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Best 379 Colleges

Most Politically Active Students
20 Schools
1
Washington, DC
Students Say: "Get ready for “hands-on learning in an environment unlike any other” at George Washington University, where a location “four blocks away from the White House, down the street from the State Department..." More>>
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Grinnell, IA
Students Say: "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 commit- ment to academic rigor and a “comm..." More>>
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West Point, NY
Students Say: "Duty. Honor. Country. Having produced two U.S. presidents, numerous gener­ als, and 74 Medal of Honor recipients in its 210 years in existence, an institu­ tion such as West Point doesn't ne..." More>>
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Poughkeepsie, NY
Students Say: "Vassar College is a small “academically challenging” school that offers a “per- fect liberal arts feel” and seeks to broaden students’ perspectives. The “strong sense of community” is apparent both in..." More>>
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Wellesley, MA
Students Say: "This “rigorous” all-women’s school in Massachusetts is one of the most selec- tive liberal arts schools in the country, boasting notable alumnae such as Madeline Albright, Nora Ephron, and Hillary Rod..." More>>
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Amherst, MA
Students Say: "With about 1,800 students, Amherst College “has a strong sense of community born of its small size” that goes hand-in-hand with an atmosphere that “encour- ages discussion and cooperation.” Many here ..." More>>
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Sarasota, FL
Students Say: "New College of Florida, a uniquely small and unconventional public institu- tion, “provides challenging courses for highly self-motivated students who want a large amount of control over their academi..." More>>
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Claremont, CA
Students Say: "Students at Claremont McKenna really love their school. With its “phenomenal academics,” “brilliant professors,” “amazing career services center,” and “per- fect weather,” it’s no wonder CMC students ..." More>>
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Washington, DC
Students Say: "This moderately sized elite academic establishment stays true to its Jesuit founda- tions by educating its students with the idea of “cura personalis,” or “care for the whole person.” The “well-inform..." More>>
Washington, DC
School Says: "Founded in 1893, American University's 84-acre campus is located in the residential "Embassy Row" neighborhood in the northwest quadrant of Washington, D.C. Nestled among embassies and ambassadorial r..." More>>
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Asheville, NC
Students Say: "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 yo..." More>>
Chicago, IL
School Says: "A private university chartered in 1890, the University of Chicago quickly became a world leader in research. In addition, UChicago's coherent program of general education for undergraduates has been r..." More>>
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St. Paul, MN
Students Say: "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..." More>>
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Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
Students Say: "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..." More>>
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Great Barrington, MA
Students Say: "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,..." More>>
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Annapolis, MD
Students Say: "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 repres..." More>>
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College Park, MD
Students Say: "The University of Maryland—College Park is a grand mix of “twenty-minute walks to class across one of the country’s most beautiful campuses, [an introduc- tion] to high-level courses taught by the nat..." More>>
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Hampden-Sydney, VA
Students Say: "The deep tradition of this all-male Virginia institution dates to 1775, and it is reflected in the idea that Hampden-Sydney is seen as “one of the best schools for a stepping stone to business, law an..." More>>
Portland, OR
School Says: "Intellectual. Free-thinking. Rigorous. Laid back. Classical. Iconoclastic. Paradoxical. Liberal. College guides grapple to define the Reed College experience, but they all tend to agree on two points:..." More>>
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New York, NY
School Says: "NYU is the largest private research university in America, yet retains a close-knit community that combines the intellectual atmosphere of a small- to medium-sized college with the myriad cultural off..." More>>