50 Best Small Colleges and Universities of 2021

Small colleges are a great option for students interested in a more intimate campus experience, more personal attention from excellent professors, and more immediate access to support services. Whether the focus is on the technical (as at Caltech) or on the liberal arts (as at Sarah Lawrence), small colleges give you the chance to pursue a well-rounded education while working closely with classmates and professors in a dynamic community atmosphere.

50 Best Small Colleges and Universities of 2021

When comparing a big college campus to a small college campus, consider that the latter offers more individualized experiences, including opportunities for illuminating classroom discussions, independent research, and one-on-one relationships with your instructors.

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The following list of the best small colleges and universities is composed mainly of four-year undergraduate schools (though a handful also offer graduate programs). We’ve identified a total of 1,069 small colleges in the US. In order to be included in this list of best private colleges and universities, a school needs to satisfy the following three conditions:

  1. It must be a non-profit institution.
  2. It must be fully accredited.
  3. Its student body must consist of 5,000 or fewer students.

How do we determine small schools are the best?

The people affiliated with a school are ultimately what make it great. This is why, at the undergraduate level, we rank the best colleges and universities based on what we call Concentrated Influence. Concentrated Influence takes the combined influence score of a college or university’s top academic influencers (including faculty and alums) and divides it by the school’s total number of undergraduates.

Using concentrated influence gives small and mid-sized schools an opportunity to shine by taking away the size advantage of larger universities. A small school with proportionately more influential faculty than a large school, whose influence in absolute terms may be bigger, will nonetheless score higher in a concentrated influence ranking. Our approach highlights undergraduate schools that truly rank for excellence, regardless of size.

If you are serious about finding the best colleges and universities for a bachelor’s degree, you should be asking where the most influential professors are teaching and whether their graduates are themselves advancing the school’s reputation for academic excellence.

Most ranking sites rely on an opaque combination of reputation surveys and arbitrary performance metrics. Concentrated Influence provides a ranking that is free from bias, insulated from manipulation, and reflective of real-world educational outcomes.

Find out more about our ranking methodology here.

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The Best Small Colleges and Universities in the US

  1. California Institute of Technology
    #1

    California Institute of Technology

    #27 institution's overall influence
    #9 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $52K

    Acceptance

    7%

    Graduation

    94%

    Student body

    2K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1555/35

    Pasadena, CA

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    What is California Institute of Technology known for?

    California Institute of Technology is most influential in:

    • Chemistry
    • Physics
    • Earth Sciences
    • Engineering
    • Biology
    • Computer Science
    • Mathematics
    • Economics
    • History
    • Philosophy
  2. Swarthmore College
    #2

    Swarthmore College

    #128 institution's overall influence
    #22 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $53K

    Acceptance

    9%

    Graduation

    94%

    Student body

    2K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1465/32

    Swarthmore, PA

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    What is Swarthmore College known for?

    Swarthmore College is most influential in:

    • Economics
    • Political Science
    • Philosophy
    • Mathematics
    • Computer Science
    • Anthropology
    • Psychology
    • Physics
    • Sociology
    • Biology
  3. Amherst College
    #3

    Amherst College

    #89 institution's overall influence
    #26 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $56K

    Acceptance

    13%

    Graduation

    93%

    Student body

    2K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1430/32

    Amherst, MA

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    What is Amherst College known for?

    Amherst College is most influential in:

    • Sociology
    • Economics
    • Law
    • Literature
    • Earth Sciences
    • Political Science
    • History
    • Philosophy
    • Biology
    • Mathematics
  4. Sarah Lawrence College
    #4

    Sarah Lawrence College

    #239 institution's overall influence
    #1422 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $56K

    Acceptance

    56%

    Graduation

    82%

    Student body

    2K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1330/29

    Bronxville, NY

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    What is Sarah Lawrence College known for?

    Sarah Lawrence College is most influential in:

    • Social Work
    • Education
    • Sociology
    • Medical
  5. Reed College
    #5

    Reed College

    #250 institution's overall influence
    #79 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $56K

    Acceptance

    35%

    Graduation

    78%

    Student body

    1K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1415/31

    Portland, OR

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    What is Reed College known for?

