Respond to this Article September 2006

The Washington Monthly College Rankings

Liberal Arts Colleges

By The Editors

Ranking--College--U.S. News Ranking

1. Bryn Mawr College (PA) - 21
2. Wellesley College (MA) - 4
3. Wesleyan University (CT) - 12
4. Haverford College (PA) - 8
5. Amherst College (MA) - 2
6. Mount Holyoke College (MA) - 23
7. Claremont McKenna College (CA) - 10
8. Williams College (MA) - 1
9. Whitman College (WA) - 36
10. Swarthmore College (PA) - 3
11. Wheaton College (IL) - 55
12. Carleton College (MN) - 5
13. Oberlin College (OH) - 25
14. Grinnell College (IA) - 15
15. Pomona College (CA) - 6
16. Smith College (MA) - 19
17. Harvey Mudd College (CA) - 18
18. Tougaloo College (MS) - **
19. Bowdoin College (ME) - 6
20. Middlebury College (VT) - 8
21. Presbyterian College (SC) - 100
22. Spelman College (GA) - 73
23. Knox College (IL) - 73
24. Reed College (OR) - 47
25. Colorado College (CO) - 27
26. Bates College (ME) - 21
27. Fisk University (TN) - *&
28. Macalester College (MN) - 25
29. Wofford College (MA) - 55
30. Wells College (NY) - 94
31. Barnard College (NY) - 27
32. Bucknell University (PA) - 27
33. Occidental College (CA) - 41
34. Virginia Military Institute* (VA) - 73
35. Hobart and William Smith Colleges (NY) - 61
36. Mills College (CA) - 73
37. Furman University (SC) - 41
38. St. Augustine's College (NC) - **
39. Washington and Lee University (VA) - 14
40. Hendrix College (AR) - 73
41. Earlham College (IN) - 69
42. Vassar College (NY) - 13
43. University of Judaism (CA) YY - **
44. Agnes Scott College (GA) - 55
45. Connecticut College (CT) - 36
46. Colby College (ME) - 20
47. Evergreen State College (WA)* - **
48. Antioch College (OH) **** - **
49. St. Olaf College (MN) - 55
50. Dickinson College (PA) - 45
51. St. John's College (MD) - 69
52. Hamilton College (NY) - 15
53. Kalamazoo College (MI) - 55
54. Albertson College (ID) - **
55. Ripon College (WI) - **
56. Beloit College (WI) - 61
57. Davidson College (NC) - 10
58. Pine Manor College (MA) - **
59. Bethel College (TN) - **
60. University of Richmond (VA) - 34
61. Lewis and Clark College (OR) - 81
62. St. John's University (MN) - 69
63. College of the Holy Cross (MA) - 32
64. Talladega College (AL) - **8
65. Southwestern University (TX) - 61
66. Randolph-Macon Woman's College (VA) - 84
67. Colgate University (NY) - 15
68. Union College (NY) - 36
69. Guilford College (NC) - **
70. Bennett College (NC) - **8
71. University of the South, Sewanee (TN) - 34
72. Hampshire College (MA) - 104
73. Franklin Pierce College (NH) - **
74. Hiram College (OH) - **
75. College of Saint Benedict (MN) - **
76. Lyon College (AR) - **
77. Morehouse College (GA) - **
78. Kenyon College (OH) - 32
79. Eckerd College (FL) - **
80. Juniata College (PA) - 100
81. Willamette University (OR) - 61
82. Lawrence University (WI) - 53
83. Bennington College (VT) - 100
84. Stephens College (MO) - **
85. Wesleyan College (GA) - **
86. Siena College (NY) - **
87. Shawnee State University (OH)* - **
88. Trinity College (CT) - 25
89. College of the Atlantic (ME) - **
90. Luther College (IA) - **
91. Pitzer College (CA) - 53
92. Salem College (NC) - **
93. Skidmore College (NY) - 41
94. Erskine College (FL) - **
95. University of Puget Sound (WA) - 81
96. Ohio Wesleyan University (OH) - 100
97. Franklin and Marshall College (PA) - 39
98. Lafayette College (PA) - 27
99. College of Wooster (OH) - 68
100. Hollins University (VA) - 88
101. Houghton College (NY) - **
102. St. Lawrence University (NY) - 61
103. Warner Pacific College (OR) - **
104. Denison University (OH) - 51
105. Bethany College (WV) - **
