• Our rankings—now out in our book The Best 381 Colleges: 2017 Edition—are based on our surveys of 143,000 students attending these schools. Students rated everything from their financial aid to on-campus food. Grab a copy of the book—available here or wherever books are sold—to see our in-depth profiles of the schools.

    PLEASE NOTE: The Princeton Review does not rank schools overall 1-381. This list appears in alphabetical order. Schools marked "featured" have paid a fee for this designation. For more information on our ranking lists and selection process, check out our methodology and FAQs.


    Agnes Scott College

    Decatur, GA
    • 927 Enrolled

    Albion College

    Albion, MI
    • 1,418 Enrolled

    Alfred University

    Alfred, NY
    • 1,960 Enrolled

    Allegheny College

    Allegheny College

    Meadville, PA
    • 1,920 Enrolled
    From the School: Allegheny College is one of the country’s oldest and most dynamic private liberal arts institutions. Allegheny ...

    American University

    Washington, DC
    • 7,901 Enrolled

    Amherst College

    Amherst, MA
    • 1,849 Enrolled

    Angelo State University

    San Angelo, TX
    • 8,094 Enrolled

    Arizona State University

    Tempe, AZ
    • 42,477 Enrolled

    Assumption College

    Assumption College

    Worcester, MA
    • 1,987 Enrolled
    From the School: Assumption College is one of of New England’s top Catholic colleges, combining the liberal arts with more than

    Auburn University

    Auburn, AL
    • 22,658 Enrolled

    Austin College

    Sherman, TX
    • 1,255 Enrolled

    Babson College

    Babson College

    Babson Park, MA
    • 2,283 Enrolled
    From the School: Nationally recognized as No. 1 in entrepreneurship for 20 years and ranked the Best U.S. College for International ...

    Bard College

    Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
    • 2,023 Enrolled

    Bard College at Simon's Rock

    Great Barrington, MA
    • 362 Enrolled

    Barnard College

    Barnard College

    New York, NY
    • 2,556 Enrolled
    From the School: Barnard is the most sought-after liberal arts college for women in the US. Barnard provides a cosmopolitan ...

    Bates College

    Lewiston, ME
    • 1,780 Enrolled

    Baylor University

    Waco, TX
    • 14,348 Enrolled

    Becker College

    Becker College

    Worcester, MA
    • 2,178 Enrolled
    From the School: Future-focused Becker College has a 95% graduate placement rate for employment or further study, and ...

    Bellarmine University

    Louisville, KY
    • 2,650 Enrolled

    Beloit College

    Beloit College

    Beloit, WI
    • 1,394 Enrolled
    From the School: Beloit College is a four-year, independent, national college of liberal arts and sciences in Southern Wisconsin. ...


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