Liberal Arts Colleges

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    Liberal Arts Colleges

    A liberal arts college is a undergraduate institution that focuses on a liberal arts education in general. It mainly offer bachelor degrees, but some schools offer master's and doctorate degrees in limited areas. The size of school is relative small comparing to national universities and regional universities.
    There are 237 Liberal Arts Colleges - 26 public and 211 private schools. The 2020 average undergraduate tuition & fees of the schools is $38,608 and the average graduate tuition & fees is $22,244. The average SAT scores of enrolled students is 1,201 and the average acceptance rate is 60% for Liberal Arts Colleges.
    Next table shows the average stats of key academic facts for Liberal Arts Colleges.
    Below you can search liberal arts colleges by school type and location. In addition, you can check and compare the top Liberal Arts Colleges.
    2019-2020 Liberal Arts Colleges Statistics
    Number of Schools237 (26 public, 211 private)
    Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$10,501 (in-state), $38,608 (out-of-state)
    Graduate Tuition & Fees$12,131 (in-state), $22,244 (out-of-state)
    Average Financial Aid$25,135
    Test Scores1,201 SAT, 75 ACT
    Acceptance Rate59.64%
    Yield (Enrollment Rate)27.11%
    Population374,478
    Undergraduate358,365
    Graduate16,113
    Graduation Rate66.80%
    Students to Faculty Ratio10.89 to 1

    List of Liberal Arts Colleges

    237 Liberal Arts Colleges

    Pomona College

    #1 Liberal Arts Colleges, #3 in California
    Pomona College is a Private, 4 years school located in Claremont, CA.
    Tuition & Fees: $54,762
    SAT Score: 1,465
    Population: 1,573
    Students/Faculty: 7 to 1

    Claremont McKenna College

    #2 Liberal Arts Colleges, #4 in California
    Claremont McKenna College is a Private, 4 years school located in Claremont, CA.
    Tuition & Fees: $56,475
    SAT Score: 1,435
    Population: 1,327
    Students/Faculty: 8 to 1

    Swarthmore College

    #3 Liberal Arts Colleges, #2 in Pennsylvania
    Swarthmore College (Swat) is a Private, 4 years school located in Swarthmore, PA.
    Tuition & Fees: $54,656
    SAT Score: 1,460
    Population: 1,559
    Students/Faculty: 8 to 1

    Williams College

    #4 Liberal Arts Colleges, #3 in Massachusetts
    Williams College is a Private, 4 years school located in Williamstown, MA.
    Tuition & Fees: $57,280
    SAT Score: 1,480
    Population: 2,149
    Students/Faculty: 6 to 1

    Barnard College

    #5 Liberal Arts Colleges, #3 in New York
    Barnard College is a Private, 4 years school located in New York, NY.
    Tuition & Fees: $57,668
    SAT Score: 1,430
    Population: 2,562
    Students/Faculty: 9 to 1

    Amherst College

    #6 Liberal Arts Colleges, #4 in Massachusetts
    Amherst College is a Private, 4 years school located in Amherst, MA.
    Tuition & Fees: $58,640
    SAT Score: 1,415
    Population: 1,855
    Students/Faculty: 7 to 1

    Harvey Mudd College

    #7 Liberal Arts Colleges, #8 in California
    Harvey Mudd College (HMC) is a Private, 4 years school located in Claremont, CA.
    Tuition & Fees: $58,660
    SAT Score: 1,530
    Population: 902
    Students/Faculty: 8 to 1

    Washington and Lee University

    #8 Liberal Arts Colleges, #1 in Virginia
    Washington and Lee University (W&L) is a Private, 4 years school located in Lexington, VA.
    Tuition & Fees: $54,830
    SAT Score: 1,430
    Population: 2,223
    Students/Faculty: 8 to 1

    Bowdoin College

    #9 Liberal Arts Colleges, #1 in Maine
    Bowdoin College is a Private, 4 years school located in Brunswick, ME.
    Tuition & Fees: $56,350
    Population: 1,828
    Students/Faculty: 9 to 1

    Davidson College

    #10 Liberal Arts Colleges, #2 in North Carolina
    Davidson College is a Private, 4 years school located in Davidson, NC.
    Tuition & Fees: $52,991
    SAT Score: 1,398
    Population: 1,843
    Students/Faculty: 9 to 1
    All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education, academic year 2019-2020