Are you researching colleges? Do you know how to find the right college for you?


Do some soul searching to figure out what you really want out of your college experience in terms of academics, campus culture and financial aid. Are you looking for a student body with a ton of school spirit? State-of-the-art science labs? A thriving theater department?

We publish our 
ranking lists and school profiles every year to help you compare colleges and find the best schools for your unique personality and goals. 

Get some inspiration from the 2017 edition of The Best 381 Colleges. We asked 143,000 college students to rate everything from their professors to their campus social scenes. Check out some Top 5 ranking highlights below or browse all of our 62 rankings lists.



Top 5 Most Politically Active ranking list



Top 5 Students Pack the Stadium ranking list



Top 5 Great Financial Aid ranking list