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
1 Berea College (KY) 63 146 57 37 -31 222 83 37 1 40 27 5 33399 28556 25 3458 1 72 173 62 4 0 128 93 50 132 48 3 0 3 2 104 7
2 Washington and Lee University (VA) 88 30 90 143 0 58 10 12 130 N/A 12 59 75624 56614 1 4004 2 93 11 93 113 0.6 84 62 65 35 33 17 0 1 1 68 40
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
8 Williams College (MA) 96 1 94 74 -5 110 19 9 30 17 10 26 56605 54766 75 6390 4 89 44 88 108 5.3 9 5 128 98 14 119 0 0 8 7 178
18 Pomona College (CA) 94 7 91 78 4 35 19 9 28 23 10 4 55057 60713 204 6740 5 85 100 85 134 3.7 16 12 66 132 10 170 0 1 22 12 106
4 Amherst College (MA) 95 2 91 69 -9 148 23 9 12 22 9 8 58743 54859 35 6800 6 88 57 84 42 4.3 12 11 87 107 41 6 0 1 4 11 31
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
203 West Virginia State University (WV)* 31 222 36 193 -12 169 42 43 113 45 32 2 29606 32244 166 7329 8 41 214 53 225 0 128 207 194 27 10 170 0 1 182 211 179
33 New College of Florida (FL)* 69 120 73 176 -14 186 28 18 32 16 16 115 N/A 31089 142 7416 9 73 170 85 221 1 59 13 3 132 8 203 0 4 124 21 8
148 Louisiana State Univ. Alexandria (LA)* 31 220 35 172 16 11 40 50 207 47 35 10 32015 33359 144 7873 10 45 210 50 189 0 128 208 195 132 13 123 0 0 77 213 209
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
169 Shepherd University (WV)* 47 195 54 198 -11 168 33 37 153 41 28 6 38984 39758 132 8461 12 62 198 68 203 0.3 106 190 160 123 8 194 0 1 141 186 174
104 University of Maine Machias (ME)* 33 218 32 102 -16 203 41 42 110 43 31 9 26685 29332 167 8488 13 62 197 56 24 0.3 117 171 195 132 36 14 0 1 102 171 70
39 Virginia Military Institute (VA)* 73 101 68 44 -2 86 14 33 227 15 24 224 60392 55736 26 8575 14 88 56 87 106 0.4 97 179 147 1 0 225 0 1 35 175 29
108 Colorado College (CO) 86 35 91 181 9 15 11 18 182 13 15 150 41857 53351 226 8618 15 90 39 91 153 1.9 31 201 30 97 16 77 0 2 127 147 42
5 Bowdoin College (ME) 93 10 88 45 -6 117 14 17 142 17 14 60 57226 55962 88 8627 16 91 26 88 56 3.1 22 23 20 132 35 15 0 4 17 20 3
20 Davidson College (NC) 94 4 87 25 -3 89 15 18 140 12 15 148 57058 53239 37 8762 17 92 21 89 57 1.9 34 33 94 28 8 194 0 1 11 32 127
137 University of Wisconsin Parkside (WI)* 37 213 47 212 -1 70 43 42 93 41 31 15 37671 42574 194 8808 18 61 202 64 175 0 128 203 185 99 14 117 0 4 147 205 50
9 Middlebury College (VT) 94 5 92 75 -6 120 13 15 116 17 13 47 54964 54857 115 9027 19 89 48 90 135 1.6 45 27 35 89 24 36 2 4 36 30 2
93 Univ. of Virginia's College Wise (VA)* 44 202 40 66 -15 198 39 47 198 42 34 21 37217 33298 33 9472 20 68 183 59 12 0 128 199 184 21 14 119 0 0 41 203 193
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