Parchment Student Choice College Rankings 2014

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(rank change vs 2013)



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(Student decisions)

Peer Colleges

26 (7) Rice University
Houston, TX
Nearby: Houston, Baytown, Huntsville
1985 345

Washington University in St. Louis

Johns Hopkins University

Vanderbilt University

27 (35) Wake Forest University
Winston-Salem, NC
Nearby: Greensboro, , Winston, Salem, , High Point
1969 267

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Davidson College

University of Richmond

28 (5) University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor, MI
Nearby: Detroit, Warren, Flint
1955 3021

Michigan State University

Harvard University

Northwestern University

29 (14) Tulane University of Louisiana
New Orleans, LA
Nearby: New Orleans, Metairie, Bogalusa
1892 594

Emory University

Vanderbilt University

University of Miami

30 (3) University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA
Nearby: Charlottesville
1891 486

Virginia Tech

College of William and Mary

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

31 (1) University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX
Nearby: Austin, Round Rock
1887 477

Texas A & M University-College Station

Baylor University

Texas Tech University

32 (31) Pepperdine University
Malibu, CA
Nearby: Los Angeles, Long Beach, Riverside
1871 277

Loyola Marymount University

University of San Diego

Chapman University

33 (2) New York University
New York, NY
Nearby: New York, Newark, Bridgeport
1869 1063

Boston University

Columbia University in the City of New York

Cornell University

34 (5) George Washington University
Washington, DC
Nearby: Washington, Baltimore, Northern Virginia
1862 387

American University

Georgetown University

Boston University

35 (5) Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus
Atlanta, GA
Nearby: Atlanta, Sandy Springs, Gainesville
1852 411

University of Georgia

Carnegie Mellon University

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

36 (35) Ohio State University-Main Campus
Columbus, OH
Nearby: Columbus, Marion, Chillicothe
1851 595

Penn State University

Purdue University-Main Campus

Miami University - Oxford

37 (4) University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Urbana, IL
Nearby: Champaign, Urbana
1850 1808

University of Illinois at Chicago

University of Wisconsin - Madison

Purdue University-Main Campus

38 University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Greensboro, NC
Nearby: Greensboro, , Winston, Salem, , High Point
1849 33

University of North Carolina at Charlotte

East Carolina University

University of North Carolina at Wilmington

39 (5) University of Wisconsin - Madison
Madison, WI
1833 3243

University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

Marquette University

University of Wisconsin - La Crosse

40 (62) Brandeis University
Waltham, MA
Nearby: Boston, Worcester, Manchester
1822 200

Tufts University

Wesleyan University

University of Rochester

41 (3) Clemson University
Clemson, SC
Nearby: Greenville, Spartanburg, Anderson
1820 524

University of South Carolina-Columbia

College of Charleston

University of Georgia

42 (35) Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA
Nearby: Blacksburg, Christiansburg, Radford
1815 406

James Madison University

University of Virginia

Virginia Commonwealth University

43 Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, OK
Nearby: Stillwater
1811 53

University of Oklahoma Norman Campus

University of Arkansas

Texas Tech University

44 (7) Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY
Nearby: New York, Newark, Bridgeport
1804 195

SUNY at Binghamton

University at Buffalo

SUNY at Albany

45 (3) University of Florida
Gainesville, FL
1802 504

Florida State University

University of Central Florida

University of Miami

46 (1) Emory University
Atlanta, GA
Nearby: Atlanta, Sandy Springs, Gainesville
1801 313

Vanderbilt University

Washington University in St. Louis

Rice University

47 (138) The University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN
Nearby: Knoxville, Sevierville, La Follette
1779 105

East Tennessee State University

The University of Alabama

Auburn University

48 (2) College of William and Mary
Williamsburg, VA
1775 234

University of Virginia

Virginia Tech

University of Richmond

49 (17) University of California, San Diego
La Jolla, CA
Nearby: San Diego, Carlsbad, San Marcos
1773 1287

University of California, Santa Barbara

University of California, Los Angeles

University of California, Irvine

50 (2) Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI
Nearby: Lansing, East Lansing, Owosso
1759 4513

University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

Grand Valley State University

Central Michigan University

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