Parchment Student Choice College Rankings 2015

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(rank change vs 2014)



(Elo points)


(Student decisions)

Peer Colleges

26 (26) University of Wisconsin - Stout
Menomonie, WI
Nearby: Eau Claire, Menomonie
1666 451

University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire

University of Wisconsin - River Falls

University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point

27 Southern Utah University
Cedar City, UT
Nearby: Cedar City
1665 67

Dixie State College of Utah

Snow College

Utah State University

28 (61) The University of Findlay
Findlay, OH
Nearby: Findlay, Tiffin
1662 105

Ohio Northern University

Tiffin University

Ashland University

29 (7) Santa Clara University
Santa Clara, CA
Nearby: San Jose, San Francisco, Oakland
1658 528

Loyola Marymount University

University of San Diego

University of San Francisco

30 (17) Indiana University - Northwest
Gary, IN
Nearby: Chicago, Naperville, Michigan City
1657 151

Purdue University-Calumet Campus

Purdue University-North Central Campus

Ivy Tech Community College-Northwest

31 (20) Loyola Marymount University
Los Angeles, CA
Nearby: Los Angeles, Long Beach, Riverside
1654 597

Chapman University

University of San Diego

Pepperdine University

31 (15) Missouri State University
Springfield, MO
1654 120

Southeast Missouri State University

University of Central Missouri

Truman State University

33 Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
Kutztown, PA
Nearby: Philadelphia, Camden, Vineland
1646 88

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

West Chester University of Pennsylvania

East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania

34 Lipscomb University
Nashville, TN
Nearby: Nashville, Davidson, , Murfreesboro, , Columbia
1639 38

Belmont University

Harding University

Union University

35 Norwich University
Northfield, VT
Nearby: Barre
1637 42

Virginia Military Institute

Citadel Military College of South Carolina

United States Merchant Marine Academy

36 (105) Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Daytona Beach, FL
Nearby: Orlando, Deltona, Daytona Beach
1634 75

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Florida Institute of Technology

Embry Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide

37 Mercer University
Macon, GA
Nearby: Macon, Warner Robins, Fort Valley
1632 38

Kennesaw State University

Georgia College and State University

Georgia Southern University

38 (18) Seattle University
Seattle, WA
Nearby: Seattle, Tacoma, Olympia
1622 227

Seattle Pacific University

University of Portland

Gonzaga University

39 Westminster College
Salt Lake City, UT
Nearby: Salt Lake City, Ogden, Clearfield
1617 59

Southern Utah University

Snow College

Salt Lake Community College

40 Capital University
Columbus, OH
Nearby: Columbus, Marion, Chillicothe
1615 54

Otterbein University

Ashland University

Ohio Northern University

41 (—) College of Charleston
Charleston, SC
Nearby: Charleston, North Charleston
1614 745

University of South Carolina-Columbia

Winthrop University

Clemson University

42 (7) University of Wisconsin - Whitewater
Whitewater, WI
Nearby: Milwaukee, Racine, Waukesha
1612 1012

University of Wisconsin Oshkosh

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

University of Wisconsin - La Crosse

42 Rockford College
Rockford, IL
Nearby: Rockford, Freeport, Rochelle
1612 37

Rock Valley College

Iowa Wesleyan College

Illinois College

44 (28) Dominican University
River Forest, IL
Nearby: Chicago, Naperville, Michigan City
1611 141

Concordia University

North Park University

Saint Xavier University

45 Mount Saint Mary's University
Los Angeles, CA
Nearby: Los Angeles, Long Beach, Riverside
1609 35

Mount St Mary's University

Mount Saint Mary College

Whittier College

46 (47) Grand Canyon University
Phoenix, AZ
Nearby: Phoenix, Mesa, Scottsdale
1606 323

Northern Arizona University

University of Arizona

Arizona State University

47 (6) University of Minnesota - Duluth
Duluth, MN
Nearby: Duluth
1605 1056

Minnesota State University, Mankato

Saint Cloud State University

North Dakota State University

48 (18) Elmhurst College
Elmhurst, IL
Nearby: Chicago, Naperville, Michigan City
1603 227

North Central College

Dominican University

North Park University

49 Emmanuel College
Boston, MA
Nearby: Boston, Worcester, Manchester
1601 33

Suffolk University

Assumption College

Simmons College

50 (1) Western Washington University
Bellingham, WA
Nearby: Bellingham
1600 282

Washington State University

Central Washington University

University of Washington

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