Parchment Student Choice College Rankings 2016


2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012

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

Rank


(rank change vs 2015)

College


Score


(Elo points)

Matchups


(Student decisions)

Peer Colleges

1 (—) Stanford University
Stanford, CA
2311 1181

22.7,77.3 23% Harvard University

22.2,77.8 23% Yale University

21.0,79.0 21% University of California, Berkeley

2 (—) Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, MA
2299 627

17.0,83.0 17% Princeton University

16.6,83.4 17% Stanford University

16.5,83.5 17% Caltech

3 (20) Harvey Mudd College
Claremont, CA
2188 222

12.5,87.5 13% Caltech

8.7,91.3 9% Pomona College

7.2,92.8 8% Carnegie Mellon University

4 (6) Duke University
Durham, NC
2166 1094

17.4,82.6 18% University of Pennsylvania

16.7,83.3 17% Princeton University

16.5,83.5 17% Cornell University

5 (1) Yale University
New Haven, CT
2163 914

25.2,74.8 26% Princeton University

24.7,75.3 25% Harvard University

22.2,77.8 23% Stanford University

6 (10) United States Military Academy
West Point, NY
2161 235

18.8,81.2 19% United States Naval Academy

17.1,82.9 18% United States Air Force Academy

8.7,91.3 9% United States Coast Guard Academy

7 (—) University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
2149 1038

20.2,79.8 21% Columbia University in the City of New York

20.1,79.9 21% Cornell University

19.0,81.0 19% Princeton University

8 (4) University of Chicago
Chicago, IL
2148 1198

17.7,82.3 18% Northwestern University

15.9,84.1 16% Columbia University in the City of New York

15.5,84.5 16% University of Pennsylvania

9 (17) United States Naval Academy
Annapolis, MD
2141 182

18.9,81.1 19% United States Air Force Academy

18.8,81.2 19% United States Military Academy

9.5,90.5 10% United States Coast Guard Academy

10 University of Waterloo
Waterloo, ON
2128 50

10.3,89.7 11% University of Toronto

9.6,90.4 10% McMaster University

9.0,91.0 9% University of Western Ontario

11 (10) Swarthmore College
Swarthmore, PA
2127 222

15.5,84.5 16% Williams College

14.9,85.1 15% Amherst College

14.0,86.0 14% Haverford College

12 (5) Pomona College
Claremont, CA
2121 397

16.7,83.3 17% Claremont McKenna College

10.7,89.3 11% Williams College

10.6,89.4 11% Amherst College

13 (2) Bowdoin College
Brunswick, ME
2074 218

16.0,84.0 16% Middlebury College

15.6,84.4 16% Colby College

15.0,85.0 15% Bates College

14 (8) Caltech
Pasadena, CA
2072 221

16.5,83.5 17% Massachusetts Institute of Technology

12.5,87.5 13% Harvey Mudd College

10.2,89.8 11% Carnegie Mellon University

15 (1) Brown University
Providence, RI
2061 867

19.7,80.3 20% Columbia University in the City of New York

19.3,80.7 20% Yale University

18.9,81.1 19% Dartmouth College

16 (62) University of Toronto
Toronto, ON
2055 149

16.6,83.4 17% McGill University

14.7,85.3 15% University of British Columbia

10.3,89.7 11% University of Waterloo

17 (12) Princeton University
Princeton, NJ
2052 776

25.2,74.8 26% Yale University

20.8,79.2 21% Stanford University

20.2,79.8 21% Harvard University

18 (14) University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, IN
2048 1196

10.2,89.8 11% Northwestern University

10.2,89.8 11% Boston College

10.0,90.0 10% Vanderbilt University

19 (—) University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA
2047 3768

26.7,73.3 27% University of California, Los Angeles

21.0,79.0 21% Stanford University

20.8,79.2 21% University of California, San Diego

20 (32) McGill University
Montreal, QC
2044 311

16.6,83.4 17% University of Toronto

11.8,88.2 12% University of British Columbia

6.2,93.8 7% University of Waterloo

21 (1) Williams College
Williamstown, MA
2040 265

20.7,79.3 21% Amherst College

15.5,84.5 16% Swarthmore College

14.0,86.0 14% Middlebury College

22 (3) University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA
2020 3657

26.7,73.3 27% University of California, Berkeley

23.4,76.6 24% University of California, San Diego

21.0,79.0 21% University of Southern California

23 (11) Columbia University in the City of New York
New York, NY
2019 679

20.2,79.8 21% University of Pennsylvania

19.7,80.3 20% Brown University

19.5,80.5 20% Princeton University

24 (29) Barnard College
New York, NY
2008 197

11.1,88.9 12% Wellesley College

9.1,90.9 10% Smith College

8.1,91.9 9% Bryn Mawr College

25 (7) Haverford College
Haverford, PA
2007 146

14.0,86.0 14% Swarthmore College

10.0,90.0 10% Vassar College

9.9,90.1 10% Bowdoin College

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