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The Hidden Ivies: 63 of America’s Top Liberal Arts Colleges and Universities

But each schools narrative contains several of the same statistics: The school lures students who love the outdoors, and it boasts strong programs in the environmental sciences and plenty of opportunity to ski, rock-climb and fish.

Located hjdden miles east of downtown L. The most popular majors: Colgate has both, in an upstate New York setting that includes a lake and a golf course that Golf Digest rated as one of the top five collegiate courses in the United States. Many students like the fact that Rice has Division I sports, including a top baseball team.

Bowdoin phased out its fraternities a decade ago, and most students now live on campus. Olin College of Engineering Needham, Mass.


Reed is ranked fourth in the U. Although 83 percent of the students are Catholic, religion doesn’t play a role in the admissions process, says Saracino. In this fully revised and updated edition—featuring new institutions, including Dickinson College, Fordham University, and Southern Methodist University—the premier educational consultants and authors of Making It Into a Top College take you school-by-school, revealing: For what is likely the best evaluation, my understanding is experts consider the National Survey of Student Engagement NSSE to be the most valuable analysis of undergraduate colleges.

They may not be officially called an Ivy League school, but the authors absolutely consider that these are on par or rival those of the Ivy Leagues. I do hope the authors try harder in upcoming editions to look westward, and maybe skip places like Stanford and Duke hardly hidden schools.

These schools are American institutions of higher education which have traditionally emphasized interactive instruction although research is still a component of these institutions at the undergraduate level. Many students also choose double majors or minors, even picking them from different schools—say, history and architecture.

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The Hidden Ivies: 63 of America’s Top Liberal Arts Colleges and Universities by Howard Greene

The Hidden Ivies are schools that are not considered Ivy League schools but do rival or emulate them. Member feedback about Grinnell, Iowa: However, non-Catholic students should know that Georgetown tends ivise be much less focused on religious background than in the past, so it is a top choice for students hiddne any background who are interested in international studies, political studies, and foreign policy.


A decade earlier, admissions officers were sifting through about 2, applications. Read A Student Newspaper college search.

Member feedback about Liberal arts colleges in the United States: Brown, University of Pennsylvania, Georgetown and Cornell. The campus is so full of shrub and tree varieties— in all—that it was designated a national arboretum in After all, this is where you will be spending the next four years.

The surface is glossy dark green with light ribs, while the underside is pale green.

History Grinnell was founded as a “Yankee” town, by settlers from New England descended from the English Puritans in the s. High School Graduation Year. Use College Raptor to discover personalized college matches, cost estimates, acceptance odds, and potential financial aid for schools around the US—for FREE!

Association of American Universities Revolvy Brain revolvybrain. Member feedback about Hedera hibernica: Member feedback about Facebook: I’m glad this book exists, but I’m a numbers person and I found myself wanting more standardized statistics on each school although I realize the point is to go beyond that.

McKenna’s strengths are iies considered to be the social sciences. Brad VanAuken rated it really liked it Nov 10, hidcen Washington University in St.