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 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. #1

    Swarthmore College

    #148 institution's historical influence
    #22 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $54K

    Acceptance

    9%

    Graduation

    97%

    Student body

    2K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1460/33

    Swarthmore, PA

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    What is Swarthmore College known for?

    Swarthmore College’s faculty and alumni have been influential in:

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

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  2. #2

    Amherst College

    #117 institution's historical influence
    #26 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $61K

    Acceptance

    12%

    Graduation

    95%

    Student body

    2K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1415/32

    Amherst, MA

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    What is Amherst College known for?

    Amherst College’s faculty and alumni have been influential in:

    • Literature
    • Law
    • Biology
    • Philosophy
    • Political Science
    • Economics
    • History
    • Mathematics
    • Computer Science
    • Psychology

    Most Influential Alumni

  3. #3

    Sarah Lawrence College

    #409 institution's historical influence
    #1422 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $58K

    Acceptance

    55%

    Graduation

    72%

    Student body

    2K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1331/29

    Bronxville, NY

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    What is Sarah Lawrence College known for?

    Sarah Lawrence College’s faculty and alumni have been influential in:

    • Education
    • Medical
    • Sociology
    • Social Work

    Most Influential Alumni

  4. #4

    Reed College

    #184 institution's historical influence
    #79 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $61K

    Acceptance

    42%

    Graduation

    77%

    Student body

    1K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1422/32

    Portland, OR

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    What is Reed College known for?

    Reed College’s faculty and alumni have been influential in:

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

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  5. #5

    Barnard College

    #193 institution's historical influence
    #65 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $57K

    Acceptance

    14%

    Graduation

    90%

    Student body

    3K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1430/32

    New York, NY

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    What is Barnard College known for?

    Barnard College’s faculty and alumni have been influential in:

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

    Most Influential Alumni

  6. #6

    Wesleyan University

    #109 institution's historical influence
    #34 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $59K

    Acceptance

    21%

    Graduation

    91%

    Student body

    4K

    Middletown, CT

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    What is Wesleyan University known for?

    Wesleyan University’s faculty and alumni have been influential in:

    • Literature
    • Philosophy
    • Psychology
    • Biology
    • Mathematics
    • History
    • Political Science
    • Computer Science
    • Economics
    • Physics
  7. #7

    Vassar College

    #175 institution's historical influence
    #88 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $61K

    Acceptance

    25%

    Graduation

    88%

    Student body

    2K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1445/32

    Poughkeepsie, NY

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    What is Vassar College known for?

    Vassar College’s faculty and alumni have been influential in:

    • Literature
    • Computer Science
    • Education
    • Psychology
    • History
    • Philosophy
    • Mathematics
    • Communications
    • Physics
    • Biology

    Most Influential Alumni

  8. #8

    Hampshire College

    #654 institution's historical influence
    #955 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $52K

    Acceptance

    59%

    Graduation

    66%

    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:

    • Literature
    • Education
    • Psychology
    • Mathematics
    • Computer Science
    • Physics
    • History
    • Political Science
    • Communications
    • Biology

    Most Influential Alumni

  9. #9

    Wellesley College

    #191 institution's historical influence
    #33 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $58K

    Acceptance

    20%

    Graduation

    94%

    Student body

    3K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1445/32

    Wellesley, MA

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    What is Wellesley College known for?

    Wellesley College’s faculty and alumni have been influential in:

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

    Most Influential Alumni

  10. #10

    Williams College

    #162 institution's historical influence
    #27 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $50K

    Acceptance

    15%

    Graduation

    96%

    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:

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

    Most Influential Alumni

  11. #11

    Cooper Union

    #257 institution's historical influence
    #62 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $47K

    Acceptance

    18%

    Graduation

    79%

    Student body

    1K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1417/32

    New York, NY

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    What is Cooper Union known for?

    Cooper Union’s faculty and alumni have been influential in:

    • Engineering

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  12. #12

    Pomona College

    #329 institution's historical influence
    #13 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $55K

    Acceptance

    9%

    Graduation

    94%

    Student body

    2K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1465/33

    Claremont, CA

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    What is Pomona College known for?

    Pomona College’s faculty and alumni have been influential in:

    • Biology
    • Literature
    • Philosophy
    • Chemistry
    • Mathematics
    • Political Science
    • Psychology
    • History
    • Computer Science
    • Physics
  13. #13

    Oberlin College

    #122 institution's historical influence
    #114 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $59K

    Acceptance

    35%

    Graduation

    86%

    Student body

    3K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1380/31

    Oberlin, OH

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    What is Oberlin College known for?

