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Competitive Colleges - Top 50 private schools

Top 50 Competitive Private Colleges

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1. Harvard University Cambridge, MA
2. Yale University New Haven, CT
3. Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, MA
4. Princeton University Princeton, NJ
5. California Institute of Technology Pasadena, CA
6. Stanford University Stanford, CA
7. Columbia University New York, NY
8. Brown University Providence, RI
9. University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA
10. Washington University St. Louis, MO
11. Dartmouth College Hanover, NH
12. Amherst College Amherst, MA
13. Pomona College Claremont, CA
14. Williams College Williamstown, MA
15. Georgetown University Washington, DC
16. Swarthmore College Swarthmore, PA
17. Rice University Houston, TX
18. Duke University Durham, NC
19. Claremont McKenna College Claremont, CA
20. Harvey Mudd College Claremont, CA
21. Bowdoin College Brunswick, ME
22. Cornell University Ithaca, NY
23. Washington and Lee University Lexington, VA
24. Middlebury College Middlebury, VT
25. University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA
26. University of Notre Dame Notre Dame, IN
27. Northwestern University Evanston, IL
28. Haverford College Haverford, PA
29. Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MD
30. Emory University Atlanta, GA
31. Tufts University Medford, MA
32. Carleton College Northfield, MN
33. University of Chicago Chicago, IL
34. Barnard College New York, NY
35. Davidson College Davidson, NC
36. Wesleyan University Middletown, CT
37. Vassar College Poughkeepsie, NY
38. Boston College Chestnut Hill, MA
39. Colgate University Hamilton, NY
40. Wellesley College Wellesley, MA
41. Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN
42. Grove City College Grove City, PA
43. Bates College Lewiston, ME
44. Hamilton College Clinton, NY
45. Brigham Young University-Hawaii Campus   Laie, HI
46. Macalester College St. Paul, MN
47. Brandeis University Waltham, MA
48. Oberlin College Oberlin, OH
49. Colby College Waterville, ME
50. Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh, PA
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