The Ivy Coach Daily

October 1, 2013

Best Liberal Arts Colleges in America

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Williams College topped the 2013 “US News” rankings for best liberal arts college in America (photo credit: Tim4403224246).

While we’ve previously written about “US News & World Report’s” 2013 ranking of best national universities, we haven’t yet written about which schools topped this year’s ranking for best liberal arts colleges in America. So which school did top the 2013 ranking? That would be Williams College. No big surprise there! Coming in second is Amherst College. Another non-shocker. In third comes Swarthmore College followed by a three-way tie between Bowdoin College, Middlebury College, and Pomona College. Coming in seventh is another tie – Carleton College and Wellesley College. Next comes another three-way tie with Claremont McKenna College, Davidson College, and Haverford College.

Then comes the United States Naval Academy followed by Vassar College, Hamilton College, Washington and Lee University, Harvey Mudd College, Grinnell College, the United States Military Academy, Wesleyan University, Colgate University, Smith College, Bates College, Colby College, Macalester College, and College of the Holy Cross, Oberlin College, Scripps College, the United States Air Force Academy, and University of Richmond round out the top twenty-five.

Do you think that a specific liberal arts college should have been included in the top twenty-five ranking of best liberal arts colleges in America, as according to “US News & World Report“? If so, let us know which school comes to mind by posting it below in the Comments section. And, while you’re there, let us know what  you think of the “US News & World Report” college rankings in general. We look forward to hearing from you.

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