    Oberlin College’s faculty and alumni have been influential in:

    • Literature
    • Philosophy
    • Biology
    • Education
    • Political Science
    • Psychology
    • History
    • Religious Studies
    • Economics
    • Mathematics
  14. #14

    Bryn Mawr College

    #247 institution's historical influence
    #119 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $54K

    Acceptance

    38%

    Graduation

    85%

    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:

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

    Most Influential Alumni

  15. #15

    Bard College

    #343 institution's historical influence
    #998 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $56K

    Acceptance

    57%

    Graduation

    74%

    Student body

    3K

    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
    • Education
    • History
    • Economics
    • Biology
    • Sociology

    Most Influential Alumni

  16. #16

    Haverford College

    #328 institution's historical influence
    #73 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $59K

    Acceptance

    18%

    Graduation

    93%

    Student body

    1K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1460/33

    Haverford, PA

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    What is Haverford College known for?

    Haverford College’s faculty and alumni have been influential in:

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

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  17. #17

    Smith College

    #155 institution's historical influence
    #111 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $54K

    Acceptance

    37%

    Graduation

    87%

    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:

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

    Most Influential Alumni

  18. #18

    Claremont McKenna College

    #622 institution's historical influence
    #18 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $56K

    Acceptance

    13%

    Graduation

    92%

    Student body

    1K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1435/32

    Claremont, CA

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    What is Claremont McKenna College known for?

    Claremont McKenna College’s faculty and alumni have been influential in:

    • Business
    • Political Science
    • Economics
    • Law
    • Literature
    • Philosophy
    • History
    • Religious Studies
    • Psychology
    • Engineering

    Most Influential Alumni

  19. #19

    Morehouse College

    #442 institution's historical influence
    #1436 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $29K

    Acceptance

    77%

    Graduation

    56%

    Student body

    2K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1081/20

    Atlanta, GA

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    What is Morehouse College known for?

    Morehouse College’s faculty and alumni have been influential in:

    • Education
    • Political Science
    • Literature
    • Religious Studies
    • Philosophy
    • History
    • Engineering
    • Communications
    • Biology
    • Computer Science
  20. #20

    Kenyon College

    #430 institution's historical influence
    #50 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $55K

    Acceptance

    37%

    Graduation

    89%

    Student body

    2K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1365/31

    Gambier, OH

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    What is Kenyon College known for?

    Kenyon College’s faculty and alumni have been influential in:

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

    Most Influential Alumni

  21. #21

    Bowdoin College

    #288 institution's historical influence
    #17 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $56K

    Acceptance

    9%

    Graduation

    95%

    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
    • Education
    • History
    • Political Science
    • Biology
    • Philosophy
    • Mathematics
    • Physics
    • Psychology
    • Religious Studies

    Most Influential Alumni

  22. #22

    Mount Holyoke College

    #272 institution's historical influence
    #228 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $55K

    Acceptance

    52%

    Graduation

    84%

    Student body

    2K

    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
    • Education
    • Mathematics
    • Biology
    • Philosophy
    • Political Science
    • History
    • Psychology
    • Computer Science
    • Chemistry

    Most Influential Alumni

  23. #23

    United States Military Academy

    #102 institution's historical influence
    #55 overall school desirability

    Acceptance

    9%

    Graduation

    85%

    Student body

    6K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1270/27

    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:

    • Literature
    • Engineering
    • Business
    • Law
    • Political Science
    • History
    • Biology
    • Mathematics
    • Philosophy
    • Computer Science
  24. #24

    United States Naval Academy

    #180 institution's historical influence
    #52 overall school desirability

    Acceptance

    9%

    Graduation

    90%

    Student body

    6K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1350/29

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

    Most Influential Alumni

  25. #25

    Carleton College

    #440 institution's historical influence
    #78 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $59K

    Acceptance

    21%

    Graduation

    94%

    Student body

    2K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1450/32

    Northfield, MN

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    What is Carleton College known for?

    Carleton College’s faculty and alumni have been influential in:

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

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  26. #26

    Spelman College

    #662 institution's historical influence
    #1205 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $30K

    Acceptance

    53%

    Graduation

    75%

    Student body

    2K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1155/24

    Atlanta, GA

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    What is Spelman College known for?

