Parchment Student Choice College Rankings 2021


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Rank


(rank change vs 2020)

College


Score


(Elo points)

Matchups


(Student decisions)

Peer Colleges

1 (3) United States Naval Academy
Annapolis, MD
Nearby: Washington, Baltimore, Northern Virginia
2180 481

United States Air Force Academy

United States Military Academy

United States Coast Guard Academy

2 (—) United States Air Force Academy
USAF Academy, CO
Nearby: Colorado Springs
2170 698

United States Naval Academy

United States Military Academy

United States Coast Guard Academy

3 (2) Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, MA
Nearby: Boston, Worcester, Manchester
2168 1382

Princeton University

Stanford University

Caltech

4 (20) United States Military Academy
West Point, NY
Nearby: New York, Newark, Bridgeport
2135 565

United States Naval Academy

United States Air Force Academy

United States Coast Guard Academy

5 (4) Stanford University
Stanford, CA
Nearby: San Jose, San Francisco, Oakland
2134 2389

Yale University

Harvard University

Princeton University

6 (9) Northwestern University
Evanston, IL
Nearby: Chicago, Naperville, Michigan City
2110 2716

University of Chicago

University of Pennsylvania

Duke University

7 Park University
Parkville, MO
Nearby: Kansas City, Overland Park, Kansas City
2089 79

Metropolitan Community College-Maple Woods

Northwest Missouri State University

Missouri Western State University

8 (69) Hamilton College
Clinton, NY
Nearby: Utica, Rome
2080 246

Colgate University

Colby College

Bates College

9 (2) University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor, MI
Nearby: Detroit, Warren, Flint
2074 24394

Michigan State University

Harvard University

Grand Valley State University

9 (40) North Central University
Minneapolis, MN
Nearby: Minneapolis, St. Paul, St. Cloud
2074 147

Evangel University

Southwestern Assemblies of God University

Northwestern College

11 (1) Brown University
Providence, RI
Nearby: Boston, Worcester, Manchester
2071 1567

Columbia University in the City of New York

Princeton University

University of Pennsylvania

12 (695) Western New England University
Springfield, MA
2064 87

Merrimack College

Springfield College

Roger Williams University

13 Western Governors University
Salt Lake City, UT
Nearby: Salt Lake City, Ogden, Clearfield
2061 64

Hellenic College - Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology

Southern New Hampshire University

University of Phoenix-Online Campus

14 (—) University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA
Nearby: Los Angeles, Long Beach, Riverside
2058 5661

University of California, Los Angeles

University of California, Berkeley

University of California, San Diego

15 (205) New Mexico Highlands University
Las Vegas, NM
2052 81

Eastern New Mexico University - Main Campus

Western New Mexico University

New Mexico State University-Main Campus

16 (50) Texas A & M International University
Laredo, TX
Nearby: Laredo
2049 969

Laredo Community College

University of Texas at San Antonio

Texas A & M University-Kingsville

17 (21) Columbia University in the City of New York
New York, NY
Nearby: New York, Newark, Bridgeport
2046 1231

Brown University

University of Pennsylvania

Princeton University

17 (11) Claremont McKenna College
Claremont, CA
Nearby: Los Angeles, Long Beach, Riverside
2046 203

Pomona College

Pitzer College

Occidental College

19 (38) University of Chicago
Chicago, IL
Nearby: Chicago, Naperville, Michigan City
2037 2081

Northwestern University

Columbia University in the City of New York

University of Pennsylvania

20 (2) Princeton University
Princeton, NJ
Nearby: New York, Newark, Bridgeport
2035 1382

Yale University

Stanford University

Columbia University in the City of New York

21 (53) Harvard University
Cambridge, MA
Nearby: Boston, Worcester, Manchester
2034 2652

Yale University

Stanford University

Princeton University

22 (1) University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA
Nearby: Los Angeles, Long Beach, Riverside
2026 9185

University of California, Berkeley

University of California, San Diego

University of Southern California

23 Haverford College
Haverford, PA
Nearby: Philadelphia, Camden, Vineland
2025 227

Swarthmore College

Vassar College

Bowdoin College

24 (12) Trinity College
Hartford, CT
Nearby: Hartford, West Hartford, Willimantic
2024 167

Connecticut College

Bates College

Skidmore College

25 (5) Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD
Nearby: Washington, Baltimore, Northern Virginia
2011 1247

University of Pennsylvania

Brown University

Duke University

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