The 2016 Colleges with the Best Academics ranking is based on key statistics and student reviews. Top ranked colleges are academically rigorous institutions - they attract high-achieving students and professors, and graduates are happy with the quality of their education.

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  • 1
    Stanford University Stanford, CA
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    Acceptance Rate 5.7 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 2080
    ACT: 31
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2350
    ACT: 34
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.5 out of 5 53
    Admissions Yield 76.0 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 95.8 %
    Research Expenditures $66,110
    Freshman Retention Rate 99 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 14.43 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 11 : 1
    The values for this school were current at the time this ranking was calculated and may not represent the most recent available data. For more details, see how these values were used to calculate this ranking.
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    Acceptance Rate 8.2 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 2090
    ACT: 32
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2350
    ACT: 35
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.6 out of 5 41
    Admissions Yield 72.0 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 93.1 %
    Research Expenditures $121,335
    Freshman Retention Rate 98 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 17.13 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 8 : 1
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    Harvard University Cambridge, MA
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    Acceptance Rate 5.8 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 2120
    ACT: 32
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2390
    ACT: 35
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.4 out of 5 48
    Admissions Yield 81.1 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 97.5 %
    Research Expenditures $39,106
    Freshman Retention Rate 97 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 19.41 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 7 : 1
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    Acceptance Rate 10.6 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 2160
    ACT: 33
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2380
    ACT: 35
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.6 out of 5 12
    Admissions Yield 42.6 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 93.1 %
    Research Expenditures $118,444
    Freshman Retention Rate 97 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 20.48 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 3 : 1
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  • 5
    Yale University New Haven, CT
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    Acceptance Rate 7.1 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 2110
    ACT: 31
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2380
    ACT: 35
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.3 out of 5 62
    Admissions Yield 66.4 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 97.8 %
    Research Expenditures $40,994
    Freshman Retention Rate 99 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 18.36 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 6 : 1
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  • 6
    University of Chicago Chicago, IL
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    Acceptance Rate 8.8 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 2100
    ACT: 31
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2355
    ACT: 34
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.4 out of 5 58
    Admissions Yield 53.4 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 92.7 %
    Research Expenditures $24,467
    Freshman Retention Rate 99 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 22.16 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 6 : 1
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  • 7
    University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA
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    Acceptance Rate 12.2 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 2030
    ACT: 30
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2310
    ACT: 34
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.3 out of 5 74
    Admissions Yield 63.2 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 95.7 %
    Research Expenditures $33,645
    Freshman Retention Rate 98 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 6.32 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 6 : 1
    The values for this school were current at the time this ranking was calculated and may not represent the most recent available data. For more details, see how these values were used to calculate this ranking.
  • 8
    Princeton University Princeton, NJ
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    Acceptance Rate 7.4 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 2120
    ACT: 31
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2390
    ACT: 35
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.4 out of 5 30
    Admissions Yield 65.5 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 96.9 %
    Research Expenditures $35,304
    Freshman Retention Rate 98 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 16.81 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 6 : 1
    The values for this school were current at the time this ranking was calculated and may not represent the most recent available data. For more details, see how these values were used to calculate this ranking.
  • 9
    Brown University Providence, RI
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    Acceptance Rate 9.2 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 1990
    ACT: 29
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2310
    ACT: 34
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.5 out of 5 42
    Admissions Yield 58.1 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 94.5 %
    Research Expenditures $13,616
    Freshman Retention Rate 97 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 6.55 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 8 : 1
    The values for this school were current at the time this ranking was calculated and may not represent the most recent available data. For more details, see how these values were used to calculate this ranking.
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    Acceptance Rate 15.6 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 2130
    ACT: 32
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2340
    ACT: 34
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.5 out of 5 96
    Admissions Yield 34.4 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 94.0 %
    Research Expenditures $39,046
    Freshman Retention Rate 96 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 14.53 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 8 : 1
    The values for this school were current at the time this ranking was calculated and may not represent the most recent available data. For more details, see how these values were used to calculate this ranking.
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    Columbia University New York City, NY
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    Acceptance Rate 7.4 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 2100
    ACT: 32
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2360
    ACT: 35
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.1 out of 5 98
    Admissions Yield 59.9 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 93.3 %
    Research Expenditures $29,237
    Freshman Retention Rate 97 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 9.05 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 6 : 1
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    Rice University Houston, TX
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    Acceptance Rate 16.7 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 2020
    ACT: 30
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2290
    ACT: 34
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.4 out of 5 56
    Admissions Yield 37.9 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 91.1 %
    Research Expenditures $14,864
    Freshman Retention Rate 98 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 16.56 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 6 : 1
    The values for this school were current at the time this ranking was calculated and may not represent the most recent available data. For more details, see how these values were used to calculate this ranking.
