The Objective College Ranking

see ranking factor weights

1Bluefield State College
2United States Military Academy
3The University of Texas at Arlington
4West Virginia State University
5Richard Bland College of the College of William and Mary
6Concord University
7West Liberty University
8Sul Ross State University
9Tarleton State University
10Marshall University
11Texas A & M University-Texarkana
12Norfolk State University
13The University of Virginia's College at Wise
14Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital School of Nursing
15Southern Utah University
16Black Hills State University
17Fayetteville State University
18Northern State University
19University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
20The University of Texas-Pan American
21The University of Texas at Tyler
22The Evergreen State College
23Texas Woman's University
24University of South Dakota
25University of Memphis
26Midwestern State University
27University of North Carolina at Pembroke
28Dickinson State University
29Elizabeth City State University
30New Mexico Military Institute
31Valley City State University
32Southern Oregon University
33Eastern Oregon University
34Eastern Washington University
35Prairie View A & M University
36Oregon Institute of Technology
37Stephen F Austin State University
38University of Utah
39Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi
40Johnson State College
41Texas Southern University
42Central Washington University
43Wayland Baptist University
44University of South Carolina-Aiken
45University of North Carolina at Asheville
46Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
47Pennsylvania State University-World Campus
48Lyndon State College
49Castleton State College
50Winston-Salem State University
Please note that unlike most other college ranking methods out there, our ranking is based solely on objective, measurable data, such as student test scores and the like. There are no subjective factors considered at all. The main factors used in the ranking, as well as their weights in the ranking formula, are given below

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Key Ranking Factors

RankData FieldWeight
1Grand total (GR2013 4-year institutions Transfer-out students)940
2ACT Writing 75th percentile score (IC2013)930
3Total entering students at the undergraduate level fall 2013 (EF2013D)867
4Revised bachelor's degree-seeking cohort (cohort year 2005) (GR200_13)845
5Grand total (GR2013 4-year institutions Adjusted cohort (revised cohort minus exclusions))659
6Total women (EF2013B Undergraduate All age categories total)650
7SAT Critical Reading 75th percentile score (IC2013)568
8Part time women (EF2013B Undergraduate All age categories total)456
9Part-time retention rate 2013 (EF2013D)434
10Full time men (EF2013B Undergraduate All age categories total)428
11Students from the full-time adjusted fall 2012 cohort enrolled in fall 2013 (EF2013D)366
12ACT Composite 75th percentile score (IC2013)344
13Part time men (EF2013 All students Undergraduate total)336
14Enrolled men (IC2013)307
15ACT Math 25th percentile score (IC2013)283
16Fips County code (HD2013)249
17Part time women (EF2013 All students Undergraduate total)240
18TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language (IC2013)238
19ACT English 25th percentile score (IC2013)205
20Applicants total (IC2013)196
21Students from the part-time adjusted fall 2012 cohort enrolled in fall 2013 (EF2013D)194
22First-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate students (EF2013C US total)179
23SAT Math 25th percentile score (IC2013)138
24Continuing professional (IC2013)136
25Enrolled women (IC2013)131
26Enrolled part time total (IC2013)97