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2013 Baccalaureate College Rankings 2nd Page

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About the Rankings: We rate schools based on their contribution to the public good in three broad categories: Social Mobility (recruiting and graduating low-income students), Research (producing cutting-edge scholarship and PhDs), and Service (encouraging students to give something back to their country).

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Research
Service
    
  Overall
Score
Students
receiving
Pell grants
Net pricePredicted grad rate Actual grad rate RankResearch
expenditures,
in millions
Rank
Bachelor's
to PhD
rank
Peace
Corps
Rank
ROTC
Rank
Federal
work-study
funds spent
on service
Rank
Community
service
participation
and hours
served
Rank
Service
staff,
courses and
financial aid
support
Rank
101California Maritime Academy (CA)* 3325%$12,82147%62%163.0191789150%2918785
102Maranatha Baptist Bible College (WI)3353%$17,51642%51%870.005517811940%2918785
103Free Will Baptist Bible College (TN)3336%$15,30443%42%1480.00551781191210%29134
104Shaw University (NC)3383%$16,32925%27%1332.1910146119278%2438484
105Marietta College (OH)3335%$21,45660%51%3200.0055563012117%1098785
106University of Sioux Falls (SD)3232%$17,68162%59%2300.24435411912137%188785
107Chadron State College (NE)* 3246%$9,12543%46%190.005585982922%688785
108CUNY York College (NY)* 3271%$5,14023%20%62.18111781111200%2918785
109Ohio Christian University (OH)3274%$23,41340%53%1420.005517811912126%428785
110Central Baptist College (AR)3248%$10,95344%35%1670.005517811912193%18785
111Elmira College (NY)3233%$23,43458%60%2500.00555917237%2698785
112Martin Methodist College (TN)3248%$28,32438%49%2160.005517811912111%178625
113Wilberforce University (OH)3187%$14,17126%30%770.76211781191219%2128785
114Missouri Southern State Univ. (MO)* 3156%$8,38641%33%760.005516810512125%488785
115McPherson College (KS)3145%$18,46245%46%1820.00555711912112%1532879
116Anderson University (SC)3142%$15,51753%48%2220.0055178897634%237378
117Clayton State University (GA)* 3170%$10,05833%27%960.0055178969131%278785
118Argosy University-San Diego (CA)°31100%$21,9223%NA1600.00551781191210%2918785
119Bethune-Cookman University (FL)3183%$16,49733%37%1110.0055162119397%2538785
120Buena Vista University (IA)3143%$16,98759%55%2310.0055161108377%2717834
121Lees-McRae College (NC)3151%$20,31040%24%3400.00554311912145%148785
122Kentucky Christian University (KY)3155%$16,80041%44%1270.0055882012125%448785
123Univ. of Minnesota-Crookston (MN)* 3145%$11,42246%46%610.155317811911620%846447
124LaGrange College (GA)3133%$18,88646%48%1890.0055163912112%1608785
125Saint Josephs College (IN)3051%$14,09043%58%240.0055815612121%768785
126Bluefield State College (WV)* 3066%$12,09440%22%3310.165217811912146%138785
127Northwestern College (MN)3044%$21,17260%64%2020.005517310610325%478785
128Ottawa University-Ottawa (KS)3041%$15,75642%47%910.0055892112117%1068785
129Bryan College-Dayton (TN)3044%$15,33749%56%740.00551103812111%1748785
130Franklin College (IN)3047%$19,26650%49%2290.00551271196747%98785
131Northwest University (WA)3042%$20,16449%50%2210.005547656110%1878785
132Virginia Union University (VA)3079%$17,44926%29%1370.0055158119548%2476579
133Lake Superior State University (MI)* 3041%$11,17642%35%1450.75226411912117%1078785
