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
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
25 Allegheny College (PA) 78 78 74 61 -4 102 26 28 123 17 22 190 49627 45080 29 18859 153 86 78 85 104 0 128 55 34 79 58 2 0 2 65 76 5
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
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
34 Knox College (IL) 83 47 72 12 -17 206 32 28 60 21 22 121 40261 40803 129 17127 118 82 124 80 76 0 128 63 22 132 41 5 0 3 90 80 6
36 Susquehanna University (PA) 76 85 70 38 -4 104 25 30 162 24 24 90 51684 44054 11 18957 155 90 38 83 17 0.7 70 165 141 29 41 6 0 1 26 143 38
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
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
141 Hampshire College (MA) 75 92 78 150 -2 77 25 22 62 12 18 200 31568 39114 219 23132 209 77 160 87 218 0.5 91 25 53 132 38 9 2 1 217 34 9
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
101 Franklin College (IN) 60 154 55 43 -13 180 37 43 177 35 31 53 41456 40830 105 17229 120 81 132 76 43 0 128 187 139 68 37 10 0 1 104 191 51
30 College of Saint Benedict (MN) 82 49 75 29 -3 91 24 24 91 18 20 136 49213 42737 18 17366 125 94 3 88 25 1.3 52 166 64 96 36 12 0 1 18 122 35
154 Wittenberg University (OH) 69 121 68 95 -24 219 27 31 160 25 25 91 42671 42887 123 20939 187 81 126 81 126 0.3 115 73 58 109 36 12 0 0 187 82 54
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
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
84 Westminster College (PA) 74 96 63 13 -13 184 32 33 122 26 26 102 43686 42772 101 18117 137 85 96 83 77 0 128 112 157 132 34 16 0 0 83 120 89
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
222 Southern Virginia University (VA) 40 211 50 214 -34 224 51 45 48 24 31 213 32100 31879 114 18379 146 66 189 78 220 0 128 209 131 39 32 18 0 0 223 214 86
218 Emmanuel College (MA) 65 141 68 163 -10 153 22 31 202 22 24 144 45268 49655 191 27183 224 79 147 82 179 0 128 192 132 82 32 18 0 1 221 197 59
3 Harvey Mudd College (CA) 90 21 95 185 -2 75 13 6 42 N/A 8 42 77083 63503 2 17128 119 93 8 95 155 3.6 18 1 143 106 31 20 0 1 15 1 63
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