Parchment Student Choice College Rankings 2013

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(rank change vs 2012)



(Elo points)


(Student decisions)

Peer Colleges

1 (51) University of Saint Francis-Fort Wayne
Fort Wayne, IN
Nearby: Fort Wayne, Huntington, Auburn
1884 66

Purdue University Fort Wayne

Ivy Tech Community College-Northeast

Manchester College

2 University of Nebraska, Omaha
Omaha, NE
Nearby: Omaha, Council Bluffs, Fremont
1855 36

University of Nebraska, Lincoln

University of Nebraska at Kearney

Wayne State College

3 (56) Indiana University - Northwest
Gary, IN
Nearby: Chicago, Naperville, Michigan City
1832 64

Purdue University-Calumet Campus

Purdue University-North Central Campus

Ivy Tech Community College-Northwest

4 Westminster College
Salt Lake City, UT
Nearby: Salt Lake City, Ogden, Clearfield
1826 31

Southern Utah University

Snow College

Salt Lake Community College

5 (15) Elon University
Elon, NC
Nearby: Greensboro, , Winston, Salem, , High Point
1822 89

Wake Forest University

University of Richmond

High Point University

6 Belmont University
Nashville, TN
Nearby: Nashville, Davidson, , Murfreesboro, , Columbia
1803 53

Lipscomb University

Middle Tennessee State University

Berklee College of Music

7 (1) Villanova University
Villanova, PA
Nearby: Philadelphia, Camden, Vineland
1784 243

Lehigh University

Boston College

Bucknell University

8 (7) Cal Poly
San Luis Obispo, CA
Nearby: San Luis Obispo, Paso Robles
1764 613

University of California, Santa Barbara

University of California, Davis

University of California, San Diego

9 (5) College of Charleston
Charleston, SC
Nearby: Charleston, North Charleston
1746 242

University of South Carolina-Columbia

Winthrop University

Clemson University

10 (9) Gonzaga University
Spokane, WA
1740 135

University of Portland

Seattle University

Western Washington University

11 (31) Siena Heights University
Adrian, MI
Nearby: Detroit, Warren, Flint
1737 52

Adrian College

Jackson Community College

Concordia College

12 (27) Bentley University
Waltham, MA
Nearby: Boston, Worcester, Manchester
1727 68

Babson College

Bryant University

Providence College

13 Baldwin-Wallace College
Berea, OH
Nearby: Cleveland, Akron, Elyria
1708 35

Otterbein University

The Boston Conservatory

Point Park University

14 (5) Santa Clara University
Santa Clara, CA
Nearby: San Jose, San Francisco, Oakland
1707 304

Loyola Marymount University

University of San Diego

University of San Francisco

15 (12) Trinity University
San Antonio, TX
Nearby: San Antonio
1689 60

Southwestern University

Saint Edward's University

Austin College

16 (6) University of Wisconsin - La Crosse
La Crosse, WI
Nearby: La Crosse
1672 724

University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire

University of Wisconsin Oshkosh

University of Wisconsin - Madison

17 (23) Seattle Pacific University
Seattle, WA
Nearby: Seattle, Tacoma, Olympia
1668 51

Seattle University

Pacific Lutheran University

Western Washington University

18 (13) University of Redlands
Redlands, CA
Nearby: Los Angeles, Long Beach, Riverside
1663 113

Whittier College

University of La Verne

Chapman University

19 (29) University of Wisconsin - Stout
Menomonie, WI
Nearby: Eau Claire, Menomonie
1659 175

University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire

University of Wisconsin - River Falls

University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point

20 (—) Chapman University
Orange, CA
Nearby: Los Angeles, Long Beach, Riverside
1653 259

Loyola Marymount University

University of San Diego

Pepperdine University

21 (41) Boise State University
Boise, ID
1642 97

University of Idaho

Washington State University

Oregon State University

22 SUNY at Geneseo
Geneseo, NY
Nearby: Rochester, Batavia, Seneca Falls
1630 63

SUNY at Binghamton

State University of New York at New Paltz

University at Buffalo

23 (8) Florida Gulf Coast University
Ft. Myers, FL
1623 43

Florida Atlantic University

University of South Florida

University of North Florida

24 Quinnipiac University
Hamden, CT
Nearby: New York, Newark, Bridgeport
1621 69

Fairfield University

University of Rhode Island

Sacred Heart University

25 Providence College
Providence, RI
Nearby: Boston, Worcester, Manchester
1618 56

Fairfield University

College of the Holy Cross

Stonehill College

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