Parchment Student Choice College Rankings 2020


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Rank


(rank change vs 2019)

College


Score


(Elo points)

Matchups


(Student decisions)

Peer Colleges

1 (1) United States Air Force Academy
USAF Academy, CO
Nearby: Colorado Springs
2180 619

United States Naval Academy

United States Military Academy

United States Coast Guard Academy

2 (4) Pomona College
Claremont, CA
Nearby: Los Angeles, Long Beach, Riverside
2174 512

Claremont McKenna College

Amherst College

Williams College

3 (5) United States Naval Academy
Annapolis, MD
Nearby: Washington, Baltimore, Northern Virginia
2140 442

United States Air Force Academy

United States Military Academy

United States Coast Guard Academy

4 (14) Swarthmore College
Swarthmore, PA
Nearby: Philadelphia, Camden, Vineland
2127 344

Williams College

Amherst College

Haverford College

5 Claremont McKenna College
Claremont, CA
Nearby: Los Angeles, Long Beach, Riverside
2112 175

Pomona College

Pitzer College

Occidental College

6 (1) Amherst College
Amherst, MA
2078 396

Williams College

Swarthmore College

Bowdoin College

7 United States Coast Guard Academy
New London, CT
Nearby: Hartford, West Hartford, Willimantic
2050 127

United States Merchant Marine Academy

United States Naval Academy

United States Military Academy

8 Bowdoin College
Brunswick, ME
Nearby: Portland, Lewiston, South Portland
2044 342

Middlebury College

Colby College

Bates College

9 (6) United States Military Academy
West Point, NY
Nearby: New York, Newark, Bridgeport
1932 485

United States Naval Academy

United States Air Force Academy

United States Coast Guard Academy

10 (3) Baker College of Owosso
Owosso, MI
1929 115

3.8,96.2 4% Lansing Community College

2.4,97.6 3% Baker College of Flint

1.8,98.2 2% University of Northwestern Ohio

11 Baker College of Cadillac
Cadillac, MI
1926 82

2.9,97.1 3% Mid Michigan Community College

2.5,97.5 3% Northwestern Michigan College

2.4,97.6 3% Kirtland Community College

12 (8) Washington and Lee University
Lexington, VA
Nearby: Not applicable
1924 416

Davidson College

University of Richmond

College of William and Mary

13 Trinity College
Hartford, CT
Nearby: Hartford, West Hartford, Willimantic
1908 145

Connecticut College

Bates College

Skidmore College

14 West Virginia University at Parkersburg
Parkersburg, WV
1904 66

Washington State Community College

West Liberty University

West Virginia State University

15 (5) North Central University
Minneapolis, MN
Nearby: Minneapolis, St. Paul, St. Cloud
1876 110

Evangel University

Southwestern Assemblies of God University

Northwestern College

16 Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks
Reading, PA
Nearby: Philadelphia, Camden, Vineland
1865 60

Reading Area Community College

Alvernia University

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

17 (8) Southeastern University
Lakeland, FL
Nearby: Lakeland
1864 136

Southeastern College of the Assemblies of God

Southeastern University

St Petersburg Theological Seminary

18 (48) Union College
Schenectady, NY
Nearby: Albany, Schenectady, Amsterdam
1855 259

Union College

Skidmore College

Trinity College

19 Jamestown College
Jamestown, ND
Nearby: Jamestown
1849 87

Valley City State University

Mayville State University

University of Mary

20 Brigham Young University-Hawaii
Laie, HI
Nearby:
1848 91

Brigham Young University-Idaho

Brigham Young University-Provo

Utah Valley University

21 (10) Wellesley College
Wellesley, MA
Nearby: Boston, Worcester, Manchester
1845 399

Smith College

Barnard College

Bryn Mawr College

22 (3) Virginia Military Institute
Lexington, VA
Nearby: Not applicable
1842 257

Citadel Military College of South Carolina

Norwich University

United States Military Academy

23 (3) Kentucky State University
Frankfort, KY
Nearby: Lexington, Fayette, , Frankfort, , Richmond
1839 534

Northern Kentucky University

Tennessee State University

Lindsey Wilson College

24 (39) Harvey Mudd College
Claremont, CA
Nearby: Los Angeles, Long Beach, Riverside
1827 298

Caltech

Pomona College

Claremont McKenna College

25 (8) Carleton College
Northfield, MN
Nearby: Minneapolis, St. Paul, St. Cloud
1825 627

Macalester College

Grinnell College

Bowdoin College

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