Best Undergraduate Schools

Best Undergraduate Schools

Vault now ranks the best Undergraduate schools. Use our rankings to research potential schools and find the best fit for you.

Top Ranked

2014 Rank 2013 Rank Change School Score Location
1 2 Princeton University 9.8 Princeton, NJ
2 1 Harvard University 9.8 Cambridge, MA
3 3 Yale University 9.8 New Haven, CT
4 4 Columbia University 9.6 New York, NY
5 5 University of Chicago 9.6 Chicago, IL
6 6 Massachusetts Institute of Technology 9.5 Cambridge, MA
7 7 Stanford University 9.5 Stanford, CA
8 9 University of Pennsylvania 9.4 Philadelphia, PA
9 8 Duke University 9.4 Durham, NC
10 10 California Institute of Technology 9.2 Pasadena, CA
11 11 Dartmouth College 9.1 Hanover, NH
12 13 Johns Hopkins University 8.8 Baltimore, MD
13 12 Northwestern University 8.8 Evanston, IL
14 15 Brown University 8.8 Providence, RI
15 16 Cornell University 8.6 Ithaca, NY
16 14 Washington University in St. Louis 8.6 St. Louis, MO
17 18 University of Notre Dame 8.6 Notre Dame, IN
18 19 Vanderbilt University 8.4 Nashville, TN
19 17 Rice University 8.4 Houston, TX
20 21 Georgetown University 8.4 Washington, DC
21 20 Emory University 8.1 Atlanta, GA
22 22 University of California, Berkeley 8.0 Berkeley, CA
23 23 Carnegie Mellon University 8.0 Pittsburgh, PA
24 24 Wake Forest University 7.9 Winston-Salem, NC
25 25 Tufts University 7.8 Medford, MA

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