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    Bowdoin College Brunswick, ME
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    Acceptance Rate 15.0 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 2010
    ACT: 31
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2280
    ACT: 33
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.5 out of 5 42
    Admissions Yield 47.2 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 93.3 %
    Research Expenditures $2,047
    Freshman Retention Rate 97 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 7.24 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 9 : 1
    The values for this school were current at the time this ranking was calculated and may not represent the most recent available data. For more details, see how these values were used to calculate this ranking.
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    Duke University Durham, NC
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    Acceptance Rate 13.4 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 2020
    ACT: 30
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2300
    ACT: 34
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.2 out of 5 63
    Admissions Yield 42.0 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 94.2 %
    Research Expenditures $54,131
    Freshman Retention Rate 97 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 7.88 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 7 : 1
    The values for this school were current at the time this ranking was calculated and may not represent the most recent available data. For more details, see how these values were used to calculate this ranking.
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    Pomona College Claremont, CA
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    Acceptance Rate 13.9 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 2040
    ACT: 29
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2310
    ACT: 34
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.7 out of 5 23
    Admissions Yield 39.9 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 95.7 %
    Research Expenditures $1,620
    Freshman Retention Rate 97 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 4.79 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 7 : 1
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    Dartmouth College Hanover, NH
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    Acceptance Rate 9.8 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 2030
    ACT: 30
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2350
    ACT: 34
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.3 out of 5 41
    Admissions Yield 48.6 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 94.7 %
    Research Expenditures $26,584
    Freshman Retention Rate 98 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 7.19 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 8 : 1
    The values for this school were current at the time this ranking was calculated and may not represent the most recent available data. For more details, see how these values were used to calculate this ranking.
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    Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN
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    Acceptance Rate 12.7 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 2070
    ACT: 32
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2330
    ACT: 34
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.3 out of 5 65
    Admissions Yield 40.7 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 92.5 %
    Research Expenditures $37,379
    Freshman Retention Rate 97 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 12.83 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 8 : 1
    The values for this school were current at the time this ranking was calculated and may not represent the most recent available data. For more details, see how these values were used to calculate this ranking.
  • 18
    Williams College Williamstown, MA
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    Acceptance Rate 17.0 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 1965
    ACT: 30
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2295
    ACT: 34
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.6 out of 5 20
    Admissions Yield 45.5 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 95.4 %
    Research Expenditures $1,147
    Freshman Retention Rate 98 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 8.04 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 7 : 1
    The values for this school were current at the time this ranking was calculated and may not represent the most recent available data. For more details, see how these values were used to calculate this ranking.
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    Acceptance Rate 15.3 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 2060
    ACT: 31
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2310
    ACT: 34
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.2 out of 5 89
    Admissions Yield 41.5 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 94.2 %
    Research Expenditures $25,052
    Freshman Retention Rate 98 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 11.78 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 7 : 1
    The values for this school were current at the time this ranking was calculated and may not represent the most recent available data. For more details, see how these values were used to calculate this ranking.
  • 20
    Amherst College Amherst Town, MA
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    Acceptance Rate 14.3 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 1990
    ACT: 30
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2300
    ACT: 34
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.5 out of 5 19
    Admissions Yield 41.2 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 95.8 %
    Research Expenditures $2,163
    Freshman Retention Rate 98 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 2.36 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 8 : 1
    The values for this school were current at the time this ranking was calculated and may not represent the most recent available data. For more details, see how these values were used to calculate this ranking.
  • 21
    University of Notre Dame South Bend, IN
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    Acceptance Rate 22.3 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 2010
    ACT: 31
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2280
    ACT: 34
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.4 out of 5 80
    Admissions Yield 52.6 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 94.9 %
    Research Expenditures $9,856
    Freshman Retention Rate 99 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 2.75 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 10 : 1
    The values for this school were current at the time this ranking was calculated and may not represent the most recent available data. For more details, see how these values were used to calculate this ranking.
  • 22
    Emory University Atlanta, GA
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    Acceptance Rate 26.3 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 1920
    ACT: 29
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2200
    ACT: 32
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.2 out of 5 122
    Admissions Yield 29.6 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 89.6 %
    Research Expenditures $31,390
    Freshman Retention Rate 94 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 3.89 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 8 : 1
    The values for this school were current at the time this ranking was calculated and may not represent the most recent available data. For more details, see how these values were used to calculate this ranking.
