2021 Best Colleges | Top Universities


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RankUniversityUser Rating
1Stanford University
2California Institute of Technology
3Princeton University
4Yale University
5Columbia University
6Harvard University
7University of Chicago
8University of Pennsylvania
9Massachusetts Institute of Technology
10Cornell University
11Washington University in St Louis
12Duke University
13Northwestern University
14Dartmouth College
15Rice University
16Johns Hopkins University
17Carnegie Mellon University
18Tufts University
19University of Southern California
20University of Notre Dame
21Vanderbilt University
22Emory University
23University of California, Los Angeles
24University of Miami
25University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
26Williams College
27Wellesley College
28Amherst College
29Brown University
30Pomona College
31Middlebury College
32New York University
33Haverford College
34Georgetown University
35Smith College
36Case Western Reserve University
37Claremont McKenna College
38University of California, Berkeley
39Wesleyan University
40Purdue University West Lafayette
41Boston University
42University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
43Bowdoin College
44Swarthmore College
45University of Texas at Austin
46University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
47Carleton College
48University of Rochester
49Bryn Mawr College
50Georgia Institute of Technology
51University of California, San Diego
52University of California, Davis
53University of Virginia
54Wake Forest University
55Bucknell University
56Macalester College
57Lehigh University
58University of Washington-Seattle
59University of Wisconsin-Madison
60Colgate University
61George Washington University
62Worcester Polytechnic Institute
63Ohio State University
64Hamilton College
65Oberlin College
66University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh campus
67University of Florida
68Michigan State University
69Vassar College
70Trinity College
71Denison University
72Boston College
73Trinity University
74Tulane University
75Barnard College
76Colby College
77Grinnell College
78Northeastern University
79Drexel University
80Lafayette College
81Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
82DePauw University
83Davidson College
84University of Richmond
85Scripps College
86Texas A&M University-College Station
87Pennsylvania State University
88Southern Methodist University
89William & Mary
90Howard University
91Occidental College
92Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
93College of the Holy Cross
94University of Maryland, College Park
95Brandeis University
96Brigham Young University-Provo
97Stevens Institute of Technology
98University of Denver
99Kenyon College
100Rhode Island School of Design
101Bates College
102Bentley University
103Connecticut College
104Spelman College
105Pepperdine University
106University of Minnesota Twin Cities
107Franklin & Marshall College
108Union College
109Rutgers University-New Brunswick
110Washington and Lee University
111University of California, Santa Barbara
112Villanova University
113University of Illinois at Chicago
114The College of Wooster
115Seattle University
116Loyola Marymount University
117Syracuse University
118Saint Louis University
119Illinois Institute of Technology
120Gettysburg College
121Babson College
122University of Connecticut
123University of the Pacific
124Indiana University Bloomington
125Mount Holyoke College
126Dickinson College
127Pitzer College
128Furman University
129ArtCenter College of Design
130Arizona State University
131North Carolina State University at Raleigh
132Santa Clara University
133Colorado College
134Clarkson University
135Rutgers University-Newark
136Reed College
137Gustavus Adolphus College
138University at Buffalo
139University of Delaware
140Rochester Institute of Technology
141Colorado School of Mines
142Creighton University
143Skidmore College
144Allegheny College
145Centre College
146Yeshiva University
147Stony Brook University
148Bradley University
149Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
150Drake University
151Rhodes College
152Berea College
153University of California, Irvine
154Ohio Northern University
155Michigan Technological University
156St Olaf College
157Elon University
158Marquette University
159Loyola University Chicago
160Hampton University
161University of Arizona
162Butler University
163Illinois Wesleyan University
164Hobart and William Smith Colleges
165Willamette University
166University of Iowa
167Susquehanna University
168Wheaton College (Massachusetts)
169Sewanee-The University of the South
170University of Tulsa
171University of Massachusetts Amherst
172Muhlenberg College
173University of San Diego
174Saint Mary's College
175Albion College
176University of Puget Sound
177Kalamazoo College
178St Lawrence University
179Loyola University Maryland
180Lewis & Clark College
181University of Dayton
182Stonehill College
183Ursinus College
184Baylor University
185Missouri University of Science and Technology
186Simmons College
187Ithaca College
188Molloy College
189Texas Christian University
190Whitman College
191Bryant University
192Temple University
193University of Colorado Boulder
194Virginia Military Institute
195SUNY Binghamton University
196Fordham University
197Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach
198Otis College of Art and Design
199Mercer University
200Ohio Wesleyan University
201Juniata College
202Fairfield University
203Knox College
204Washington College
205College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University
206Siena College
207Wheaton College (Illinois)
208University of San Francisco
209University of Scranton
210American University
211Quinnipiac University
212Kettering University
213Clemson University
214Manhattan College
215Earlham College
216Samford University
217California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
218Wofford College
219Washington & Jefferson College
220Florida Institute of Technology
221Austin College
222Lawrence University
223Chapman University
224Beloit College
225Florida State University
226Gonzaga University
227University at Albany, SUNY
228Marietta College
229Catholic University of America
230Duquesne University
231Hope College
232Xavier University
233Lake Forest College
234Rollins College
235Clark University
236Saint Anselm College
237Augustana College (Illinois)
238Saint John's University
239Widener University
240Providence College
241University of Detroit Mercy
242Drew University
243University of Colorado Denver
244University of the Sciences
245Dominican University of California
246The College of New Jersey
247Southwestern University
248University of Alabama at Birmingham
249Adelphi University
250Mount Saint Mary's University
251Hanover College
252Westminster College (Pennsylvania)
