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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
7 Bryn Mawr College (PA) 83 45 89 199 0 56 15 16 105 15 14 97 52188 48598 40 15851 83 86 80 87 136 10.6 1 10 63 132 27 26 0 4 74 3 11
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
31 Smith College (MA) 88 31 90 149 6 20 21 19 76 16 16 113 44171 49627 203 13964 59 83 117 89 196 4.7 10 20 33 118 28 25 0 3 120 14 13
143 Hendrix College (AR) 76 86 80 171 -13 178 19 10 37 15 12 56 40902 48099 215 20463 181 81 125 88 201 0.7 71 40 57 84 23 43 0 4 210 52 14
98 Goucher College (MD) 65 137 72 201 -3 92 25 24 87 15 20 183 46495 44477 69 20819 185 83 118 83 119 0.2 122 133 25 102 14 107 0 4 157 140 15
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
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
15 Bates College (ME) 89 26 89 112 7 18 11 15 154 12 14 135 55065 53392 79 9742 26 93 9 91 72 2.1 30 37 52 132 19 62 0 4 20 36 18
85 Sewanee University of the South (TN) 79 72 81 136 -7 128 19 18 89 15 16 127 39732 44931 199 15154 73 86 82 88 162 1 57 100 55 132 19 62 0 4 160 88 19
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
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