Aims and Scope

Journal of College and Character is a professional journal that examines how colleges and universities influence the moral and civic learning and behavior of students. The journal publishes scholarly articles and applied research on issues related to ethics, values, and character development in a higher education setting.

Published quarterly, the journal encourages the submission of manuscripts from around the world and from a wide range of academic and professional fields, including higher education, student affairs, psychology, religion, sociology, business, social work, philosophy, law, and education.

The journal audience includes faculty, administrators, graduate students, and practitioners in student services and campus ministry, as well as others engaged in research and practice in moral education in colleges and universities.

Areas of Emphasis

Journal of College and Character publishes the following types of articles:

  • Peer Reviewed
  • Invited Featured
  • Best Practices
  • Opinions and Perspectives

The journal also publishes these regular columns:

  • Civic Engagement on Campus
  • Ethical Issues on Campus
  • Spirituality on Campus
  • What They're Reading