• 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.


    Showing 1 - 20 of 140 results

    Featured

    Christian Brothers University

    Memphis, TN
    • 1,299 Enrolled

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    University of North Carolina--Wilmington

    Wilmington, NC
    • 12,952 Enrolled

    Agnes Scott College

    Decatur, GA
    • 902 Enrolled

    Anderson University (SC)

    Anderson, SC
    • 2,776 Enrolled

    Appalachian State University

    Boone, NC
    • 16,290 Enrolled

    Auburn University

    Auburn, AL
    • 21,786 Enrolled

    Auburn University Montgomery

    Montgomery, AL
    • 4,377 Enrolled

    Averett University

    Danville, VA
    • 891 Enrolled

    Barton College

    Wilson, NC
    • 1,101 Enrolled

    Bellarmine University

    Louisville, KY
    • 2,651 Enrolled

    Belmont Abbey College

    Belmont, NC
    • 1,560 Enrolled

    Belmont University

    Tennessee, TN
    • 5,983 Enrolled
    From the School: Belmont University sits on 75 historic acres in the heart of Nashville, Tennessee, a thriving metropolis known ...

    Berea College

    Berea, KY
    • 1,643 Enrolled

    Bethany College (WV)

    Bethany College (WV)

    Bethany, WV
    • 905 Enrolled
    From the School: Bethany, a small college of national distinction, was founded March 2, 1840. For 175 years, Bethany ...

    Birmingham-Southern College

    Birmingham, AL
    • 1,231 Enrolled

    Brenau University

    Gainesville, GA
    • 1,596 Enrolled

    Brescia University

    Owensboro, KY
    • 1,060 Enrolled

    Bridgewater College

    Bridgewater, VA
    • 1,834 Enrolled

    Campbell University

    Buies Creek, NC
    • 4,298 Enrolled

    Carson-Newman University

    Jefferson City, TN
    • 1,757 Enrolled


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