134Brescia University (KY)2958%$12,11947%32%3080.005510311912122%668785
135Northern State University (SD)* 2946%$11,22448%42%1170.005512111912130%328785
136Central Christian College of Kansas (KS)2968%$16,10240%41%1460.005517811912116%1178785
137Central Penn College (PA)°2978%$18,61540%51%810.005517811912112%1568785
138Crown College (MN)2951%$20,79755%51%2760.0055178549812%1598785
139Glenville State College (WV)* 2965%$10,21533%31%550.005516784257%2618785
140Westwood College-South Bay (CA)°2997%$19,86323%35%920.00551781191219%2098785
141Concordia University-Ann Arbor (MI)2952%$15,43547%40%2390.0055741197715%1308785
142Ctrl. Meth. U.-Lib. Arts & Sciences (MO)2945%$16,00246%43%2010.005546119558%2318785
143Southern Adventist University (TN)2937%$19,37650%51%2030.00551179912115%1251753
144Macon State College (GA)* 2861%$4,93428%23%80.005517811912112%1518785
145Schreiner University (TX)2842%$18,71351%39%3240.00553311912127%378785
146Chancellor University (OH)°28100%$13,32910%5%1640.005517811912110%1938785
147Wilson College (PA)2852%$18,54546%53%1070.0055113419318%998785
148Harris-Stowe State University (MO)* 2892%$9,02914%8%730.00551651199618%978785
149Paul Smiths College of Arts & Science (NY)2856%$24,57644%37%3190.00551781812127%408785
150University of South Carolina-Aiken (SC)* 2847%$9,86343%41%460.752310010711726%418785
151Hilbert College (NY)2864%$14,48740%40%1090.00551781191019%2106655
152Toccoa Falls College (GA)2863%$16,78448%48%1650.00551081191219%2088785
153Purdue Univ.-North Central (IN)* 2846%$8,29732%17%2451.44151781131218%2405019
154Flagler College-St. Augustine (FL)2826%$18,84158%60%1750.0055118712116%1138785
155Paine College (GA)2881%$14,39424%27%850.4529123119309%1978785
156Averett University (VA)2747%$18,41740%41%1950.00552811912116%1188785
157Grace College & Theological Seminary (IN)2743%$16,76548%56%830.00551533212125%498785
158Univ. of Houston-Downtown (TX)* 2762%$8,21828%15%1851.35161591189922%647775
159Hannibal-LaGrange University (MO)2738%$14,05753%39%3090.005517811912114%1393835
160Bethany College (KS)2744%$16,90449%42%2610.005592281219%2188785
161Grand View University (IA)2745%$16,88450%41%2830.00551698610213%1465962
162Jarvis Christian College (TX)2790%$13,62918%14%1610.214717811912125%468785
163Midland University (NE)2750%$14,44253%44%2570.005517811912131%298785
164Master's College and Seminary (CA)2731%$24,22356%65%1880.0055130604021%718785
165Oklahoma Wesleyan University (OK)2753%$17,52040%45%1210.005515411912119%928785
166North Greenville University (SC)2645%$14,84752%46%2120.005517887284%2878785
167University of Charleston (WV)2641%$14,22852%51%1250.0055135633810%1918785
168Concord University (WV)* 2649%$11,25255%34%3450.22457910212116%1208785
169Greenville College (IL)2651%$18,11054%52%2240.0055151741217%2628785
170Marian University (IN)2643%$19,01850%58%1060.0055140928420%835679
171Westwood College-O'Hare Airport (IL)°2690%$19,90325%32%1340.00551781191217%2668785
172University of Maine-Augusta (ME)* 2676%$7,28923%16%390.005517811512116%1218785
173Midway College (KY)2559%$18,08747%41%2680.005517811911317%1038785
174Geneva College (PA)2544%$17,70159%68%890.00551241191217%2678785
175Trine University (IN)2543%$22,49449%44%2960.005567119339%2058785
176University of Pittsburgh-Bradford (PA)* 2546%$15,69350%48%1790.244270119260%2918785
