The Washington Monthly College Rankings – Liberal Arts Colleges – 2006

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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