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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Tuition and fees:
$39,084 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,484
Setting:
suburban
#110 Overall Score: 52 out of 100.

Goucher College

Baltimore, MD

Founded in 1885, Goucher College is a private institution. Goucher College follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

Tuition and fees:
$46,625 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,461
Setting:
rural
#110 Overall Score: 52 out of 100.

Hampshire College

Amherst, MA

Hampshire College is a private institution that was founded in 1965. The school has 72.3 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at Hampshire College is 12:1.

Tuition and fees:
$33,320 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
613
Setting:
suburban
#110 Overall Score: 52 out of 100.

Hollins University

Roanoke, VA

Hollins University was established in 1842 as a private institution. Hollins University follows a 4-1-4-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

Tuition and fees:
$38,300 (2012-13)
Enrollment:
1,552
Setting:
suburban
#110 Overall Score: 52 out of 100.

Lake Forest College

Lake Forest, IL

A private institution, Lake Forest College was founded in 1857. Lake Forest College offers a Greek system, where 11 percent of the student body is involved in a sorority and 7 percent is involved in a fraternity.

Tuition and fees:
$33,605 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
723
Setting:
rural
#110 Overall Score: 52 out of 100.

Sweet Briar College

Sweet Briar, VA

Located in Sweet Briar, Virginia, Sweet Briar College is private liberal arts institution for women. Horseback riding is often a big part of student life at Sweet Briar College, which has a 100-acre riding center on campus.

Tuition and fees:
$30,690 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,231
Setting:
urban
#115 Overall Score: 51 out of 100.

Founded in 1856, Birmingham-Southern College is a private institution. Birmingham-Southern College follows a 4-1-4-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

Tuition and fees:
$31,760 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,123
Setting:
rural
#115 Overall Score: 51 out of 100.

Hanover College

Hanover, IN

Hanover College is a private institution that was founded in 1827. The school has 80.6 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at Hanover College is 12:1.

Tuition and fees:
$36,160 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
2,602
Setting:
suburban
#115 Overall Score: 51 out of 100.

Stonehill College

Easton, MA

Stonehill College was established in 1948 as a private institution. Stonehill College follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

Tuition and fees:
$38,780 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
2,197
Setting:
rural
#115 Overall Score: 51 out of 100.

Susquehanna University

Selinsgrove, PA

A private institution, Susquehanna University was founded in 1858. Susquehanna University offers a Greek system, where 14 percent of the student body is involved in a sorority and 16 percent is involved in a fraternity.

Tuition and fees:
$32,445 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,468
Setting:
suburban
#115 Overall Score: 51 out of 100.

Westminster College

New Wilmington, PA

Westminster College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,468, with a gender distribution of 41.6 percent male students and 58.4 percent female students. At this school, 78 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 20 percent of students live off campus.

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