National Liberal Arts College Rankings
Among the National Liberal Arts Colleges are schools like Amherst College and Middlebury College, which emphasize undergraduate education and award at least half of their degrees in the liberal arts fields of study.
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Drew University is located in Madison, N.J., not far from New York City. Students can take advantage of the school’s location through intensive semester-long programs on Wall Street and more.
Located in Holland, Mich., Hope College is a private school that offers about 80 bachelor’s degree programs. Founded by settlers from the Netherlands in 1866, Hope College’s sports teams are named the “Flying Dutchmen.”
Located in Huntingdon, Pa., Juniata College is a small, private institution where 95 percent of students graduate in four years. Students at Juniata College participate in many school traditions, such as the Mr. Juniata Pageant and the All Class Night talent show.
Lake Forest, IL
Lake Forest College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,497, with a gender distribution of 41.3 percent male students and 58.7 percent female students. At this school, 77.0 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 23.0 percent of students live off campus.
Founded in 1861, Luther College is a private institution. Luther College follows a 4-1-4-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered more selective.
Stonehill College is a private institution that was founded in 1948. The school has 50.9 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at Stonehill College is 13:1.
Sweet Briar, VA
Located in Sweet Briar, Va., 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 130-acre riding center on campus.
A private institution, Hampden-Sydney College was founded in 1775.
Students at Ohio Wesleyan University can choose from more than 90 majors in the fields of arts, humanities, natural sciences, and social sciences. Outside the classroom, more than 80 percent of Ohio Wesleyan students volunteer through programs such as Buckeye Valley Reads, which tutors rural children in the county.
Grand Rapids, MI
Founded in 1876, Calvin College is a private institution. Calvin College follows a 4-1-4-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered more selective.