In the sea of liberal arts college choices, there are many and, after several campus visits, these small schools start to blend together. So, how do you learn about the real differences between them?
Using our exclusive research based on feedback from thousands of students attending liberal arts colleges, we provide head-to-head comparisons of some of the schools that students often weigh against each other.
There are now just a few dozen women-only colleges across the United States. What do these schools look like today, and how do they compare to other private, coeducational colleges? Rather than provide anecdotal comparisons, we take an objective view and compare the data from women’s colleges with comparable liberal arts colleges.
In a special comparison, we explore the value of an education from a top Liberal Arts College relative to one of the prestigious eight Ivy League schools. We analyzed popular statistics and student responses from our annual surveys to uncover findings that may surprise you.
Based on their size, location, and academic prestige, these two schools seem nearly indistinguishable. However, we uncovered important differences in social scene and campus life between Albion and Alma.
Bard College and Vassar College are both highly selective Liberal Arts schools located in New York state, each boasting low student-to-faculty ratios and high test scores. There are many similarities, but in this article we highlight their unique characteristics, as put by current students from each college.
Both located in Maine with acceptance rates of less than 30%, Bates and Colby seem similar on the surface. However, our research and analysis uncover unique characteristics including different social scenes and academic difficulty, proving that these two colleges are separated by much more than just an hour’s drive.
Located on opposite ends of Wisconsin, both Beloit College and Lawrence University provide a unique liberal arts experience in terms of academics and more. Read this comparison to delve into what each school has to offer, including some impressive spots on our various Liberal Arts Colleges Rankings.
Two Liberal Arts schools in the deep south, Berry and Hendrix both have historically Christian-based values, yet they are unique in their own ways. Social and academic challenges differ on each campus, and we go in-depth to help students compare and contrast these two colleges.
A showdown between two elite East Coast schools with reputations and selection criteria to match many Ivy League schools. Despite their 450 mile distance apart and vastly different climates, many prospective students consider applying to both of these schools. As our research reveals, the differences go far beyond travel and weather.
Each located in small town Indiana, DePauw University and Wabash College may seem very hard to differentiate, except for the fact that one enrolls no women. In this article we find and highlight the distinctions setting these two Liberal Arts schools apart from each other.
Separated by only 27 miles and 16 SAT points, it is nearly impossible to tell these colleges apart by simply looking at the numbers. By talking to current students, we found out important differentiating details about the social scenes, academic challenges, and even some problematic Greek life at Dickinson and Gettysburg.
These two moderately selective private schools are less than an hour drive from one another, and many students will consider both in their college search. We uncover differences such as academic workload, impact of the location of each school, and some interesting details about the respective housing situations.