177Miles College (AL)2590%$13,35424%20%1470.00551781191219%2148785
178Morningside College (IA)2539%$18,39961%57%2490.005514511910711%1737485
179Southwestern Adventist University (TX)2546%$18,69143%38%2600.00554811912112%1548785
180Bethany University (CA)2551%$17,88434%40%1160.005571121210%2918785
181Westwood College-Inland Empire (CA)°2590%$19,12725%25%2110.00551781191210%2918785
182Philander Smith College (AR)2569%$12,52728%31%510.522517811912119%898785
183Patten University (CA)2483%$21,13121%27%1660.00551781191219%2078785
184University of Advancing Technology (AZ)°2454%$26,58850%29%3480.005517811912111%1718785
185Grace University (NE)2455%$14,57749%30%3410.00551781197411%1648785
186University of South Carolina-Upstate (SC)* 2448%$11,78037%39%490.44301721145311%1636965
187Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (IN)2458%$18,33236%57%380.0055821191210%2908785
188Benedictine College (KS)2430%$22,01459%56%2710.0055521194510%1968785
189Mid-Continent University (KY)2468%$26,80635%17%3460.00551781191218%2208785
190Kansas Wesleyan University (KS)2449%$18,04953%42%3120.00551784412119%858785
191Indiana University-East (IN)* 2451%$8,05129%19%940.005514411912123%608141
192Judson University (IL)2435%$20,32662%49%3300.005517811912146%118785
193Livingstone College (NC)2488%$14,48919%28%440.00551361191217%2548785
194Georgia Gwinnett College (GA)* 2456%$8,53035%NA180.0055178119367%2518785
195Penn State-Schuylkill (PA)* 2466%$17,58835%47%710.00551781191210%2918643
196Trine Univ.-South Bend Regional (IN)24100%$10,31014%NA650.00551781191210%2918785
197Indiana University-Kokomo (IN)* 2346%$8,33732%20%1500.00551751094445%158785
198Southern Vermont College (VT)2350%$21,19644%19%3500.005517811912181%28785
199Lasell College (MA)2328%$25,45251%47%3040.005517811912127%39359
200SUNY Maritime College (NY)* 2323%$14,86650%47%1740.0055160119324%558785
201DeVry University-Michigan (MI)°23100%$22,8567%NA2580.00551781191210%2918785
202University of Mobile (AL)2339%$17,24752%43%2910.005587119797%2598785
203Ohio State University-Lima (OH)* 2350%$12,89438%45%370.0055831191210%2918785
204Westwood College-Anaheim (CA)°2385%$18,84327%34%1240.00551781191210%2918785
205Bluefield College (VA)2345%$18,72138%36%2280.00556011912117%1045467
206Cazenovia College (NY)2355%$18,85842%49%1230.00551786812117%1028785
207Penn State-Shenango (PA)* 2271%$14,06127%44%200.00551781191210%2918785
208Williams Baptist College (AR)2254%$9,89346%35%1930.005517811912111%1758785
209St. Francis College (NY)2244%$12,32531%50%120.0055511191219%2158785
210University of Maine-Fort Kent (ME)* 2258%$11,22529%33%310.005517811912127%388785
211Montana State University-Northern (MT)* 2260%$11,40722%19%860.323617811912111%1628785
212University of Phoenix-Jersey City (NJ)°2291%$20,72318%17%2470.00551781191210%2918785
213Lyndon State College (VT)* 2248%$12,91841%31%2360.0055777312114%1448785
214Catawba College (NC)2242%$17,04537%54%410.0055987012146%128785
215Point University (GA)2259%$18,12737%39%1700.005517811912114%1377252
216Oklahoma Panhandle State Univ. (OK)* 2248%$5,83024%30%30.00551061191218%2348785
217Trine Univ.-Regional/Non-Traditional (IN)22100%$10,76014%0%2720.00551781191210%2918785
218University of Phoenix-Chattanooga (TN)°2296%$21,66317%NA2860.00551781191210%2918785
219William Penn University (IA)2257%$16,70841%30%3020.005573821218%2268785
