Parchment Student Choice College Rankings 2016

2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012

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


(rank change vs 2015)



(Elo points)


(Student decisions)

Peer Colleges

101 (55) Washington and Lee University
Lexington, VA
Nearby: Not applicable
1743 196

Davidson College

University of Richmond

College of William and Mary

102 (77) Santa Clara University
Santa Clara, CA
Nearby: San Jose, San Francisco, Oakland
1739 743

Loyola Marymount University

University of San Diego

University of San Francisco

103 (7) Texas A & M University-College Station
College Station, TX
Nearby: College Station, Bryan
1737 788

University of Texas at Austin

Baylor University

Texas Tech University

103 (34) University of Florida
Gainesville, FL
1737 993

Florida State University

University of Central Florida

University of Miami

105 (7) University of Tulsa
Tulsa, OK
Nearby: Tulsa, Bartlesville
1736 149

University of Oklahoma Norman Campus

Oklahoma State University

University of Arkansas

106 (207) Rhodes College
Memphis, TN
1735 135

Sewanee-The University of the South

Davidson College

Centre College

107 (78) Mount Holyoke College
South Hadley, MA
1733 126

Smith College

Bryn Mawr College

Wellesley College

108 (302) Villanova University
Villanova, PA
Nearby: Philadelphia, Camden, Vineland
1730 471

Lehigh University

Boston College

Bucknell University

109 (374) Tuskegee University
Tuskegee, AL
Nearby: Not applicable
1728 123

Alabama A & M University

Alabama State University

Clark Atlanta University

110 (348) Fort Hays State University
Hays, KS
Nearby: Hays
1727 66

Grace University

Emporia State University

Wichita State University

111 (129) Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA
Nearby: Blacksburg, Christiansburg, Radford
1726 840

James Madison University

University of Virginia

George Mason University

112 (40) Boston College
Chestnut Hill, MA
Nearby: Boston, Worcester, Manchester
1723 923

Boston University

Georgetown University

Northeastern University

113 (392) Maryland Institute College of Art
Baltimore, MD
Nearby: Washington, Baltimore, Northern Virginia
1722 91

Rhode Island School of Design

School of Visual Arts

Ringling College of Art and Design

114 (73) Grinnell College
Grinnell, IA
Nearby: Not applicable
1721 331

Carleton College

Macalester College

Oberlin College

115 (9) Clemson University
Clemson, SC
Nearby: Greenville, Spartanburg, Anderson
1719 1662

University of South Carolina-Columbia

College of Charleston

University of Georgia

115 (90) University of Texas at Dallas
Richardson, TX
Nearby: Dallas, Fort Worth
1719 221

University of Texas at Arlington

University of North Texas

University of Texas at San Antonio

117 (11) Smith College
Northampton, MA
1718 244

Mount Holyoke College

Wellesley College

Bryn Mawr College

117 (514) Washington and Jefferson College
Washington, PA
Nearby: Pittsburgh, New Castle
1718 74

Allegheny College

Duquesne University

Westminster College

119 (40) University of California, Irvine
Irvine, CA
Nearby: Los Angeles, Long Beach, Riverside
1717 2802

University of California, San Diego

University of California, Santa Barbara

University of California, Davis

119 (78) Wartburg College
Waverly, IA
Nearby: Waterloo, Cedar Falls
1717 77

Luther College

Central College

Coe College

119 (395) Lafayette College
Easton, PA
Nearby: New York, Newark, Bridgeport
1717 120

Bucknell University

Lehigh University

Dickinson College

122 (40) Ohio State University-Main Campus
Columbus, OH
Nearby: Columbus, Marion, Chillicothe
1716 1641

Penn State University

Purdue University-Main Campus

Miami University - Oxford

122 (247) Columbia College-Chicago
Chicago, IL
Nearby: Chicago, Naperville, Michigan City
1716 482

Columbia College

School of the Art Institute of Chicago

DePaul University

124 (26) University of South Carolina-Columbia
Columbia, SC
Nearby: Columbia, Newberry
1711 1886

Clemson University

College of Charleston

Winthrop University

125 (8) Tulane University of Louisiana
New Orleans, LA
Nearby: New Orleans, Metairie, Bogalusa
1706 962

Emory University

Vanderbilt University

University of Miami

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