50 Best Liberal Arts Colleges and Uni­ver­si­ties of 2021

Liberal arts colleges are a great option for students seeking a well-rounded education in an intimate campus setting. The best liberal arts colleges offer a diverse selection of degree programs with opportunities for a highly individualized educational experience.

50 Best Liberal Arts Colleges and Uni­ver­si­ties of 2021

What is a liberal arts college?

A liberal arts college is a school that puts a premium on undergraduate studies and offers a broad range of subjects for students to study. Top liberal arts colleges typically require students to select a major while simultaneously completing a wide array of courses in both the humanities and the sciences. The point of a liberal arts education is not just to learn deeply about some specialized area, but to emerge as a well rounded, broadly educated person with a fuller appreciation of life and the world.

A college of liberal arts typically provides smaller class sizes, more direct engagement with professors, and, most importantly, the opportunity to sample a wide range of subject areas on the way to a bachelor’s degree.

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The following list of the best arts liberal colleges and universities is composed entirely of four-year undergraduate schools. We’ve identified a total of 1,240 liberal arts colleges in the US, 998 of which have student body populations greater than 1,000 students. In order to be included in this list of the best liberal arts 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. It must have a student body of at least 1,000 students.

How do we determine the best liberal arts colleges and universities?

The best colleges pound for pound!

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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50 Best Liberal Arts Colleges & Universities in the US

  1. Swarthmore College
    #1

    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's faculty and alumni have been influential in:

    • Economics
    • Political Science
    • Philosophy
    • Mathematics
    • Computer Science
    • Anthropology
    • Psychology
    • Physics
    • Sociology
    • Biology

    Most Influential Alumni

  2. Amherst College
    #2

    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's faculty and alumni have been influential in:

    • Sociology
    • Economics
    • Law
    • Literature
    • Earth Sciences
    • Political Science
    • History
    • Philosophy
    • Biology
    • Mathematics

    Most Influential Alumni

  3. Sarah Lawrence College
    #3

    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's faculty and alumni have been influential in:

    • Social Work
    • Education
    • Sociology
    • Medical

    Most Influential Alumni

  4. Reed College
    #4

    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's faculty and alumni have been influential in:

    • Anthropology
    • Philosophy
    • Computer Science
    • Psychology
    • Religious Studies
    • Economics
    • Mathematics
    • Sociology
    • Physics
    • Literature

    Most Influential Alumni

  5. Barnard College
    #5

    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's faculty and alumni have been influential in:

    • Anthropology
    • Literature
    • Sociology
    • Economics
    • Political Science
    • Religious Studies
    • History
    • Mathematics
    • Physics
    • Psychology

    Most Influential Alumni

  6. Wesleyan University
    #6

    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's faculty and alumni have been influential in:

    • Philosophy
    • Literature
    • Psychology
    • Sociology
    • Religious Studies
    • History
    • Mathematics
    • Political Science
    • Biology
    • Anthropology

    Most Influential Alumni

  7. Vassar College
    #7

    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's faculty and alumni have been influential in:

    • Anthropology
    • Literature
    • Psychology
    • Education
    • Earth Sciences
    • Computer Science
    • History
    • Philosophy
    • Sociology
    • Chemistry

    Most Influential Alumni

  8. Hampshire College
    #8

    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's faculty and alumni have been influential in:

    • Physics
    • Literature
    • Mathematics
    • Sociology
    • History
    • Anthropology
    • Education
    • Biology
    • Philosophy
    • Psychology

    Most Influential Alumni

  9. Wellesley College
    #9

    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's faculty and alumni have been influential in:

    • Literature
    • Philosophy
    • Political Science
    • Mathematics
    • Earth Sciences
    • Sociology
    • Psychology
    • Economics
    • Physics
    • Computer Science

    Most Influential Alumni

  10. Williams College
    #10

    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's faculty and alumni have been influential in:

    • Psychology
    • Literature
    • Economics
    • History
    • Political Science
    • Philosophy
    • Chemistry
    • Anthropology
    • Mathematics
    • Biology

    Most Influential Alumni

  11. Cooper Union
    #11

    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's faculty and alumni have been influential in:

    • Engineering

    Most Influential Alumni

  12. Pomona College
    #12

    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's faculty and alumni have been influential in:

