Parchment Student Choice College Rankings 2016


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

Rank


(rank change vs 2015)

College


Score


(Elo points)

Matchups


(Student decisions)

Peer Colleges

1 (—) Stanford University
Stanford, CA
Nearby: San Jose, San Francisco, Oakland
2311 1181

Yale University

Harvard University

Princeton University

2 (—) Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, MA
Nearby: Boston, Worcester, Manchester
2299 627

Princeton University

Stanford University

Caltech

3 (5) Duke University
Durham, NC
Nearby: Raleigh, Durham, Cary
2166 1094

University of Pennsylvania

Princeton University

Cornell University

4 (—) Yale University
New Haven, CT
Nearby: New York, Newark, Bridgeport
2163 914

Princeton University

Harvard University

Stanford University

5 (2) University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
Nearby: Philadelphia, Camden, Vineland
2149 1038

Cornell University

Columbia University in the City of New York

Princeton University

6 (3) University of Chicago
Chicago, IL
Nearby: Chicago, Naperville, Michigan City
2148 1198

Northwestern University

Columbia University in the City of New York

University of Pennsylvania

7 (1) Caltech
Pasadena, CA
Nearby: Los Angeles, Long Beach, Riverside
2072 221

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Harvey Mudd College

Carnegie Mellon University

8 (3) Brown University
Providence, RI
Nearby: Boston, Worcester, Manchester
2061 867

Columbia University in the City of New York

Princeton University

University of Pennsylvania

9 (4) Princeton University
Princeton, NJ
Nearby: New York, Newark, Bridgeport
2052 776

Yale University

Stanford University

Harvard University

10 (9) University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, IN
Nearby: South Bend, Elkhart, Mishakawa
2048 1196

Northwestern University

Vanderbilt University

Boston College

11 (2) University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA
Nearby: San Jose, San Francisco, Oakland
2047 3768

University of California, Los Angeles

Stanford University

University of California, San Diego

12 (3) University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA
Nearby: Los Angeles, Long Beach, Riverside
2020 3657

University of California, Berkeley

University of California, San Diego

University of Southern California

13 (4) Columbia University in the City of New York
New York, NY
Nearby: New York, Newark, Bridgeport
2019 679

University of Pennsylvania

Brown University

Princeton University

14 (2) University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA
Nearby: Los Angeles, Long Beach, Riverside
1989 2477

University of California, Los Angeles

University of California, Berkeley

University of California, San Diego

15 (10) Georgetown University
Washington, DC
Nearby: Washington, Baltimore, Northern Virginia
1978 718

Boston College

University of Pennsylvania

Brown University

15 (1) Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD
Nearby: Washington, Baltimore, Northern Virginia
1978 669

University of Pennsylvania

Cornell University

Brown University

17 (—) Washington University in St. Louis
Saint Louis, MO
Nearby: St. Louis, St. Charles, Farmington
1972 1102

Northwestern University

Vanderbilt University

Johns Hopkins University

18 (8) Rice University
Houston, TX
Nearby: Houston, Baytown, Huntsville
1968 625

Washington University in St. Louis

Johns Hopkins University

Vanderbilt University

19 (5) University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor, MI
Nearby: Detroit, Warren, Flint
1954 8302

Michigan State University

Harvard University

Northwestern University

20 (—) Northwestern University
Evanston, IL
Nearby: Chicago, Naperville, Michigan City
1950 1390

University of Chicago

University of Pennsylvania

Cornell University

21 (—) Cornell University
Ithaca, NY
Nearby: Ithaca, Cortland
1948 1436

University of Pennsylvania

Princeton University

Columbia University in the City of New York

22 (5) Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, PA
Nearby: Pittsburgh, New Castle
1940 845

Cornell University

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Johns Hopkins University

23 (20) Harvard University
Cambridge, MA
Nearby: Boston, Worcester, Manchester
1937 1179

Yale University

Stanford University

Princeton University

24 (12) Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH
Nearby: Claremont
1922 545

Brown University

Princeton University

Columbia University in the City of New York

25 (7) Tufts University
Medford, MA
Nearby: Boston, Worcester, Manchester
1921 501

Boston College

Brown University

Amherst College

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