The Objective College Ranking

see ranking factor weights

1Scripps College
2Mills College
3San Francisco Art Institute
4Dominican University of California
5Harvey Mudd College
6Franklin W Olin College of Engineering
7Southern California Institute of Architecture
8Westmont College
9School of the Art Institute of Chicago
10Occidental College
11Webb Institute
12Notre Dame de Namur University
13Whittier College
14Alaska Pacific University
15Saint Mary's College of California
16Earlham College
17Saint Mary's College
18Claremont McKenna College
19Soka University of America
20Menlo College
21Prescott College
22Rollins College
23Drew University
24College of Saint Benedict
25Albertus Magnus College
26Lake Forest College
27Maryland Institute College of Art
28Concordia University-Irvine
29Regis College
30Cornell College
31Bryn Mawr College
32Wheelock College
33Lynn University
34Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College
35Wellesley College
36Colorado College
37San Diego Christian College
38Hope International University
39DePauw University
40Washington College
41Trinity College
42Kalamazoo College
43California Institute of Technology
44Bay Path College
45Hood College
46Simmons College
47Cleveland Institute of Art
48Kansas City Art Institute
49Coe College
50William Jessup 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
1First-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate students (EF2013C Foreign countries)978
2Full time women (EF2013 All students Undergraduate total)976
3Part-time retention rate 2013 (EF2013D)878
4First-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate students who graduated from high school in the past 12 months (EF2013C Outlying areas total)697
5Student-to-faculty ratio (EF2013D)651
6Admissions women (IC2013)615
7Number of first-time degree/certificate-seeking students submitting ACT scores (IC2013)595
8First-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate students (EF2013C US total)553
9Occupational (IC2013)427
10Admissions total (IC2013)424
11First-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate students who graduated from high school in the past 12 months (EF2013C Foreign countries)392
12Recreational or avocational (IC2013)378
13SAT Math 75th percentile score (IC2013)335
14ACT English 75th percentile score (IC2013)332
15Published in-state tuition and fees 2013-14 (IC2013_AY)303
16Tribal college (HD2013)272
17Total women (EF2013 All students Undergraduate total)203
18Full time men (EF2013B Undergraduate All age categories total)199
19Total men (EF2013B Undergraduate All age categories total)163
20Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent (IC2013)156
21On campus room and board 2013-14 (IC2013_AY)144
22Full time men (EF2013 All students Undergraduate total)130
23Part time women (EF2013B Undergraduate All age categories total)115
24Full-time retention rate 2013 (EF2013D)104
25ACT Composite 75th percentile score (IC2013)98