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
61 Reed College (OR) 80 65 86 197 -7 129 18 12 52 13 12 77 37364 49241 227 12900 43 89 54 89 130 3.1 21 3 9 91 19 62 0 1 181 6 39
62 Wabash College (IN) 72 106 64 23 -13 175 26 30 159 25 23 78 52183 45383 14 16000 87 79 144 81 156 0.4 96 65 29 132 13 123 0 1 55 74 75
63 Southwestern University (TX) 74 95 69 52 -8 139 27 33 171 23 25 139 49010 47186 76 19085 159 87 63 81 19 0.6 73 66 60 132 13 123 0 3 76 72 45
64 Ripon College (WI) 68 122 62 32 -8 135 37 33 58 32 25 27 43722 39835 34 15445 75 83 122 80 64 0 128 95 93 5 10 160 0 0 30 105 158
65 Oglethorpe University (GA) 52 179 66 222 65 1 38 26 21 22 21 75 42681 40532 67 17760 132 62 195 70 209 0 128 141 112 80 8 203 0 0 19 155 199
66 Houghton College (NY) 77 82 65 6 0 65 42 27 10 18 22 177 39890 35796 32 19057 158 84 114 82 80 0 128 98 171 59 8 203 0 0 23 107 212
67 Stonehill College (MA) 82 54 77 55 -3 93 17 24 183 20 20 109 59261 51839 12 20414 178 90 43 89 105 0.7 72 178 108 52 16 83 0 2 50 164 73
68 Occidental College (CA) 86 38 86 121 4 31 21 18 65 16 15 93 50335 55322 196 16220 92 91 32 89 90 1.9 33 54 40 132 17 73 0 1 96 51 68
69 Thomas Aquinas College (CA) 70 119 72 147 3 40 34 14 5 N/A 14 88 40100 30629 7 17028 116 87 65 87 112 0 128 122 195 132 0 225 0 0 14 131 228
70 Univ. of Science & Arts of Okla. (OK)* 52 182 45 34 -11 159 42 41 83 42 30 7 31767 29779 71 5997 3 61 200 60 109 0 128 193 189 132 11 147 0 1 25 198 169
71 Wofford College (SC) 79 75 73 48 16 12 19 23 155 17 19 155 48807 48415 110 18225 142 85 97 86 140 0 128 132 144 3 20 55 0 1 54 148 82
72 Illinois College (IL) 77 80 63 2 -22 215 39 36 69 30 27 58 39127 39356 125 13868 53 86 88 77 11 0 128 174 153 132 13 128 0 1 37 181 144
73 Simpson College (IA) 73 102 64 20 -20 211 28 27 86 27 22 39 45498 43899 81 19759 171 84 104 81 58 0 128 155 159 132 17 75 2 3 109 166 27
74 Penn State Greater Allegheny (PA)* 43 207 46 155 -8 138 48 46 75 30 33 153 48413 39413 8 13941 56 77 157 66 3 0.7 68 209 195 67 15 91 0 0 24 195 202
75 Gustavus Adolphus College (MN) 82 55 79 76 -2 84 25 23 81 17 19 154 49685 48594 96 15688 80 89 47 89 132 0.6 83 85 101 42 12 144 0 1 64 89 113
76 Spelman College (GA) 74 98 62 9 -11 160 48 46 71 19 32 228 47003 36056 5 32902 227 56 208 44 2 1.7 43 38 19 17 9 185 0 0 105 41 98
77 Moravian Coll./Moravian Theo. Sem. (PA) 71 115 59 5 3 41 30 40 210 33 30 46 49534 45691 36 23074 208 86 91 76 10 0.2 123 169 134 51 15 101 0 0 40 174 173
78 Saint Mary's College (IN) 82 50 74 22 -13 183 22 24 124 17 20 152 46246 43518 57 17286 122 92 19 87 30 0 128 118 73 24 10 170 0 1 58 130 104
79 Hanover College (IN) 68 123 67 92 -7 124 31 33 115 26 25 82 43836 40368 44 17301 124 84 109 82 99 0 128 58 110 132 22 46 0 0 71 78 119
80 Gettysburg College (PA) 84 43 86 139 -1 66 13 20 174 13 17 173 53253 52073 91 15989 86 93 7 92 93 0.9 60 78 54 33 8 203 0 1 81 77 101
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