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

Barnard College

Bryn Mawr College

10 Amherst College
Amherst, MA
Nearby: Springfield
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 in Virginia

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

Vassar College

Wesleyan University

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
Nearby: Springfield
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

Amherst College

20 Augustana College
Sioux Falls, SD
Nearby: Davenport, Moline, Rock Island
1815 40

University of Sioux Falls

Augustana College

Luther College

21 Saint 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
Nearby: Portland, Vancouver, Beaverton
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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