Parchment Student Choice College Rankings 2018

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


(rank change vs 2017)



(Elo points)


(Student decisions)

Peer Colleges

26 (132) Trinity University
San Antonio, TX
Nearby: San Antonio
1658 238

Southwestern University

Saint Edward's University

Austin College

27 (35) California State University, Long Beach
Long Beach, CA
Nearby: Los Angeles, Long Beach, Riverside
1656 3045

California State University, Fullerton

San Diego State University

University of California, Irvine

27 (120) St Catherine University
Saint Paul, MN
Nearby: Minneapolis, St. Paul, St. Cloud
1656 336

Hamline University

The College of Saint Scholastica

College of Saint Benedict

29 (126) Saint Leo University
Saint Leo, FL
Nearby: Tampa, St. Petersburg, Clearwater
1650 114

Florida Southern College

The Art Institutes International Kansas City

Stetson University

30 (23) University of Washington-Bothell Campus
Bothell, WA
Nearby: Seattle, Tacoma, Olympia
1646 167

University of Washington-Tacoma Campus

Western Washington University

Seattle Pacific University

31 (26) Point Loma Nazarene University
San Diego, CA
Nearby: San Diego, Carlsbad, San Marcos
1643 494

Azusa Pacific University

Biola University

Westmont College

32 (3) James Madison University
Harrisonburg, VA
1642 2203

Virginia Tech

George Mason University

Virginia Commonwealth University

33 (3) Oral Roberts University
Tulsa, OK
Nearby: Tulsa, Bartlesville
1641 121

University of Tulsa

Oklahoma Baptist University

John Brown University

34 (224) Towson University
Towson, MD
Nearby: Washington, Baltimore, Northern Virginia
1637 143

Salisbury University

University of Maryland Baltimore County

University of Maryland, College Park

35 Winston-Salem State University
Winston-Salem, NC
Nearby: Greensboro, , Winston, Salem, , High Point
1636 60

North Carolina Central University

Fayetteville State University

North Carolina A & T State University

35 Bentley University
Waltham, MA
Nearby: Boston, Worcester, Manchester
1636 143

Babson College

Bryant University

Providence College

37 (217) CUNY, Hunter College
New York, NY
Nearby: New York, Newark, Bridgeport
1634 127

CUNY Bernard M Baruch College

CUNY City College

CUNY, Queens College

38 Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg
Middletown, PA
Nearby: Harrisburg, Carlisle, Lebanon
1628 77

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington

Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona

39 (61) Grand Canyon University
Phoenix, AZ
Nearby: Phoenix, Mesa, Scottsdale
1627 1077

Northern Arizona University

University of Arizona

Arizona State University

40 Hardin-Simmons University
Abilene, TX
Nearby: Abilene
1625 63

Howard Payne University

McMurry University

Abilene Christian University

41 (161) Loyola Marymount University
Los Angeles, CA
Nearby: Los Angeles, Long Beach, Riverside
1623 969

Chapman University

University of San Diego

Pepperdine University

41 Tennessee Technological University
Cookeville, TN
Nearby: Cookeville
1623 57

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

East Tennessee State University

Middle Tennessee State University

43 (169) West Texas A&M University
Canyon, TX
1621 83

Tarleton State University

Angelo State University

Texas A & M University-Commerce

43 Augusta State University
Augusta, GA
1621 73

10.6,89.4 11% Georgia Health Sciences University

2.3,97.7 3% Augusta Technical College

2.3,97.7 3% Aiken Technical College

45 (148) Gonzaga University
Spokane, WA
1620 557

University of Portland

Seattle University

Western Washington University

46 (73) Kettering University
Flint, MI
Nearby: Detroit, Warren, Flint
1619 915

Lawrence Technological University

Michigan Technological University

University of Michigan - Flint

47 (15) Texas State University-San Marcos
San Marcos, TX
Nearby: Austin, Round Rock
1617 895

University of Texas at San Antonio

Texas Tech University

Texas A & M University-College Station

48 (167) West Chester University of Pennsylvania
West Chester, PA
Nearby: Philadelphia, Camden, Vineland
1615 341

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

Millersville University of Pennsylvania

49 (184) Aurora University
Aurora, IL
Nearby: Chicago, Naperville, Michigan City
1614 264

Elmhurst College

North Central College

Benedictine University

50 (34) Elon University
Elon, NC
Nearby: Greensboro, , Winston, Salem, , High Point
1612 426

Wake Forest University

University of Richmond

High Point University

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