    Reed College is most influential in:

    • Anthropology
    • Philosophy
    • Computer Science
    • Psychology
    • Religious Studies
    • Economics
    • Mathematics
    • Sociology
    • Physics
    • Literature
  6. Barnard College
    #6

    Barnard College

    #125 institution's overall influence
    #65 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $55K

    Acceptance

    14%

    Graduation

    91%

    Student body

    3K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1415/31

    New York, NY

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    What is Barnard College known for?

    Barnard College is most influential in:

    • Anthropology
    • Literature
    • Sociology
    • Economics
    • Political Science
    • Religious Studies
    • History
    • Mathematics
    • Physics
    • Psychology
  7. Bates College
    #7

    Bates College

    #317 institution's overall influence
    #74 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $54K

    Acceptance

    18%

    Graduation

    88%

    Student body

    <1K

    Lewiston, ME

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    What is Bates College known for?

    Bates College is most influential in:

    • Literature
    • Religious Studies
    • Economics
    • Chemistry
    • Mathematics
    • Engineering
    • Biology
    • Physics
    • Political Science
    • Psychology
  8. Wesleyan University
    #8

    Wesleyan University

    #96 institution's overall influence
    #34 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $55K

    Acceptance

    17%

    Graduation

    91%

    Student body

    3K

    Middletown, CT

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    What is Wesleyan University known for?

    Wesleyan University is most influential in:

    • Philosophy
    • Literature
    • Psychology
    • Sociology
    • Religious Studies
    • History
    • Mathematics
    • Political Science
    • Biology
    • Anthropology
  9. Vassar College
    #9

    Vassar College

    #139 institution's overall influence
    #88 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $57K

    Acceptance

    25%

    Graduation

    91%

    Student body

    2K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1440/32

    Poughkeepsie, NY

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    What is Vassar College known for?

    Vassar College is most influential in:

    • Anthropology
    • Literature
    • Psychology
    • Education
    • Earth Sciences
    • Computer Science
    • History
    • Philosophy
    • Sociology
    • Chemistry
  10. Hampshire College
    #10

    Hampshire College

    #432 institution's overall influence
    #955 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $52K

    Acceptance

    63%

    Graduation

    65%

    Student body

    1K

    Amherst, MA

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    What is Hampshire College known for?

    Hampshire College is most influential in:

    • Physics
    • Literature
    • Mathematics
    • Sociology
    • History
    • Anthropology
    • Education
    • Biology
    • Philosophy
    • Psychology
  11. Wellesley College
    #11

    Wellesley College

    #133 institution's overall influence
    #33 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $54K

    Acceptance

    20%

    Graduation

    91%

    Student body

    3K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1425/32

    Wellesley, MA

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    What is Wellesley College known for?

    Wellesley College is most influential in:

    • Literature
    • Philosophy
    • Political Science
    • Mathematics
    • Earth Sciences
    • Sociology
    • Psychology
    • Economics
    • Physics
    • Computer Science
  12. Williams College
    #12

    Williams College

    #151 institution's overall influence
    #27 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $55K

    Acceptance

    13%

    Graduation

    94%

    Student body

    2K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1480/33

    Williamstown, MA

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    What is Williams College known for?

    Williams College is most influential in:

    • Psychology
    • Literature
    • Economics
    • History
    • Political Science
    • Philosophy
    • Chemistry
    • Anthropology
    • Mathematics
    • Biology
  13. Cooper Union
    #13

    Cooper Union

    #312 institution's overall influence
    #62 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $47K

    Acceptance

    16%

    Graduation

    90%

    Student body

    1K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1396/32

    New York, NY

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    What is Cooper Union known for?

    Cooper Union is most influential in:

    • Engineering
  14. Pomona College
    #14

    Pomona College

    #279 institution's overall influence
    #13 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $53K

    Acceptance

    8%

    Graduation

    97%

    Student body

    2K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1470/32

    Claremont, CA

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    What is Pomona College known for?

