Parchment Student Choice College Rankings 2018

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All Colleges | National Universities | Liberal Arts Colleges | Masters Colleges


(rank change vs 2017)



(Elo points)


(Student decisions)

Peer Colleges

76 (12) Cal Poly
San Luis Obispo, CA
Nearby: San Luis Obispo, Paso Robles
1782 3963

University of California, Santa Barbara

University of California, Davis

University of California, San Diego

77 Eureka College
Eureka, IL
Nearby: Peoria, Canton
1781 53

Monmouth College

Illinois Central College

Illinois College

78 (23) Georgetown University
Washington, DC
Nearby: Washington, Baltimore, Northern Virginia
1775 880

Boston College

University of Pennsylvania

Brown University

79 (38) College of William and Mary
Williamsburg, VA
1772 934

University of Virginia

Virginia Tech

University of Richmond

80 (499) Purdue University-North Central Campus
Westville, IN
Nearby: Chicago, Naperville, Michigan City
1770 401

Purdue University-Calumet Campus

Indiana University - Northwest

Ivy Tech Community College-Northwest

81 (154) Westmont College
Santa Barbara, CA
1769 295

Point Loma Nazarene University

Biola University

Azusa Pacific University

82 (163) Vassar College
Poughkeepsie, NY
Nearby: New York, Newark, Bridgeport
1768 358

Wesleyan University

Swarthmore College

Amherst College

83 (56) Rhode Island School of Design
Providence, RI
Nearby: Boston, Worcester, Manchester
1763 189

Pratt Institute

Maryland Institute College of Art

School of Visual Arts

84 (64) Davidson College
Davidson, NC
Nearby: Charlotte, Gastonia, Salisbury
1762 147

Wake Forest University

Washington and Lee University

Haverford College

85 (5) University of Wisconsin - Madison
Madison, WI
1761 10276

University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

Marquette University

University of Wisconsin - La Crosse

86 (301) Wake Forest University
Winston-Salem, NC
Nearby: Greensboro, , Winston, Salem, , High Point
1756 496

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Davidson College

University of Richmond

87 Dickinson College
Carlisle, PA
Nearby: Harrisburg, Carlisle, Lebanon
1749 128

Franklin & Marshall College

Gettysburg College

Lafayette College

88 (34) Christopher Newport University
Newport News, VA
1747 1032

James Madison University

University of Mary Washington

Longwood University

88 (25) University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC
Nearby: Raleigh, Durham, Cary
1747 1149

University of Virginia

Duke University

Vanderbilt University

90 (8) University of Rochester
Rochester, NY
Nearby: Rochester, Batavia, Seneca Falls
1744 673

Case Western Reserve University

Tufts University

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

91 (26) George Washington University
Washington, DC
Nearby: Washington, Baltimore, Northern Virginia
1743 1268

American University

Georgetown University

Boston University

92 (66) Mount Holyoke College
South Hadley, MA
1739 203

Smith College

Bryn Mawr College

Wellesley College

92 Ottawa University-Ottawa
Ottawa, KS
Nearby: Kansas City, Overland Park, Kansas City
1739 51

Baker University

Ottawa University-Kansas City

McPherson College

94 (33) University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Urbana, IL
Nearby: Champaign, Urbana
1738 6694

University of Illinois at Chicago

University of Wisconsin - Madison

Purdue University-Main Campus

95 (203) Samford University
Birmingham, AL
Nearby: Birmingham, Hoover, Cullman
1737 305

University of Alabama at Birmingham

University of South Alabama

University of North Alabama

96 California Institute of the Arts
Valencia, CA
Nearby: Los Angeles, Long Beach, Riverside
1735 53

Art Center College of Design

School of Visual Arts

California College of the Arts

97 Baker College of Flint
Flint, MI
Nearby: Detroit, Warren, Flint
1733 60

Mott Community College

University of Michigan - Flint

Delta College

98 (113) University of Delaware
Newark, DE
Nearby: Philadelphia, Camden, Vineland
1731 664

University of Maryland, College Park

Delaware State University

Temple University

99 (544) Wesleyan University
Middletown, CT
Nearby: Hartford, West Hartford, Willimantic
1730 299

Vassar College

Middlebury College

Bowdoin College

100 (28) University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA
1729 4127

University of California, San Diego

University of California, Irvine

University of California, Davis

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