• For our "2017 Best Colleges: Region by Region" web feature, we salute 649 colleges in four regions of the country—Northeast, Southeast, Midwest and West—that we consider academically outstanding and well worth consideration in your college search.

    Please note that these lists are not ranked. They appear in alphabetical order, with featured schools first.


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    Assumption College

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    Assumption College

    Worcester, MA
    • 1,987 Enrolled
    From the School: Established in 1904 by the Augustinians of the Assumption, Assumption College is a coeducational institution ...

    Babson College

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    Babson College

    Babson Park, MA
    • 2,141 Enrolled
    From the School: Nationally recognized as No. 1 in entrepreneurship for 19 years and ranked the No. 1 college in America for ...

    Becker College

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    Becker College

    Worcester, MA
    • 2,148 Enrolled
    From the School: Becker College is a private, independent, co-educational, four-year institution with undergraduate (associate ...

    Bentley University

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    Bentley University

    Waltham, MA
    • 4,203 Enrolled
    From the School: At Bentley University, we believe your education should prepare you for whatever the world sends your way. That's ...

    Boston University

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    Boston University

    Boston, MA
    • 17,932 Enrolled
    From the School: Is Boston University the right place for you? At BU, you'll be taught by Pulitzer Prize winners, Nobel Laureates, ...

    Bryant University

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    Bryant University

    Smithfield, RI
    • 3,459 Enrolled
    From the School: BRYANT DELIVERS an exceptional education for success in an age of unlimited global opportunity. The undergraduate ...

    Bucknell University

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    Bucknell University

    Lewisburg, PA
    • 3,569 Enrolled
    From the School:
    • 9:1 student-faculty ratio
    • All classes are taught by faculty
    • 93% of first-year students ...

    Central Connecticut State University

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    Central Connecticut State University

    New Britain, CT
    • 9,933 Enrolled
    From the School: Selected as one of the "Great Colleges for the Real World" and honored as a "Leadership Institution"
    Central ...

    Chestnut Hill College

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    Chestnut Hill College

    Philadelphia, PA
    • 1,443 Enrolled
    From the School: A college of distinction, Chestnut Hill College is a four-year Catholic, coed, liberal arts college located ...

    Elmira College

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    Elmira College

    Elmira, NY
    • 1,288 Enrolled
    From the School: Founded in 1855, Elmira College is a private, coeducational, liberal arts college. Elmira, a city of 35,000, is ...

    Emerson College

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    Emerson College

    Boston, MA
    • 3,765 Enrolled
    From the School: Emerson College in Boston has exceptional programs in communications, visual and media arts, performing arts, ...

    Fordham University

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    Fordham University

    Bronx, NY
    • 8,855 Enrolled
    From the School: Founded in 1841, Fordham is a world-renowned Jesuit, Catholic university with two campuses in New York City. Our ...

    Gettysburg College

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    Gettysburg College

    Gettysburg, PA
    • 2,454 Enrolled
    From the School: Gettysburg is a national college of liberal arts and sciences located in the world-famous town of Gettysburg, ...

    Grove City College

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    Grove City College

    Grove City, PA
    • 2,444 Enrolled
    From the School: Grove City College is a private liberal arts and sciences college that promises a rich academic experience at ...

    Haverford College

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    Haverford College

    Haverford, PA
    • 1,233 Enrolled
    From the School: Haverford College, founded in 1833, is a small liberal arts college located on an idyllic campus in the ...

    Hofstra University

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    Hofstra University

    Hempstead, NY
    • 6,824 Enrolled
    From the School: Discover Your Pride and Purpose at Hofstra University At Hofstra University, students live, work and study ...

    Johns Hopkins University

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    Johns Hopkins University

    Baltimore, MD
    • 5,386 Enrolled
    From the School: As America’s first research institution, Johns Hopkins University emphasizes the importance of exploration and ...

    King's College (PA)

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    King's College (PA)

    Wilkes-Barre, PA
    • 1,989 Enrolled
    From the School: King's is a Catholic, comprehensive college in the liberal arts tradition founded by the Congregation of Holy ...

    La Roche College

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    La Roche College

    Pittsburgh, PA
    • 1,398 Enrolled
    From the School: La Roche College is a private liberal arts institution in western Pennsylvania offering more than 50 undergraduate ...

    Le Moyne College

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    Le Moyne College

    Syracuse, NY
    • 2,877 Enrolled
    From the School: Le Moyne College is a four-year, coeducational Jesuit college of approximately 2,500 full-time undergraduate ...


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