220Westwood College-Chicago Loop (IL)°2293%$21,04818%18%2430.00551781191210%2918785
221Digital Media Arts College (FL)°2177%$19,21621%46%300.00551781191210%2918785
222Herzing University-Atlanta (GA)°2190%$16,79615%17%1360.00551781191210%2918785
223York College (NE)2153%$16,28945%31%3280.005517811912122%698785
224Brown College-Mendota Heights (MN)°2162%$23,16231%40%1710.005517811912124%518785
225Univ. of Phoenix-Columbus Georgia (GA)°2194%$21,61718%10%3110.00551781191210%2918785
226Univ. of Phoenix-West Michigan (MI)°2194%$22,16516%7%3220.00551781191210%2918785
227Southeastern University (FL)2145%$17,30049%42%2690.0055178976822%678785
228McMurry University (TX)2152%$18,08442%36%2670.0055691191218%2388785
229West Virginia Univ. Inst. of Tech. (WV)* 2152%$7,68135%29%420.0055147119640%2918785
230University of Phoenix-Wichita (KS)°2191%$22,19616%13%2770.00551781191210%2918785
231Westwood Coll.-Arlington Ballston (VA)°2183%$23,35220%NA1760.00551781191210%2918785
232Mount Aloysius College (PA)2055%$20,84939%36%2620.005517811912121%806345
233Peirce College (PA)2063%$13,04625%27%720.005517811912124%508785
234Waldorf College (IA)°2062%$17,09541%45%1220.005517811912110%1808785
235Hope International University (CA)2052%$21,78737%32%2890.005512011912116%1157158
236Westwood College-Los Angeles (CA)°2086%$22,49423%15%3170.00551781191219%2028785
237Wentworth Institute of Technology (MA)2032%$28,50757%60%2730.005517864487%2688060
238University of Maine-Presque Isle (ME)* 2055%$9,91529%30%350.005517811912115%1268785
239Amer. InterContinental Univ.-Florida (FL)°2079%$23,25018%29%1510.00551781191210%2918785
240DeVry University-New Jersey (NJ)°2065%$21,82231%40%1540.00551781191210%2918785
241Texas College (TX)2085%$13,43819%6%2970.00551781191218%2288785
242Blue Mountain College (MS)2044%$12,15437%50%170.0055911191210%2918785
243Colby-Sawyer College (NH)2037%$24,09757%54%2920.19491786210516%1168785
244Oregon Institute of Technology (OR)* 2041%$12,45039%42%530.26391708812120%818785
245Newbury College-Brookline (MA)2053%$24,38945%42%2940.00551785712120%828785
246Bacone College (OK)2072%$15,6015%4%1590.005517811912111%1778785
247Le Moyne-Owen College (TN)2077%$11,33815%15%600.21461781197319%938785
248Oakwood University (AL)2050%$25,38936%35%2820.00554211912112%1618785
249North Central University (MN)2045%$18,67551%40%3160.005514811912114%1388785
250Univ. of Phoenix-Oklahoma City (OK)°2091%$20,56716%14%2510.00551781191210%2918785
251Lander University (SC)* 2049%$11,91841%37%1130.005515534497%2568785
252Finlandia University (MI)1958%$19,55338%35%2540.0055178119509%1988785
253Newberry College (SC)1941%$16,95245%35%2900.0055581192415%1298785
254Kuyper College (MI)1946%$16,85555%48%2590.00551781191219%2178785
255Westwood College-Annandale (VA)°1977%$23,13726%NA2000.00551781191210%2918785
256Westwood College-Dupage (IL)°1982%$19,47621%21%2170.005517811912110%1888785
257Brigham Young University-Idaho (ID)1928%$9,18044%52%110.0055171119630%2918785
258Union College (NE)1945%$17,61256%33%3490.0055119491211%2898785
259Trinity Lutheran College (WA)1923%$16,98759%74%430.00551781191218%2328785
260La Roche College (PA)1944%$18,57537%51%680.005553711099%2118785
261Texas A&M University-Galveston (TX)* 1922%$10,51948%29%3340.00557850110%2918785
262University of Phoenix-Louisville (KY)°1991%$20,88616%5%3270.00551781191210%2918785
263Rochester College (MI)1953%$15,66842%42%1440.00551781191217%2788785