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    Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MD
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    Acceptance Rate 18.1 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 1950
    ACT: 30
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2260
    ACT: 33
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.2 out of 5 94
    Admissions Yield 35.9 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 92.5 %
    Research Expenditures $101,804
    Freshman Retention Rate 97 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 2.30 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 10 : 1
    The values for this school were current at the time this ranking was calculated and may not represent the most recent available data. For more details, see how these values were used to calculate this ranking.
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    Acceptance Rate 25.5 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 1970
    ACT: 29
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2260
    ACT: 33
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.3 out of 5 113
    Admissions Yield 30.0 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 88.0 %
    Research Expenditures $20,379
    Freshman Retention Rate 94 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 2.64 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 10 : 1
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    Cornell University Ithaca, NY
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    Acceptance Rate 15.6 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 1965
    ACT: 30
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2280
    ACT: 33
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.2 out of 5 133
    Admissions Yield 51.8 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 93.3 %
    Research Expenditures $16,914
    Freshman Retention Rate 97 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 2.05 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 12 : 1
    The values for this school were current at the time this ranking was calculated and may not represent the most recent available data. For more details, see how these values were used to calculate this ranking.
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    Acceptance Rate 19.8 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 1910
    ACT: 29
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2220
    ACT: 33
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.2 out of 5 220
    Admissions Yield 31.1 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 91.2 %
    Research Expenditures $9,601
    Freshman Retention Rate 96 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 9.25 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 9 : 1
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    Carleton College Northfield, MN
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    Acceptance Rate 21.0 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 2000
    ACT: 29
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2270
    ACT: 33
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.4 out of 5 60
    Admissions Yield 35.7 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 92.1 %
    Research Expenditures $1,804
    Freshman Retention Rate 96 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 14.61 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 9 : 1
    The values for this school were current at the time this ranking was calculated and may not represent the most recent available data. For more details, see how these values were used to calculate this ranking.
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    Middlebury College Middlebury, VT
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    Acceptance Rate 17.2 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 1940
    ACT: 30
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2240
    ACT: 33
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.5 out of 5 29
    Admissions Yield 39.4 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 93.6 %
    Research Expenditures $3,764
    Freshman Retention Rate 95 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 0.84 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 9 : 1
    The values for this school were current at the time this ranking was calculated and may not represent the most recent available data. For more details, see how these values were used to calculate this ranking.
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    Vassar College Poughkeepsie, NY
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    Acceptance Rate 24.1 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 1960
    ACT: 29
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2240
    ACT: 32
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.3 out of 5 47
    Admissions Yield 36.4 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 93.7 %
    Research Expenditures $1,756
    Freshman Retention Rate 96 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 1.20 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 8 : 1
    The values for this school were current at the time this ranking was calculated and may not represent the most recent available data. For more details, see how these values were used to calculate this ranking.
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    Georgetown University Washington, D.C.
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    Acceptance Rate 17.0 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 1935
    ACT: 29
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2235
    ACT: 33
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.1 out of 5 89
    Admissions Yield 45.9 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 92.5 %
    Research Expenditures $12,160
    Freshman Retention Rate 96 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 2.49 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 11 : 1
    The values for this school were current at the time this ranking was calculated and may not represent the most recent available data. For more details, see how these values were used to calculate this ranking.
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    Grinnell College Grinnell, IA
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    Acceptance Rate 35.1 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 1920
    ACT: 29
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2250
    ACT: 33
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.6 out of 5 31
    Admissions Yield 30.3 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 85.7 %
    Research Expenditures $560
    Freshman Retention Rate 93 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 6.15 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 9 : 1
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    Acceptance Rate 18.0 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 1870
    ACT: 27
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2230
    ACT: 33
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.1 out of 5 221
    Admissions Yield 37.2 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 91.0 %
    Research Expenditures $18,126
    Freshman Retention Rate 96 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 2.23 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 17 : 1
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    Swarthmore College Swarthmore, PA
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    Acceptance Rate 14.3 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 2030
    ACT: 30
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2320
    ACT: 33
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.3 out of 5 20
    Admissions Yield 41.0 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 93.4 %
    Research Expenditures $2,304
    Freshman Retention Rate 96 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 5.15 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 8 : 1
    The values for this school were current at the time this ranking was calculated and may not represent the most recent available data. For more details, see how these values were used to calculate this ranking.