    Spelman College’s faculty and alumni have been influential in:

    • Education
    • History
    • Political Science
    • Literature
    • Medical
    • Mathematics
    • Psychology
    • Biology
    • Engineering
    • Sociology

    Most Influential Alumni

  27. #27

    Colgate University

    #415 institution's historical influence
    #42 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $60K

    Acceptance

    27%

    Graduation

    91%

    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
    • Biology
    • Education
    • Political Science
    • Philosophy
    • History
    • Psychology
    • Religious Studies
    • Physics
    • Computer Science

    Most Influential Alumni

  28. #28

    Washington and Lee University

    #355 institution's historical influence
    #80 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $57K

    Acceptance

    25%

    Graduation

    93%

    Student body

    2K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1430/33

    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
    • Literature
    • Communications
    • History
    • Political Science
    • Biology
    • Engineering
    • Religious Studies
    • Philosophy
    • Economics

    Most Influential Alumni

  29. #29

    Occidental College

    #571 institution's historical influence
    #1144 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $57K

    Acceptance

    41%

    Graduation

    84%

    Student body

    2K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1390/30

    Los Angeles, CA

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    What is Occidental College known for?

    Occidental College’s faculty and alumni have been influential in:

    • Literature
    • Political Science
    • History
    • Biology
    • Philosophy
    • Mathematics
    • Religious Studies
    • Psychology
    • Economics
    • Physics
  30. #30

    Connecticut College

    #766 institution's historical influence
    #212 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $59K

    Acceptance

    38%

    Graduation

    82%

    Student body

    2K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1380/31

    New London, CT

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    What is Connecticut College known for?

    Connecticut College’s faculty and alumni have been influential in:

    • Literature
    • History
    • Psychology
    • Computer Science
    • Biology
    • Mathematics
    • Political Science
    • Philosophy
    • Engineering
    • Economics

    Most Influential Alumni

  31. #31

    Pitzer College

    #1064 institution's historical influence
    #63 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $56K

    Acceptance

    17%

    Graduation

    83%

    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:

    • Literature
    • Business
    • Political Science
    • Law
    • Psychology
    • Sociology
    • Biology
    • Medical
    • Mathematics
    • Anthropology

    Most Influential Alumni

  32. #32

    Wheaton College

    #366 institution's historical influence
    #1019 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $39K

    Acceptance

    87%

    Graduation

    88%

    Student body

    3K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1330/29

    Wheaton, IL

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    What is Wheaton College known for?

    Wheaton College ’s faculty and alumni have been influential in:

    • Religious Studies
    • Philosophy
    • Literature
    • Business
    • Education
    • Communications
    • History
    • Biology
    • Political Science
    • Engineering

    Most Influential Alumni

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  33. #33

    Grinnell College

    #589 institution's historical influence
    #101 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $57K

    Acceptance

    19%

    Graduation

    87%

    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:

    • Literature
    • Biology
    • Political Science
    • Computer Science
    • Philosophy
    • History
    • Physics
    • Economics
    • Chemistry
    • Mathematics

    Most Influential Alumni

  34. #34

    Middlebury College

    #375 institution's historical influence
    #32 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $58K

    Acceptance

    22%

    Graduation

    94%

    Student body

    3K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1445/33

    Middlebury, VT

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    What is Middlebury College known for?

    Middlebury College’s faculty and alumni have been influential in:

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

    Most Influential Alumni

  35. #35

    DePauw University

    #362 institution's historical influence
    #716 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $53K

    Acceptance

    68%

    Graduation

    87%

    Student body

    2K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1245/26

    Greencastle, IN

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    What is DePauw University known for?

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

    • Business
    • Literature
    • Communications
    • History
    • Education
    • Political Science
    • Anthropology
    • Biology
    • Mathematics
    • Philosophy

    Most Influential Alumni

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  36. #36

    Hamilton College

    #400 institution's historical influence
    #85 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $59K

    Acceptance

    18%

    Graduation

    91%

    Student body

    2K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1445/33

    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
    • Biology
    • Economics
    • Religious Studies
    • History
    • Mathematics
    • Political Science
    • Earth Sciences

    Most Influential Alumni

  37. #37

    Trinity College

    #497 institution's historical influence
    #148 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $59K

    Acceptance

    36%

    Graduation

    82%

    Student body

    2K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1374/30

    Hartford, CT

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    What is Trinity College known for?

    Trinity College ’s faculty and alumni have been influential in:

    • Literature
    • Education
    • History
    • Political Science
    • Engineering
    • Philosophy
    • Economics
    • Biology
    • Religious Studies
    • Psychology

    Most Influential Alumni

  38. #38

    New York Institute of Technology

    #840 institution's historical influence
    #876 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $40K

    Acceptance

    75%

    Graduation

    50%

    Student body

    5K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1182/25

    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:

    • Computer Science
    • Medical
    • Engineering
    • Education
    • Business
    • Communications
    • Political Science
    • Biology
    • Criminal Justice
    • Psychology
  39. #39

    Scripps College

    #1094 institution's historical influence
    #99 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $57K

    Acceptance

    35%

    Graduation

    88%

    Student body

    1K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1411/31

    Claremont, CA

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    What is Scripps College known for?