264Ferrum College (VA)1961%$17,78236%31%2550.18511051191217%2718785
265Davis & Elkins College (WV)1850%$15,89836%36%1560.005511411912118%1018785
266Missouri Valley College (MO)1861%$14,47036%26%2740.00551631195614%1358785
267Valley City State University (ND)* 1839%$9,94738%42%220.19509911912110%1858785
268Vanguard University of So. California (CA)1843%$21,49645%55%1310.39339795866%2808785
269Valley Forge Christian College (PA)1855%$20,51242%53%1040.00551781191217%2708785
270Sojourner-Douglass College (MD)1858%$17,94829%27%2200.71241781191218%2308785
271University of Montana-Western (MT)* 1744%$12,31641%31%2400.313717811912146%108785
272Metropolitan State Coll. of Denver (CO)* 1739%$8,25038%21%2880.00551661038229%338785
273Thiel College (PA)1753%$21,95039%39%2440.0055861191218%2368785
274Saint Pauls College (VA)1781%$16,10015%21%900.005517811912110%1908785
275Edward Waters College (FL)1783%$12,98719%18%970.00551781191217%2528785
276Notre Dame College (OH)1738%$19,82244%47%1900.00551221197830%308785
277Corban University (OR)1745%$21,96457%50%3030.0055178119977%2578785
278Westwood College-Atlanta Midtown (GA)°1781%$19,81118%20%1960.00551781191210%2918785
279Penn State-Lehigh Valley (PA)* 1743%$11,88241%47%340.0055178119520%2918785
280University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown (PA)* 1736%$16,01950%59%690.005515052890%2918785
281Penn State-Worthington Scranton (PA)* 1754%$12,47336%46%230.0055178119900%2918785
282Mid-America Christian University (OK)1762%$13,77617%23%560.005517811912113%1458785
283Dickinson State University (ND)* 1738%$8,84649%26%3470.293814910012119%908785
284Champlain College (VT)1722%$30,49657%62%2790.005517810111014%1428277
285Methodist University (NC)1646%$26,85143%39%3140.0055178119229%1998785
286Chowan University (NC)1671%$15,90526%30%980.0055178661217%2608785
287South University-West Palm Beach (FL)°1685%$25,06320%8%3360.00551781191210%2918785
288Saint Gregorys University (OK)1655%$15,50529%29%1400.00551781191218%2448785
289Mayville State University (ND)* 1642%$11,21335%25%2040.452814211912115%1328785
290Thomas College (ME)1657%$18,15831%45%660.0055178461217%2488785
291Faulkner University (AL)1640%$20,51937%33%2700.005512611910010%1948570
292Greensboro College (NC)1648%$19,26436%40%1680.0055138119604%2867071
293Mount Mercy University (IA)1640%$22,85448%60%1410.0055156781217%2758785
294DeVry University-Nevada (NV)°1684%$26,05612%0%3350.00551781191210%2918785
295Westwood College-Denver North (CO)°1565%$16,42828%31%1140.00551781191219%2008785
296Brigham Young University-Hawaii (HI)1524%$12,90044%51%400.0055101791180%2918785
297Southwestern Christian University (OK)1554%$16,85134%28%2520.00551781191217%2648785
298Cogswell College (CA)1543%$23,20146%43%2800.00551781191210%2918785
299Victory University (TN)°1579%$17,7149%10%1720.005517811912111%1768785
300Kendall College (IL)°1547%$31,49437%34%3250.005517811912126%438785
301University of Great Falls (MT)1547%$22,65340%29%3290.00551785912110%1868785
302Seton Hill University (PA)1541%$19,85252%45%2870.005513990838%2228785
303Penn. State Univ.-New Kensington (PA)* 1543%$13,75535%40%620.0055178531210%2918785
304Saint Augustines College (NC)1564%$24,82922%23%2660.0055152119107%2558785
305Belmont Abbey College (NC)1542%$22,12641%38%2750.00551781195121%778785