    Pomona College is most influential in:

    • Earth Sciences
    • Literature
    • Chemistry
    • Biology
    • Physics
    • Mathematics
    • Religious Studies
    • Computer Science
    • Philosophy
    • Economics
  15. Oberlin College
    #15

    Oberlin College

    #119 institution's overall influence
    #114 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $55K

    Acceptance

    36%

    Graduation

    85%

    Student body

    3K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1385/30

    Oberlin, OH

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    What is Oberlin College known for?

    Oberlin College is most influential in:

    • Sociology
    • Philosophy
    • Psychology
    • Education
    • Political Science
    • Literature
    • Earth Sciences
    • History
    • Mathematics
    • Anthropology
  16. Bryn Mawr College
    #16

    Bryn Mawr College

    #181 institution's overall influence
    #119 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $52K

    Acceptance

    34%

    Graduation

    83%

    Student body

    2K

    Bryn Mawr, PA

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    What is Bryn Mawr College known for?

    Bryn Mawr College is most influential in:

    • Mathematics
    • Social Work
    • Anthropology
    • Literature
    • Philosophy
    • Chemistry
    • Biology
    • Physics
    • Earth Sciences
    • Psychology
  17. Bennington College
    #17

    Bennington College

    #453 institution's overall influence
    #1445 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $54K

    Acceptance

    57%

    Graduation

    70%

    Student body

    <1K

    Bennington, VT

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    What is Bennington College known for?

    Bennington College is most influential in:

    • Literature
    • Anthropology
    • Philosophy
    • Education
    • History
    • Biology
    • Political Science
    • Psychology
    • Sociology
    • Medical
  18. Yeshiva University
    #18

    Yeshiva University

    #212 institution's overall influence
    #136 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $44K

    Acceptance

    60%

    Graduation

    82%

    Student body

    4K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1270/26

    New York, NY

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    What is Yeshiva University known for?

    Yeshiva University is most influential in:

    • Medical
    • Religious Studies
    • Social Work
    • Law
    • Physics
    • Biology
    • Philosophy
    • Mathematics
    • Psychology
    • Education
  19. Bard College
    #19

    Bard College

    #300 institution's overall influence
    #998 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $55K

    Acceptance

    65%

    Graduation

    78%

    Student body

    2K

    Annandale-On-Hudson, NY

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    What is Bard College known for?

    Bard College is most influential in:

    • Literature
    • History
    • Economics
    • Education
    • Sociology
    • Biology
  20. Haverford College
    #20

    Haverford College

    #319 institution's overall influence
    #73 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $55K

    Acceptance

    19%

    Graduation

    90%

    Student body

    1K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1450/33

    Haverford, PA

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    What is Haverford College known for?

    Haverford College is most influential in:

    • Religious Studies
    • Philosophy
    • Chemistry
    • Psychology
    • Anthropology
    • Physics
    • Political Science
    • Mathematics
    • Biology
    • Economics
  21. Harvey Mudd College
    #21

    Harvey Mudd College

    #645 institution's overall influence
    #28 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $57K

    Acceptance

    14%

    Graduation

    93%

    Student body

    <1K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1525/34

    Claremont, CA

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    What is Harvey Mudd College known for?

    Harvey Mudd College is most influential in:

    • Mathematics
    • Computer Science
    • Physics
    • Engineering
    • Biology
    • Economics
    • Chemistry
    • Sociology
    • Religious Studies
    • Political Science
  22. Smith College
    #22

    Smith College

    #157 institution's overall influence
    #111 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $52K

    Acceptance

    31%

    Graduation

    89%

    Student body

    3K

    Northampton, MA

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    What is Smith College known for?

    Smith College is most influential in:

    • Social Work
    • Psychology
    • Literature
    • Education
    • Mathematics
    • History
    • Anthropology
    • Political Science
    • Sociology
    • Economics
  23. Claremont McKenna College
    #23

    Claremont McKenna College

    #562 institution's overall influence
    #18 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $54K

    Acceptance

    9%

    Graduation

    93%

    Student body

    1K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1425/32

    Claremont, CA

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    What is Claremont McKenna College known for?

