Parchment Student Choice College Rankings 2012


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Rank

College


Score


(Elo points)

Matchups


(Student decisions)

Peer Colleges

1 United States Air Force Academy
USAF Academy, CO
2410 51

18.9,81.1 19% United States Naval Academy

17.1,82.9 18% United States Military Academy

8.2,91.8 9% United States Coast Guard Academy

2 Pomona College
Claremont, CA
2279 131

16.7,83.3 17% Claremont McKenna College

10.7,89.3 11% Williams College

10.6,89.4 11% Amherst College

3 Swarthmore College
Swarthmore, PA
2235 76

15.5,84.5 16% Williams College

14.9,85.1 15% Amherst College

14.0,86.0 14% Haverford College

4 Williams College
Williamstown, MA
2147 75

20.7,79.3 21% Amherst College

15.5,84.5 16% Swarthmore College

14.0,86.0 14% Middlebury College

5 Barnard College
New York, NY
2113 55

11.1,88.9 12% Wellesley College

9.1,90.9 10% Smith College

8.1,91.9 9% Bryn Mawr College

6 United States Naval Academy
Annapolis, MD
2083 41

18.9,81.1 19% United States Air Force Academy

18.8,81.2 19% United States Military Academy

9.5,90.5 10% United States Coast Guard Academy

7 United States Military Academy
West Point, NY
2078 35

18.8,81.2 19% United States Naval Academy

17.1,82.9 18% United States Air Force Academy

8.7,91.3 9% United States Coast Guard Academy

8 Bowdoin College
Brunswick, ME
2077 92

16.0,84.0 16% Middlebury College

15.6,84.4 16% Colby College

15.0,85.0 15% Bates College

9 Wellesley College
Wellesley, MA
2052 82

14.6,85.4 15% Smith College

11.1,88.9 12% Barnard College

10.8,89.2 11% Bryn Mawr College

10 Amherst College
Amherst, MA
2047 83

20.7,79.3 21% Williams College

14.9,85.1 15% Swarthmore College

13.0,87.0 13% Middlebury College

11 Scripps College
Claremont, CA
2000 48

12.3,87.7 13% Pitzer College

8.9,91.1 9% Claremont McKenna College

7.6,92.4 8% Pomona College

12 Washington and Lee University
Lexington, VA
1996 62

8.3,91.7 9% Davidson College

7.3,92.7 8% University of Richmond

6.0,94.0 6% College of William and Mary

13 Colorado College
Colorado Springs, CO
1981 103

6.6,93.4 7% Whitman College

6.0,94.0 6% Grinnell College

5.9,94.1 6% Carleton College

14 Haverford College
Haverford, PA
1961 46

14.0,86.0 14% Swarthmore College

10.0,90.0 10% Vassar College

9.9,90.1 10% Bowdoin College

15 Wesleyan University
Middletown, CT
1952 102

14.2,85.8 15% Vassar College

12.1,87.9 13% Middlebury College

11.7,88.3 12% Amherst College

16 Middlebury College
Middlebury, VT
1941 73

16.0,84.0 16% Bowdoin College

14.0,86.0 14% Williams College

13.0,87.0 13% Amherst College

17 Smith College
Northampton, MA
1898 71

18.3,81.7 19% Mount Holyoke College

14.6,85.4 15% Wellesley College

14.2,85.8 15% Bryn Mawr College

18 Carleton College
Northfield, MN
1860 116

14.4,85.6 15% Macalester College

13.1,86.9 14% Grinnell College

9.6,90.4 10% Bowdoin College

19 Vassar College
Poughkeepsie, NY
1837 79

14.2,85.8 15% Wesleyan University

10.9,89.1 11% Swarthmore College

10.5,89.5 11% Amherst College

20 Augustana College
Sioux Falls, SD
1815 40

4.5,95.5 5% Augustana College

3.1,96.9 4% University of Sioux Falls

2.6,97.4 3% Luther College

21 St Olaf College
Northfield, MN
1811 245

10.5,89.5 11% Gustavus Adolphus College

8.3,91.7 9% Carleton College

7.4,92.6 8% Macalester College

22 Oberlin College
Oberlin, OH
1789 69

10.9,89.1 11% Kenyon College

10.2,89.8 11% Grinnell College

8.9,91.1 9% Wesleyan University

23 Reed College
Portland, OR
1766 55

8.8,91.2 9% Lewis & Clark College

7.2,92.8 8% Whitman College

7.2,92.8 8% Oberlin College

24 Kenyon College
Gambier, OH
1765 38

10.9,89.1 11% Oberlin College

9.2,90.8 10% Grinnell College

8.3,91.7 9% Denison University

25 Grinnell College
Grinnell, IA
1747 85

13.1,86.9 14% Carleton College

11.1,88.9 12% Macalester College

10.2,89.8 11% Oberlin College

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