Parchment Student Choice College Rankings 2016


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

Rank


(rank change vs 2015)

College


Score


(Elo points)

Matchups


(Student decisions)

Peer Colleges

1 (9) Harvey Mudd College
Claremont, CA
Nearby: Los Angeles, Long Beach, Riverside
2188 222

Caltech

Pomona College

Carnegie Mellon University

2 (2) United States Military Academy
West Point, NY
Nearby: New York, Newark, Bridgeport
2161 235

United States Naval Academy

United States Air Force Academy

United States Coast Guard Academy

3 (8) United States Naval Academy
Annapolis, MD
Nearby: Washington, Baltimore, Northern Virginia
2141 182

United States Air Force Academy

United States Military Academy

United States Coast Guard Academy

4 (4) Swarthmore College
Swarthmore, PA
Nearby: Philadelphia, Camden, Vineland
2127 222

Williams College

Amherst College

Haverford College

5 (—) Pomona College
Claremont, CA
Nearby: Los Angeles, Long Beach, Riverside
2121 397

Claremont McKenna College

Amherst College

Williams College

6 (3) Bowdoin College
Brunswick, ME
Nearby: Portland, Lewiston, South Portland
2074 218

Middlebury College

Colby College

Bates College

7 (—) Williams College
Williamstown, MA
Nearby: Pittsfield
2040 265

Amherst College

Swarthmore College

Middlebury College

8 (15) Barnard College
New York, NY
Nearby: New York, Newark, Bridgeport
2008 197

Wellesley College

Smith College

Bryn Mawr College

9 (3) Haverford College
Haverford, PA
Nearby: Philadelphia, Camden, Vineland
2007 146

Swarthmore College

Vassar College

Bowdoin College

10 (9) United States Air Force Academy
USAF Academy, CO
Nearby: Colorado Springs
1961 231

United States Naval Academy

United States Military Academy

United States Coast Guard Academy

11 (26) Bryn Mawr College
Bryn Mawr, PA
Nearby: Philadelphia, Camden, Vineland
1957 148

Mount Holyoke College

Smith College

Wellesley College

12 (26) Claremont McKenna College
Claremont, CA
Nearby: Los Angeles, Long Beach, Riverside
1948 124

Pomona College

Pitzer College

Occidental College

13 (11) Middlebury College
Middlebury, VT
Nearby: Not applicable
1911 278

Bowdoin College

Williams College

Amherst College

14 (4) Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art
New York, NY
Nearby: New York, Newark, Bridgeport
1899 55

Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering

Rhode Island School of Design

Columbia University - Fu School of Engineering

15 (2) Carleton College
Northfield, MN
Nearby: Minneapolis, St. Paul, St. Cloud
1883 416

Macalester College

Grinnell College

Bowdoin College

16 (10) Vassar College
Poughkeepsie, NY
Nearby: New York, Newark, Bridgeport
1874 281

Wesleyan University

Swarthmore College

Amherst College

17 (3) Wellesley College
Wellesley, MA
Nearby: Boston, Worcester, Manchester
1868 281

Smith College

Barnard College

Bryn Mawr College

18 (2) Berea College
Berea, KY
Nearby: Lexington, Fayette, , Frankfort, , Richmond
1864 103

Morehead State University

Eastern Kentucky University

Lindsey Wilson College

19 Lincoln College - Normal
Normal, IL
1847 502

Lincoln College - Lincoln

Heartland Community College

Parkland College

20 (10) Colorado College
Colorado Springs, CO
Nearby: Colorado Springs
1843 182

Whitman College

Colby College

Carleton College

21 (28) Wheaton College
Wheaton, IL
Nearby: Chicago, Naperville, Michigan City
1842 207

Wheaton College

Taylor University

Westmont College

22 (20) Macalester College
Saint Paul, MN
Nearby: Minneapolis, St. Paul, St. Cloud
1841 478

Carleton College

Grinnell College

Oberlin College

23 (11) Amherst College
Amherst, MA
1831 266

Williams College

Swarthmore College

Middlebury College

24 Agnes Scott College
Decatur, GA
Nearby: Atlanta, Sandy Springs, Gainesville
1822 62

Oglethorpe University

Mount Holyoke College

Bryn Mawr College

25 (59) Southwestern University
Georgetown, TX
Nearby: Austin, Round Rock
1793 95

Saint Edward's University

Trinity University

Austin College

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