    Claremont McKenna College is most influential in:

    • Economics
    • Religious Studies
    • Political Science
    • Philosophy
    • Literature
    • Business
    • Law
    • Psychology
    • Communications
    • Computer Science
  24. Catholic University of America
    #24

    Catholic University of America

    #206 institution's overall influence
    #261 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $46K

    Acceptance

    84%

    Graduation

    70%

    Student body

    5K

    Washington, DC

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    What is Catholic University of America known for?

    Catholic University of America is most influential in:

    • Religious Studies
    • Nursing
    • Law
    • Physics
    • Social Work
    • Chemistry
    • Philosophy
    • Education
    • Communications
    • History
  25. Morehouse College
    #25

    Morehouse College

    #331 institution's overall influence
    #1436 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $28K

    Acceptance

    58%

    Graduation

    50%

    Student body

    2K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1110/22

    Atlanta, GA

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    What is Morehouse College known for?

    Morehouse College is most influential in:

    • Education
    • Religious Studies
    • Political Science
    • Philosophy
    • Sociology
    • History
    • Psychology
    • Mathematics
    • Economics
    • Chemistry
  26. Kenyon College
    #26

    Kenyon College

    #309 institution's overall influence
    #50 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $56K

    Acceptance

    36%

    Graduation

    90%

    Student body

    2K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1375/31

    Gambier, OH

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    What is Kenyon College known for?

    Kenyon College is most influential in:

    • Literature
    • History
    • Religious Studies
    • Chemistry
    • Political Science
    • Mathematics
    • Biology
    • Philosophy
    • Economics
    • Psychology
  27. Naropa University
    #27

    Naropa University

    #530 institution's overall influence
    #1139 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $32K

    Acceptance

    98%

    Graduation

    37%

    Student body

    <1K

    Boulder, CO

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    What is Naropa University known for?

    Naropa University is most influential in:

    • Religious Studies
    • Literature
    • Psychology
    • Medical
    • Education
    • Political Science
  28. Bowdoin College
    #28

    Bowdoin College

    #218 institution's overall influence
    #17 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $54K

    Acceptance

    10%

    Graduation

    94%

    Student body

    2K

    Brunswick, ME

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    What is Bowdoin College known for?

    Bowdoin College is most influential in:

    • Literature
    • History
    • Education
    • Psychology
    • Mathematics
    • Political Science
    • Biology
    • Philosophy
    • Sociology
    • Economics
  29. Mount Holyoke College
    #29

    Mount Holyoke College

    #226 institution's overall influence
    #228 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $50K

    Acceptance

    51%

    Graduation

    84%

    Student body

    2K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1395/30

    South Hadley, MA

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    What is Mount Holyoke College known for?

    Mount Holyoke College is most influential in:

    • Literature
    • Mathematics
    • Education
    • Philosophy
    • Chemistry
    • Political Science
    • Physics
    • Earth Sciences
    • Psychology
    • History
  30. Carleton College
    #30

    Carleton College

    #337 institution's overall influence
    #78 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $55K

    Acceptance

    20%

    Graduation

    92%

    Student body

    2K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1440/32

    Northfield, MN

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    What is Carleton College known for?

    Carleton College is most influential in:

    • Economics
    • Sociology
    • Political Science
    • Earth Sciences
    • Philosophy
    • Chemistry
    • Mathematics
    • Physics
    • Psychology
    • Biology
  31. Fisk University
    #31

    Fisk University

    #341 institution's overall influence
    #843 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $21K

    Acceptance

    71%

    Graduation

    44%

    Student body

    <1K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1005/20

    Nashville, TN

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    What is Fisk University known for?

