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Show/Hide Colorado College Colorado Springs, CO save school
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Colorado College has a unique program that breaks the school year into eight segments, or blocks, of three-and-a-half weeks each. Students take a single course during each block. And unsurprisingly, it’s hugely popular. Students “love the block plan,” calling it “an incredible way to learn” and a s...

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Private

Middle 50% Math score - 610-720

Middle 50% Verbal score - 610-710

Middle 50% Writing score - 620-700

Middle 50% ACT score - 27-32

Total Enrollment - 2040

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Show/Hide Champlain College Burlington, VT save school get a brochure
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Both Champlain students and the studies they pursue are “professional” and “career minded,” and name Champlain’s “high job placement rate” as a primary reason for choosing the college. “Networking and the emphasis on internships at Champlain leads to a great deal of job placements relevant to your ...

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Private

Middle 50% Math score - 490-590

Middle 50% Verbal score - 500-610

Middle 50% ACT score - 20-25

Total Enrollment - 2067

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Show/Hide Bennington College Bennington, VT save school get a brochure
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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 students appreciate. “It’s a huge advantage upon gr...

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Private

Middle 50% Math score - 560-660

Middle 50% Verbal score - 620-720

Middle 50% Writing score - 630-720

Middle 50% ACT score - 27-31

Total Enrollment - 619

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Show/Hide Sarah Lawrence College Bronxville, NY save school
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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 “a personal education” that’s “tailored to [each] s...

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Private

Average GPA - 3.6

Middle 50% Math score - 550-650

Middle 50% Verbal score - 600-700

Middle 50% Writing score - 590-680

Middle 50% ACT score - 27-30

Total Enrollment - 1471

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Show/Hide Prescott College Prescott, AZ save school
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Prescott College, a small, progressive school, “encourages critical and forward thinking around issues of social justice and sustainability.” The school shines in interdisciplinary fields, such as environmental studies, human development and psychology, outdoor adventure education, and arts-based f...

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Private

Average GPA - 3.11

Middle 50% Math score - 430-610

Middle 50% Verbal score - 480-650

Middle 50% Writing score - 490-580

Middle 50% ACT score - 20-26

Total Enrollment - 545

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Show/Hide St. John's College (NM)   save school
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St. John’s College in Santa Fe operates on a similar program as the Annapolis campus: Students read and explore a common body of “great books”—includ­ing many of the most important books in history—in close partnership with their classmates and teachers. Every professor “must teach (learn) Euclid, ...

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Private

Middle 50% Math score - 550-680

Middle 50% Verbal score - 580-740

Middle 50% Writing score - 560-670

Middle 50% ACT score - 25-29

Total Enrollment - 349

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Show/Hide St. John's College (MD)   save school
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St. John’s College is a “one of a kind” institution, which “teaches its students how to think for themselves” through a series of rigorous, discussion-based seminars. Here, every student follows the same academic curriculum, which consists entirely of “reading and discussing the great books of West...

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Private

Middle 50% Math score - 550-690

Middle 50% Verbal score - 600-720

Middle 50% ACT score - 27-30

Total Enrollment - 443

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Show/Hide Wagner College Staten Island, NY save school
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Wagner College, located on Staten Island, is a “tight-knit and fun, yet academi­cally challenging,” liberal arts school that operates under the Wagner Plan, com­bining a solid foundation in the liberal arts with practical and applied experi­ences like internships, with a commitment to service learn...

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Private

Average GPA - 89.1

Middle 50% Math score - 520-640

Middle 50% Verbal score - 530-630

Middle 50% Writing score - 520-620

Middle 50% ACT score - 22-27

Total Enrollment - 1838

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Show/Hide University of Redlands Redlands, CA save school get a brochure
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The University of Redlands is a smallish liberal arts college in Southern California that offers “great financial aid” and “emphasizes a balanced, broad education.” “Small class sizes provide a more hands-on learning experience” and “personal attention.” Class discussions are “often spicy and provo...

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Average GPA - 3.66

Middle 50% Math score - 520-620

Middle 50% Verbal score - 510-610

Middle 50% ACT score - 23-27

Total Enrollment - 2683

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Show/Hide Bard College at Simon's Rock Great Barrington, MA save school
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There’s no one else doing what Bard College at Simon’s Rock is doing. The small, selective “early college” aims “to create a good experience for passionate younger students” through small class sizes, engaging class discussion, and “catering to each student as an individual.” All 400 Simon’s Rock s...

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Private

Average GPA - 3.71

Middle 50% Math score - 600-710

Middle 50% Verbal score - 690-750

Middle 50% Writing score - 620-710

Middle 50% ACT score - 24-27

Total Enrollment - 350

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Show/Hide Thomas Aquinas College Santa Paula, CA save school
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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 “demanding on every level.” The college promotes a ...

