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    1. Washington University in St. Louis

    St. Louis, MO
    • $47,300 Tuition
    • 1500 Avg SAT
    • 7,401 Enrolled

    Armed with a “fantastic reputation,” Washington University offers undergraduates “unparalleled facilities and resources and a friendly and intellectual atmosphere.” Students join a “supportive community” replete with “academic flexibility,” a myriad ...

    2. Loyola University Maryland

    Baltimore, MD
    • 1180 Avg SAT
    • 4,084 Enrolled

    The Jesuits have a long history of excellence in higher education, and that tradition is richly reflected in the academic programs at Loyola University in Maryland. The undergraduate experience is built around Loyola’s “fantastic core curriculum,” ...

    3. Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering

    Needham, MA
    • $45,000 Tuition
    • 1480 Avg SAT
    • 370 Enrolled

    If the “hands-on approach to engineering, friendly students, small and intimate setting, [and reputation as] academically one of the best schools in the nation” don’t win you over, perhaps the fact that “Olin is constantly changing curriculum to try ...

    4. Smith College

    Northampton, MA
    • $42,840 Tuition
    • 1360 Avg SAT
    • 2,563 Enrolled

    Smith College is "an incredibly prestigious, diverse, academically rigorous, socially liberal, and well-respected institution," located in the consummate col­ lege town of Northampton, Massachusetts. A Smith education is all about "find­ ing and ...

    5. Scripps College

    Claremont, CA
    • $47,164 Tuition
    • 1360 Avg SAT
    • 972 Enrolled

    Academically focused women seeking “a more personalized education” will find it at Claremont, California’s Scripps College. Small class sizes, “extremely approachable, personable” professors who are “ready to sit down to help you one on one,” and ...

    6. Bennington College

    Bennington, VT
    • 1280 Avg SAT
    • 660 Enrolled

    One big draw to Bennington College is its “Field Work Term program, where students intern every year for seven weeks to gain practical experience related to their academic interests.” This mandatory program provides a “real-world” opportunity many ...

    7. Bowdoin College

    Brunswick, ME
    • $46,354 Tuition
    • 1440 Avg SAT
    • 1,805 Enrolled

    From the “academic rigor” to the “laid-back attitude of the people” and “the beautiful Maine scenery,” Bowdoin is a small liberal arts college that packs a considerable punch. Tucked away in the quaint town of Brunswick, Bowdoin provides students ...

    8. Trinity University

    San Antonio, TX
    • 1260 Avg SAT
    • 2,297 Enrolled

    "Trinity University is a place where one can be focused and diligent with studies-while also being in a great place to have fun on the side." In other words, this school is ideal for those seeking a well-rounded college experience and an ...

    9. Bryn Mawr College

    Bryn Mawr, PA
    • $46,030 Tuition
    • 1320 Avg SAT
    • 1,308 Enrolled

    Bryn Mawr is all about “empowering women to achieve their dreams.” The school has a “reputation for strong academics,” and students confirm that work there’s “no joke.” Bryn Mawr is a small college, which means small classes. One student reports ...

    10. Sweet Briar College

    Sweet Briar, VA
    • $34,460 Tuition
    • 1030 Avg SAT
    • 691 Enrolled

    From the School: Sweet Briar College will close on August 25th, 2015. Find more information about the transition here.

    11. Christopher Newport University

    Newport News, VA
    • 1160 Avg SAT
    • 5,096 Enrolled

    Christopher Newport was an English seaman and captain of “the largest of the three ships that brought the Jamestown settlers to the New World.” Over 400 years later, Christopher Newport University “is Virginia’s up and coming prestigious ...

    12. George Washington University

    Washington, DC
    • $46,645 Tuition
    • 1300 Avg SAT
    • 10,406 Enrolled

    Get ready for “hands-on learning in an environment unlike any other” at George Washington University, where a location “four blocks away from the White House, down the street from the State Department, and near nearly all world headquarters” means ...

    13. Pomona College

    Claremont, CA
    • $47,280 Tuition
    • 1460 Avg SAT
    • 1,650 Enrolled

    At Pomona College in Claremont, you can get “an academically rigorous education” in a “low-stress California atmosphere.” At this prestigious liberal arts school, “The professors are, for the most part, fantastic—engaging, creative, and sharp,” and ...

    14. University of Chicago

    Chicago, IL
    • 1510 Avg SAT
    • 5,681 Enrolled

    From the School: The University of Chicago encourages a close-knit, collaborative learning environment on their campus in Hyde Park. Drawn to theoretical inquiry and open discussion, UChicago's 5,300 undergraduates enjoy small classes and ...

    15. Skidmore College

    Saratoga Springs, NY
    • $46,390 Tuition
    • 1240 Avg SAT
    • 2,632 Enrolled

    From the School: Founded in 1903 and located in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., Skidmore is an independent, coeducational liberal arts college that prides itself on its creative approaches to just about everything. Hence, the college's core belief ...

    16. Mount Holyoke College

    South Hadley, MA
    • $43,700 Tuition
    • 1340 Avg SAT
    • 2,189 Enrolled

    Situated in breathtaking western Massachusetts, Mount Holyoke is one of the nation’s premiere colleges for women. Undergrads here quickly tout the school’s ability to both foster an incredibly “collaborative and inclusive atmosphere” and embrace ...

    17. Bentley University

    Waltham, MA
    • $40,990 Tuition
    • 1240 Avg SAT
    • 4,264 Enrolled

    From the School: At Bentley University, we believe your education should prepare you for whatever the world sends your way. That's why our one-of-a-kind curriculum starts with a core business foundation, infused with the kind of critical ...

    18. Emory University

    Atlanta, GA
    • $44,400 Tuition
    • 1360 Avg SAT
    • 7,836 Enrolled

    As one of the South’s premier universities, Emory University provides students with “a rigorous academic environment [where students] are provided with the necessary skills to be successful.” Emphasis on a liberal arts education coupled with a ...

    19. Champlain College

    Burlington, VT
    • $31,250 Tuition
    • 1100 Avg SAT
    • 2,067 Enrolled

    Both Champlain students and the studies they pursue are “professional” and “career minded,” and name Champlain’s “high job placement rate” as a primary reason for choosing the college. “Networking and the emphasis on internships at Champlain leads ...

    20. State University of New York--College of Environmental Science and Forestry

    Syracuse, NY
    • $15,820 Tuition
    • 1170 Avg SAT
    • 1,727 Enrolled

    SUN"Y's College of Environmental Science and Forestry is "dedicated to its mis­ sion of sustainability." It is "a great school for those interested in research and theory." The school's "unique class offerings" include using its "thousands of ...


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