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 (4) Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, MA
Nearby: Boston, Worcester, Manchester
2222 1259

Princeton University

Stanford University

Caltech

2 (6) Stanford University
Stanford, CA
Nearby: San Jose, San Francisco, Oakland
2047 2127

Yale University

Harvard University

Princeton University

3 (1) University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor, MI
Nearby: Detroit, Warren, Flint
2042 20369

Michigan State University

Harvard University

Grand Valley State University

4 (12) Brown University
Providence, RI
Nearby: Boston, Worcester, Manchester
2024 1470

Columbia University in the City of New York

Princeton University

University of Pennsylvania

4 (4) Caltech
Pasadena, CA
Nearby: Los Angeles, Long Beach, Riverside
2024 383

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Harvey Mudd College

Carnegie Mellon University

6 (—) University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA
Nearby: Los Angeles, Long Beach, Riverside
1985 4723

University of California, Los Angeles

University of California, Berkeley

University of California, San Diego

7 (5) Northwestern University
Evanston, IL
Nearby: Chicago, Naperville, Michigan City
1974 2412

University of Chicago

University of Pennsylvania

Duke University

8 (3) Brigham Young University-Provo
Provo, UT
Nearby: Salt Lake City, Ogden, Clearfield
1965 954

Brigham Young University-Idaho

Utah State University

Utah Valley University

9 (3) University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Urbana, IL
Nearby: Champaign, Urbana
1960 11280

University of Illinois at Chicago

Illinois State University

Purdue University-Main Campus

10 (9) Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD
Nearby: Washington, Baltimore, Northern Virginia
1953 1147

University of Pennsylvania

Brown University

Duke University

11 (4) University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA
Nearby: Los Angeles, Long Beach, Riverside
1951 7740

University of California, Berkeley

University of California, San Diego

University of Southern California

12 (4) Princeton University
Princeton, NJ
Nearby: New York, Newark, Bridgeport
1946 1293

Yale University

Stanford University

Columbia University in the City of New York

13 (—) University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA
Nearby: San Jose, San Francisco, Oakland
1944 7248

University of California, Los Angeles

Stanford University

University of California, San Diego

14 (4) University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA
Nearby: Charlottesville
1929 4127

Virginia Tech

College of William and Mary

James Madison University

15 (25) University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
Nearby: Philadelphia, Camden, Vineland
1915 1576

Columbia University in the City of New York

Cornell University

Princeton University

16 (18) Washington University in St. Louis
Saint Louis, MO
Nearby: St. Louis, St. Charles, Farmington
1912 1720

Northwestern University

Vanderbilt University

Johns Hopkins University

17 (16) University of Texas at Arlington
Arlington, TX
Nearby: Dallas, Fort Worth
1909 788

University of North Texas

University of Texas at Dallas

Texas Tech University

18 (5) Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH
Nearby: Claremont
1908 877

Brown University

Columbia University in the City of New York

Princeton University

19 (16) Columbia University in the City of New York
New York, NY
Nearby: New York, Newark, Bridgeport
1904 1124

Brown University

University of Pennsylvania

Princeton University

20 (60) University of Texas at Dallas
Richardson, TX
Nearby: Dallas, Fort Worth
1883 1439

University of North Texas

University of Texas at Arlington

University of Texas at Austin

20 (7) University of Texas at San Antonio
San Antonio, TX
Nearby: San Antonio
1883 1286

Texas State University-San Marcos

Texas A & M International University

Texas A & M University-College Station

20 (19) University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, IN
Nearby: South Bend, Elkhart, Mishakawa
1883 2336

Vanderbilt University

Northwestern University

Duke University

23 (2) University of Wisconsin - Madison
Madison, WI
1879 14840

University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

Marquette University

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

24 (8) Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus
Atlanta, GA
Nearby: Atlanta, Sandy Springs, Gainesville
1862 2837

University of Georgia

Carnegie Mellon University

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

25 (5) Tufts University
Medford, MA
Nearby: Boston, Worcester, Manchester
1861 692

Boston College

Amherst College

Dartmouth College

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