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    Acceptance Rate 18.4 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 1940
    ACT: 29
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2210
    ACT: 32
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.5 out of 5 39
    Admissions Yield 41.9 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 90.2 %
    Research Expenditures $1,068
    Freshman Retention Rate 97 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 2.71 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 8 : 1
    The values for this school were current at the time this ranking was calculated and may not represent the most recent available data. For more details, see how these values were used to calculate this ranking.
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    Wellesley College Wellesley, MA
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    Acceptance Rate 29.1 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 1940
    ACT: 29
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2230
    ACT: 32
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.3 out of 5 59
    Admissions Yield 42.9 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 90.7 %
    Research Expenditures $4,723
    Freshman Retention Rate 97 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 1.34 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 7 : 1
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    Harvey Mudd College Claremont, CA
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    Acceptance Rate 18.2 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 2100
    ACT: 33
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2330
    ACT: 35
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.4 out of 5 13
    Admissions Yield 33.8 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 90.8 %
    Research Expenditures $3,791
    Freshman Retention Rate 99 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 25.35 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 8 : 1
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    Haverford College Haverford Township, PA
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    Acceptance Rate 23.5 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 1980
    ACT: 29
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2280
    ACT: 33
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.5 out of 5 15
    Admissions Yield 39.2 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 93.3 %
    Research Expenditures $3,096
    Freshman Retention Rate 98 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 0.30 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 8 : 1
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    Colby College Waterville, ME
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    Acceptance Rate 26.0 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 1850
    ACT: 29
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2140
    ACT: 32
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.2 out of 5 31
    Admissions Yield 34.3 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 92.5 %
    Research Expenditures $1,006
    Freshman Retention Rate 93 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 0.83 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 10 : 1
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    Tufts University Medford, MA
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    Acceptance Rate 18.8 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 2030
    ACT: 30
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2280
    ACT: 33
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.0 out of 5 67
    Admissions Yield 37.9 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 92.2 %
    Research Expenditures $13,825
    Freshman Retention Rate 96 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 3.88 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 9 : 1
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  • 40
    Barnard College New York City, NY
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    Acceptance Rate 20.5 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 1900
    ACT: 28
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2200
    ACT: 31
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.2 out of 5 28
    Admissions Yield 50.0 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 89.7 %
    Research Expenditures $1,621
    Freshman Retention Rate 98 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 0.35 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 10 : 1
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  • 41
    Hamilton College Clinton, NY
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    Acceptance Rate 27.2 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 1950
    ACT: 29
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2220
    ACT: 33
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.7 out of 5 18
    Admissions Yield 36.0 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 93.0 %
    Research Expenditures $712
    Freshman Retention Rate 94 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 0.20 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 9 : 1
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    New York University New York City, NY
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    Acceptance Rate 26.1 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 1890
    ACT: 28
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2180
    ACT: 31
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.1 out of 5 258
    Admissions Yield 34.3 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 83.3 %
    Research Expenditures $20,066
    Freshman Retention Rate 92 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 0.54 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 10 : 1
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    Brandeis University Waltham, MA
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    Acceptance Rate 37.0 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 1850
    ACT: 28
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2160
    ACT: 32
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.3 out of 5 71
    Admissions Yield 23.7 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 89.6 %
    Research Expenditures $9,986
    Freshman Retention Rate 93 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 0.84 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 10 : 1
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  • 44
    Oberlin College Oberlin, OH
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    Acceptance Rate 30.4 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 1890
    ACT: 28
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2190
    ACT: 32
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.4 out of 5 36
    Admissions Yield 34.5 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 88.6 %
    Research Expenditures $351
    Freshman Retention Rate 93 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 4.87 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 9 : 1
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    University of Richmond Richmond, VA
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    Acceptance Rate 31.2 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 1790
    ACT: 28
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2110
    ACT: 32
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.4 out of 5 48
    Admissions Yield 26.3 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 85.0 %
    Research Expenditures $1,830
    Freshman Retention Rate 94 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 1.37 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 7 : 1
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    Acceptance Rate 33.3 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 1880
    ACT: 28
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2180
    ACT: 32
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.2 out of 5 235
    Admissions Yield 39.7 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 90.0 %
    Research Expenditures $20,673
    Freshman Retention Rate 97 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 0.86 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 12 : 1
