The Objective College Ranking

see ranking factor weights

RankInstitution
1Stanford University
2University of California-Berkeley
3University of California-San Diego
4University of California-Los Angeles
5University of California-Santa Barbara
6Spring Hill College
7Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science
8Judson College
9Southern California Institute of Architecture
10Colorado School of Mines
11University of California-Merced
12United States Coast Guard Academy
13Yale University
14University of California-Irvine
15Central Baptist College
16California Institute of Technology
17Alaska Pacific University
18University of Montevallo
19Life Pacific College
20Lyon College
21University of South Florida-Sarasota-Manatee
22Prescott College
23Menlo College
24University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
25New College of Florida
26Thomas Aquinas College
27Simpson University
28Samford University
29Harvard University
30Adams State University
31San Diego Christian College
32Hope International University
33William Jessup University
34Harvey Mudd College
35University of the Pacific
36John Brown University
37Trinity Baptist College
38Edward Waters College
39Soka University of America
40La Sierra University
41Pacific Union College
42Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott
43Notre Dame de Namur University
44Northwestern University
45University of Hawaii-West Oahu
46Fresno Pacific University
47University of Chicago
48New Saint Andrews College
49Paine College
50Whittier College
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

It is also our goal to give you the college ranking that is most appropriate for you. Hence, if you do not like this ranking, just refresh the page until you do. As noted above, every single ranking given by this page is purely objective and therefore can be relied upon to give accurate results.

Key Ranking Factors

RankData FieldWeight
1Number of first-time degree/certificate-seeking students submitting ACT scores (IC2013)942
2TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language (IC2013)872
3Full time men (EF2013 All students Undergraduate total)587
4Number of first-time degree/certificate-seeking students submitting SAT scores (IC2013)496
5Admission test scores (IC2013)457
6Applicants men (IC2013)324
7Part time men (EF2013B Undergraduate All age categories total)252
8SAT Writing 25th percentile score (IC2013)243
9SAT Critical Reading 25th percentile score (IC2013)210
10Part time total (EF2013B Undergraduate All age categories total)204
11Grand total (GR2013 4-year institutions Completers within 150% of normal time)152
12Enrolled part time total (IC2013)147
13Total women (EF2013B Undergraduate All age categories total)144
14First-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate students (EF2013C US total)144
15ACT English 75th percentile score (IC2013)123
16ACT Writing 25th percentile score (IC2013)109
17Continuing professional (IC2013)104
18Enrolled part time men (IC2013)102
19Recreational or avocational (IC2013)101
20ACT Math 25th percentile score (IC2013)92