    Fisk University is most influential in:

    • Sociology
    • Education
    • Literature
    • History
    • Mathematics
    • Physics
    • Psychology
    • Chemistry
    • Political Science
    • Business
  32. Spelman College
    #32

    Spelman College

    #441 institution's overall influence
    #1205 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $29K

    Acceptance

    39%

    Graduation

    77%

    Student body

    2K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1150/24

    Atlanta, GA

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    What is Spelman College known for?

    Spelman College is most influential in:

    • Social Work
    • Mathematics
    • Literature
    • Sociology
    • Education
    • Computer Science
    • History
    • Political Science
    • Psychology
    • Economics
  33. Clark University
    #33

    Clark University

    #198 institution's overall influence
    #469 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $46K

    Acceptance

    59%

    Graduation

    75%

    Student body

    3K

    Worcester, MA

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    What is Clark University known for?

    Clark University is most influential in:

    • Psychology
    • Sociology
    • Physics
    • Mathematics
    • Philosophy
    • Biology
    • Education
    • Chemistry
    • Political Science
    • History
  34. Colgate University
    #34

    Colgate University

    #278 institution's overall influence
    #42 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $56K

    Acceptance

    25%

    Graduation

    90%

    Student body

    3K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1415/32

    Hamilton, NY

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    What is Colgate University known for?

    Colgate University is most influential in:

    • Literature
    • Philosophy
    • Religious Studies
    • Biology
    • Physics
    • Political Science
    • Anthropology
    • Computer Science
    • Education
    • History
  35. Washington and Lee University
    #35

    Washington and Lee University

    #288 institution's overall influence
    #80 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $52K

    Acceptance

    21%

    Graduation

    92%

    Student body

    2K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1419/32

    Lexington, VA

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    What is Washington and Lee University known for?

    Washington and Lee University is most influential in:

    • Law
    • Communications
    • History
    • Literature
    • Engineering
    • Economics
    • Political Science
    • Mathematics
    • Anthropology
    • Psychology
  36. Occidental College
    #36

    Occidental College

    #490 institution's overall influence
    #1144 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $55K

    Acceptance

    37%

    Graduation

    81%

    Student body

    2K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1360/30

    Los Angeles, CA

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    What is Occidental College known for?

    Occidental College is most influential in:

    • Earth Sciences
    • Political Science
    • Economics
    • Physics
    • Literature
    • Chemistry
    • Mathematics
    • Biology
    • Religious Studies
    • Sociology
  37. Connecticut College
    #37

    Connecticut College

    #539 institution's overall influence
    #212 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $55K

    Acceptance

    38%

    Graduation

    84%

    Student body

    2K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1360/31

    New London, CT

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    What is Connecticut College known for?

    Connecticut College is most influential in:

    • Religious Studies
    • Computer Science
    • Mathematics
    • Literature
    • Economics
    • Sociology
    • Psychology
    • Philosophy
    • Biology
    • Anthropology
  38. Pitzer College
    #38

    Pitzer College

    #1013 institution's overall influence
    #63 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $54K

    Acceptance

    13%

    Graduation

    88%

    Student body

    1K

    Claremont, CA

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    What is Pitzer College known for?

    Pitzer College is most influential in:

    • Sociology
    • Anthropology
    • Economics
    • Physics
    • Psychology
    • Biology
    • Earth Sciences
    • Literature
    • Chemistry
    • Computer Science
  39. New College of Florida
    #39

    New College of Florida

    #883 institution's overall influence
    #846 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $7K

    Acceptance

    77%

    Graduation

    63%

    Student body

    <1K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1320/28

    Sarasota, FL

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    What is New College of Florida known for?

    New College of Florida is most influential in:

    • Biology
  40. Wheaton College
    #40

    Wheaton College

    #396 institution's overall influence
    #1019 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $36K

    Acceptance

    83%

    Graduation

    91%

    Student body

    3K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1315/29

    Wheaton, IL

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    What is Wheaton College known for?

    Wheaton College is most influential in:

    • Religious Studies
    • Anthropology
    • Philosophy
    • Earth Sciences
    • Biology
    • History
    • Literature
    • Communications
    • Education
    • Social Work
  41. Grinnell College
    #41

    Grinnell College

    #501 institution's overall influence
    #101 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $52K

    Acceptance

    24%

    Graduation

    86%

    Student body

    2K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1450/32

    Grinnell, IA

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    What is Grinnell College known for?

