Parchment Student Choice College Rankings 2017

2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012

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


(rank change vs 2016)



(Elo points)


(Student decisions)

Peer Colleges

101 (73) Georgetown University
Washington, DC
Nearby: Washington, Baltimore, Northern Virginia
1730 789

Boston College

University of Pennsylvania

Brown University

102 (316) York College Pennsylvania
York, PA
Nearby: Harrisburg, Carlisle, Lebanon
1729 192

Millersville University of Pennsylvania

West Chester University of Pennsylvania

Albright College

103 (25) Chapman University
Orange, CA
Nearby: Los Angeles, Long Beach, Riverside
1726 1202

Loyola Marymount University

University of San Diego

Pepperdine University

104 Virginia Military Institute
Lexington, VA
Nearby: Not applicable
1725 78

Citadel Military College of South Carolina

Norwich University

United States Military Academy

104 (79) Haverford College
Haverford, PA
Nearby: Philadelphia, Camden, Vineland
1725 180

Swarthmore College

Vassar College

Bowdoin College

106 (11) University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Nearby: Seattle, Tacoma, Olympia
1724 2327

Washington State University

University of Oregon

University of California, Santa Barbara

107 (5) Santa Clara University
Santa Clara, CA
Nearby: San Jose, San Francisco, Oakland
1722 924

Loyola Marymount University

University of San Diego

University of San Francisco

108 (7) Clemson University
Clemson, SC
Nearby: Greenville, Spartanburg, Anderson
1721 2309

University of South Carolina-Columbia

College of Charleston

University of Georgia

109 (39) Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI
Nearby: Lansing, East Lansing, Owosso
1720 15841

University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

Grand Valley State University

Central Michigan University

109 (35) Texas Christian University
Fort Worth, TX
Nearby: Dallas, Fort Worth
1720 997

Baylor University

Southern Methodist University

Texas Tech University

111 (14) Tulane University of Louisiana
New Orleans, LA
Nearby: New Orleans, Metairie, Bogalusa
1716 1102

Emory University

Vanderbilt University

University of Miami

111 (412) Indiana University - East
Richmond, IN
1716 107

Ivy Tech Community College-Richmond

Ivy Tech Community College-East Central

Indiana University - Kokomo

113 (32) University of Oklahoma Norman Campus
Norman, OK
Nearby: Oklahoma City, Shawnee
1710 596

Oklahoma State University

University of Arkansas

Texas Christian University

113 (27) Occidental College
Los Angeles, CA
Nearby: Los Angeles, Long Beach, Riverside
1710 331

Pitzer College

Claremont McKenna College

Pomona College

113 (29) Morehouse College
Atlanta, GA
Nearby: Atlanta, Sandy Springs, Gainesville
1710 133

Howard University

Clark Atlanta University

Hampton University

116 (57) Northwest Missouri State University
Maryville, MO
Nearby: Maryville
1709 82

Missouri Western State University

University of Central Missouri

Missouri State University

117 (36) George Washington University
Washington, DC
Nearby: Washington, Baltimore, Northern Virginia
1708 1032

American University

Georgetown University

Boston University

117 (13) College of William and Mary
Williamsburg, VA
1708 577

University of Virginia

Virginia Tech

James Madison University

119 Jacksonville State University
Jacksonville, AL
Nearby: Anniston, Oxford
1702 91

Gadsden State Community College

University of South Alabama

University of North Alabama

119 (105) Otis College of Art and Design
Los Angeles, CA
Nearby: Los Angeles, Long Beach, Riverside
1702 83

Art Center College of Design

California College of the Arts

Laguna College of Art and Design

121 (498) Newman University
Wichita, KS
Nearby: Wichita, Winfield
1701 82

Friends University

Wichita State University

Butler Community College

122 (354) Christopher Newport University
Newport News, VA
1700 428

James Madison University

University of Mary Washington

Virginia Commonwealth University

122 (23) University of Texas at San Antonio
San Antonio, TX
Nearby: San Antonio
1700 438

Texas State University-San Marcos

Texas A & M International University

Texas Tech University

122 Kentucky Christian University
Grayson, KY
Nearby: Not applicable
1700 50

Ashland Community and Technical College

Cincinnati Christian University

Shawnee State University

125 University of Texas at El Paso
El Paso, TX
1697 74

El Paso Community College

Saint Edward's University

New Mexico State University-Main Campus

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