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Colleges Students Don't Turn Down

If you get into these colleges, you better accept their offers! If not, others sure will. The numbers are the percentage of students who enroll when accepted.

Colleges With High Retention Rates

When people go to these colleges, they never want to leave! The number is the percentage of freshmen returning for their sophomore year.

Colleges of Distinction 2018

What's a "college of distinction"? It's a school handpicked by admission experts for the Colleges of Distinction project. They judged the 4,000 or so ...

Colleges that Change Lives

These schools aren't your keg-infested animal houses. In Colleges that Change Lives: 40 Schools that Will Change the Way You Think About College ...

Colleges with the Highest Four-Year Graduation Rates

These colleges really know how to get you in, out, and on your way. The numbers are the average percentage of students who graduate within four years.

Colleges with the Highest Six-Year Graduation Rates

These colleges are able to graduate the most students within six years. The number represents the percentage of students graduating within at least six years.

The Experts' Choice: Colleges Students Rave About

Students just love these colleges. Love 'em, love 'em, love 'em. Whatever they're doing, they should keep it up, because students just can't say ...

The Experts' Choice: Colleges That Inspire Success

Well, every college wants you to do well, but these are the colleges that the experts identified as colleges that offer personal attention to student needs ...

The Experts' Choice: Great Underrated Colleges

The college rankings out there don't get everything right. Here are some schools that aren't exactly ranked supreme, but are pretty awesome nonetheless.

The Experts' Choice: The Best Undergraduate Education

Plain and simple, our experts were asked to name the colleges that they think would provide the most outstanding undergraduate education. Here's what they ...

The Experts' Choice: The Hottest Colleges in the Nation

Any school on this list is the place to be. They are our experts' choice for schools most popular with students. (Visit our "Why CollegeXpress

The Experts' Choice: The Public Ivies

Here are our experts' cream of the crop when it comes to public (i.e. state-supported) schools.

The Happy Colleges

Where are students smiling around campus at all times? Here are the schools counselors say their kids are the happiest at.

The Secrets No More List

There are thousands of colleges in the U.S., so you won't recognize all these names. But you should get to know them! Kpakpundu Ezeze, a respected and ...

Top 10 Ivy League Alternatives

You know the Fiske Guides, right? Edward B. Fiske, the former New York Times education editor and all-around college guru, has produced a bunch of ...