    Grinnell College is most influential in:

    • Chemistry
    • Physics
    • Political Science
    • Religious Studies
    • Biology
    • Anthropology
    • Philosophy
    • Computer Science
    • Economics
    • History
  42. Middlebury College
    #42

    Middlebury College

    #383 institution's overall influence
    #32 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $54K

    Acceptance

    17%

    Graduation

    93%

    Student body

    3K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1415/32

    Middlebury, VT

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    What is Middlebury College known for?

    Middlebury College is most influential in:

    • Literature
    • Political Science
    • Earth Sciences
    • Education
    • Economics
    • Religious Studies
    • Chemistry
    • Physics
    • History
    • Mathematics
  43. DePauw University
    #43

    DePauw University

    #290 institution's overall influence
    #716 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $50K

    Acceptance

    63%

    Graduation

    85%

    Student body

    2K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1230/26

    Greencastle, IN

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    DePauw University is most influential in:

    • Anthropology
    • Political Science
    • Biology
    • Sociology
    • Economics
    • History
    • Education
    • Psychology
    • Philosophy
    • Physics
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    Hamilton College

    #324 institution's overall influence
    #85 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $55K

    Acceptance

    21%

    Graduation

    92%

    Student body

    2K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1430/32

    Clinton, NY

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    Hamilton College is most influential in:

    • Literature
    • Psychology
    • Philosophy
    • Mathematics
    • Economics
    • History
    • Anthropology
    • Biology
    • Political Science
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    #45

    Trinity College

    #481 institution's overall influence
    #148 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $57K

    Acceptance

    34%

    Graduation

    85%

    Student body

    2K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1380/30

    Hartford, CT

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    What is Trinity College known for?

    Trinity College is most influential in:

    • Economics
    • Philosophy
    • Political Science
    • Religious Studies
    • Literature
    • Mathematics
    • History
    • Education
    • Sociology
    • Biology
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    #46

    Goddard College

    #830 institution's overall influence

    Tuition + fees

    $17K

    Acceptance

    100%

    Graduation

    57%

    Student body

    <1K

    Plainfield, VT

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    • Education
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    #47

    College of the Atlantic

    #1583 institution's overall influence
    #1229 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $44K

    Acceptance

    67%

    Graduation

    65%

    Student body

    <1K

    Bar Harbor, ME

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      Clarke University

      #1158 institution's overall influence
      #462 overall school desirability

      Tuition + fees

      $33K

      Acceptance

      82%

      Graduation

      61%

      Student body

      <1K

      Median SAT/ACT

      1013/21

      Dubuque, IA

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      Clarke University is most influential in:

      • Literature
      • Computer Science
      • Communications
      • History
      • Biology
      • Philosophy
      • Chemistry
      • Social Work
      • Nursing
      • Education
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      #49

      Scripps College

      #1037 institution's overall influence
      #99 overall school desirability

      Tuition + fees

      $55K

      Acceptance

      24%

      Graduation

      84%

      Student body

      1K

      Median SAT/ACT

      1390/31

      Claremont, CA

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      What is Scripps College known for?

      Scripps College is most influential in:

      • Religious Studies
      • Economics
      • Biology
      • Philosophy
      • Literature
      • Anthropology
      • Computer Science
      • Political Science
      • Physics
      • Psychology
    • Earlham College
      #50

      Earlham College

      #611 institution's overall influence
      #963 overall school desirability

      Tuition + fees

      $46K

      Acceptance

      65%

      Graduation

      71%

      Student body

      1K

      Median SAT/ACT

      1270/28

      Richmond, IN

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      What is Earlham College known for?

      Earlham College is most influential in:

      • Chemistry
      • Earth Sciences
      • Physics
      • Anthropology
      • Biology
      • Sociology
      • Philosophy
      • Literature
      • Mathematics
      • Engineering

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