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Top Liberal Arts Colleges Academic Key Facts Comparison

All schools in Top Liberal Arts Colleges are private schools. The average acceptance ratio of Top Liberal Arts Colleges is 13.00% where Pomona College has the tightest rate of 8% and Washington and Lee University has the loosest rate of 21%. The average graduation rate is 93.30% and the average student to faculty ratio is 8.10:1 (12.35%).

#1. Pomona College

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#1. Pomona College

Claremont, CA | Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Acceptance Rate
8%
Student Population
1,599
Graduation Rate
93%
Student-to-Faculty Ratio
7 to 1
Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate
$52,780

#2. Claremont McKenna College

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#2. Claremont McKenna College

Claremont, CA | Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Acceptance Rate
9%
Student Population
1,345
Graduation Rate
90%
Student-to-Faculty Ratio
8 to 1
Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate
$54,405
Graduate
$60,798

#3. Swarthmore College

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#3. Swarthmore College

Swarthmore, PA | Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Acceptance Rate
9%
Student Population
1,577
Graduation Rate
94%
Student-to-Faculty Ratio
8 to 1
Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate
$52,588

#4. Harvey Mudd College

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#4. Harvey Mudd College

Claremont, CA | Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Acceptance Rate
14%
Student Population
861
Graduation Rate
96%
Student-to-Faculty Ratio
8 to 1
Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate
$56,620

#5. Williams College

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#5. Williams College

Williamstown, MA | Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Acceptance Rate
13%
Student Population
2,134
Graduation Rate
94%
Student-to-Faculty Ratio
6 to 1
Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate
$55,450
Graduate
$54,005

#6. Amherst College

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#6. Amherst College

Amherst, MA | Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Acceptance Rate
13%
Student Population
1,836
Graduation Rate
95%
Student-to-Faculty Ratio
8 to 1
Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate
$56,426

#7. Barnard College

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#7. Barnard College

New York, NY | Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Acceptance Rate
14%
Student Population
2,544
Graduation Rate
93%
Student-to-Faculty Ratio
10 to 1
Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate
$55,032

#8. Washington and Lee University

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#8. Washington and Lee University

Lexington, VA | Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Acceptance Rate
21%
Student Population
2,220
Graduation Rate
92%
Student-to-Faculty Ratio
8 to 1
Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate
$52,455
Graduate
$47,437

#9. Bowdoin College

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#9. Bowdoin College

Brunswick, ME | Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Acceptance Rate
10%
Student Population
1,816
Graduation Rate
95%
Student-to-Faculty Ratio
9 to 1
Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate
$53,922

#10. Davidson College

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#10. Davidson College

Davidson, NC | Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Acceptance Rate
19%
Student Population
1,810
Graduation Rate
91%
Student-to-Faculty Ratio
9 to 1
Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate
$51,447

Top Liberal Arts Colleges Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs Comparison

The average undergraduate tuition & fees of Top Liberal Arts Colleges is $54,113 in academic year 2018-2019. Harvey Mudd College has the most expensive tuition & fees of of $56,620 and Davidson College has the lowest rates of $51,447. The average graduate tuition & fees of Top Liberal Arts Colleges is $38,267 in academic year 2018-2019. Claremont McKenna College has the most expensive graduate tuition & fees of of $60,798 and Washington and Lee University has the lowest graduate tuition rates of $47,437. Next tables compare the tuition, fees, and living costs at Top Liberal Arts Colleges.
Table. Top Liberal Arts Colleges Tuition & Fees Comparison
RankSchool NameUndergraduate Tuition & FeesGraduate Tuition & FeesLiving Costs
On-CampusOff-Campus
1 Pomona College $52,780-$18,216$13,216
2 Claremont McKenna College $54,405$60,798$18,205$17,731
3 Swarthmore College $52,588-$17,219-
4 Harvey Mudd College $56,620-$19,527-
5 Williams College $55,450$54,005$16,950-
6 Amherst College $56,426-$16,540$16,540
7 Barnard College $55,032-$18,595$18,595
8 Washington and Lee University $52,455$47,437$16,095-
9 Bowdoin College $53,922-$15,948-
10 Davidson College $51,447-$16,147-
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