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Old 12-09-2011, 07:03 AM
 
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Hmm.. would Maryland include DC? If not, I'd say this off the top of my head:

Johns Hopkins
United States Naval Academy
University of Maryland, College Park
Goucher College
UMBC
Towson University
St Mary's College
College of Notre Dame Maryland
Loyola University Maryland

Coming up with that many was hard! And I am still short one. Maybe I am forgetting one.

If I include DC schools the list would change obviously.

I would say DC gets it's own list, especially given the prestige of the top 4...

1. Georgetown University
2. George Washington University
3. American University
4. Howard University
5. Catholic University
6. Corcoran College
7. Trinity College
8. Gallaudet University
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Old 12-09-2011, 07:59 AM
 
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Kentucky:
University of Kentucky
Transy
Sullivan
ITT Tech
Western
Eastern
Northern
Morehead
Murray
Louisville
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Old 12-09-2011, 08:24 AM
 
Location: New York NY
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Surprised that nobody from Massachusetts has chimed in. I don't live there but I'll give it a shot:

Harvard
MIT
Amherst
Williams College
Boston College
Smith
Mt. Holyoke
Tufts
Brandeis
Holy Cross

No public college in MA comes to mind as there are so many excellent private ones.
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Old 12-09-2011, 08:33 AM
 
Location: South Beach and DT Raleigh
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Surprised that nobody from Massachusetts has chimed in. I don't live there but I'll give it a shot:

Harvard
MIT
Amherst
Williams College
Boston College
Smith
Mt. Holyoke
Tufts
Brandeis
Holy Cross

No public college in MA comes to mind as there are so many excellent private ones.
uhhhh....UMass?
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Old 12-09-2011, 08:40 AM
 
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uhhhh....UMass?
Also, privates like Northeastern and Boston University are very good too.
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Old 12-09-2011, 08:41 AM
 
Location: Minneapolis
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In Iowa...
1-Grinnell College (Grinnell)
2-Luther College (Decorah)
3-Drake University (Des Moines)
4-University of Iowa (Iowa City)
5-Iowa State University (Ames)
6-Buena Vista University (Storm Lake)
7-University of Northern Iowa (Cedar Falls)
8-Simpson College (Indianola)
9-Coe College (Cedar Rapids)
10-Wartburg College (Waverly)

But I'm Luther all the way.

Really I think state and private schools should be in totally different categories. They are barely comparable.
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Old 12-09-2011, 08:53 AM
 
Location: New York NY
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uhhhh....UMass?

From what I can tell, UMass has never been in the same league academically as the rest of the list I posted. And as for its reputation, I may be wrong, but outside of New England and New York, I don't think anybody knows or cares much about it. With all the powerhouse private schools in the state, I think UMass will always be an also-ran, in terms of the OPs criteria.

But Northeastern and Boston U might also be on the list I stated. They're defintely good schools, and popular ones too.
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Old 12-09-2011, 08:54 AM
 
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Also, privates like Northeastern and Boston University are very good too.
And Emerson. Massachusetts has too many choice, they should get to go to 15.
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Old 12-09-2011, 09:24 AM
 
Location: Boston, MA
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Massachusetts here:

Harvard
MIT
Williams
Amherst
Wellesley
Tufts
BC
Brandeis
BU
Smith
Northeastern

Sorry, that's 11. Northeastern's my school so had to include it.
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Old 12-09-2011, 09:27 AM
 
Location: North by Northwest
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Really I think state and private schools should be in totally different categories. They are barely comparable.
I don't think that's true at all. I wouldn't compare a big state school to a tiny private liberal arts college, but it's generally fair to compare universities to universities.
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