253University of Georgia
254Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Prescott
255University of South Carolina-Columbia
256George Mason University
257The University of Tennessee-Knoxville
258Tuskegee University
259California Institute of the Arts
260College for Creative Studies
261Cornell College
262Rutgers University-Camden
263Suffolk University
264Houghton College
265John Carroll University
266Washington State University
267Saint Mary's College of California
268Auburn University
269Pace University-New York
270Alma College
271Valparaiso University
272Luther College
273Goucher College
274Pratt Institute
275DePaul University
276St Mary's College of Maryland
277Saint Francis University
278University of Vermont
279Xavier University of Louisiana
280Westmont College
281Sarah Lawrence College
282Transylvania University
283Calvin College
284Concordia College at Moorhead
285Hampshire College
286La Salle University
287Saint Joseph's University
288University of Saint Joseph
289Elizabethtown College
290Cedar Crest College
291St Mary's University
292Coe College
293Hendrix College
294Moravian College
295Seton Hall University
296University of Kansas
297Nazareth College
298Rider University
299Pacific Lutheran University
300Queens University of Charlotte
301University of Oklahoma
302CUNY Bernard M. Baruch College
303CUNY City College of New York
304Oregon State University
305Illinois College
306University of Utah
307Fairleigh Dickinson University
308University of Washington-Bothell
309Bellarmine University
310Augustana College (South Dakota)
311Andrews University
312University of Portland
313Western New England University
314Baldwin Wallace University
315Hampden-Sydney College
316Bard College
317Miami University
318University of Redlands
319Rowan University
320Iowa State University
321University of Washington-Tacoma
322Hofstra University
323Southern Illinois University Carbondale
324University of Nevada, Reno
325Saint Michael's College
326University of Missouri-Columbia
327Lebanon Valley College
328Morehouse College
329William Jewell College
330University of New England
331Georgetown College
332University of Mississippi
333Saint Vincent College
334Lawrence Technological University
335Philadelphia University
336California College of the Arts
337University of Mount Union
338Elmhurst College
339Wartburg College
340West Virginia University
341University of Cincinnati-Uptown
342Pacific University
343University of California, Santa Cruz
344Azusa Pacific University
345Campbell University
346Whittier College
347Assumption College
348Hartwick College
349Hiram College
350Point Loma Nazarene University
351Wayne State University
352Stetson University
353University of Hawaii at Manoa
354University of St Thomas
355St Joseph's College-New York
356University of Texas at Dallas
357CUNY Hunter College
358Taylor University
359Merrimack College
360Milwaukee School of Engineering
361Colorado State University-Fort Collins
362CUNY Brooklyn College
363St Catherine University
364Union University
365Eckerd College
366University of Hartford
367Le Moyne College
368Marian University (Indiana)
369University of Louisville
370University of Missouri-Kansas City
371Brigham Young University-Hawaii
372Wittenberg University
373Cedarville University
374Marist College
375New Jersey Institute of Technology
376St Edward's University
377University of California, Riverside
378Albright College
379LIU Post
380University of New Hampshire
381Kansas State University
382University of Kentucky
383Clarke University
384San Diego State University
385Messiah College
386University of Oregon
387St John Fisher College
388Canisius College
389University of Houston
390Randolph-Macon College
391Doane College-Crete
392University of Evansville
393McDaniel College
394Eastern Mennonite University
395Monmouth College
396University of Wyoming
397John Brown University
398Millikin University
399University of South Florida
400Montclair State University
401University of Alabama
402Capital University
403Norwich University
404Otterbein University
405Oklahoma State University
406Illinois State University
407Carroll College
408St John's University-New York
409Seattle Pacific University
410James Madison University
411University of Maryland, Baltimore County
412SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
413Augsburg College
414St Norbert College
415School of the Art Institute of Chicago
416Marymount University
417SUNY New Paltz
418Gordon College
419King's College
420New York Institute of Technology
421University of Massachusetts Boston
422Oglethorpe University
423Gannon University
424Franklin College
425Maryland Institute College of Art
426Walla Walla University
427University of Arkansas
428Dordt College
429CUNY Queens College
430Roanoke College
431Belmont University
432Eastern Illinois University
433Misericordia University
434Central College
435East Carolina University
436LIU Brooklyn
437Hamline University
438Salem College
439Roosevelt University
440Simpson College
441Meredith College
442St Bonaventure University
443Wagner College
444Stevenson University
445Louisiana State University
446Winston-Salem State University
447Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
448Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University
449Nebraska Wesleyan University
450University of Indianapolis
451Notre Dame of Maryland University
452California State University, Long Beach
453Berry College
454The New School
455Lycoming College
456University of Central Florida
457Roger Williams University
458The College of St Scholastica
459Christian Brothers University
460Massachusetts Maritime Academy
461Loyola University New Orleans
462Salve Regina University
463Emerson College
464Massachusetts College of Art and Design
465Virginia Commonwealth University
466Alfred University
467Trinity Christian College
468University of Dallas
469Whitworth University
470The University of the Arts
471Wilkes University
472MCPHS University
473St Ambrose University
474South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
475Northwestern College
476Saint Xavier University
477California State University, Chico
478California Lutheran University
479University of Nebraska-Lincoln
480University of Michigan-Dearborn
481College of Mount Saint Vincent
482Spring Hill College
483Barry University
484Lincoln Memorial University
485Mississippi State University
486University of North Carolina at Charlotte
487Wentworth Institute of Technology
488Ohio University
489Western Illinois University
490University of the District of Columbia
491Gwynedd Mercy University
492Birmingham-Southern College
493Stockton University
494The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina
495Chatham University
496University of New Mexico
497Maryville University
498Chestnut Hill College
499Southern Nazarene University
500Ferris State University