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
13 Sterling College (VT) 53 177 46 27 13 14 54 28 3 N/A 23 36 N/A 26503 13 18313 145 79 142 74 33 0 128 209 1 132 4 223 2 0 5 214 12
35 Agnes Scott College (GA) 73 100 67 33 3 42 42 32 31 23 25 138 38292 36731 82 17693 131 66 188 68 161 0.4 102 48 2 83 20 55 0 1 62 60 17
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
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
28 St. Mary's College of Maryland (MD)* 82 53 72 14 -4 107 18 26 185 21 21 104 48569 49973 146 11317 35 86 84 83 62 0.6 80 53 5 132 28 23 0 1 45 62 20
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
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
192 Northland College (WI) 51 184 61 210 -10 151 38 32 49 26 24 80 32727 41009 223 15612 79 77 155 81 184 0 128 130 8 132 15 91 0 0 204 141 69
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
29 Carleton College (MN) 93 9 94 123 -4 101 13 12 88 12 12 100 49750 54641 193 13770 51 93 6 93 118 6.3 7 4 10 132 10 166 0 0 107 4 88
119 Whitman College (WA) 88 29 84 71 -15 192 11 17 178 10 15 189 45174 50623 202 19360 166 94 5 92 102 0.6 78 19 11 132 12 137 0 1 183 27 58
97 Denison University (OH) 83 46 86 164 -10 158 19 12 47 19 12 32 48922 49259 127 15480 76 84 108 86 168 0.9 62 81 12 88 13 123 0 0 116 79 80
26 Cornell College (IA) 68 125 70 140 22 8 33 22 24 23 19 41 41914 40796 95 20292 176 84 110 82 85 0.3 107 50 13 132 14 107 0 3 38 63 23
139 Warren Wilson College (NC) 54 173 65 216 -1 69 39 27 20 19 22 163 26471 37516 225 18154 139 79 143 81 164 0 128 131 14 132 42 4 0 3 209 146 4
32 Grinnell College (IA) 89 23 91 138 -14 187 23 10 19 16 10 35 45346 49163 183 13415 47 91 27 87 44 4 13 7 15 132 7 215 0 1 78 9 76
38 Beloit College (WI) 81 62 74 31 -7 127 23 20 61 17 17 112 40029 42798 168 10534 30 85 95 83 86 0 128 43 16 132 24 36 0 1 51 61 33
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
164 University of Puget Sound (WA) 77 83 82 195 -3 95 17 17 108 13 16 165 50697 49757 100 33233 228 89 50 92 167 0.8 65 68 18 117 8 203 0 4 213 71 21
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
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
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