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Important Academic & Admission Facts Comparison

All schools in Top Liberal Arts Colleges are private schools. The average undergraduate tuition & fees of Top Liberal Arts Colleges is $56,182.
The average acceptance rate of Top Liberal Arts Colleges is 11.10% where Pomona College has the tightest rate of 7% and Washington and Lee University has the loosest rate of 19%.
The average graduation rate is 93.80% and the average student to faculty ratio is 7.60:1 (13.16%). Barnard College has the highest student population of 2,744 where total of 1,745 students are attending the Top Liberal Arts Colleges.

#1. Pomona College

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#1. Pomona College

Claremont, CA | four-years, private (not-for-profit)
Acceptance Rate
7%
Student Population
1,475
Graduation Rate
94%
Student-to-Faculty Ratio
6 to 1
Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate
$56,686
Salary after 10 Years of Graduation
$77,300

#2. Claremont McKenna College

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#2. Claremont McKenna College

Claremont, CA | four-years, private (not-for-profit)
Acceptance Rate
11%
Student Population
1,264
Graduation Rate
92%
Student-to-Faculty Ratio
8 to 1
Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate
$58,111
Graduate
$64,288
Salary after 10 Years of Graduation
$93,200

#3. Swarthmore College

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#3. Swarthmore College

Swarthmore, PA | four-years, private (not-for-profit)
Acceptance Rate
8%
Student Population
1,437
Graduation Rate
97%
Student-to-Faculty Ratio
7 to 1
Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate
$56,056
Salary after 10 Years of Graduation
$70,000

#4. Williams College

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#4. Williams College

Williamstown, MA | four-years, private (not-for-profit)
Acceptance Rate
9%
Student Population
1,987
Graduation Rate
96%
Student-to-Faculty Ratio
6 to 1
Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate
$59,660
Graduate
$59,728
Salary after 10 Years of Graduation
$89,800

#5. Barnard College

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#5. Barnard College

New York, NY | four-years, private (not-for-profit)
Acceptance Rate
11%
Student Population
2,744
Graduation Rate
90%
Student-to-Faculty Ratio
9 to 1
Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate
$59,687
Salary after 10 Years of Graduation
$69,700

#6. Amherst College

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#6. Amherst College

Amherst, MA | four-years, private (not-for-profit)
Acceptance Rate
9%
Student Population
1,745
Graduation Rate
95%
Student-to-Faculty Ratio
7 to 1
Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate
$61,150
Salary after 10 Years of Graduation
$83,300

#7. Harvey Mudd College

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#7. Harvey Mudd College

Claremont, CA | four-years, private (not-for-profit)
Acceptance Rate
10%
Student Population
854
Graduation Rate
93%
Student-to-Faculty Ratio
8 to 1
Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate
$60,703
Salary after 10 Years of Graduation
$104,200

#8. Washington and Lee University

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#8. Washington and Lee University

Lexington, VA | four-years, private (not-for-profit)
Acceptance Rate
19%
Student Population
2,183
Graduation Rate
93%
Student-to-Faculty Ratio
8 to 1
Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate
$59,380
Graduate
$47,437
Salary after 10 Years of Graduation
$93,300

#9. Bowdoin College

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#9. Bowdoin College

Brunswick, ME | four-years, private (not-for-profit)
Acceptance Rate
9%
Student Population
1,777
Graduation Rate
95%
Student-to-Faculty Ratio
8 to 1
Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate
$58,322
Salary after 10 Years of Graduation
$83,300

#10. Davidson College

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#10. Davidson College

Davidson, NC | four-years, private (not-for-profit)
Acceptance Rate
18%
Student Population
1,983
Graduation Rate
93%
Student-to-Faculty Ratio
9 to 1
Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate
$55,200
Salary after 10 Years of Graduation
$71,100

Top Liberal Arts Colleges Tuition Comparison

The average undergraduate tuition & fees of Top Liberal Arts Colleges is $56,182 in the academic year 2021-2022. Amherst College has the most expensive tuition & fees of $61,150 and Davidson College has the lowest rates of $55,200.
The average graduate tuition & fees of Top Liberal Arts Colleges is $41,212 in the academic year 2021-2022. Claremont McKenna College has the most expensive graduate tuition & fees of $64,288 and Washington and Lee University has the lowest graduate tuition rates of $47,437.
The next table compares the tuition and important academic & admission facts between Top Liberal Arts Colleges.
Table. Top Liberal Arts Colleges Tuition & Fees Comparison
RankSchool NameUndergraduate
Tuition & Fees
Graduate
Tuition & Fees
Average Salary
after 10 years
of graduation
Acceptance RateSAT/ACT Scores Student PopulationGraduation Rate
1 Pomona College
Claremont, CA
Private, four-years
$56,686-$77,3007% 1,520 SAT
34 ACT
1,475 94%
2 Claremont McKenna College
Claremont, CA
Private, four-years
$58,111$64,288$93,20011% 1,475 SAT
34 ACT
1,264 92%
3 Swarthmore College
Swarthmore, PA
Private, four-years
$56,056-$70,0008% 1,495 SAT
34 ACT
1,437 97%
4 Williams College
Williamstown, MA
Private, four-years
$59,660$59,728$89,8009% 1,480 SAT
34 ACT
1,987 96%
5 Barnard College
New York, NY
Private, four-years
$59,687-$69,70011% 1,488 SAT
33 ACT
2,744 90%
6 Amherst College
Amherst, MA
Private, four-years
$61,150-$83,3009% 1,460 SAT
33 ACT
1,745 95%
7 Harvey Mudd College
Claremont, CA
Private, four-years
$60,703-$104,20010% 1,520 SAT
35 ACT
854 93%
8 Washington and Lee University
Lexington, VA
Private, four-years
$59,380$47,437$93,30019% 1,470 SAT
34 ACT
2,183 93%
9 Bowdoin College
Brunswick, ME
Private, four-years
$58,322-$83,3009% - 1,777 95%
10 Davidson College
Davidson, NC
Private, four-years
$55,200-$71,10018% 1,380 SAT
32 ACT
1,983 93%
Average$56,182$41,212$83,52011%1,476 1,74594%

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