Parchment Student Choice College Rankings 2020


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Rank


(rank change vs 2019)

College


Score


(Elo points)

Matchups


(Student decisions)

Peer Colleges

1 (8) Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, MA
Nearby: Boston, Worcester, Manchester
2222 1259

Princeton University

Stanford University

Caltech

2 (1) United States Air Force Academy
USAF Academy, CO
Nearby: Colorado Springs
2180 619

United States Naval Academy

United States Military Academy

United States Coast Guard Academy

3 (11) Pomona College
Claremont, CA
Nearby: Los Angeles, Long Beach, Riverside
2174 512

Claremont McKenna College

Amherst College

Williams College

4 (17) United States Naval Academy
Annapolis, MD
Nearby: Washington, Baltimore, Northern Virginia
2140 442

United States Air Force Academy

United States Military Academy

United States Coast Guard Academy

5 (55) Swarthmore College
Swarthmore, PA
Nearby: Philadelphia, Camden, Vineland
2127 344

Williams College

Amherst College

Haverford College

6 Claremont McKenna College
Claremont, CA
Nearby: Los Angeles, Long Beach, Riverside
2112 175

Pomona College

Pitzer College

Occidental College

7 (12) Amherst College
Amherst, MA
2078 396

Williams College

Swarthmore College

Bowdoin College

8 United States Coast Guard Academy
New London, CT
Nearby: Hartford, West Hartford, Willimantic
2050 127

United States Merchant Marine Academy

United States Naval Academy

United States Military Academy

9 (6) Stanford University
Stanford, CA
Nearby: San Jose, San Francisco, Oakland
2047 2127

Yale University

Harvard University

Princeton University

10 Bowdoin College
Brunswick, ME
Nearby: Portland, Lewiston, South Portland
2044 342

Middlebury College

Colby College

Bates College

11 (3) University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor, MI
Nearby: Detroit, Warren, Flint
2042 20369

Michigan State University

Harvard University

Grand Valley State University

12 (18) Brown University
Providence, RI
Nearby: Boston, Worcester, Manchester
2024 1470

Columbia University in the City of New York

Princeton University

University of Pennsylvania

12 (3) Caltech
Pasadena, CA
Nearby: Los Angeles, Long Beach, Riverside
2024 383

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Harvey Mudd College

Carnegie Mellon University

14 (4) University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA
Nearby: Los Angeles, Long Beach, Riverside
1985 4723

University of California, Los Angeles

University of California, Berkeley

University of California, San Diego

15 (11) Northwestern University
Evanston, IL
Nearby: Chicago, Naperville, Michigan City
1974 2412

University of Chicago

University of Pennsylvania

Duke University

15 (31) American University of Paris
75007 Paris, FR
1974 136

4.5,95.5 5% Richmond College, The American International University in London

2.6,97.4 3% Franklin College Switzerland

1.6,98.4 2% American University in Cairo

17 (6) Brigham Young University-Provo
Provo, UT
Nearby: Salt Lake City, Ogden, Clearfield
1965 954

Brigham Young University-Idaho

Brigham Young University-Hawaii

Utah State University

18 (15) The University of Texas at Brownsville
Brownsville, TX
Nearby: Brownsville, Harlingen, Raymondville
1964 322

Texas A & M University-Kingsville

Texas Southmost College

Texas State Technical College Harlingen

19 (5) University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Urbana, IL
Nearby: Champaign, Urbana
1960 11280

University of Illinois at Chicago

Illinois State University

Purdue University-Main Campus

20 (15) Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD
Nearby: Washington, Baltimore, Northern Virginia
1953 1147

University of Pennsylvania

Brown University

Duke University

21 (8) University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA
Nearby: Los Angeles, Long Beach, Riverside
1951 7740

University of California, Berkeley

University of California, San Diego

University of Southern California

22 (8) Princeton University
Princeton, NJ
Nearby: New York, Newark, Bridgeport
1946 1293

Yale University

Stanford University

Columbia University in the City of New York

23 (3) University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA
Nearby: San Jose, San Francisco, Oakland
1944 7248

University of California, Los Angeles

Stanford University

University of California, San Diego

24 (19) United States Military Academy
West Point, NY
Nearby: New York, Newark, Bridgeport
1932 485

United States Naval Academy

United States Air Force Academy

United States Coast Guard Academy

25 (19) University of Toronto
Toronto, ON
1930 419

16.5,83.5 17% McGill University

15.0,85.0 15% University of British Columbia

11.0,89.0 11% University of Waterloo

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