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    University of Virginia Charlottesville, VA
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    Acceptance Rate 30.0 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 1890
    ACT: 28
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2190
    ACT: 32
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.2 out of 5 125
    Admissions Yield 40.5 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 93.1 %
    Research Expenditures $16,910
    Freshman Retention Rate 97 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 0.99 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 16 : 1
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  • 48
    Wesleyan University Middletown, CT
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    Acceptance Rate 20.9 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 1960
    ACT: 29
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2230
    ACT: 33
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.1 out of 5 41
    Admissions Yield 35.8 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 91.5 %
    Research Expenditures $2,769
    Freshman Retention Rate 95 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 0.53 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 9 : 1
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    Acceptance Rate 22.0 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 1760
    ACT: 25
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2140
    ACT: 31
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.1 out of 5 250
    Admissions Yield 35.1 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 90.3 %
    Research Expenditures $20,367
    Freshman Retention Rate 96 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 0.48 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 16 : 1
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  • 50
    Macalester College St. Paul, MN
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    Acceptance Rate 34.2 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 1900
    ACT: 28
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2190
    ACT: 32
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.4 out of 5 21
    Admissions Yield 24.3 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 87.4 %
    Research Expenditures $916
    Freshman Retention Rate 95 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 5.95 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 10 : 1
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    Acceptance Rate 9.0 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 1700
    ACT: 25
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2020
    ACT: 30
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.2 out of 5 24
    Admissions Yield 85.2 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 83.9 %
    Research Expenditures $4,424
    Freshman Retention Rate 96 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 0.00 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 7 : 1
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  • 52
    Wake Forest University Winston-Salem, NC
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    Acceptance Rate 35.2 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 1850
    ACT: 28
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2130
    ACT: 31
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.3 out of 5 41
    Admissions Yield 31.5 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 86.5 %
    Research Expenditures $22,894
    Freshman Retention Rate 93 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 0.32 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 11 : 1
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    Acceptance Rate 27.6 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 1790
    ACT: 27
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2090
    ACT: 32
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.1 out of 5 154
    Admissions Yield 49.9 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 90.0 %
    Research Expenditures $23,636
    Freshman Retention Rate 96 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 3.76 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 13 : 1
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    University of Rochester Rochester, NY
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    Acceptance Rate 35.7 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 1840
    ACT: 28
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2140
    ACT: 32
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.2 out of 5 86
    Admissions Yield 23.9 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 85.2 %
    Research Expenditures $32,569
    Freshman Retention Rate 96 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 2.11 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 10 : 1
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  • 55
    Colgate University Hamilton, NY
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    Acceptance Rate 26.4 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 1905
    ACT: 30
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2175
    ACT: 32
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.3 out of 5 88
    Admissions Yield 34.4 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 90.9 %
    Research Expenditures $595
    Freshman Retention Rate 93 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 0.13 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 9 : 1
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    Acceptance Rate 41.9 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 1860
    ACT: 29
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2180
    ACT: 33
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.1 out of 5 103
    Admissions Yield 16.2 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 80.1 %
    Research Expenditures $40,390
    Freshman Retention Rate 94 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 4.71 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 10 : 1
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  • 57
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    Acceptance Rate 7.4 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 1740
    ACT: N/A
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2055
    ACT: N/A
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.3 out of 5 17
    Admissions Yield 85.2 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 87.8 %
    Research Expenditures $2,060
    Freshman Retention Rate 98 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 0.00 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 9 : 1
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  • 58
    Colorado College Colorado Springs, CO
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    Acceptance Rate 22.3 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 1860
    ACT: 28
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2150
    ACT: 32
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.2 out of 5 36
    Admissions Yield 40.5 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 87.2 %
    Research Expenditures $586
    Freshman Retention Rate 96 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 1.53 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 10 : 1
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  • 59
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    Acceptance Rate 11.7 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 1970
    ACT: 29
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2250
    ACT: 32
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.2 out of 5 15
    Admissions Yield 52.1 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 92.5 %
    Research Expenditures $5,633
    Freshman Retention Rate 96 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 4.75 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 9 : 1
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    College of William & Mary Williamsburg, VA
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    Acceptance Rate 33.2 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 1870
    ACT: 28
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2180
