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
#22 Overall Score: 82 out of 100. Bates College

Lewiston, ME

$45,650 1,753 26.6% 94% 88%
#25 Overall Score: 80 out of 100. Oberlin College

Oberlin, OH

$46,870 2,944 31.3% 94% 85%
#41 Overall Score: 73 out of 100. Whitman College

Walla Walla, WA

$43,500 1,539 48.6% 94% 87%
#52 Overall Score: 68 out of 100. St. Olaf College

Northfield, MN

$40,700 3,176 60.4% 93% 86%
#41 Overall Score: 73 out of 100. Union College

Schenectady, NY

$46,785 2,241 38.2% 93% 83%
#25 Overall Score: 80 out of 100. University of Richmond

Univ. of Richmond, VA

$45,320 3,626 30.3% 93% 83%
#45 Overall Score: 72 out of 100. Franklin and Marshall College

Lancaster, PA

$46,285 2,365 39.3% 93% 83%
#32 Overall Score: 77 out of 100. Kenyon College

Gambier, OH

$45,640 1,667 36.0% 93% 90%
#41 Overall Score: 73 out of 100. Occidental College

Los Angeles, CA

$46,270 2,178 39.4% 92% 84%
#20 Overall Score: 83 out of 100. Smith College

Northampton, MA

$43,114 3,212 42.4% 92% 85%

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