Parchment Student Choice College Rankings 2014

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(rank change vs 2013)



(Elo points)


(Student decisions)

Peer Colleges

1 (4) Elon University
Elon, NC
Nearby: Greensboro, , Winston, Salem, , High Point
1952 114

Wake Forest University

High Point University

University of Richmond

2 West Chester University of Pennsylvania
West Chester, PA
Nearby: Philadelphia, Camden, Vineland
1927 37

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

Millersville University of Pennsylvania

3 Samford University
Birmingham, AL
Nearby: Birmingham, Hoover, Cullman
1875 31

University of Alabama at Birmingham

University of North Alabama

University of Montevallo

4 Pratt Institute
Brooklyn, NY
Nearby: New York, Newark, Bridgeport
1835 117

Parsons School of Design

Rhode Island School of Design

School of the Art Institute of Chicago

5 (3) Cal Poly
San Luis Obispo, CA
Nearby: San Luis Obispo, Paso Robles
1820 945

University of California, Santa Barbara

University of California, Davis

San Diego State University

6 (1) Villanova University
Villanova, PA
Nearby: Philadelphia, Camden, Vineland
1805 306

Lehigh University

Boston College

Bucknell University

7 Concordia University
Irvine, CA
Nearby: Los Angeles, Long Beach, Riverside
1766 35

Vanguard University of Southern California

Biola University

Concordia University

8 (97) California Baptist University
Riverside, CA
Nearby: Los Angeles, Long Beach, Riverside
1765 49

Azusa Pacific University

California State University, San Bernardino

Biola University

9 Point Park University
Pittsburgh, PA
Nearby: Pittsburgh, New Castle
1749 38

The University of the Arts

Marymount Manhattan College

The Boston Conservatory

10 (4) Belmont University
Nashville, TN
Nearby: Nashville, Davidson, , Murfreesboro, , Columbia
1737 77

Lipscomb University

Middle Tennessee State University

Berklee College of Music

11 (17) Loyola Marymount University
Los Angeles, CA
Nearby: Los Angeles, Long Beach, Riverside
1710 358

Chapman University

University of San Diego

Pepperdine University

12 Concordia University - Saint Paul
Saint Paul, MN
Nearby: Minneapolis, St. Paul, St. Cloud
1705 46

Augsburg University

Hamline University

Metropolitan State University

13 CUNY Bernard M Baruch College
New York, NY
Nearby: New York, Newark, Bridgeport
1695 32

CUNY, Hunter College

CUNY, Queens College

CUNY City College

14 (4) University of Redlands
Redlands, CA
Nearby: Los Angeles, Long Beach, Riverside
1691 163

University of La Verne

Whittier College

California Lutheran University

15 (79) The College of Saint Scholastica
Duluth, MN
Nearby: Duluth
1690 80

College of Saint Benedict

Gustavus Adolphus College

St Catherine University

16 Missouri State University
Springfield, MO
1689 31

Southeast Missouri State University

University of Central Missouri

University of Missouri - Columbia

17 (38) Drake University
Des Moines, IA
Nearby: Des Moines, Newton, Pella
1687 314

Creighton University

Bradley University

University of St. Thomas

18 Citadel Military College of South Carolina
Charleston, SC
Nearby: Charleston, North Charleston
1685 36

Virginia Military Institute

United States Military Academy

Norwich University

19 (39) Emerson College
Boston, MA
Nearby: Boston, Worcester, Manchester
1683 98

Ithaca College

Pace University-New York

Syracuse University

20 Hampton University
Hampton, VA
1681 49

Howard University

North Carolina A & T State University

Virginia State University

21 (20) Lawrence Technological University
Southfield, MI
Nearby: Detroit, Warren, Flint
1679 137

Kettering University

Michigan Technological University

University of Michigan - Dearborn

22 (40) Purdue University-Calumet Campus
Hammond, IN
Nearby: Chicago, Naperville, Michigan City
1673 87

Indiana University - Northwest

Purdue University-North Central Campus

Ivy Tech Community College-Northwest

23 (7) University of Wisconsin - La Crosse
La Crosse, WI
Nearby: La Crosse
1669 941

University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire

University of Wisconsin Oshkosh

University of Wisconsin - Madison

24 (12) University of Wisconsin - Platteville
Platteville, WI
Nearby: Platteville
1666 247

Milwaukee School of Engineering

University of Wisconsin - Whitewater

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

25 (5) Chapman University
Orange, CA
Nearby: Los Angeles, Long Beach, Riverside
1659 368

Loyola Marymount University

University of San Diego

Pepperdine University

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