National Liberal Arts College Rankings

National Liberal Arts College Methodology

Among the National Liberal Arts Colleges are schools like Pomona College and Bowdoin College, which emphasize undergraduate education and award at least half of their degrees in the liberal arts fields of study.

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U.S. News rank School Tuition and Fees Total enrollment Fall 2012 acceptance rate Average freshman retention rate 6-year graduation rate Classes with fewer than 20 students SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile
#82 Overall Score: 59 out of 100. Hendrix College

Conway, AR

$37,816 1,388 83.0% 85% 72%
#115 Overall Score: 51 out of 100. Susquehanna University

Selinsgrove, PA

$38,780 2,215 75.5% 85% 74%
#97 Overall Score: 55 out of 100. Washington and Jefferson College

Washington, PA

$39,710 1,429 40.8% 85% 8 74%
#107 Overall Score: 53 out of 100. Principia College

Elsah, IL

$25,980 489 86.7% 84% 8 76% 8
#89 Overall Score: 58 out of 100. New College of Florida

Sarasota, FL

in-state: $6,783, out-of-state: $29,812 832 59.6% 84% 69%
#138 Overall Score: 46 out of 100. Gordon College

Wenham, MA

$33,230 1,909 40.3% 84% 74%
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Shimer College 1

Chicago, IL

$30,780 N/A 46.3% 4 84% 8 38% 6
#65 Overall Score: 62 out of 100. Virginia Military Institute

Lexington, VA

in-state: $14,404, out-of-state: $35,392 1,664 46.3% 84% 71%
#107 Overall Score: 53 out of 100. Washington College

Chestertown, MD

$41,120 1,557 66.4% 84% 69%
#110 Overall Score: 52 out of 100. Lake Forest College

Lake Forest, IL

$38,300 1,570 56.9% 84% 70%

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