• 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.


    Drexel University

    Philadelphia, PA
    • 15,499 Enrolled
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    Duke University

    Durham, NC
    • 6,639 Enrolled
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    Duquesne University

    Pittsburgh, PA
    • 6,039 Enrolled
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    Earlham College

    Richmond, IN
    • 1,031 Enrolled
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    Eckerd College

    St.Petersburg, FL
    • 1,844 Enrolled
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    Elon University

    Elon, NC
    • 6,008 Enrolled
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    Emerson College

    Emerson College

    Boston, MA
    • 3,790 Enrolled
    From the School: Emerson College in Boston has exceptional programs in communications, visual and media arts, performing arts, ...
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    Emory University

    Atlanta, GA
    • 6,861 Enrolled
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    Evergreen State College

    Olympia, WA
    • 3,787 Enrolled
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    Fairfield University

    Fairfield, CT
    • 4,032 Enrolled
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    Flagler College

    St. Augustine, FL
    • 2,614 Enrolled
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    Florida Southern College

    Florida Southern College

    Lakeland, FL
    • 2,386 Enrolled
    From the School: Founded in 1883, Florida Southern is the oldest private comprehensive college in Florida and a national ...

    Florida State University

    Tallahassee, FL
    • 32,929 Enrolled
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    Fordham University

    Fordham University

    Bronx, NY
    • 9,258 Enrolled
    From the School: Founded in 1841, Fordham is a world-renowned Jesuit, Catholic university with two campuses in New York City. Our ...
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    Franklin & Marshall College

    Lancaster, PA
    • 2,255 Enrolled
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    Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering

    Needham, MA
    • 378 Enrolled
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    Furman University

    Greenville, SC
    • 2,797 Enrolled
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    George Mason University

    Fairfax, VA
    • 23,812 Enrolled
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    George Washington University

    George Washington University

    Washington, DC
    • 11,157 Enrolled
    From the School: The George Washington University, located in downtown Washington, D.C., provides students with invaluable ...

    Georgetown University

    Washington, DC
    • 7,453 Enrolled
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