306Mount Olive College (NC)1556%$18,24530%45%590.00551781191214%2838785
307University of Hawaii-West Oahu (HI)* 1437%$5,03128%NA91.15171781194212%1588785
308South University-Tampa (FL)°1476%$29,86326%NA3180.00551781191210%2918785
309Mitchell College (CT)1437%$27,22346%47%2840.005517811912124%528785
310Farmingdale State College (NY)* 1429%$6,12235%40%41.1418178117877%2508785
311Webber International University (FL)1456%$19,12031%32%1980.005517811912113%1478785
312Arkansas Baptist College (AR)1475%$14,84318%4%3230.00551781191218%2398785
313Mt. Sierra College (CA)°1468%$31,17325%27%2990.005517811912111%1658785
314Barton College (NC)1346%$18,36638%47%930.00559611912110%1828785
315Maine Maritime Academy (ME)* 1333%$16,85045%69%210.4031178119200%2918785
316Becker College (MA)1348%$24,50141%27%3390.005517811911435%208785
317Post University (CT)°1360%$26,11327%36%2100.005517811912121%798785
318Delaware Valley College (PA)1335%$24,54749%55%2270.0055128851219%2168785
319Penn State-Wilkes-Barre (PA)* 1341%$12,89736%47%250.0055178119690%2918785
320Meredith College (NC)1234%$17,24651%59%820.00551641199519%888785
321Nevada State College (NV)* 1251%$7,51322%22%140.00551781191219%2038785
322College of Our Lady of the Elms (MA)1242%$19,60142%58%670.00551781197119%878785
323Penn State-Altoona (PA)* 1233%$20,45744%65%540.7720178119310%2918785
324Penn State-York (PA)* 1138%$13,29341%45%580.00551781191210%2918785
325Limestone College (SC)1152%$21,42636%39%2130.005517611911910%1818785
326Concordia College-New York (NY)1143%$20,35738%49%1030.005517811912125%458785
327Arizona Christian University (AZ)1039%$21,74947%31%3440.00551781191219%2138785
328Truett-McConnell College (GA)1054%$14,09633%14%3430.00551781191210%2918785
329Daniel Webster College (NH)°1036%$24,30139%43%2320.005517811994%2858785
330North Carolina Wesleyan College (NC)945%$24,32528%22%3100.00551781191922%658785
331Urbana University (OH)947%$16,65435%31%2250.00551781191127%2588785
332Univ. of South Carolina-Beaufort (SC)* 842%$12,49333%21%2640.881917811912113%1498785
333High Point University (NC)812%$29,51357%61%2780.005584119410%2918785
334Ohio State University-Newark (OH)* 838%$14,11439%38%1200.00551781191210%2918785
335Reinhardt University (GA)841%$20,51435%47%1000.00551781191217%2638785
336Nat. Amer. Univ.-Colorado Springs (CO)°856%$19,78117%0%3420.00551781191210%2918785
337Thomas University (GA)742%$10,98627%8%3320.005517811912121%748785
338Penn State-Brandywine (PA)* 738%$12,50338%37%880.00551781191210%2918785
339Paul Quinn College (TX)631%$12,83917%5%2650.005517811912121%752749
340Penn State-Berks (PA)* 534%$19,82245%55%1020.1554178119660%2918785
341Five Towns College (NY)°447%$19,06831%31%2070.00551781191219%2018785
342Brewton-Parker College (GA)447%$16,22031%19%3060.00551781191210%2918785
343Nichols College (MA)442%$23,49335%43%1910.005517811910814%1418785
344Polytech. Univ. Puerto Rico-Orlando (FL)450%$15,42311%0%2850.00551781191210%2918785
345Massachusetts Maritime Academy (MA)* 317%$18,62650%65%640.0055178119358%2378785
346University of the Southwest (NM)359%$12,98425%18%1870.00551781191217%2658785
347Menlo College (CA)337%$28,71837%34%3130.005517811912115%1318785
348Platt College-Aurora (CO)°20%$36,72272%67%3330.00551781191210%2918785
349Wesley College (DE)154%$29,24532%33%2930.005517811911511%1698785
350Mount Ida College (MA)044%$27,19434%44%2190.00551781191217%2498785