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By Jess Brondo

The US News and World Report just released their annual college rankings, and while traditionally this has been of utmost importance in decision-making, I’m finding that more and more of our students are enrolling in lesser known schools with smaller classes, more personalized attention, and better opportunities after graduation. Immediately below is the national list….how do you feel about rankings?

#1: Princeton and Harvard

#3: Yale

#4: Columbia

#5: Caltech, MIT, UChicago, UPenn, Stanford

#10: Duke

#11: Darmouth

#12: Northwestern

#13: Johns Hopkins

#14: Wash U in St. Louis

#15: Brown, Cornell

#17: Rice, Vanderbilt

#19: Notre Dame

#20: Emory

#21: University of California-Berkeley

#22: Georgetown

#23: Carnegie Mellon,USC

#25: UCLA, UVA, Wake Forest

#28: UMichigan

#29: Tufts, UNC-Chapel Hill

#31: BC, Brandeis

#33: College of William and Mary, NYU

#35: University of Rochester

#36: Georgia Institute of Technology

#37: UC-San Diego

#38: Case Western, Lehigh, UC-Davis, UMiami

#42: UC-Santa Barbara, University of Wisconsin

#45: Penn State, UC-Irvine, UIllinois-Urbana/Champaign, UTexas-Austin

#45: Yeshiva

#50: George Washington

The top 50 national liberal arts colleges are:

#1: Williams

#2: Amherst

#3: Swarthmore

#4: Pomona

#5: middlebury

#6: Bowdoin, Carleton, Wellesley,

#9: Claremont McKenna

#10: Haverford

#11: Davidson

#12: Washington and Lee

#12: Wesleyan

#14: US Military Academy (West Point), US Naval Academy (Annapolis), Vassar

#17: Hamilton

#18: Harvey Mudd

#19: Grinnell, Smith

#21: Bates, Colby, Colgate

#24: Oberlin

#25: Bryn Mawr

#25: Macalester

#27: Colorado College, University of Richmond

#29: Bucknell, Holy Cross, Mount Holyoke, Scripps

#33: Barnard, Kenyon, Sewanee, US Air Force

#37: Connecticut College, Occidental, Trinity

#40: Lafayette, Union

#42: Centre, Franklin and Marshall, Furman, Pitzer, Whitman,

#47: Dickinson, Gettysburg

#49: Denison, Skidmore

#51: Bard, Rhodes

Do you agree with these rankings? If you were to rank schools, what would you use as your criteria?

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