Parchment Student Choice College Rankings 2012


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Rank

College


Score


(Elo points)

Matchups


(Student decisions)

Peer Colleges

1 Harvard University
Cambridge, MA
Nearby: Boston, Worcester, Manchester
2542 468

Yale University

Stanford University

Princeton University

2 Princeton University
Princeton, NJ
Nearby: New York, Newark, Bridgeport
2494 282

Yale University

Stanford University

Harvard University

3 Stanford University
Stanford, CA
Nearby: San Jose, San Francisco, Oakland
2480 294

Harvard University

Yale University

Princeton University

4 Yale University
New Haven, CT
Nearby: New York, Newark, Bridgeport
2462 408

Princeton University

Harvard University

Stanford University

5 University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
Nearby: Philadelphia, Camden, Vineland
2444 427

Cornell University

Columbia University in the City of New York

Princeton University

6 Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, MA
Nearby: Boston, Worcester, Manchester
2421 153

Princeton University

Stanford University

Caltech

7 United States Air Force Academy
USAF Academy, CO
Nearby: Colorado Springs
2410 51

United States Naval Academy

United States Military Academy

United States Coast Guard Academy

8 Pomona College
Claremont, CA
Nearby: Los Angeles, Long Beach, Riverside
2279 131

Claremont McKenna College

Amherst College

Williams College

9 Caltech
Pasadena, CA
Nearby: Los Angeles, Long Beach, Riverside
2274 48

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Harvey Mudd College

Carnegie Mellon University

10 Columbia University in the City of New York
New York, NY
Nearby: New York, Newark, Bridgeport
2258 261

University of Pennsylvania

Brown University

Princeton University

11 Swarthmore College
Swarthmore, PA
Nearby: Philadelphia, Camden, Vineland
2235 76

Williams College

Amherst College

Haverford College

12 Williams College
Williamstown, MA
Nearby: Pittsfield
2147 75

Amherst College

Swarthmore College

Middlebury College

13 Brown University
Providence, RI
Nearby: Boston, Worcester, Manchester
2145 300

Columbia University in the City of New York

Princeton University

University of Pennsylvania

13 Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH
Nearby: Claremont
2145 235

Brown University

Princeton University

Columbia University in the City of New York

15 Barnard College
New York, NY
Nearby: New York, Newark, Bridgeport
2113 55

Wellesley College

Smith College

Bryn Mawr College

16 United States Naval Academy
Annapolis, MD
Nearby: Washington, Baltimore, Northern Virginia
2083 41

United States Air Force Academy

United States Military Academy

United States Coast Guard Academy

17 United States Military Academy
West Point, NY
Nearby: New York, Newark, Bridgeport
2078 35

United States Naval Academy

United States Air Force Academy

United States Coast Guard Academy

18 Bowdoin College
Brunswick, ME
Nearby: Portland, Lewiston, South Portland
2077 92

Middlebury College

Colby College

Bates College

19 Wellesley College
Wellesley, MA
Nearby: Boston, Worcester, Manchester
2052 82

Smith College

Barnard College

Bryn Mawr College

20 Amherst College
Amherst, MA
2047 83

Williams College

Swarthmore College

Middlebury College

21 Duke University
Durham, NC
Nearby: Raleigh, Durham, Cary
2041 290

University of Pennsylvania

Princeton University

Cornell University

22 Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD
Nearby: Washington, Baltimore, Northern Virginia
2035 232

University of Pennsylvania

Cornell University

Brown University

23 University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, IN
Nearby: South Bend, Elkhart, Mishakawa
2022 344

Northwestern University

Vanderbilt University

Boston College

24 University of Chicago
Chicago, IL
Nearby: Chicago, Naperville, Michigan City
2018 297

Northwestern University

Columbia University in the City of New York

University of Pennsylvania

25 Rice University
Houston, TX
Nearby: Houston, Baytown, Huntsville
2003 201

Washington University in St. Louis

Johns Hopkins University

Duke University

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