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Best 379 Colleges

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20 Schools
Hartford, CT
School Says: "Trinity College is an independent, nonsectarian liberal arts college located in the historic capital city of Hartford, Connecticut. Founded in 1823, Trinity is one of the oldest colleges in the countr..." More>>
Durham, NC
Students Say: "Duke University is “all about academic excellence complemented by highly competitive Division I sports and an enriching array of extracurricular activities,” making the university “an exciting, challe..." More>>
Bethlehem, PA
Students Say: "Located in Pennsylvania’s Lehigh Valley, this university features a “great academic and social life balance” with a campus “small enough to see familiar faces every day, but big enough to always be me..." More>>
Lewiston, ME
Students Say: "A “small liberal arts college,” nestled in Maine, Bates College is dedicated to “empowering its students environmentally, academically, and socially.” The “picturesque” campus offers the traditional N..." More>>
Bennington, VT
Students Say: "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 p..." More>>
Wooster, OH
Students Say: "The College of Wooster is small, personable “tight-knit community” that offers “a truly stellar education” to those who attend. Mentoring is a huge focal point of Wooster’s academics, and the “resourc..." More>>
Newark, NJ
Students Say: "NJIT is certainly a crown jewel within New Jersey’s public university system. Indeed, armed with a great reputation, NJIT offers undergrads “quality aca- demic programs” at an “affordable” price. Stud..." More>>
Bronxville, NY
Students Say: "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..." More>>
Albion, MI
Students Say: "Armed with a “great reputation” and a “small-town feeling,” Albion College provides undergraduates with a “rigorous but rewarding” academic experi- ence replete with “huge opportunities.” Students her..." More>>
Colorado Springs, CO
Students Say: "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, i..." More>>
Norton, MA
Students Say: "This historic Massachusetts institution, originally founded in 1834 as a female seminary, is now a “small liberal arts college” that provides “a top notch education” for “high performing students.” Wh..." More>>
Lancaster, PA
Students Say: "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 facult..." More>>
Baltimore, MD
School Says: "Ever since its founding in 1876, Johns Hopkins has made the undergraduate experience all about exploration and discovery. We believe in learning through hands-on investigation for anyone in any major...." More>>
Providence, RI
Students Say: "Providence College is committed to maintaining small class sizes and facilities in order to provide its students with a strong liberal arts education and traditional campus life. With fewer than 5,000..." More>>
Ewing, NJ
School Says: "The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) has created a culture of constant questioning. In small classes, students and faculty members collaborate in a rewarding process. They seek to understand fundamental p..." More>>
Worcester, MA
Students Say: "This small, Jesuit liberal arts school in Massachusetts operates under a selfless mission statement of “men and women for others.” The school’s strong academic tradition marries with “countless opport..." More>>
Poughkeepsie, NY
Students Say: "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 a..." More>>
Carlisle, PA
Students Say: "Many students cite Dickinson’s unique combination of being a small liberal arts institution with a global perspective as their reason for coming here. There’s a host of study abroad options, and “it’s..." More>>
Washington, DC
Students Say: "Located in our vibrant capital city, The Catholic University of America undoubt- edly provides undergrads with a “wonderful campus in a great location.” Impressively, “despite being in such a big city..." More>>
Kings Point, NY
Students Say: "Tucked away on Long Island, the United States Merchant Marine Academy offers students the chance to pursue a prestigious though rigorous and regimented education. Further, it allows undergrads to join..." More>>