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
Nearby: Colorado Springs
2410 51

United States Naval Academy

United States Military Academy

United States Coast Guard Academy

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

Claremont McKenna College

Williams College

Amherst College

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

Williams College

Amherst College

Haverford College

4 Williams College
Williamstown, MA
Nearby: Pittsfield
2147 75

Amherst College

Swarthmore College

Middlebury College

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

Wellesley College

Smith College

Bryn Mawr College

6 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

7 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

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

Middlebury College

Colby College

Bates College

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

Smith College

Bryn Mawr College

Barnard College

10 Amherst College
Amherst, MA
2047 83

Williams College

Swarthmore College

Middlebury College

11 Scripps College
Claremont, CA
Nearby: Los Angeles, Long Beach, Riverside
2000 48

Pitzer College

Claremont McKenna College

Pomona College

12 Washington and Lee University
Lexington, VA
Nearby: Not applicable
1996 62

Davidson College

University of Richmond

College of William and Mary

13 Colorado College
Colorado Springs, CO
Nearby: Colorado Springs
1981 103

Whitman College

Grinnell College

Colby College

14 Haverford College
Haverford, PA
Nearby: Philadelphia, Camden, Vineland
1961 46

Swarthmore College

Wesleyan University

Vassar College

15 Wesleyan University
Middletown, CT
Nearby: Hartford, West Hartford, Willimantic
1952 102

Vassar College

Middlebury College

Amherst College

16 Middlebury College
Middlebury, VT
Nearby: Not applicable
1941 73

Bowdoin College

Williams College

Amherst College

17 Smith College
Northampton, MA
1898 71

Mount Holyoke College

Wellesley College

Bryn Mawr College

18 Carleton College
Northfield, MN
Nearby: Minneapolis, St. Paul, St. Cloud
1860 116

Macalester College

Grinnell College

Bowdoin College

19 Vassar College
Poughkeepsie, NY
Nearby: New York, Newark, Bridgeport
1837 79

Wesleyan University

Swarthmore College

Haverford College

20 Augustana College
Sioux Falls, SD
1815 40

University of Sioux Falls

Augustana College

Luther College

21 St Olaf College
Northfield, MN
Nearby: Minneapolis, St. Paul, St. Cloud
1811 245

Gustavus Adolphus College

Carleton College

Macalester College

22 Oberlin College
Oberlin, OH
Nearby: Cleveland, Akron, Elyria
1789 69

Kenyon College

Grinnell College

Wesleyan University

23 Reed College
Portland, OR
1766 55

Lewis & Clark College

Oberlin College

Whitman College

24 Kenyon College
Gambier, OH
Nearby: Columbus, Marion, Chillicothe
1765 38

Oberlin College

Grinnell College

Denison University

25 Grinnell College
Grinnell, IA
Nearby: Not applicable
1747 85

Carleton College

Macalester College

Oberlin College

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