Parchment Student Choice College Rankings 2015


2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012

All Colleges | National Universities | Liberal Arts Colleges | Masters Colleges

Rank


(rank change vs 2014)

College


Score


(Elo points)

Matchups


(Student decisions)

Peer Colleges

1 (—) Stanford University
Stanford, CA
Nearby: San Jose, San Francisco, Oakland
2419 927

Harvard University

Yale University

University of California, Berkeley

2 (—) Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, MA
Nearby: Boston, Worcester, Manchester
2370 456

Princeton University

Stanford University

Caltech

3 (—) Harvard University
Cambridge, MA
Nearby: Boston, Worcester, Manchester
2363 1023

Yale University

Stanford University

Princeton University

4 (2) Yale University
New Haven, CT
Nearby: New York, Newark, Bridgeport
2307 781

Princeton University

Harvard University

Stanford University

5 (1) Princeton University
Princeton, NJ
Nearby: New York, Newark, Bridgeport
2306 654

Yale University

Harvard University

Stanford University

6 (1) Caltech
Pasadena, CA
Nearby: Los Angeles, Long Beach, Riverside
2255 174

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Harvey Mudd College

Carnegie Mellon University

7 (5) University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
Nearby: Philadelphia, Camden, Vineland
2227 839

Columbia University

Cornell University

Princeton University

7 (35) United States Air Force Academy
USAF Academy, CO
Nearby: Colorado Springs
2227 141

United States Naval Academy

United States Military Academy

United States Coast Guard Academy

9 (11) Middlebury College
Middlebury, VT
Nearby: Not applicable
2184 226

Bowdoin College

Williams College

Amherst College

10 (5) Duke University
Durham, NC
Nearby: Raleigh, Durham, Cary
2138 832

University of Pennsylvania

Princeton University

Cornell University

11 (17) Bowdoin College
Brunswick, ME
Nearby: Portland, Lewiston, South Portland
2134 191

Middlebury College

Colby College

Bates College

12 (2) University of Chicago
Chicago, IL
Nearby: Chicago, Naperville, Michigan City
2128 987

Northwestern University

Columbia University

University of Pennsylvania

12 (1) Columbia University
New York, NY
Nearby: New York, Newark, Bridgeport
2128 583

University of Pennsylvania

Princeton University

Yale University

14 (4) Brown University
Providence, RI
Nearby: Boston, Worcester, Manchester
2110 751

Yale University

Columbia University

Dartmouth College

15 (10) Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH
Nearby: Claremont, Lebanon
2107 450

Brown University

Princeton University

Yale University

16 (11) United States Military Academy
West Point, NY
Nearby: New York, Newark, Bridgeport
2103 139

United States Naval Academy

United States Air Force Academy

United States Coast Guard Academy

17 (9) Pomona College
Claremont, CA
Nearby: Los Angeles, Long Beach, Riverside
2090 332

Claremont McKenna College

Williams College

Amherst College

18 (3) Haverford College
Haverford, PA
Nearby: Philadelphia, Camden, Vineland
2085 112

Swarthmore College

Wesleyan University

Vassar College

19 (—) University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA
Nearby: San Jose, San Francisco, Oakland
2081 2783

University of California, Los Angeles

Stanford University

University of California, San Diego

20 (38) Williams College
Williamstown, MA
Nearby: Pittsfield
2078 210

Amherst College

Swarthmore College

Middlebury College

21 (5) Swarthmore College
Swarthmore, PA
Nearby: Philadelphia, Camden, Vineland
2049 180

Williams College

Amherst College

Haverford College

22 (1) Bates College
Lewiston, ME
Nearby: Portland, Lewiston, South Portland
2047 128

Colby College

Bowdoin College

Hamilton College

23 (15) Harvey Mudd College
Claremont, CA
Nearby: Los Angeles, Long Beach, Riverside
2046 161

Caltech

Pomona College

Carnegie Mellon University

24 (18) Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD
Nearby: Washington, Baltimore, Northern Virginia
2045 545

University of Pennsylvania

Cornell University

Duke University

25 (6) University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA
Nearby: Los Angeles, Long Beach, Riverside
2043 2635

University of California, Berkeley

University of California, San Diego

University of Southern California

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