106. Concordia College, Moorhead (MN) - **
107. Alma College (MI) - **
108. Olivet College (MI) - **
109. Paine College (GA) - **
110. St. Mary's College of Maryland* (MD) - 84
111. Austin College (TX) - 73
112. Millsaps College (MS) - 81
113. Allegheny College (PA) - 88
114. California State University, Monterey Bay* (CA) - **
115. Oglethorpe University (GA) - **
116. Lane College (TN) - **
117. Huntingdon College (AL) - **
118. Wittenberg University (OH) - **
119. Rhodes College (TN) - 45
120. Albion College (MI) - 84
121. Washington & Jefferson College (PA) - 94
122. Schreiner University (TX) - **
123. Ursinus College (PA) - 71
124. Hartwick College (NY) - **
125. DePauw University (IN) - 49
126. Goshen College (IN) - **
127. Lycoming College (PA) - **
128. St. Vincent College (PA) - **
129. Gustavus Adolphus College (MN) - 73
130. Coe College (IA) - **
131. Hope College (MI) - 94
132. Westminster College (PA) - **
133. Wabash College (IN) - 51
134. Scripps College (CA) - 27
135. University of Dallas (TX) - **
136. Centre College (KY) - 41
137. St. John's College (NM) - **
138. Virginia Union University (VA) - **
139. Sarah Lawrence College (NY) - 49
140. Lees-McRae College (NC) - **
141. Augustana College (IL) - 94
142. Gordon College (MA) - **
143. Drew University (NJ) - 66
144. Chatham College (PA) - **
145. Cornell College (IA) - **
146. Lake Forest College (IL) - **
147. Eastern Mennonite University (VA) - **
148. Birmingham Southern College (AL) - 88
149. Hastings College (NE) - **
150. Bard College (NY) - 39
151. Westmont College (CA) - 104
152. University of Hawaii, Hilo* (HI) - **
153. Illinois Wesleyan University (IL) - 55
154. McDaniel College (MD) - **
155. Wheaton College (MA) - 55
156. Gettysburg College (PA) - 47
157. Susquehanna University (PA) - **
158. Sweet Briar College (VA) - 71
159. Goucher College (MD) - 94
160. Nebraska Wesleyan University (NE) - **
161. Marlboro College (VT) - **
162. Albright College (PA) - **
163. Muskingum College (OH) - **
164. Transylvania University (KY) - 104
165. Whittier College (CA) - **
166. West Virginia Wesleyan College (VA) - **
167. St. Anselm College (NH) - **
168. Monmouth College (IL) - **
169. Hampden-Sydney College (VA) - 104
170. Georgetown College (KY) - **
171. Roanoke College (VA) - **
172. Emory and Henry College (VA) - **
173. Richard Stockton College of New Jersey* (NJ) - **
174. Mesa State College (CO)* - **
175. Adrian College (MI) - **
176. University of Minnesota, Morris* (MN) - **
177. Seton Hill University (PA) - **
178. St. Andrews Presbyterian College (NC) - **
179. Muhlenberg College (PA) - 73
180. Rosemont College (PA) - **
181. Judson College (AL) - **
182. Lindsey Wilson College (KY) - **
183. Coastal Carolina University (SC)* - **
184. Bridgewater College (VA) - **
185. King College (TN) - **
186. William Jewell College (MO) - **
187. Blackburn College (IL) - **
188. Fort Lewis College (CO)* - **
189. Greensboro College (NC) - **
190. Moravian College (PA) - **
191. San Diego Christian College (CA) - **
192. Washington College (MD) - 104
193. University of Virginia, Wise* (VA) - **
194. University of North Carolina, Asheville* (NC) - **
195. Westminster College (MO) - **
196. Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts* (MA) - **
197. Marymount Manhattan College (NY) - **
198. Christopher Newport University (VA)* - **
199. University of Maine, Presque Isle* (ME) - **
200. Virginia Wesleyan College (VA) - **
201. Randolph-Macon College (VA) - **
202. Western State College of Colorado* (CO) - **

** Not ranked numerically by U.S. News

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