Parchment Student Choice College Rankings 2016


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Rank


(rank change vs 2015)

College


Score


(Elo points)

Matchups


(Student decisions)

Peer Colleges

1 (9) Harvey Mudd College
Claremont, CA
Nearby: Los Angeles, Long Beach, Riverside
2188 222

Caltech

Pomona College

Claremont McKenna College

2 (2) United States Military Academy
West Point, NY
Nearby: New York, Newark, Bridgeport
2161 235

United States Naval Academy

United States Air Force Academy

United States Coast Guard Academy

3 (8) United States Naval Academy
Annapolis, MD
Nearby: Washington, Baltimore, Northern Virginia
2141 182

United States Air Force Academy

United States Military Academy

United States Coast Guard Academy

4 (4) Swarthmore College
Swarthmore, PA
Nearby: Philadelphia, Camden, Vineland
2127 222

Williams College

Amherst College

Haverford College

5 (—) Pomona College
Claremont, CA
Nearby: Los Angeles, Long Beach, Riverside
2121 397

Claremont McKenna College

Amherst College

Williams College

6 (3) Bowdoin College
Brunswick, ME
Nearby: Portland, Lewiston, South Portland
2074 218

Middlebury College

Colby College

Bates College

7 (—) Williams College
Williamstown, MA
Nearby: Pittsfield
2040 265

Amherst College

Swarthmore College

Middlebury College

8 (15) Barnard College
New York, NY
Nearby: New York, Newark, Bridgeport
2008 197

Wellesley College

Smith College

Bryn Mawr College

9 (3) Haverford College
Haverford, PA
Nearby: Philadelphia, Camden, Vineland
2007 146

Swarthmore College

Vassar College

Bowdoin College

10 (9) United States Air Force Academy
USAF Academy, CO
Nearby: Colorado Springs
1961 231

United States Naval Academy

United States Military Academy

United States Coast Guard Academy

11 (26) Bryn Mawr College
Bryn Mawr, PA
Nearby: Philadelphia, Camden, Vineland
1957 148

Mount Holyoke College

Smith College

Wellesley College

12 (26) Claremont McKenna College
Claremont, CA
Nearby: Los Angeles, Long Beach, Riverside
1948 124

Pomona College

Pitzer College

Occidental College

13 (11) Middlebury College
Middlebury, VT
Nearby: Not applicable
1911 278

Bowdoin College

Williams College

Colby College

14 (4) Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art
New York, NY
Nearby: New York, Newark, Bridgeport
1899 55

Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering

Rhode Island School of Design

Columbia University - Fu School of Engineering

15 (2) Carleton College
Northfield, MN
Nearby: Minneapolis, St. Paul, St. Cloud
1883 416

Macalester College

Grinnell College

Bowdoin College

16 (10) Vassar College
Poughkeepsie, NY
Nearby: New York, Newark, Bridgeport
1874 281

Wesleyan University

Swarthmore College

Amherst College

17 (3) Wellesley College
Wellesley, MA
Nearby: Boston, Worcester, Manchester
1868 281

Smith College

Barnard College

Bryn Mawr College

18 (2) Berea College
Berea, KY
Nearby: Lexington, Fayette, , Frankfort, , Richmond
1864 103

Morehead State University

Eastern Kentucky University

Lindsey Wilson College

19 Lincoln College - Normal
Normal, IL
1847 502

Lincoln College - Lincoln

Heartland Community College

Lincoln University

20 (10) Colorado College
Colorado Springs, CO
Nearby: Colorado Springs
1843 182

Colby College

Whitman College

Grinnell College

21 (28) Wheaton College
Wheaton, IL
Nearby: Chicago, Naperville, Michigan City
1842 207

Wheaton College

Taylor University

Westmont College

22 (20) Macalester College
Saint Paul, MN
Nearby: Minneapolis, St. Paul, St. Cloud
1841 478

Carleton College

Grinnell College

St Olaf College

23 (11) Amherst College
Amherst, MA
1831 266

Williams College

Swarthmore College

Bowdoin College

24 Agnes Scott College
Decatur, GA
Nearby: Atlanta, Sandy Springs, Gainesville
1822 62

Oglethorpe University

Mount Holyoke College

Bryn Mawr College

25 (59) Southwestern University
Georgetown, TX
Nearby: Austin, Round Rock
1793 95

Trinity University

Saint Edward's University

Austin College

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