2018 Rankings - Liberal Arts Colleges

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Rank Name 8-year graduation rate Graduation rate rank Predicted grad rate based on % of Pell recipients, incoming SATs, etc. Grad rate performance rank Pell/non-Pell graduation gap Pell graduation gap rank % of students receiving Pell Grants Predicted % Pell based on ACT/SAT and admit rates Pell performance rank % of students first-generation Predicted % first-gen based on ACT/SAT and admit rates First-gen performance rank Median earnings 10 yrs after entering college Predicted median earnings Earnings performance rank Net price of attendance for families below $75,000 income Net price rank Percent repaying $1 in loan principal 5 yrs after leaving college Repayment rank Predicted repayment rate Predicted repayment rate rank Research expenditures, in millions Rank Bachelor's to PhD rank Peace Corps rank ROTC rank % of federal work-study funds spent on service Rank Matches AmeriCorps service grants? Voting engagement points Social mobility rank Research rank Service rank
41 Kalamazoo College (MI) 82 48 80 82 -2 85 20 16 56 15 15 111 49029 49248 124 15255 74 87 70 87 116 0.6 78 28 6 132 14 107 0 1 66 38 41
42 Hobart William Smith Colleges (NY) 78 77 82 169 1 49 15 19 151 9 17 209 50322 49012 87 18910 154 87 72 90 171 1.1 55 149 23 132 37 10 2 4 140 121 1
43 Bucknell University (PA) 89 27 89 113 -2 79 11 21 211 12 17 185 68098 56995 4 21759 195 95 2 92 53 4.3 11 41 70 14 14 119 0 0 46 26 135
44 University of Richmond (VA) 83 44 85 135 4 34 18 21 129 18 17 84 61278 55834 22 11673 37 80 139 84 187 3.2 19 69 99 30 10 160 0 1 34 45 123
45 Soka University of America (CA) 80 69 72 24 -6 122 29 26 73 21 20 89 N/A 34596 153 8258 11 72 171 78 193 0 128 105 120 132 60 1 0 0 52 117 26
46 Willamette University (OR) 79 71 77 79 6 23 20 19 80 18 17 79 49577 44422 24 23750 214 87 64 84 54 2.1 29 72 17 126 21 51 0 1 61 55 44
47 Macalester College (MN) 90 20 93 142 -3 90 17 11 54 10 11 131 45897 51563 205 16468 99 91 29 92 142 1.4 51 22 7 77 22 48 0 3 138 28 10
48 McDaniel College (MD) 70 118 65 50 6 21 31 31 97 26 24 68 46637 44717 72 14742 67 87 67 78 8 0 128 127 98 4 16 77 0 0 16 136 120
49 College of the Atlantic (ME) 73 103 62 11 -23 218 37 29 40 21 23 140 25885 22671 50 15929 85 85 103 80 38 0 128 113 4 132 31 20 0 0 56 123 25
50 Kenyon College (OH) 89 24 88 87 4 30 10 18 197 11 15 171 44380 48192 182 11159 33 89 53 92 174 0.8 66 21 42 132 25 31 0 1 85 29 53
51 Wartburg College (IA) 71 112 70 103 21 9 22 31 200 15 24 219 43425 44462 136 18617 149 87 68 85 68 0 128 104 136 132 39 8 2 1 69 115 16
52 Saint John's University (MN) 82 57 70 10 -2 76 19 23 143 14 19 198 57986 54368 38 16130 89 93 15 87 23 1.5 48 147 123 2 13 128 0 1 27 108 91
53 Union College (NY) 86 37 90 175 3 45 15 13 77 12 12 118 63037 56489 16 13336 46 89 51 92 173 1.9 35 75 86 43 17 73 0 0 31 56 129
54 University of Minnesota Morris (MN)* 65 135 70 182 -7 125 29 30 106 19 23 178 39487 38875 106 7173 7 79 141 78 100 1.2 54 110 166 132 18 67 0 4 60 91 34
55 Fisk University (TN) 37 214 46 207 45 3 57 45 25 28 33 191 33794 35201 147 21674 193 39 217 38 97 9.5 3 64 195 32 8 203 2 0 93 13 141
56 Lake Forest College (IL) 74 99 69 62 -5 114 35 35 90 26 26 99 48968 46330 59 17979 135 87 66 80 14 0.4 94 109 47 132 16 77 0 1 44 103 78
57 Dickinson College (PA) 85 41 86 134 -1 71 11 19 190 11 16 195 53903 52403 84 16239 93 90 37 90 121 1.5 49 90 36 11 20 55 0 3 101 75 24
58 Mount Holyoke College (MA) 82 56 87 190 -1 67 19 20 101 16 17 123 45483 46574 138 15103 72 84 113 85 152 3.9 15 17 116 70 19 61 0 1 113 15 93
59 Trinity College (CT) 82 52 85 161 7 19 10 15 158 16 14 67 57937 54525 46 12707 41 86 90 86 127 1.8 37 91 95 127 11 147 0 1 42 69 121
60 DePauw University (IN) 81 59 80 105 -4 109 19 21 133 20 18 73 49665 43547 20 16335 95 87 69 85 82 0.3 110 79 109 60 18 71 0 1 43 87 95
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