Parchment Student Choice College Rankings 2021


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

Rank


(rank change vs 2020)

College


Score


(Elo points)

Matchups


(Student decisions)

Peer Colleges

1 (2) United States Naval Academy
Annapolis, MD
Nearby: Washington, Baltimore, Northern Virginia
2180 481

United States Air Force Academy

United States Military Academy

United States Coast Guard Academy

2 (1) United States Air Force Academy
USAF Academy, CO
Nearby: Colorado Springs
2170 698

United States Naval Academy

United States Military Academy

United States Coast Guard Academy

3 (6) United States Military Academy
West Point, NY
Nearby: New York, Newark, Bridgeport
2135 565

United States Naval Academy

United States Air Force Academy

United States Coast Guard Academy

4 (21) Hamilton College
Clinton, NY
Nearby: Utica, Rome
2080 246

Colgate University

Colby College

Bates College

5 (10) North Central University
Minneapolis, MN
Nearby: Minneapolis, St. Paul, St. Cloud
2074 147

Evangel University

Southwestern Assemblies of God University

Northwestern College

6 (1) Claremont McKenna College
Claremont, CA
Nearby: Los Angeles, Long Beach, Riverside
2046 203

Pomona College

Pitzer College

Occidental College

7 Haverford College
Haverford, PA
Nearby: Philadelphia, Camden, Vineland
2025 227

Swarthmore College

Vassar College

Bowdoin College

8 (5) Trinity College
Hartford, CT
Nearby: Hartford, West Hartford, Willimantic
2024 167

Connecticut College

Bates College

Skidmore College

9 Soka University of America
Aliso Viejo, CA
Nearby: Los Angeles, Long Beach, Riverside
1989 107

Acadia University

Whittier College

Burlington College

10 Southern Virginia University
Buena Vista, VA
Nearby: Not applicable
1976 64

Brigham Young University-Hawaii

Brigham Young University-Idaho

Brigham Young University-Provo

11 (5) Amherst College
Amherst, MA
1966 437

Williams College

Swarthmore College

Bowdoin College

12 Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Lehigh Valley
Fogelsville, PA
Nearby: New York, Newark, Bridgeport
1939 67

Moravian College and Moravian Theological Seminary

DeSales University

Cedar Crest College

13 (5) Bowdoin College
Brunswick, ME
Nearby: Portland, Lewiston, South Portland
1938 367

Middlebury College

Colby College

Bates College

14 (23) Trinity Christian College
Palos Heights, IL
Nearby: Chicago, Naperville, Michigan City
1906 227

Trinity International University

Dordt College

Calvin College

15 Barnard College
New York, NY
Nearby: New York, Newark, Bridgeport
1900 288

Wellesley College

Smith College

Bryn Mawr College

16 (60) Smith College
Northampton, MA
1892 431

Mount Holyoke College

Wellesley College

Bryn Mawr College

17 Bryn Mawr College
Bryn Mawr, PA
Nearby: Philadelphia, Camden, Vineland
1890 250

Mount Holyoke College

Smith College

Wellesley College

18 United States Merchant Marine Academy
Kings Point, NY
Nearby: New York, Newark, Bridgeport
1889 105

United States Coast Guard Academy

United States Military Academy

United States Naval Academy

19 (18) Berea College
Berea, KY
Nearby: Lexington, Fayette, , Frankfort, , Richmond
1880 599

Morehead State University

Eastern Kentucky University

Lindsey Wilson College

20 Hampshire College
Amherst, MA
1873 147

Bennington College

Bard College

Sarah Lawrence College

21 (1) Brigham Young University-Hawaii
Laie, HI
Nearby:
1869 124

Brigham Young University-Idaho

Brigham Young University-Provo

Utah Valley University

22 (20) Pomona College
Claremont, CA
Nearby: Los Angeles, Long Beach, Riverside
1864 529

Claremont McKenna College

Amherst College

Williams College

23 (1) Virginia Military Institute
Lexington, VA
Nearby: Not applicable
1852 294

Citadel Military College of South Carolina

Norwich University

United States Military Academy

24 (25) Occidental College
Los Angeles, CA
Nearby: Los Angeles, Long Beach, Riverside
1848 539

Pitzer College

Claremont McKenna College

Pomona College

25 (37) Colorado College
Colorado Springs, CO
Nearby: Colorado Springs
1834 279

Colby College

Grinnell College

Whitman College

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