    ACT: 32
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.2 out of 5 89
    Admissions Yield 31.7 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 89.9 %
    Research Expenditures $7,227
    Freshman Retention Rate 96 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 0.81 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 12 : 1
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  • 61
    Bates College Lewiston, ME
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    Acceptance Rate 24.2 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 1900
    ACT: 29
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2140
    ACT: 32
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.3 out of 5 20
    Admissions Yield 39.5 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 93.0 %
    Research Expenditures $1,037
    Freshman Retention Rate 92 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 0.00 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 10 : 1
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  • 62
    Reed College Portland, OR
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    Acceptance Rate 48.5 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 1950
    ACT: 28
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2230
    ACT: 32
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.4 out of 5 19
    Admissions Yield 25.2 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 81.9 %
    Research Expenditures $883
    Freshman Retention Rate 94 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 0.56 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 9 : 1
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    Bryn Mawr College Bryn Mawr, PA
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    Acceptance Rate 39.9 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 1800
    ACT: 26
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2140
    ACT: 30
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.4 out of 5 43
    Admissions Yield 33.8 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 84.1 %
    Research Expenditures $1,218
    Freshman Retention Rate 91 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 0.00 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 8 : 1
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    Lehigh University Bethlehem, PA
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    Acceptance Rate 30.8 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 1800
    ACT: 28
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2100
    ACT: 31
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.3 out of 5 46
    Admissions Yield 30.9 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 85.8 %
    Research Expenditures $6,106
    Freshman Retention Rate 94 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 0.92 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 10 : 1
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    Davidson College Davidson, NC
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    Acceptance Rate 25.6 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 1880
    ACT: 29
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2160
    ACT: 32
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.2 out of 5 28
    Admissions Yield 39.8 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 92.5 %
    Research Expenditures $1,180
    Freshman Retention Rate 96 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 2.48 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 10 : 1
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    Smith College Northampton, MA
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    Acceptance Rate 43.1 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 1850
    ACT: 28
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2180
    ACT: 31
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.4 out of 5 41
    Admissions Yield 33.9 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 86.1 %
    Research Expenditures $1,623
    Freshman Retention Rate 94 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 0.00 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 9 : 1
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    Mount Holyoke College South Hadley Town, MA
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    Acceptance Rate 46.8 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 1840
    ACT: 27
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2150
    ACT: 31
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.4 out of 5 62
    Admissions Yield 30.1 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 81.9 %
    Research Expenditures $1,387
    Freshman Retention Rate 89 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 1.14 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 10 : 1
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  • 68
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    Acceptance Rate 39.3 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 1820
    ACT: 28
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2100
    ACT: 31
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.3 out of 5 63
    Admissions Yield 29.5 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 87.4 %
    Research Expenditures $1,860
    Freshman Retention Rate 92 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 0.33 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 9 : 1
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    Scripps College Claremont, CA
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    Acceptance Rate 35.7 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 1910
    ACT: 28
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2160
    ACT: 32
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.4 out of 5 35
    Admissions Yield 32.0 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 84.1 %
    Research Expenditures $1,807
    Freshman Retention Rate 93 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 5.15 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 10 : 1
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  • 70
    Bucknell University Lewisburg, PA
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    Acceptance Rate 29.5 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 1810
    ACT: 27
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2100
    ACT: 31
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.2 out of 5 41
    Admissions Yield 39.8 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 90.8 %
    Research Expenditures $696
    Freshman Retention Rate 94 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 0.75 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 10 : 1
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  • 71
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    Acceptance Rate 40.2 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 1670
    ACT: 25
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2060
    ACT: 31
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.2 out of 5 326
    Admissions Yield 46.4 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 79.4 %
    Research Expenditures $11,555
    Freshman Retention Rate 94 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 0.89 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 18 : 1
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  • 72
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    Acceptance Rate 32.3 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 1890
    ACT: 29
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2170
    ACT: 32
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.1 out of 5 202
    Admissions Yield 18.9 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 82.6 %
    Research Expenditures $5,349
    Freshman Retention Rate 96 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 3.63 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 13 : 1
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  • 73
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    Acceptance Rate 54.9 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 1860
    ACT: 28
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2150
    ACT: 32
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.2 out of 5 117
