Selected Highly Resourced Colleges

There are over 3,000 universities and liberal arts colleges in the U.S. Listed below
are 98 that are highly rated* and have an endowment sufficient to provide meaningful
need-based grants.

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name in the search box.

Universities
 
Princeton University (100)
Harvard University (98)
Columbia University (97)
MIT (96)
Yale University (96)
University of Chicago (95)
Stanford University (95) 
University of Pennsylvania (94)
Northwestern University (93)
Johns Hopkins University (93)
Cal Tech (93)
Duke University (92)
Dartmouth College (91)
Washington & Lee University (91)
Brown University (88)
Vanderbilt University (88)
Rice University (87) 
Washington Univ. in St. Louis (87)
University of Richmond (86)
Cornell University (86)
Notre Dame (85)
UCLA (84)
Emory University (83)
Univ. of Cal. Berkeley (82)
Georgetown University (81)
Univ. of Southern California (80)
Univ. of Michigan (80)
Univ. of Virginia (79)
Carnegie Mellon University (79)
Wake Forest University (78)
Univ. of North Carolina (78)
Tufts University (77)
Univ. of Cal.Santa Barbara (77)
Univ. of Rochester (76)
Georgia Tech (75)
Boston College (75)
College of William and Mary (74)
Tulane University (73)
Brandeis University (72)
Case Western Reserve (72)
Pepperdine University (70)
Lehigh University (70) 
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (69)
Worcester Polytechnic Institute (66)
Clark University (60)
Liberal Arts Colleges
 
Williams College (100)
Amherst College (98)
Swarthmore College (95)
Wellesley College (94)
Pomona College (94)
Bowdoin College (93)
Claremont McKenna College (93) 
U.S. Naval Academy (93)
Carleton College (91)
Middlebury College (91)
Hamilton College (91) 
Grinnell College (89) 
Vassar College (89) 
Haverford College (88)
Smith College (88)
Colby College (88)
Davidson College (88)
U.S. Military Academy (88)
Colgate University (87)
Wesleyan University (87)
Bates College (86)
Barnard College (86)
Harvey Mudd College (84)
Colorado College (84)
Macalester College (82)
Bryn Mawr College (81) 
Kenyon College (81)
Scripps College (81) 
U.S. Air Force Academy (81)
Mount Holyoke College (79)
Bucknell University (79)
Oberlin College (78)
College of the Holy Cross (78)
Skidmore College (78)
Lafayette College (76)
Occidental College (76)
Franklin & Marshall College (75)
Denison University (74)
Union College (74)
Trinity College (74)
Sewanee-Univ. of the South (73)
Dickinson College (73)
DePauw University (73)
Connecticut College (72)
Gettysburg College (70)
St. Lawrence University (70)
Bard College (70)
Hobart & Wm. Smith College (64)
Muhlenberg College (64)
Allegheny College (62)
Wheaton (61)
Babson College (**)
Olin College of Engineering (**)

Total: 98

*The scores (in parenthesis) are from USN&WR, Best Colleges, 2021 Edition, on a scale of 100 as the highest, and are based on: Outcomes (40%); Faculty Resources (20%); Expert Opinion (20%); Financial Resources (10%); Student Excellence (7%); and Alumni Giving (3%). About 200 colleges have scores of 60 or above. Only Princeton and Williams have scores of 100. With limited exceptions, all colleges on this list have at least $100,000 of endowment per student.
** Not ranked by USN&WR