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    1. 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 ...

    2. Sarah Lawrence College

    Bronxville, NY
    • $49,680 Tuition
    • 1270 Avg SAT
    • 1,437 Enrolled

    Nestled in a picturesque suburb of New York City, Sarah Lawrence College is a breath of fresh air for intellectually curious students who would chafe within the confines of a more traditional academic setting. The college prides itself on offering ...

    3. Reed College

    Portland, OR
    • $47,500 Tuition
    • 1380 Avg SAT
    • 1,395 Enrolled

    From the School: Intellectual. Free-thinking. Laid back. Classical. Iconoclastic. Paradoxical. Liberal. College guides grapple to define the Reed College experience, but they tend to agree that Reed is one of the most distinctive colleges in ...

    4. 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 ...

    5. Oberlin College

    Oberlin, OH
    • $49,928 Tuition
    • 1360 Avg SAT
    • 2,961 Enrolled

    Oberlin College, a school “for laid-back people who enjoy learning and expanding social norms, allows each and every student to have the undergrad experience for which he or she is looking, all the while challenging the students to change themselves ...

    6. Vassar College

    Poughkeepsie, NY
    • $48,840 Tuition
    • 1400 Avg SAT
    • 2,418 Enrolled

    Vassar College is a small “academically challenging” school that offers a “perfect liberal arts feel” and seeks to broaden students’ perspectives. The “strong sense of community” is apparent both in and out of the classroom, where the school drums ...

    7. Bard College

    Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
    • $49,226 Tuition
    • 1280 Avg SAT
    • 2,059 Enrolled

    Bard College is private, liberal arts institution located in the Hudson Valley that boasts a strong arts focus and a dedication to civic engagement locally, nationally, and worldwide in ways that “are unheard of for an institution of this size.” The ...

    8. Pitzer College

    Claremont, CA
    • $46,720 Tuition
    • 1300 Avg SAT
    • 1,081 Enrolled

    From the School: Pitzer is a comprehensive liberal arts college founded in 1963 as the sixth member of The Claremont Colleges and ranks as the fifth most diverse private coed national liberal arts college. Our emphasis on interdisciplinary ...

    9. Guilford College

    Greensboro, NC
    • 1040 Avg SAT
    • 2,137 Enrolled

    Guilford’s legendarily “accepting culture” arises through the incorporation of a number of core tenets that include “diversity, equality, community, stewardship, etc.” The school is “a place where you can express yourself free from judgment,” and ...

    10. Lewis & Clark College

    Portland, OR
    • $43,022 Tuition
    • 1280 Avg SAT
    • 2,179 Enrolled

    From the School: On a stunning campus in one of the most exciting and progressive cities anywhere, the next generation of global thinkers gathers to discard conventional thinking, civic complacency, and outmoded preconceptions. Leaders, ...

    11. University of Puget Sound

    Tacoma, WA
    • $43,200 Tuition
    • 1220 Avg SAT
    • 2,553 Enrolled

    The University of Puget Sound is “the ideal learning environment with plenty of opportunity for both academic and personal growth.” Students are encouraged to “branch out and go beyond their comfort zone in class and outside of class,” and the ...

    12. Emerson College

    Boston, MA
    • $29,408 Tuition
    • 1210 Avg SAT
    • 3,698 Enrolled

    From the School: Emerson College is the only college in America dedicated exclusively to communication and the arts in a liberal arts context. Established in 1880 as a small regional school of oratory, Emerson has evolved into a diverse, ...

    13. New College of Florida

    Sarasota, FL
    • $27,159 Tuition
    • 1280 Avg SAT
    • 834 Enrolled

    New College of Florida, a uniquely small and unconventional public institution, “provides challenging courses for highly self-motivated students who want a large amount of control over their academic choices.” It’s all about “self-directed learning” ...

    14. State University of New York--Purchase College

    Purchase, NY
    • $15,820 Tuition
    • 1100 Avg SAT
    • 4,188 Enrolled

    In urging its students to "Think Wide Open," SUNY Purchase features "unique and artistic minds" within in its "wonderfully diverse community of people." Boasting both great value and close proximity to New York City, SUNY Purchase is ...

    15. Warren Wilson College

    Asheville, NC
    • $30,462 Tuition
    • 1120 Avg SAT
    • 824 Enrolled

    Warren Wilson’s unique approach to education is encapsulated in its “Triad program.” This distinctive curriculum combines academics with “work and service.” Though this program might demand more of your time, undergrads here speak quite highly of ...

    16. Grinnell College

    Grinnell, IA
    • $46,574 Tuition
    • 1400 Avg SAT
    • 1,734 Enrolled

    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 ...

    17. Green Mountain College

    Poultney, VT
    • $32,594 Tuition
    • 1040 Avg SAT
    • 572 Enrolled

    Green Mountain College, located in Poultney, Vermont, is a small, private, liberal arts college near the Vermont countryside. One of the goals of Green Mountain is its active focus on sustainability and teaching all of their incoming students to ...

    18. Occidental College

    Los Angeles, CA
    • 1300 Avg SAT
    • 2,117 Enrolled

    An “intellectual, accepting, beautiful” liberal arts college in northeast Los Angeles, Occidental is “perfect for hard-working and involved students who not only want to be challenged academically, but also want to be pushed to learn more about the ...

    19. University of Vermont

    Burlington, VT
    • $35,832 Tuition
    • 1180 Avg SAT
    • 10,992 Enrolled

    At The University of Vermont—”a mid-sized university in a cute town that offers a quality education”—you’ll get that quintessential college experience: a relaxed but academically-focused atmosphere amid big stone buildings and beautiful foliage. The ...

    20. Eckerd College

    St.Petersburg, FL
    • $38,342 Tuition
    • 1120 Avg SAT
    • 1,802 Enrolled

    Located on Florida’s Gulf Coast in St. Petersburg, Eckerd College is a small liberal arts college that prepares students to be “well-rounded, educated people for the ‘real world’, rather than for just one job.” Indeed, 40 percent of all students ...


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