Selected Colleges for Student Athletes*

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  Financial Aid
Need Need  Academic Athletic
Based Blind Merit Merit
       
Division I 
       
Ivy League
Princeton University (100)
Harvard University (96)
Columbia University (94)
Yale University (94)  
Univ. of Pennsylvania (92)
Dartmouth College (88)
Brown University (85)   
Cornell University (84)
       
Patriot League
Colgate University (87)
U.S. Military Academy (86)
U.S. Naval Academy (85)
Bucknell University (77)
Holy Cross (77)
Lafayette College (77)
Lehigh University (62) 
American Univ. (55) x
       
Atlantic Coast Conference
Duke University (92)
Notre Dame (83)
Univ. of Virginia (74)
Wake Forest University (72)
Univ. of North Carolina (71)
Georgia Tech (69)  
Boston College (68)
Syracuse (62)
Univ. of Miami (62)
       
PAC 10
Stanford University (93) 
UCLA (82)  
Univ. of Cal. Berkeley (78)
Univ. of Southern Cal. (78)
Univ. Of Washington (60)
       
Big 10
Northwestern Univ.(90)
Univ. of Michigan (74)  
Univ. of. Illinois (64)  
Univ. of Wisconsin (63)  
Ohio State (61)  
Purdue (61)
Rutgers (61)  
Penn State (60)
       
Other Division I
Vanderbilt University (85)
Rice University (84)
Univ. of Richmond (83)
Georgetown University (78)
Univ. of Florida (69)
William and Mary (68)
Boston University (66)
Northeastern University (65)
Tulane (65)
Pepperdine University (64)
Villanova (63)
UNH (49)
       
Division II
       
Northeast - 10 Conference
St. Anselm College (59)
St. Michaels College (55)
Stonehill College (53)
UMass Lowell (39)
Bentley University
Franklin Pierce University
Merrimack College 
Southern NH University
Univ. of New Haven 
  Financial Aid
Need Need  Academic Athletic
Based Blind Merit Merit
       
Division III 
       
NESCAC
       
Williams College (100)
Amherst College (96)
Bowdoin College (91)
Middlebury College (91)
Hamilton College (87)
Colby College (86)
Wesleyan University (86)
Bates College (85)
Connecticut College (73)
Trinity College (73)
Tufts University (72)
       
Liberty League
Vassar College (88)
Union College (76)
Skidmore College (75)
Bard (70)
St. Lawrence University (70)
Hobart & Wm. Smith (66)
RPI (63)
       
NEWMAC
MIT (94)
Wellesley College (93)
Smith College (88)
Mount Holyoke College (80)
Wheaton College (MA) (62)
WPI (60)
Clark (58)
Babson College
Emerson
Springfield College
U.S. Coast Guard Academy
       
University Athletic Association
University of Chicago (94)
Washington U. in St. Louis (82)
Emory University (79)
Carnegie Mellon Univ.(74)
New York University (71)
Univ. of Rochester (70)
Brandeis University (69
Case Western Reserve (66)
       
Other Division III
Swarthmore College (93)
Carleton College (91)
Pomona College (91)
Claremont Mckenna Coll. (90)
Johns Hopkins Univ. (90)
Davidson (89)
Cal. Inst. of Technolgy (88)
Washington & Lee Univ. (88)
Grinnell College (88)
Haverford College (88)
Harvey Mudd College (86)
Colorado College (82)
Kenyon College (80)
Oberlin College (80)
Occidental College (76)
Denison University (74)
Gettysburg College (72)
Sewanee-Univ. of the South (72)
Dickinson College (71)
Depauw University (70)
Muhlenberg College (63)

*The scores (in parenthesis) are from USN&WR, Best Colleges, 2019 Edition, on a scale of 100 as the highest, and are based on: Outcomes (35%); Expert Opinion (20%); Faculty Resources (20%); Financial Resources (10%); Student Excellence (10%); and Alumni Giving (5%). About 150 colleges have scores of 60 or above and an additional 85 have scores of 50 or above. Only Princeton and Williams have scores of 100.