    Admissions Yield 37.8 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 82.2 %
    Research Expenditures $37,234
    Freshman Retention Rate 96 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 4.18 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 17 : 1
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    Union College - New York Schenectady, NY
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    Acceptance Rate 37.3 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 1810
    ACT: 28
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2090
    ACT: 31
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.3 out of 5 42
    Admissions Yield 26.2 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 88.0 %
    Research Expenditures $784
    Freshman Retention Rate 92 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 0.00 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 10 : 1
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  • 75
    Kenyon College Gambier, OH
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    Acceptance Rate 38.4 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 1870
    ACT: 28
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2130
    ACT: 32
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.4 out of 5 17
    Admissions Yield 31.0 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 89.1 %
    Research Expenditures $368
    Freshman Retention Rate 96 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 4.35 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 9 : 1
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  • 76
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    Acceptance Rate 33.0 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 1830
    ACT: 28
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2090
    ACT: 31
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.4 out of 5 34
    Admissions Yield 30.8 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 91.4 %
    Research Expenditures $285
    Freshman Retention Rate 95 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 0.14 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 10 : 1
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  • 77
    Tulane University New Orleans, LA
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    Acceptance Rate 26.4 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 1890
    ACT: 29
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2150
    ACT: 32
    Student Surveys on Academics 3.9 out of 5 101
    Admissions Yield 20.2 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 76.0 %
    Research Expenditures $13,597
    Freshman Retention Rate 90 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 2.42 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 9 : 1
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  • 78
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    Acceptance Rate 41.2 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 1860
    ACT: 26
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2150
    ACT: 31
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.0 out of 5 54
    Admissions Yield 21.2 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 84.9 %
    Research Expenditures $17,520
    Freshman Retention Rate 94 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 1.49 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 15 : 1
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  • 79
    University of Miami Coral Gables, FL
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    Acceptance Rate 40.4 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 1820
    ACT: 28
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2110
    ACT: 32
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.1 out of 5 158
    Admissions Yield 18.1 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 81.7 %
    Research Expenditures $13,906
    Freshman Retention Rate 91 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 1.94 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 12 : 1
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  • 80
    Occidental College Los Angeles, CA
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    Acceptance Rate 42.4 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 1810
    ACT: 28
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2100
    ACT: 32
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.1 out of 5 30
    Admissions Yield 21.3 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 87.8 %
    Research Expenditures $1,286
    Freshman Retention Rate 93 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 0.73 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 10 : 1
    The values for this school were current at the time this ranking was calculated and may not represent the most recent available data. For more details, see how these values were used to calculate this ranking.
  • 81
    Whitman College Walla Walla, WA
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    Acceptance Rate 57.0 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 1840
    ACT: 29
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2150
    ACT: 32
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.4 out of 5 39
    Admissions Yield 26.6 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 87.8 %
    Research Expenditures $481
    Freshman Retention Rate 94 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 4.08 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 9 : 1
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  • 82
    Pitzer College Claremont, CA
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    Acceptance Rate 14.5 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 1785
    ACT: N/A
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2055
    ACT: N/A
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.2 out of 5 16
    Admissions Yield 43.7 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 82.1 %
    Research Expenditures $372
    Freshman Retention Rate 91 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 0.00 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 12 : 1
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  • 83
    George Washington University Washington, D.C.
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    Acceptance Rate 33.1 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 1830
    ACT: 27
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2090
    ACT: 31
    Student Surveys on Academics 3.8 out of 5 135
    Admissions Yield 33.0 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 80.8 %
    Research Expenditures $8,544
    Freshman Retention Rate 92 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 0.80 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 13 : 1
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  • 84
    University of Florida Gainesville, FL
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    Acceptance Rate 46.6 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 1740
    ACT: 26
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2030
    ACT: 31
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.1 out of 5 437
    Admissions Yield 50.3 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 86.5 %
    Research Expenditures $14,667
    Freshman Retention Rate 96 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 2.31 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 21 : 1
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  • 85
    United States Air Force Academy Colorado Springs, CO
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    Acceptance Rate 15.4 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 1845
    ACT: 29
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2115
    ACT: 32
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.2 out of 5 22
    Admissions Yield 77.7 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 86.3 %
    Research Expenditures $128
    Freshman Retention Rate 89 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 0.00 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 8 : 1
    The values for this school were current at the time this ranking was calculated and may not represent the most recent available data. For more details, see how these values were used to calculate this ranking.
