Parchment Student Choice College Rankings 2019

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(rank change vs 2018)



(Elo points)


(Student decisions)

Peer Colleges

1 Governors State University
University Park, IL
Nearby: Chicago, Naperville, Michigan City
2028 67

Prairie State College

South Suburban College

Chicago State University

2 (1) Texas A & M International University
Laredo, TX
Nearby: Laredo
2003 675

Laredo Community College

University of Texas at San Antonio

Texas A & M University-Kingsville

3 Avila University
Kansas City, MO
Nearby: Kansas City, Overland Park, Kansas City
1981 58

Gavilan College

Rockhurst University

Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley

4 Arkansas State University
Jonesboro, AR
Nearby: Jonesboro, Paragould
1933 53

University of Central Arkansas

Arkansas Tech University

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

5 (6) The University of Texas at Brownsville
Brownsville, TX
Nearby: Brownsville, Harlingen, Raymondville
1921 241

Texas A & M University-Kingsville

Texas Southmost College

Texas State Technical College Harlingen

6 Mississippi Valley State University
Itta Bena, MS
Nearby: Greenwood
1902 88

Alcorn State University

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

Jackson State University

7 (62) Purdue University-Calumet Campus
Hammond, IN
Nearby: Chicago, Naperville, Michigan City
1839 760

Indiana University - Northwest

Purdue University-North Central Campus

Ivy Tech Community College-Northwest

8 (30) Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg
Middletown, PA
Nearby: Harrisburg, Carlisle, Lebanon
1819 103

Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington

Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania

9 University of Rio Grande
Rio Grande, OH
Nearby: Point Pleasant
1805 70

Shawnee State University

Hocking College

Texas Southmost College

10 (4) Cal Poly
San Luis Obispo, CA
Nearby: San Luis Obispo, Paso Robles
1800 4857

University of California, Santa Barbara

University of California, Davis

San Diego State University

11 (2) Santa Clara University
Santa Clara, CA
Nearby: San Jose, San Francisco, Oakland
1794 1333

Loyola Marymount University

University of San Diego

University of San Francisco

12 (291) North Park University
Chicago, IL
Nearby: Chicago, Naperville, Michigan City
1785 350

Northeastern Illinois University

Dominican University

Elmhurst College

13 (214) Saint Xavier University
Chicago, IL
Nearby: Chicago, Naperville, Michigan City
1781 818

Lewis University

Dominican University

University of Illinois at Chicago

14 (—) University of Illinois at Springfield
Springfield, IL
1776 149

Lincoln Land Community College

Western Illinois University

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

15 (34) Aurora University
Aurora, IL
Nearby: Chicago, Naperville, Michigan City
1760 352

North Central College

Elmhurst College

Benedictine University

16 (4) University of the Cumberlands
Williamsburg, KY
Nearby: London
1755 445

Union College

Lindsey Wilson College

Somerset Community College

17 Sullivan University
Louisville, KY
Nearby: Louisville, Jefferson County, , Elizabethtown, Scottsburg
1750 59

Jefferson Community and Technical College

Culinary Institute of America

Spalding University

18 (67) Olivet Nazarene University
Kankakee, IL
Nearby: Chicago, Naperville, Michigan City
1744 701

Indiana Wesleyan University

Taylor University

Grace College and Theological Seminary

19 (167) Grand Valley State University
Allendale, MI
Nearby: Grand Rapids, Muskegon, Holland
1742 12296

Central Michigan University

Western Michigan University

Michigan State University

19 (242) Lewis University
Romeoville, IL
Nearby: Chicago, Naperville, Michigan City
1742 663

Saint Xavier University

North Central College

Benedictine University

21 (19) Carroll University
Waukesha, WI
Nearby: Milwaukee, Racine, Waukesha
1737 490

Carroll College

Concordia University - Wisconsin

Cardinal Stritch University

21 (9) University of Washington-Bothell Campus
Bothell, WA
Nearby: Seattle, Tacoma, Olympia
1737 234

University of Washington-Tacoma Campus

Seattle Pacific University

Western Washington University

23 (214) North Central College
Naperville, IL
Nearby: Chicago, Naperville, Michigan City
1733 714

Lewis University

Elmhurst College

Benedictine University

24 (15) Grand Canyon University
Phoenix, AZ
Nearby: Phoenix, Mesa, Scottsdale
1732 1473

Northern Arizona University

University of Arizona

Arizona State University

24 (112) Indiana University - Northwest
Gary, IN
Nearby: Chicago, Naperville, Michigan City
1732 553

Purdue University-Calumet Campus

Purdue University-North Central Campus

Ivy Tech Community College-Northwest

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