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Rank University Score
1 Brown University 84.25
2 Harvard University 84.25
3 Emory University 84.17
4 Columbia University 81.25
5 University of Pennsylvania 80.5
6 Vanderbilt University 78.83
7 Northwestern University 78.5
8 Washington University in St. Louis 77.83
9 Cornell University 75.33
10 New York University 74.5
11 Princeton University 74.33
12 Massachusetts Institute of Technology 73.58
13 Tufts University 72.67
14 Yale University 72.42
15 Brandeis University 72.33
16 University of California, Berkeley 71.92
17 Claremont McKenna College 71.92
18 Tulane University 71.67
19 Wellesley College 71.5
20 Johns Hopkins University 71.17
21 Dartmouth College 71
22 Duke University 70.17
23 University of Southern California 69.83
24 University of California, Los Angeles 69.33
25 Stanford University 68.83
26 University of Miami (Florida) 68.33
27 University of Maryland, College Park 68.17
28 Wesleyan University 68.08
29 Barnard College 67.75
30 Carnegie Mellon University 67.17
31 Boston University 67
32 Yeshiva University 66.83
33 Hamilton College 66.67
34 Brooklyn College 66.33
35 Lehigh University 65.67
36 Franklin & Marshall College 64.67
37 University of Chicago 64.58
38 Vassar College 64.42
39 Pomona College 64.42
40 Middlebury College 64.33
41 Hunter College 64
42 American University 63.75
43 Rutgers University 63
44 Touro College 63
45 University of Rochester 62.92
46 Washington and Lee University 62.75
47 Harvey Mudd College 62.58
48 Colgate University 62.33
49 Northeastern University 61.83
50 Queens College 61.58
51 Haverford College 61.42
52 University of Virginia 60.92
53 Baruch College 60.92
54 Williams College 60.83
55 Swarthmore College 60.33
56 Amherst College 59.75
57 University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign 59.25
58 University of Pittsburgh 58.83
59 University of Michigan 58.83
60 University at Buffalo 58.42
61 Rice University 58.25
62 Case Western Reserve University 57.92
63 Indiana University Bloomington 57.83
64 Scripps College 57.25
65 Syracuse University 57.25
66 Davidson College 57.17
67 Bryn Mawr College 56.92
68 Binghamton University 56.83
69 University of Arizona 56.42
70 University of California, San Diego 55.92
71 Carleton College 55.75
72 Babson College 55.58
73 California Institute of Technology 55.33
74 University of California, Santa Barbara 55.25
75 Colby College 55
76 Towson University 54.42
77 University at Albany 54.33
78 University of Central Florida 53.83
79 Florida Atlantic University 53.75
80 Stony Brook University 53.58
81 University of Vermont 53.5
82 Muhlenberg College 53.33
83 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 53.33
84 Dickinson College 52.83
85 University of Massachusetts Amherst 52.75
86 Kenyon College 52.33
87 College of William and Mary 52.33
88 University of Florida 52.08
89 American Jewish University 52.08
90 California State University, Northridge 51.92
91 Skidmore College 51.83
92 Pitzer College 51.42
93 Clark University 50.92
94 Sarah Lawrence College 50.83
95 University of South Florida 50.67
96 Boston College 50.67
97 Pennsylvania State University 50.42
98 Villanova University 50.33
99 University of Hartford 49.5
100 Florida International University 49.5
101 The Ohio State University 49.33
102 University of Minnesota 49.25
103 University of Richmond 49.08
104 University of Connecticut 49
105 Bowdoin College 49
106 Georgetown University 49
107 Lafayette College 48.92
108 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 48.83
109 University of Washington 48.67
110 Bates College 48.5
111 California Polytechnic State University 48.25
112 Goucher College 48
113 Michigan State University 47.83
114 University of Kansas 47.5
115 Oberlin College 47.42
116 Bucknell University 47.17
117 City College of New York 47
118 University of Delaware 46.92
119 University of Cincinnati 46.75
120 University of Texas at Austin 46.33
121 Temple University 46.33
122 Drexel University 46
123 Drew University 45.92
124 Chapman University 45.5
125 University of Colorado Boulder 45.17
126 James Madison University 44.92
127 Trinity College 44.92
128 Emerson College 44.83
129 Miami University (Ohio) 44.67
130 Hampshire College 44.58
131 San Diego State University 44.5
132 College of Charleston 44.33
133 Georgia Institute of Technology 44.33
134 Bentley University 44.33
135 Smith College 44.17
136 Florida State University 44
137 George Washington University 43.75
138 Union College 43.67
139 State University of New York at Oswego 43.58
140 Elon University 43.58
141 Ithaca College 43.58
142 Virginia Tech 43.58
143 Arizona State University 43.08
144 Hofstra University 43.08
145 College of Staten Island 43.08
146 DePaul University 42.92
147 University of California, Irvine 42.83
148 Mount Holyoke College 42.75
149 University of California, Davis 42.5
150 Purdue University 42.25
151 University of Georgia 42
152 West Virginia University 41.67
153 Kent State University 41.58
154 San Jose State University 41.42
155 North Carolina State University 40.92
156 Gettysburg College 40.58
157 University of Iowa 40.33
158 University of Wisconsin-Madison 40
159 Columbia College Chicago 39.92
160 University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee 39.83
161 Wake Forest University 39.33
162 University of California, Santa Cruz 39.25
163 University of North Florida 39.17
164 Stetson University 38.67
165 Texas Christian University 38.5
166 University of Rhode Island 38.17
167 University of Denver 38
168 University of Tulsa 37.92
169 University of Tampa 37.33
170 Virginia Commonwealth University 37.25
171 Washington College 37.08
172 University of Missouri 36.67
173 University of North Texas 36.67
174 University of Memphis 36.58
175 Marquette University 36.5
176 University of Texas at San Antonio 36.42
177 Mitchell College 36.42
178 University of North Carolina at Greensboro 35.67
179 University of Kentucky 35.42
180 University of Texas at Dallas 35.08
181 Southern Methodist University 34.92
182 Lewis And Clark College 34.75
183 University of Utah 34.42
184 University of Oklahoma 34.25
185 Loyola University Chicago 34.17
186 University of Louisville 33.83
187 University of Tennessee 33.83
188 University of Nevada, Las Vegas 33.75
189 University of Alabama 33.67
190 Nova Southeastern University 33.33
191 Eckerd College 32.67
192 Ohio University 32.67
193 University of North Carolina at Charlotte 32.58
194 University of South Carolina 32.17
195 University of Nebraska-Lincoln 32.08
196 Clemson University 31.17
197 University of Oregon 31.17
198 Texas A&M University 30.92
199 Colorado State University 30.83
200 University of New Mexico 30.08
201 University of Arkansas 30.08
202 Louisiana State University 30
203 University of Houston 29.42
204 Oregon State University 28.83
205 Hampden-Sydney College 28.67
206 University of Mississippi 28.5
207 Mississippi State University 28.17
208 University of San Diego 27.92
209 Auburn University 27.25
210 Quinnipiac University 26.58
211 Texas Tech University 26.5
212 University of Maine 25.67
213 University of New Hampshire 22.83
214 Evergreen State College 22.75
215 Portland State University 19.67
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