  • 86
    Lafayette College Easton, PA
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    Acceptance Rate 34.1 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 1770
    ACT: 27
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2070
    ACT: 30
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.1 out of 5 49
    Admissions Yield 27.5 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 88.3 %
    Research Expenditures $735
    Freshman Retention Rate 91 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 0.47 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 10 : 1
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  • 87
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    Acceptance Rate 50.7 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 1760
    ACT: 27
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2050
    ACT: 31
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.2 out of 5 82
    Admissions Yield 23.3 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 79.0 %
    Research Expenditures $2,557
    Freshman Retention Rate 89 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 1.47 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 11 : 1
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  • 88
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    Acceptance Rate 62.4 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 1800
    ACT: 26
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2150
    ACT: 31
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.1 out of 5 279
    Admissions Yield 35.3 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 83.8 %
    Research Expenditures $12,652
    Freshman Retention Rate 93 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 0.96 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 20 : 1
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  • 89
    Clark University Worcester, MA
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    Acceptance Rate 61.5 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 1670
    ACT: 26
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 1990
    ACT: 30
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.2 out of 5 44
    Admissions Yield 18.0 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 80.9 %
    Research Expenditures $2,568
    Freshman Retention Rate 89 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 0.16 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 10 : 1
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  • 90
    Boston University Boston, MA
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    Acceptance Rate 45.6 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 1780
    ACT: 26
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2050
    ACT: 30
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.0 out of 5 161
    Admissions Yield 19.3 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 84.5 %
    Research Expenditures $7,090
    Freshman Retention Rate 93 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 1.13 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 13 : 1
    The values for this school were current at the time this ranking was calculated and may not represent the most recent available data. For more details, see how these values were used to calculate this ranking.
  • 91
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    Acceptance Rate 44.4 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 1640
    ACT: 24
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 1990
    ACT: 30
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.1 out of 5 241
    Admissions Yield 19.2 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 80.7 %
    Research Expenditures $9,350
    Freshman Retention Rate 92 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 0.08 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 17 : 1
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  • 92
    University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PA
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    Acceptance Rate 56.1 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 1730
    ACT: 25
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2040
    ACT: 30
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.1 out of 5 223
    Admissions Yield 26.4 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 80.4 %
    Research Expenditures $26,729
    Freshman Retention Rate 91 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 0.73 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 14 : 1
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  • 93
    Dickinson College Carlisle, PA
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    Acceptance Rate 44.4 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 1780
    ACT: 27
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2070
    ACT: 30
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.3 out of 5 44
    Admissions Yield 24.1 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 85.6 %
    Research Expenditures $1,262
    Freshman Retention Rate 90 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 0.16 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 10 : 1
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  • 94
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    Acceptance Rate 51.6 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 1890
    ACT: 27
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2080
    ACT: 32
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.1 out of 5 33
    Admissions Yield 24.9 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 81.2 %
    Research Expenditures $4,422
    Freshman Retention Rate 96 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 1.72 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 14 : 1
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  • 95
    Boston College Newton, MA
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    Acceptance Rate 32.2 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 1900
    ACT: 29
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2180
    ACT: 32
    Student Surveys on Academics 3.9 out of 5 104
    Admissions Yield 28.0 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 91.3 %
    Research Expenditures $2,875
    Freshman Retention Rate 95 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 0.50 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 15 : 1
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  • 96
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    Acceptance Rate 67.9 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 1760
    ACT: 26
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2090
    ACT: 30
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.2 out of 5 190
    Admissions Yield 39.6 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 82.8 %
    Research Expenditures $24,205
    Freshman Retention Rate 95 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 0.33 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 18 : 1
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  • 97
    Gettysburg College Gettysburg, PA
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    Acceptance Rate 41.6 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 1815
    ACT: 26
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2040
    ACT: 30
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.2 out of 5 42
    Admissions Yield 31.0 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 83.6 %
    Research Expenditures $287
    Freshman Retention Rate 88 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 0.14 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 10 : 1
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  • 98
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    Acceptance Rate 49.4 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 1755
    ACT: 26
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2070
    ACT: 31
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.2 out of 5 374
    Admissions Yield 77.4 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 78.0 %
    Research Expenditures $1,518
    Freshman Retention Rate 85 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 1.49 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 19 : 1
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  • 99
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    Acceptance Rate 44.4 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 1720
    ACT: 25
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2100
    ACT: 30
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.0 out of 5 221
    Admissions Yield 29.0 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 75.4 %
    Research Expenditures $19,794
    Freshman Retention Rate 90 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 2.58 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 17 : 1
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  • 100
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    Acceptance Rate 47.0 %
    Professors Grade
    SAT/ACT 25th Percentile SAT: 1785
    ACT: N/A
    SAT/ACT 75th Percentile SAT: 2115
    ACT: N/A
    Student Surveys on Academics 4.0 out of 5 269
    Admissions Yield 32.5 %
    Diversity Grade
    Graduation Rate (6-year) 84.1 %
    Research Expenditures $13,734
    Freshman Retention Rate 95 %
    Freshman National Merit Scholars 1.65 %
    Student-Faculty Ratio 18 : 1
    The values for this school were current at the time this ranking was calculated and may not represent the most recent available data. For more details, see how these values were used to calculate this ranking.

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