Best Undergraduate Schools

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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

2015 Rank 2014 Rank Change School Score Location
1 2 Harvard University 9.8 Cambridge, MA
2 1 Princeton University 9.8 Princeton, NJ
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 7 Stanford University 9.5 Stanford, CA
7 6 Massachusetts Institute of Technology 9.5 Cambridge, MA
8 9 Duke University 9.4 Durham, NC
9 8 University of Pennsylvania 9.4 Philadelphia, PA
10 10 California Institute of Technology 9.2 Pasadena, CA
11 11 Dartmouth College 9.1 Hanover, NH
12 13 Northwestern University 8.8 Evanston, IL
13 12 Johns Hopkins University 8.8 Baltimore, MD
14 14 Brown University 8.8 Providence, RI
15 16 Washington University in St. Louis 8.6 St. Louis, MO
16 15 Cornell University 8.6 Ithaca, NY
17 22 University of California, Berkeley 8.6 Berkeley, CA
18 17 University of Notre Dame 8.4 Notre Dame, IN
19 18 Vanderbilt University 8.4 Nashville, TN
20 21 Emory University 8.4 Atlanta, GA
21 20 Georgetown University 8.1 Washington, DC
22 19 Rice University 8.0 Houston, TX
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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