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    1. Wabash College

    Crawfordsville, IN
    • $37,100 Tuition
    • 1130 Avg SAT
    • 926 Enrolled

    A “small, personalized, rigorous, elite institution” with an all-male student body, “Wabash College is a powerful small school that changes lives.” In a word, Wabash is all about “tradition.” The men here “live by a Wabash motto: ’Think Critically, ...

    2. 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” ...

    3. Webb Institute

    Glen Cove, NY
    • $44,000 Tuition
    • 1420 Avg SAT
    • 90 Enrolled

    A “highly specialized” private academy, Webb Institute offers a single “prestigious” degree program in naval architecture and marine engineering. By all accounts, this tiny school does “an excellent job of preparing students with the technical ...

    4. Whitman College

    Walla Walla, WA
    • $44,440 Tuition
    • 1320 Avg SAT
    • 1,498 Enrolled

    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 ...

    5. Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering

    Needham, MA
    • $45,000 Tuition
    • 1480 Avg SAT
    • 370 Enrolled

    If the “hands-on approach to engineering, friendly students, small and intimate setting, [and reputation as] academically one of the best schools in the nation” don’t win you over, perhaps the fact that “Olin is constantly changing curriculum to try ...

    6. St. John's College (NM)

    Santa Fe, NM
    • $47,176 Tuition
    • 1330 Avg SAT
    • 340 Enrolled

    St. John's College in Santa Fe operates on a similar program as the Annapolis campus: Students read and explore a common body of "greatbooks"-includ­ ing many of the most important books in history-in close partnership with their classmates ...

    7. Rollins College

    Winter Park, FL
    • $43,080 Tuition
    • 1190 Avg SAT
    • 1,932 Enrolled

    Located in sunny central Florida, Rollins College is “small enough to help the individual but is fortunate enough to have a large endowment capable of providing each student with necessary academic means.” The generous academic merit scholarships ...

    8. Thomas Aquinas College

    Santa Paula, CA
    • $24,500 Tuition
    • 1260 Avg SAT
    • 378 Enrolled

    Students at Thomas Aquinas College relish attending a school that “takes learning seriously for its own sake, not just as preparation for a job.” With a “strong Catholic identity” and “rigorous curriculum,” TAC offers a “holistic education” that’s ...

    9. Macalester College

    St. Paul, MN
    • 1370 Avg SAT
    • 2,073 Enrolled

    Macalester College in Minnesota is an academic powerhouse; it “opens myriad doors for students to work incredibly hard at what they love and, through research, explore avenues of interest they may not have previously considered.” The school attracts ...

    10. Saint Michael's College

    Colchester, VT
    • $39,050 Tuition
    • 1150 Avg SAT
    • 2,123 Enrolled

    From the School: What matters?

    At Saint Michael's College, we believe that a college education should prepare students not only for a meaningful career, but for a meaningful life. That's why our students start by building a strong ...

    11. Centre College

    Danville, KY
    • $37,100 Tuition
    • 1220 Avg SAT
    • 1,387 Enrolled

    Centre College offers “a genuine, personal, practical education in all areas of life.” Its “small classes” are focused and challenging, “and students definitely spend a lot of time studying, reading, and writing papers.” An international studies ...

    12. Dartmouth College

    Hanover, NH
    • $46,764 Tuition
    • 1460 Avg SAT
    • 4,193 Enrolled

    Tucked away in bucolic New Hampshire, Dartmouth College manages to strike a nice “balance between the intimacy of a college [and] the opportunity of a university.” Students feel fortunate that the administration places an “emphasis on pursuing ...

    13. Harvey Mudd College

    Claremont, CA
    • $48,315 Tuition
    • 1490 Avg SAT
    • 804 Enrolled

    Harvey Mudd College, one of the five Claremont Colleges in Southern California’s Inland Empire, “is a small science and math school with a quirky community that is the perfect fit for those who are serious about both their technical studies and ...

    14. Austin College

    Sherman, TX
    • 1200 Avg SAT
    • 1,278 Enrolled

    “Individual attention” is the name of the game at Austin College. Indeed, the small size of the school allows for a lot of “one-on-one interaction” and provides students with “many opportunities to get involved on campus.” Additionally, students are ...

    15. Franklin & Marshall College

    Lancaster, PA
    • $48,414 Tuition
    • 1300 Avg SAT
    • 2,209 Enrolled

    Franklin & Marshall College is “a small, focused liberal arts college dedicated to giving every student the opportunity to succeed.” Known for its “extremely high academic standards” and “great faculty accessibility,” the school is “about furthering ...

    16. Loyola University New Orleans

    New Orleans, LA
    • $36,214 Tuition
    • 1120 Avg SAT
    • 2,796 Enrolled

    From the School: Loyola's unique combination of quality faculty and academic programs; an ideal size that fosters a positive learning environment and individual attention; and the centuries-old Jesuit tradition of educating the whole person ...

    17. Truman State University

    Kirksville, MO
    • $13,160 Tuition
    • 1250 Avg SAT
    • 5,910 Enrolled

    From the School: Truman State University is Missouri's premier liberal arts and sciences university and the only highly selective public institution in the state. As one of the very few publicly funded liberal arts schools in the nation, ...

    18. 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 ...

    19. Westminster College of Salt Lake City

    Salt Lake City, UT
    • $29,856 Tuition
    • 1120 Avg SAT
    • 2,233 Enrolled

    Located in Salt Lake City, Westminster College is “a small private college” with “an urban setting that has easy access to the outdoors.” Winter sports are a major part of campus life, but if you are not already proficient on the hills, don’t worry, ...

    20. Lawrence University

    Appleton, WI
    • $43,440 Tuition
    • 1280 Avg SAT
    • 1,519 Enrolled

    From the School: Our 1,520 students come from nearly every state and more than 50 countries to enjoy the distinctive benefits of this engaged-and engaging-community. It's a close-knit, residential, 24/7 campus filled with smart and talented ...


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