Redlands is a private liberal arts university located in Redlands, California, United States. The university's main campus is situated on 160 acres (65 ha) near downtown Redlands. Founded in 1907 as a Baptist institution, the school is now independent and ended compulsory religious services in 1972, although it maintains an informal relationship with the group American Baptist Churches USA. In 2012, U.S. News & World Report ranked Redlands 11th among regional universities in the western United States and in 2010, it was rated 7th in the western United States for its Master's degree programs.