    • Earth Sciences
    • Literature
    • Chemistry
    • Biology
    • Physics
    • Mathematics
    • Religious Studies
    • Computer Science
    • Philosophy
    • Economics

    Most Influential Alumni

  13. Oberlin College
    #13

    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's faculty and alumni have been influential in:

    • Sociology
    • Philosophy
    • Psychology
    • Education
    • Political Science
    • Literature
    • Earth Sciences
    • History
    • Mathematics
    • Anthropology

    Most Influential Alumni

  14. Bryn Mawr College
    #14

    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's faculty and alumni have been influential in:

    • Mathematics
    • Social Work
    • Anthropology
    • Literature
    • Philosophy
    • Chemistry
    • Biology
    • Physics
    • Earth Sciences
    • Psychology

    Most Influential Alumni

  15. Bard College
    #15

    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's faculty and alumni have been influential in:

    • Literature
    • History
    • Economics
    • Education
    • Sociology
    • Biology

    Most Influential Alumni

  16. Haverford College
    #16

    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's faculty and alumni have been influential in:

    • Religious Studies
    • Philosophy
    • Chemistry
    • Psychology
    • Anthropology
    • Physics
    • Political Science
    • Mathematics
    • Biology
    • Economics

    Most Influential Alumni

  17. Smith College
    #17

    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's faculty and alumni have been influential in:

    • Social Work
    • Psychology
    • Literature
    • Education
    • Mathematics
    • History
    • Anthropology
    • Political Science
    • Sociology
    • Economics

    Most Influential Alumni

  18. Claremont McKenna College
    #18

    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's faculty and alumni have been influential in:

    • Economics
    • Religious Studies
    • Political Science
    • Philosophy
    • Literature
    • Business
    • Law
    • Psychology
    • Communications
    • Computer Science

    Most Influential Alumni

  19. Morehouse College
    #19

    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's faculty and alumni have been influential in:

    • Education
    • Religious Studies
    • Political Science
    • Philosophy
    • Sociology
    • History
    • Psychology
    • Mathematics
    • Economics
    • Chemistry

    Most Influential Alumni

  20. Kenyon College
    #20

    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's faculty and alumni have been influential in:

    • Literature
    • History
    • Religious Studies
    • Chemistry
    • Political Science
    • Mathematics
    • Biology
    • Philosophy
    • Economics
    • Psychology

    Most Influential Alumni

  21. Bowdoin College
    #21

    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's faculty and alumni have been influential in:

    • Literature
    • History
    • Education
    • Psychology
    • Mathematics
    • Political Science
    • Biology
    • Philosophy
    • Sociology
    • Economics

    Most Influential Alumni

  22. Mount Holyoke College
    #22

    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's faculty and alumni have been influential in:

    • Literature
    • Mathematics
    • Education
    • Philosophy
    • Chemistry
    • Political Science
    • Physics
    • Earth Sciences
    • Psychology
    • History

    Most Influential Alumni

  23. United States Military Academy
    #23

    United States Military Academy

    #38 institution's overall influence
    #55 overall school desirability

    Acceptance

    11%

    Graduation

    86%

    Student body

    6K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1245/30

    West Point, NY

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    What is United States Military Academy known for?

    United States Military Academy's faculty and alumni have been influential in:

    • Law
    • History
    • Engineering
    • Business
    • Mathematics
    • Literature
    • Political Science
    • Chemistry
    • Physics

    Most Influential Alumni

  24. United States Naval Academy
    #24

    United States Naval Academy

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

    Acceptance

    9%

    Graduation

    89%

    Student body

    5K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1260/29

    Annapolis, MD

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    What is United States Naval Academy known for?

    United States Naval Academy's faculty and alumni have been influential in:

    • Engineering
    • History
    • Physics
    • Political Science
    • Mathematics
    • Chemistry
    • Earth Sciences
    • Literature
    • Computer Science
    • Economics

    Most Influential Alumni

  25. Carleton College
    #25

    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's faculty and alumni have been influential in:

    • Economics
    • Sociology
    • Political Science
    • Earth Sciences
    • Philosophy
    • Chemistry
    • Mathematics
    • Physics
    • Psychology
    • Biology

    Most Influential Alumni

  26. Spelman College
    #26

    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's faculty and alumni have been influential in:

    • Social Work
    • Mathematics
    • Literature
    • Sociology
    • Education
    • Computer Science
    • History
    • Political Science
    • Psychology
    • Economics

