*LIST* 2021 College & University Rankings


Choosing where to apply to college is a tough decision, and many high school seniors are probably grappling with that very question about now. There are tons of reports with opinions on the best colleges out there, and now WalletHub has chimed in with their picks.

  •  The site has just come out with their 2021 College & University Rankings, revealing the top performing schools with the lowest costs to undergrads.
  • They looked at almost 1,000 institutions, judging them on 30 key factors in categories such as Cost & Financing, Career Outcomes, Student Selectivity, Campus Experience and more.
  • Topping the list of the best overall institution is Harvard University, which scores a 78.6 out of 100, landing in the Top Five for Student Selectivity, although it isn’t cheap, coming in at 900 for Cost and Financing.
  • Harvard also tops WalletHubs list judging just universities.
  • Swarthmore College, in Pennsylvania, tops the list of the Best Colleges (colleges don’t typically offer advance degrees, and tend to be smaller than universities).
  • Swathmore scores a 73.08 out of 100, and is in the Top 10 for Student Selectivity, Faculty Resources, Campus Experience, and both Education and Career Outcomes.

Top Ten Best Colleges & Universities For 2020

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  1. Harvard University – Massachusetts
  2. Yale University – Connecticut
  3. Massachusetts Institute of Technology – Massachusetts
  4. Princeton University – New Jersey
  5. California Institute of Technology – California
  6. Stanford University – California
  7. Rice University - Texas
  8. Northwestern University – Illinois
  9. Duke University – North Carolina
  10. University of Pennsylvania - Pennsylvania

Top Ten Best Colleges For 2020

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  1. Swarthmore College – Pennsylvania
  2. Pomona College – California
  3. Amherst College – Massachusetts
  4. Hamilton College, New York
  5. Harvey Mudd College – California
  6. Grinnell College – Iowa
  7. Colby College – Maine
  8. Wellesley College – Massachusetts
  9. Carleton College – Minnesota
  10. Barnard College – New York 

Source:WalletHub