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    1. United States Naval Academy

    Annapolis, MD
    • $0 Tuition
    • 4,511 Enrolled
    • 620 Avg SAT Reading
    • 660 Avg SAT Math
    One of the nation’s most prestigious institutions, the United States Naval Academy provides undergraduates with the opportunity “to be among America’s next generation of leaders, and to represent the best this country has to offer.” Certainly, these ...

    2. California Institute of Technology

    Pasadena, CA
    • $43,710 Tuition
    • 983 Enrolled
    • 760 Avg SAT Reading
    • 780 Avg SAT Math
    • 760 Avg SAT Writing
    Beyond arguably one of the most rigorous undergraduate educations in science out there, Caltech is a small, tight-knit community that is “geared towards training tomorrow’s leaders and pioneers in the field of science.” There may be a heavy emphasis ...

    3. Middlebury College

    Middlebury, VT
    • $47,418 Tuition
    • 2,526 Enrolled
    • 680 Avg SAT Reading
    • 680 Avg SAT Math
    • 700 Avg SAT Writing
    One of the most highly regarded liberal arts colleges in the United States, Middlebury College in Vermont is about “creating a person both socially and intellectually prepared for the world.” The school has “a high level of global thinking and ...

    4. Union College (NY)

    Schenectady, NY
    • $49,542 Tuition
    • 2,242 Enrolled
    • 640 Avg SAT Reading
    • 670 Avg SAT Math
    • 630 Avg SAT Writing
    From the School: Union College, chartered by the state of New York in 1795, is one of the nation’s oldest and most distinguished liberal arts colleges. Union is a leader in educating students to be engaged, innovative and ethical contributors ...

    5. Trinity University

    San Antonio, TX
    • $37,296 Tuition
    • 2,297 Enrolled
    • 630 Avg SAT Reading
    • 640 Avg SAT Math
    • 600 Avg SAT Writing
    Located in San Antonio, Trinity University is a small liberal arts college that offers substantial financial aid and encourages the exploration of academic interests and personal goals. Strong science programs and research opportunities abound, and ...

    6. Harvey Mudd College

    Claremont, CA
    • $48,315 Tuition
    • 804 Enrolled
    • 720 Avg SAT Reading
    • 770 Avg SAT Math
    • 720 Avg SAT Writing
    Harvey Mudd College, according to its mission statement, “seeks to educate engineers, scientists, and mathematicians well versed in all of these areas and in the humanities and the social sciences so that they may assume leadership in their fields ...

    7. Bowdoin College

    Brunswick, ME
    • $47,744 Tuition
    • 1,805 Enrolled
    • 720 Avg SAT Reading
    • 720 Avg SAT Math
    • 720 Avg SAT Writing
    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. University of Scranton

    Scranton, PA
    • 3,998 Enrolled
    • 560 Avg SAT Reading
    • 560 Avg SAT Math
    From the School: The University of Scranton is a Catholic and Jesuit university known for outstanding academic quality, a beautiful and technology-rich campus, and a sense of community that helps you feel right at home. At Scranton, you can ...

    9. Lehigh University

    Bethlehem, PA
    • $45,860 Tuition
    • 5,062 Enrolled
    • 630 Avg SAT Reading
    • 690 Avg SAT Math
    Located in Pennsylvania’s Lehigh Valley, this university features a “great academic and social life balance” with a campus “small enough to see familiar faces every day, but big enough to always be meeting new people.” It “boasts a strong ...

    10. University of Richmond

    University of Richmond, VA
    • $48,090 Tuition
    • 2,984 Enrolled
    • 660 Avg SAT Reading
    • 670 Avg SAT Math
    • 650 Avg SAT Writing
    The University of Richmond provides “the resources of a large university with the personal attention of a small college” and just “a hint of Southern charm.” Financial aid is “generous.” Facilities are “outstanding.” “Students have access to ...

    11. Whitman College

    Walla Walla, WA
    • $45,770 Tuition
    • 1,498 Enrolled
    • 660 Avg SAT Reading
    • 660 Avg SAT Math
    • 660 Avg SAT Writing
    If learning can be both rigorous and laid-back at the same time, it happens at Whitman College in Walla Walla, WA. The “challenging” academics here are coupled with a “relaxed attitude” in order to give students “the best education possible without ...

    12. St. Olaf College

    Northfield, MN
    • $42,940 Tuition
    • 3,034 Enrolled
    • 630 Avg SAT Reading
    • 630 Avg SAT Math
    Tucked away in quaint Northfield, Minnesota, St. Olaf College provides undergraduates with a “great academic program” and a “great community.” Though technically a Christian school, St. Olaf does a good “job of emphasizing the Lutheran tradition ...

    13. Wheaton College (IL)

    Wheaton, IL
    • $32,950 Tuition
    • 2,432 Enrolled
    • 660 Avg SAT Reading
    • 640 Avg SAT Math
    • 650 Avg SAT Writing
    Wheaton College strives to cultivate students’ knowledge and to “prepare them to enter the world as strong and capable individuals who serve Christ and His Kingdom.” This “academically rigorous” and deeply religious liberal arts school is equally as ...

    14. Grinnell College

    Grinnell, IA
    • $46,574 Tuition
    • 1,734 Enrolled
    • 680 Avg SAT Reading
    • 710 Avg SAT Math
    Founded in 1846, Grinnell College is a small private liberal arts college in Iowa where innovative intellectual discourse is central to learning. Guided by a commitment to academic rigor and a “commitment to social justice,” the school stresses ...

    15. Beloit College

    Beloit, WI
    • $44,590 Tuition
    • 1,303 Enrolled
    • 620 Avg SAT Reading
    • 620 Avg SAT Math
    From the School: Beloit College is a four-year, independent, national college of liberal arts and sciences in Southern Wisconsin. It is a college where great teaching and mentoring prepare students to lead lives of consequence and where ...

    16. Swarthmore College

    Swarthmore, PA
    • $47,070 Tuition
    • 1,542 Enrolled
    • 720 Avg SAT Reading
    • 720 Avg SAT Math
    • 720 Avg SAT Writing
    From the School: When you step onto the Swarthmore campus, you engage the world. A world of intellect and action, collaboration and connection. Where lush gardens and woods trace your journey to a class on plasma physics or international ...

    17. Washington University in St. Louis

    St. Louis, MO
    • $47,300 Tuition
    • 7,401 Enrolled
    • 740 Avg SAT Reading
    • 760 Avg SAT Math
    • 740 Avg SAT Writing
    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 ...

    18. Pomona College

    Claremont, CA
    • $47,280 Tuition
    • 1,650 Enrolled
    • 730 Avg SAT Reading
    • 730 Avg SAT Math
    • 740 Avg SAT Writing
    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 ...

    19. Haverford College

    Haverford, PA
    • $46,790 Tuition
    • 1,194 Enrolled
    • 710 Avg SAT Reading
    • 700 Avg SAT Math
    • 700 Avg SAT Writing
    From the School: Haverford College, founded in 1833, is a small liberal arts college located on an idyllic campus in the Philadelphia suburb of Haverford. Haverford provides a rigorous and intensely personal undergraduate education inspired ...

    20. St. Lawrence University

    Canton, NY
    • $49,060 Tuition
    • 2,406 Enrolled
    • 590 Avg SAT Reading
    • 610 Avg SAT Math
    • 590 Avg SAT Writing
    From the School: St. Lawrence University is a private, independent, non-denominational, university that seeks to provide a stimulating and rigorous liberal arts education to undergraduate students chosen for their intellectual potential and ...


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