    Most Influential Alumni

  27. Colgate University
    #27

    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's faculty and alumni have been influential in:

    • Literature
    • Philosophy
    • Religious Studies
    • Biology
    • Physics
    • Political Science
    • Anthropology
    • Computer Science
    • Education
    • History

    Most Influential Alumni

  28. Washington and Lee University
    #28

    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's faculty and alumni have been influential in:

    • Law
    • Communications
    • History
    • Literature
    • Engineering
    • Economics
    • Political Science
    • Mathematics
    • Anthropology
    • Psychology

    Most Influential Alumni

  29. Occidental College
    #29

    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's faculty and alumni have been influential in:

    • Earth Sciences
    • Political Science
    • Economics
    • Physics
    • Literature
    • Chemistry
    • Mathematics
    • Biology
    • Religious Studies
    • Sociology

    Most Influential Alumni

  30. Connecticut College
    #30

    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's faculty and alumni have been influential in:

    • Religious Studies
    • Computer Science
    • Mathematics
    • Literature
    • Economics
    • Sociology
    • Psychology
    • Philosophy
    • Biology
    • Anthropology

    Most Influential Alumni

  31. Pitzer College
    #31

    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's faculty and alumni have been influential in:

    • Sociology
    • Anthropology
    • Economics
    • Physics
    • Psychology
    • Biology
    • Earth Sciences
    • Literature
    • Chemistry
    • Computer Science

    Most Influential Alumni

  32. Wheaton College
    #32

    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's faculty and alumni have been influential in:

    • Religious Studies
    • Anthropology
    • Philosophy
    • Earth Sciences
    • Biology
    • History
    • Literature
    • Communications
    • Education
    • Social Work

    Most Influential Alumni

  33. Grinnell College
    #33

    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's faculty and alumni have been influential in:

    • Chemistry
    • Physics
    • Political Science
    • Religious Studies
    • Biology
    • Anthropology
    • Philosophy
    • Computer Science
    • Economics
    • History

    Most Influential Alumni

  34. Middlebury College
    #34

    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's faculty and alumni have been influential in:

    • Literature
    • Political Science
    • Earth Sciences
    • Education
    • Economics
    • Religious Studies
    • Chemistry
    • Physics
    • History
    • Mathematics

    Most Influential Alumni

  35. DePauw University
    #35

    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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    What is DePauw University known for?

    DePauw University's faculty and alumni have been influential in:

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

    Most Influential Alumni

  36. Hamilton College
    #36

    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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    What is Hamilton College known for?

    Hamilton College's faculty and alumni have been influential in:

    • Literature
    • Psychology
    • Philosophy
    • Mathematics
    • Economics
    • History
    • Anthropology
    • Biology
    • Political Science
    • Sociology

    Most Influential Alumni

  37. Trinity College
    #37

    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's faculty and alumni have been influential in:

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

    Most Influential Alumni

  38. New York Institute of Technology
    #38

    New York Institute of Technology

    #615 institution's overall influence
    #876 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $37K

    Acceptance

    76%

    Graduation

    44%

    Student body

    5K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1160/25

    Old Westbury, NY

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    What is New York Institute of Technology known for?

    New York Institute of Technology's faculty and alumni have been influential in:

    • Engineering
    • Medical
    • Business
    • Computer Science
    • Communications
    • Physics
    • Education
    • Nursing
    • Criminal Justice
    • Biology

    Most Influential Alumni

  39. Scripps College
    #39

    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's faculty and alumni have been influential in:

    • Religious Studies
    • Economics
    • Biology
    • Philosophy
    • Literature
    • Anthropology
    • Computer Science
    • Political Science
    • Physics
    • Psychology

    Most Influential Alumni

  40. Earlham College
    #40

    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's faculty and alumni have been influential in:

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

    Most Influential Alumni

  41. Emerson College
    #41

    Emerson College

    #436 institution's overall influence
    #1246 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $45K

    Acceptance

    36%

    Graduation

    80%

    Student body

    5K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1295/28

    Boston, MA

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    What is Emerson College known for?

    Emerson College's faculty and alumni have been influential in:

    • Communications
    • Literature
    • Business
    • Medical
    • Education

    Most Influential Alumni

  42. Colby College
    #42

    Colby College

    #427 institution's overall influence
    #75 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $55K

    Acceptance

    13%

    Graduation

    89%

    Student body

    2K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1430/32

    Waterville, ME

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    What is Colby College known for?

