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

100 (7) Santa Clara University
Santa Clara, CA
Nearby: San Jose, San Francisco, Oakland
1729 1108

Loyola Marymount University

University of San Diego

University of San Francisco

100 Monmouth College
Monmouth, IL
Nearby: Not applicable
1729 153

Illinois College

Eureka College

Knox College

103 (8) Texas A & M University-College Station
College Station, TX
Nearby: College Station, Bryan
1727 2044

University of Texas at Austin

Baylor University

Texas Tech University

104 (25) University of Florida
Gainesville, FL
1726 1760

Florida State University

University of Central Florida

University of Miami

104 (9) Occidental College
Los Angeles, CA
Nearby: Los Angeles, Long Beach, Riverside
1726 367

Pitzer College

Claremont McKenna College

Pomona College

106 (192) Rochester College
Rochester Hills, MI
Nearby: Detroit, Warren, Flint
1724 158

Spring Arbor University

Siena Heights University

Adrian College

107 Union University
Jackson, TN
Nearby: Jackson
1723 67

University of Tennessee at Martin

Jackson State Community College

Lipscomb University

108 (187) University of Rhode Island
Kingston, RI
Nearby: Boston, Worcester, Manchester
1719 215

University of New Hampshire

Quinnipiac University

University of Connecticut

109 (29) University of California, San Diego
La Jolla, CA
Nearby: San Diego, Carlsbad, San Marcos
1718 4739

University of California, Santa Barbara

University of California, Irvine

University of California, Los Angeles

109 (13) University of Texas at San Antonio
San Antonio, TX
Nearby: San Antonio
1718 673

Texas State University-San Marcos

Texas A & M University-College Station

Texas A & M International University

109 (132) Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Worcester, MA
Nearby: Boston, Worcester, Manchester
1718 296

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Rochester Institute of Technology

Stevens Institute of Technology

112 (28) Purdue University-Main Campus
West Lafayette, IN
Nearby: Lafayette, Frankfort
1717 9919

Indiana University - Bloomington

Ball State University

Indiana University - Purdue University-Indianapolis

112 (51) Carleton College
Northfield, MN
Nearby: Minneapolis, St. Paul, St. Cloud
1717 511

Macalester College

Grinnell College

Bowdoin College

114 (23) University of California, Irvine
Irvine, CA
Nearby: Los Angeles, Long Beach, Riverside
1715 4582

University of California, San Diego

University of California, Santa Barbara

University of California, Davis

115 (74) Kalamazoo College
Kalamazoo, MI
1713 1210

Albion College

Hope College

Alma College

115 (13) Cornish College of the Arts
Seattle, WA
Nearby: Seattle, Tacoma, Olympia
1713 89

Cogswell Polytechnical College

Pacific Northwest College of Art

The University of the Arts

117 The University of Texas at Brownsville
Brownsville, TX
Nearby: Brownsville, Harlingen, Raymondville
1710 168

Texas A & M University-Kingsville

Texas Southmost College

Texas State Technical College Harlingen

118 (9) Texas Christian University
Fort Worth, TX
Nearby: Dallas, Fort Worth
1707 1272

Baylor University

Southern Methodist University

Texas Tech University

118 (50) University of the Cumberlands
Williamsburg, KY
Nearby: London
1707 354

Union College

Lindsey Wilson College

Campbellsville University

118 Middlebury College
Middlebury, VT
Nearby: Not applicable
1707 323

Bowdoin College

Williams College

Amherst College

121 (148) Lindsey Wilson College
Columbia, KY
Nearby: Not applicable
1706 389

Campbellsville University

University of the Cumberlands

Kentucky Wesleyan College

122 (86) Berea College
Berea, KY
Nearby: Lexington, Fayette, , Frankfort, , Richmond
1705 273

Morehead State University

Eastern Kentucky University

Lindsey Wilson College

123 (13) Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, VA
Nearby: Richmond
1701 2032

James Madison University

George Mason University

Old Dominion University

123 (79) University of Illinois at Springfield
Springfield, IL
1701 89

Lincoln Land Community College

Western Illinois University

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

125 (38) California State University, San Marcos
San Marcos, CA
Nearby: San Diego, Carlsbad, San Marcos
1700 1150

California State University, San Bernardino

California State University, Chico

California State University, Fullerton

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