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:
$46,085 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,926
Setting:
city
#45 Overall Score: 72 out of 100.

Connecticut College

New London, CT

Founded in 1911, Connecticut College is a private institution. Connecticut College follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered more selective.

Tuition and fees:
$46,094 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
2,386
Setting:
suburban
#45 Overall Score: 72 out of 100.

Dickinson College

Carlisle, PA

Dickinson College is a private institution that was founded in 1783. The school has 73.2 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at Dickinson College is 10:1.

Tuition and fees:
$46,285 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
2,365
Setting:
city
#45 Overall Score: 72 out of 100.

Franklin and Marshall College was established in 1787 as a private institution. Franklin and Marshall College follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered more selective.

Tuition and fees:
$45,724 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
2,660
Setting:
suburban
#45 Overall Score: 72 out of 100.

Skidmore College

Saratoga Springs, NY

A private institution, Skidmore College was founded in 1903.

Tuition and fees:
$36,000 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,344
Setting:
city
#49 Overall Score: 71 out of 100.

Centre College

Danville, KY

Centre College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,344, with a gender distribution of 47.4 percent male students and 52.6 percent female students. At this school, 98 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 2 percent of students live off campus.

Tuition and fees:
$43,910 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
2,336
Setting:
suburban
#50 Overall Score: 70 out of 100.

Denison University

Granville, OH

Founded in 1831, Denison University is a private institution. Denison University follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered more selective.

Tuition and fees:
$45,870 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
2,597
Setting:
suburban
#50 Overall Score: 70 out of 100.

Gettysburg College

Gettysburg, PA

Gettysburg College is a private institution that was founded in 1832. The school has 68.7 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at Gettysburg College is 10:1.

Tuition and fees:
$43,164 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
2,753
Setting:
suburban
#52 Overall Score: 68 out of 100.

Furman University

Greenville, SC

Furman University was established in 1826 as a private institution. Furman University follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

Tuition and fees:
$40,700 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
3,176
Setting:
rural
#52 Overall Score: 68 out of 100.

St. Olaf College

Northfield, MN

A private institution, St. Olaf College was founded in 1874.

Tuition and fees:
$40,640 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
2,336
Setting:
rural
#54 Overall Score: 67 out of 100.

DePauw University

Greencastle, IN

DePauw University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,336, with a gender distribution of 45.3 percent male students and 54.7 percent female students. At this school, 95 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 5 percent of students live off campus.

Tuition and fees:
$39,794 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,915
Setting:
urban
#54 Overall Score: 67 out of 100.

Rhodes College

Memphis, TN

Founded in 1848, Rhodes College is a private institution. Rhodes College follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered more selective.

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