    Colby College's faculty and alumni have been influential in:

    • Religious Studies
    • Sociology
    • Mathematics
    • Philosophy
    • Economics
    • Biology
    • Literature
    • Anthropology
    • Earth Sciences
    • Political Science

    Most Influential Alumni

  43. Brooklyn College
    #43

    Brooklyn College

    #116 institution's overall influence
    #1381 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $7K

    Acceptance

    44%

    Graduation

    51%

    Student body

    15K

    Brooklyn, NY

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    What is Brooklyn College known for?

    Brooklyn College's faculty and alumni have been influential in:

    • Psychology
    • Anthropology
    • Political Science
    • Literature
    • Philosophy
    • History
    • Economics
    • Sociology
    • Education
    • Business

    Most Influential Alumni

  44. Colorado College
    #44

    Colorado College

    #554 institution's overall influence
    #68 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $55K

    Acceptance

    15%

    Graduation

    87%

    Student body

    2K

    Colorado Springs, CO

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    What is Colorado College known for?

    Colorado College's faculty and alumni have been influential in:

    • Earth Sciences
    • Anthropology
    • Economics
    • Computer Science
    • Sociology
    • Mathematics
    • Philosophy
    • Biology
    • Political Science
    • Physics

    Most Influential Alumni

  45. Kalamazoo College
    #45

    Kalamazoo College

    #881 institution's overall influence
    #566 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $49K

    Acceptance

    73%

    Graduation

    81%

    Student body

    1K

    Kalamazoo, MI

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    What is Kalamazoo College known for?

    Kalamazoo College's faculty and alumni have been influential in:

    • Political Science
    • Economics
    • Sociology
    • Biology
    • Literature
    • Mathematics
    • Philosophy
    • Physics
    • Computer Science
    • Psychology

    Most Influential Alumni

  46. Goucher College
    #46

    Goucher College

    #592 institution's overall influence
    #503 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $44K

    Acceptance

    80%

    Graduation

    62%

    Student body

    2K

    Baltimore, MD

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    What is Goucher College known for?

    Goucher College's faculty and alumni have been influential in:

    • Mathematics
    • Biology
    • Physics
    • Education
    • Computer Science
    • Political Science
    • Chemistry
    • Medical
    • Psychology
    • Economics

    Most Influential Alumni

  47. Drew University
    #47

    Drew University

    #688 institution's overall influence
    #589 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $40K

    Acceptance

    69%

    Graduation

    61%

    Student body

    2K

    Madison, NJ

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    What is Drew University known for?

    Drew University's faculty and alumni have been influential in:

    • Religious Studies
    • Anthropology
    • Literature
    • Education
    • Economics
    • Sociology
    • Philosophy
    • Biology
    • History
    • Psychology

    Most Influential Alumni

  48. College of the Holy Cross
    #48

    College of the Holy Cross

    #417 institution's overall influence
    #134 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $53K

    Acceptance

    38%

    Graduation

    92%

    Student body

    3K

    Worcester, MA

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    What is College of the Holy Cross known for?

    College of the Holy Cross's faculty and alumni have been influential in:

    • Religious Studies
    • Philosophy
    • Sociology
    • Psychology
    • Political Science
    • History
    • Biology
    • Education
    • Literature
    • Chemistry

    Most Influential Alumni

  49. Denison University
    #49

    Denison University

    #461 institution's overall influence
    #536 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $52K

    Acceptance

    34%

    Graduation

    80%

    Student body

    2K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1295/29

    Granville, OH

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    What is Denison University known for?

    Denison University's faculty and alumni have been influential in:

    • Sociology
    • Communications
    • Political Science
    • Economics
    • Anthropology
    • Psychology
    • Literature
    • Religious Studies
    • History
    • Biology

    Most Influential Alumni

  50. Union College
    #50

    Union College

    #292 institution's overall influence
    #188 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $55K

    Acceptance

    39%

    Graduation

    87%

    Student body

    2K

    Schenectady, NY

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    What is Union College known for?

    Union College's faculty and alumni have been influential in:

    • Business
    • Engineering
    • Anthropology
    • Physics
    • History
    • Sociology
    • Mathematics
    • Philosophy
    • Chemistry
    • Computer Science

    Most Influential Alumni

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