Up-and-Coming Schools

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Up-and-Coming Schools Methodology

In spring 2013, for the sixth year in a row, U.S. News asked the experts who respond to our annual peer assessment survey to identify institutions in their 2014 U.S. News Best Colleges ranking category that are making the most promising and innovative changes in the areas of academics, faculty and student life. All of the schools that received the most nominations from top college officials in their ranking peer group for being up-and-coming are listed here.

Rank School
#1 Berry College

Mount Berry, GA

#2 Hendrix College

Conway, AR

#2 Roanoke College

Salem, VA

#2 University of Richmond

Univ. of Richmond, VA

#2 Ursinus College

Collegeville, PA

#6 Allegheny College

Meadville, PA

#6 Beloit College

Beloit, WI

#6 College of St. Benedict

St. Joseph, MN

#6 Juniata College

Huntingdon, PA

#6 Wofford College

Spartanburg, SC

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