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Private

Average GPA - 3.78

Middle 50% Math score - 570-640

Middle 50% Verbal score - 590-700

Middle 50% Writing score - 570-690

Middle 50% ACT score - 23-31

Total Enrollment - 366

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Show/Hide Reed College Portland, OR save school get a brochure
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Reed is a college synonymous with academic rigor and a “passion for learning” certainly permeates this campus. A political science major steadfastly agrees stat­ing “Reed’s commitment to academic excellence blew me away. The students here work like demons and love it!” In fact, “Reedies are proud ...

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Private

Average GPA - 3.9

Middle 50% Math score - 640-710

Middle 50% Verbal score - 670-750

Middle 50% Writing score - 660-730

Middle 50% ACT score - 30-33

Total Enrollment - 1447

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Show/Hide Marlboro College Marlboro, VT save school
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Teeny tiny Marlboro College in Vermont offers a “self-driven, free, and intimate academic climate” with a “rustic feel.” With an average class size of just ten students, the school is all about creating a serious academic setting “where stu­dents are on equal footing with teachers and decide their ...

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Average GPA - 3.11

Middle 50% Math score - 520-650

Middle 50% Verbal score - 560-730

Middle 50% Writing score - 530-680

Total Enrollment - 240

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Show/Hide College of the Atlantic Bar Harbor, ME save school get a brochure
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College of the Atlantic is a small liberal arts college in Bar Harbor, on Mount Desert Island, Maine, that its students think of as a “progressive educational experiment that broadens perspective.” The college offers the sole major of “human ecology,” which allows students to design their own major...

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Private

Average GPA - 3.56

Middle 50% Math score - 530-640

Middle 50% Verbal score - 580-690

Middle 50% Writing score - 580-650

Middle 50% ACT score - 25-33

Total Enrollment - 362

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Show/Hide United States Military Academy West Point, NY save school get a brochure
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Duty. Honor. Country. Having produced two U.S. presidents, numerous gener­als, and 74 Medal of Honor recipients in its 210 years in existence, an institu­tion such as West Point doesn’t need to hear outside praise. The rigorous admission process (you must be nominated by your Congressional represen...

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Public

Middle 50% Math score - 600-690

Middle 50% Verbal score - 580-695

Middle 50% Writing score - 550-665

Middle 50% ACT score - 27-32

Total Enrollment - 4591

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Show/Hide Grinnell College Grinnell, IA save school
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Offering “a great mix of serious academics and a fun community,” Grinnell College “is a crazy, unique, busy, caffeinated cornfield of geniuses” whose “hard work, critical thinking, and social consciousness” define the Grinnell experience. The school “is challenging academically,” so “you have to wo...

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Private

Middle 50% Math score - 630-770

Middle 50% Verbal score - 620-730

Middle 50% Writing score - n/av-n/av

Middle 50% ACT score - 28-32

Total Enrollment - 1721

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Show/Hide Rollins College Winter Park, FL save school
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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 bring in a smart crowd, and the small class sizes, ...

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Average GPA - 3.26

Middle 50% Math score - 540-640

Middle 50% Verbal score - 550-640

Middle 50% Writing score - 540-640

Middle 50% ACT score - 24-29

Total Enrollment - 1890

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Show/Hide Sweet Briar College Sweet Briar, VA save school
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“A place where students want to be a part of something bigger than them­selves,” Sweet Briar College is a small, all-female, liberal arts college set in rural Virginia. Known as “a sisterhood” that fosters “leadership in and out of the classroom,” this college attracts women interested in a persona...

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Average GPA - 3.51

Middle 50% Math score - 458-590

Middle 50% Verbal score - 480-620

Middle 50% Writing score - 460-580

Middle 50% ACT score - 21-27

Total Enrollment - 703

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Show/Hide Wesleyan College Macon, GA save school
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To many of its students, the words “sisterhood” and “tradition” are synony­mous with Wesleyan College. Founded in 1836, Wesleyan “was the first college [chartered] to offer degrees to women.” This private women’s college located in Macon, Georgia, is “all about community, academics, and faith.” Stu...

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Middle 50% Math score - 430-560

Middle 50% Verbal score - 450-570

Middle 50% Writing score - 420-340

Middle 50% ACT score - 17-22

Total Enrollment - 648

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Show/Hide New College of Florida   save school
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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” here (working closely with faculty advisers, “th...

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Average GPA - 3.92

Middle 50% Math score - 570-660

Middle 50% Verbal score - 620-720

Middle 50% Writing score - 590-680

Middle 50% ACT score - 27-30

Total Enrollment - 793