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 in the City of New York

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 in the City of New York

University of Pennsylvania

12 (1) Columbia University in the City of New York
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 in the City of New York

Dartmouth College

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

Brown University

Princeton University

University of Pennsylvania

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

Vassar College

Wesleyan University

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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