Best Students

Best Students ranks 952 colleges based on nearly 1.3 million student opinions from 94,000 students. A high ranking indicates that students report that their peers on campus are intelligent, fun, creative, attractive, and friendly and that there is a vibrant social scene that positively impacts the campus experience.

An additional 350 colleges received a grade but were not eligible for ranking. For more information, read the full methodology.

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    University of Virginia Charlottesville, VA
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    Wesleyan University Middletown, CT
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    Ohio State University Columbus, OH
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    Georgetown University Washington, D.C.
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    Michigan State University East Lansing, MI
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    Florida State University Tallahassee, FL
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    University of Florida Gainesville, FL
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    Whitman College Walla Walla, WA
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    Penn State State College, PA
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    University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA
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    Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN
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    Yale University New Haven, CT
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    Colgate University Hamilton, NY
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    Carleton College Northfield, MN
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    University of Miami Coral Gables, FL
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    Ohio University Athens, OH
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    Howard University Washington, D.C.
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    Virginia Tech Blacksburg, VA
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    Texas A&M University College Station, TX
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    Union College - New York Schenectady, NY
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    Texas State University San Marcos, TX
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    Liberty University Lynchburg, VA
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    University of Mississippi University, MS
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    Miami University Oxford, OH
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    University of Alabama Tuscaloosa, AL
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    Bowdoin College Brunswick, ME
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    James Madison University Harrisonburg, VA
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    Clemson University Clemson, SC
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    University of Arkansas Fayetteville, AR
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    Bucknell University Lewisburg, PA
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    Biola University La Mirada, CA
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    Brown University Providence, RI
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    Spelman College Atlanta, GA
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    Lipscomb University Nashville, TN
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    Wake Forest University Winston-Salem, NC
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    University of Iowa Iowa City, IA
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    Tulane University New Orleans, LA
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    University of Kansas Lawrence, KS
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    Vassar College Poughkeepsie, NY
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    Kansas State University Manhattan, KS
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    Auburn University Auburn, AL
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    Florida A&M University Tallahassee, FL
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    Stanford University Stanford, CA
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    Louisiana State University Baton Rouge, LA
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    Oklahoma State University Stillwater, OK
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    West Virginia University Morgantown, WV
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    Texas Tech University Lubbock, TX
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    Colorado College Colorado Springs, CO
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    Syracuse University Syracuse, NY
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    Colby College Waterville, ME
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    Whitworth University Spokane, WA
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    University of Richmond Richmond, VA
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    Rice University Houston, TX
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    St. Olaf College Northfield, MN
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    University of Kentucky Lexington-Fayette, KY
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    Hamilton College Clinton, NY
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    Eckerd College St. Petersburg, FL
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    University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PA
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    Rutgers University New Brunswick, NJ
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    DePauw University Greencastle, IN
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    Colorado State University Fort Collins, CO
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