    Scripps College’s faculty and alumni have been influential in:

    • Business
    • Literature
    • Biology
    • Political Science
    • Engineering
    • History
    • Religious Studies
    • Law
    • Sociology
    • Philosophy

    Most Influential Alumni

  40. #40

    Earlham College

    #795 institution's historical influence
    #963 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $48K

    Acceptance

    59%

    Graduation

    67%

    Student body

    <1K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1235/26

    Richmond, IN

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    What is Earlham College known for?

    Earlham College’s faculty and alumni have been influential in:

    • Philosophy
    • Biology
    • Education
    • Chemistry
    • Literature
    • Political Science
    • Religious Studies
    • History
    • Engineering
    • Computer Science

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  41. #41

    Emerson College

    #700 institution's historical influence
    #1246 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $50K

    Acceptance

    41%

    Graduation

    79%

    Student body

    5K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1305/29

    Boston, MA

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    What is Emerson College known for?

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

    • Literature
    • Communications
    • Business
    • Education
    • Medical

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    Colby College

    #608 institution's historical influence
    #75 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $59K

    Acceptance

    10%

    Graduation

    90%

    Student body

    2K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1450/32

    Waterville, ME

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    What is Colby College known for?

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

    • Mathematics
    • Education
    • Literature
    • Political Science
    • History
    • Biology
    • Economics
    • Philosophy
    • Sociology
    • Physics
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    Brooklyn College

    #160 institution's historical influence
    #1381 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $7K

    Acceptance

    50%

    Graduation

    54%

    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
    • Literature
    • Philosophy
    • Mathematics
    • Business
    • Education
    • History
    • Political Science
    • Computer Science
    • Biology

    Most Influential Alumni

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    Colorado College

    #631 institution's historical influence
    #68 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $61K

    Acceptance

    14%

    Graduation

    88%

    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:

    • Computer Science
    • Biology
    • Education
    • Mathematics
    • Political Science
    • Philosophy
    • History
    • Economics
    • Literature
    • Sociology
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    Kalamazoo College

    #1144 institution's historical influence
    #566 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $52K

    Acceptance

    74%

    Graduation

    79%

    Student body

    2K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1270/28

    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
    • Business
    • Literature
    • History
    • Philosophy
    • Biology
    • Mathematics
    • Religious Studies
    • Sociology

    Most Influential Alumni

  46. #46

    Goucher College

    #691 institution's historical influence
    #503 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $47K

    Acceptance

    79%

    Graduation

    66%

    Student body

    2K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1145/25

    Baltimore, MD

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    What is Goucher College known for?

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

    • Biology
    • Medical
    • Education
    • Literature
    • Computer Science
    • Mathematics
    • Business
    • Law
    • History
    • Political Science

    Most Influential Alumni

  47. #47

    Drew University

    #870 institution's historical influence
    #589 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $41K

    Acceptance

    73%

    Graduation

    69%

    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
    • Literature
    • Education
    • Biology
    • Political Science
    • History
    • Philosophy
    • Psychology
    • Medical
    • Economics

    Most Influential Alumni

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    College of the Holy Cross

    #429 institution's historical influence
    #134 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $55K

    Acceptance

    38%

    Graduation

    93%

    Student body

    3K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1345/30

    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:

    • Literature
    • Education
    • Communications
    • History
    • Religious Studies
    • Philosophy
    • Biology
    • Political Science
    • Mathematics
    • Psychology

    Most Influential Alumni

  49. #49

    Denison University

    #547 institution's historical influence
    #536 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $57K

    Acceptance

    28%

    Graduation

    80%

    Student body

    2K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1305/29

    Granville, OH

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    What is Denison University known for?

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

    • Business
    • Law
    • Economics
    • Literature
    • Education
    • Philosophy
    • History
    • Biology
    • Computer Science
    • Physics
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    Union College

    #303 institution's historical influence
    #188 overall school desirability

    Tuition + fees

    $60K

    Acceptance

    41%

    Graduation

    86%

    Student body

    2K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1320/29

    Schenectady, NY

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    What is Union College known for?

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

    • Engineering
    • Business
    • Literature
    • History
    • Psychology
    • Biology
    • Computer Science
    • Anthropology
    • Political Science
    • Mathematics

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