College Rankings - Academics

Making the grade: A high Academics grade generally indicates that professors are knowledgeable, accessible, and genuinely interested in their students' welfare. Other determining factors include class size, how well professors communicate, and whether or not classes are engaging. How exactly does CP calculate these grades?

Register to personalize your rankings
Share:
Grade Are You Interested? School Name Size
A+
Bowdoin College
Brunswick, ME
1,839
A+
Brown University
Providence, RI
6,436
A+
California Institute of Technology
Pasadena, CA
997
A+
Carleton College
Northfield, MN
2,055
A+
Claremont McKenna College
Claremont, CA
1,264
A+
Columbia University
New York, NY
7,814
A+
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY
14,261
A+
Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH
4,193
A+
Duke University
Durham, NC
6,655
A+
Grinnell College
Grinnell, IA
1,674
A+
Hamilton College
Clinton, NY
1,884
A+
Harvard University
Cambridge, MA
6,657
A+
MIT
Cambridge, MA
4,503
A+
Middlebury College
Middlebury, VT
2,516
A+
Northwestern University
Evanston, IL
9,376
A+
Pomona College
Claremont, CA
1,607
A+
Princeton University
Princeton, NJ
5,327
A+
Rice University
Houston, TX
3,848
A+
Stanford University
Stanford, CA
7,063
A+
Swarthmore College
Swarthmore, PA
1,552
A+
University of Chicago
Chicago, IL
5,436
A+
University of Notre Dame
South Bend, IN
8,475
A+
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
11,678
A+
Vanderbilt University
Nashville, TN
6,796
A+
Washington University in St. Louis
Saint Louis, MO
7,259