• For our "2016 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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    Adelphi University

    Garden City, NY
    • 4,852 Enrolled

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    American University

    Washington, DC
    • 7,909 Enrolled
    From the School: American University's curriculum combines serious theoretical study with meaningful real-world learning ...

    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 ...

    Barnard College

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    Barnard College

    New York, NY
    • 2,556 Enrolled
    From the School: Barnard College is an independent college of liberal arts and sciences for women, partnered with Columbia ...

    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 and ...

    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 ...

    Bryant University

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    Bryant University

    Smithfield, RI
    • 3,320 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: Established in 1846, Bucknell is highly selective, private, nonsectarian, coeducational (since 1883), residential, ...

    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 ...

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    City University of New York--Brooklyn College

    Brooklyn, NY
    • 14,207 Enrolled

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    City University of New York--Hunter College

    New York, NY
    • 16,550 Enrolled
    From the School: For the third consecutive year, the Princeton Review has named Hunter College one of the top ten "Best Value" ...

    Connecticut College

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    Connecticut College

    New London, CT
    • 1,918 Enrolled
    From the School: Chartered in 1911, Connecticut College was founded in the spirit of political and social equality, ...

    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, ...

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    Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts at The New School

    New York, NY
    • 1,550 Enrolled

    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. In ...

    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, ...


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