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Old 12-09-2011, 09:33 AM
 
Location: Northfield, MN
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Originally Posted by Gnutella View Post
Colleges and universities in Pennsylvania

1. University of Pennsylvania
2. Carnegie Mellon University
3. Penn State University
4. University of Pittsburgh
5. Temple University
6. Villanova University
7. Lehigh University
8. Drexel University
9. Swarthmore College
10. Duquesne University


NOTE: These rankings are based on a combination of each college/university's profile and academic quality. (In other words, size does matter to an extent.)
Seriously, you're putting Drexel/Pitt/Lehigh/Villanova/Temple ahead of Swarthmore, the #3 ranked liberal arts college in the country by USNews?
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Old 12-09-2011, 09:34 AM
 
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I woud Put Tech at the top.

I would also switch KSU and Southern.
Emory is ranked higher than Tech.

Don't know too much about the lower-tier schools, so I know those could go any way.
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Old 12-09-2011, 09:35 AM
 
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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.


wpi ?
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Old 12-09-2011, 09:37 AM
 
Location: North by Northwest
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Seriously, you're putting Drexel/Pitt/Lehigh/Villanova/Temple ahead of Swarthmore, the #3 ranked liberal arts college in the country by USNews?
I was confused at first too, but then I noticed he mentioned he was weighting them by size, in which case the list makes a lot more sense.
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Old 12-09-2011, 09:38 AM
 
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For my native SC, here's my ranking:

Clemson
USC
MUSC
Furman
College of Charleston
Winthrop
Francis Marion
Wofford
Coastal Carolina
USC-Aiken
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Old 12-09-2011, 09:41 AM
 
Location: Northfield, MN
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Not too familiar with all the little private schools in Minnesota, but I'll rank what I know:

1. Carleton
2. Macalester
3. University of Minnesota - Morris
4. U of M - Twin Cities
5. St. Olaf
6. U of M - Duluth
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Old 12-09-2011, 09:51 AM
 
Location: Maryland
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Not too familiar with all the little private schools in Minnesota, but I'll rank what I know:

1. Carleton
2. Macalester
3. University of Minnesota - Morris
4. U of M - Twin Cities
5. St. Olaf
6. U of M - Duluth
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Old 12-09-2011, 10:33 AM
 
Location: Northfield, MN
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I'd heard that U of M - Morris had a good reputation, and Macalester certainly does. I'd maybe switch U of M - Morris with U of M - TC, but otherwise I'd leave it the same.
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Old 12-09-2011, 10:45 AM
 
Location: Midwest
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I can do Texas:

1. UT-Austin
2. Rice (tie)
2. Texas A&M (tie)
4. Houston
5. Baylor
6. Texas Tech
7. SMU
8. TCU
9. UT-Dallas
10. UNT
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Old 12-09-2011, 10:54 AM
 
Location: Minneapolis
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Originally Posted by AGuyFromCleveland18 View Post
Not too familiar with all the little private schools in Minnesota, but I'll rank what I know:

1. Carleton
2. Macalester
3. University of Minnesota - Morris
4. U of M - Twin Cities
5. St. Olaf
6. U of M - Duluth
Four more to complete the list: Augsburg, Concordia Moorhead, St. Thomas, Gustavus Adolphus.
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