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
#12 Overall Score: 88 out of 100. United States Naval Academy

Annapolis, MD

$0 4,536 6.8% 97% 87%
#13 Overall Score: 87 out of 100. Vassar College

Poughkeepsie, NY

$47,890 2,406 22.8% 97% 91%
#14 Overall Score: 86 out of 100. Hamilton College

Clinton, NY

$46,080 1,884 27.2% 95% 91%
#14 Overall Score: 86 out of 100. Washington and Lee University

Lexington, VA

$44,507 2,302 19.5% 94% 90%
#16 Overall Score: 85 out of 100. Harvey Mudd College

Claremont, CA

$46,509 783 19.2% 98% 88%
#17 Overall Score: 84 out of 100. Grinnell College

Grinnell, IA

$43,656 1,674 36.3% 94% 90%
#17 Overall Score: 84 out of 100. United States Military Academy

West Point, NY

$0 4,592 9.0% 94% 83%
#17 Overall Score: 84 out of 100. Wesleyan University

Middletown, CT

$46,944 3,262 20.9% 96% 91%
#20 Overall Score: 83 out of 100. Colgate University

Hamilton, NY

$46,380 2,886 29.4% 95% 90%
#20 Overall Score: 83 out of 100. Smith College

Northampton, MA

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

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