FORBES COLLEGE FINANCIAL GRADES

Rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42

NAME
Princeton University Pomona College Swarthmore College Columbia University Harvard University Williams College University of Notre Dame Amherst College Washington University in St Louis Washington and Lee University Massachusetts Institute of Technology Rice University Hamilton College Smith College Stanford University Claremont McKenna College Duke University Wellesley College Yale University Bowdoin College Northwestern University Carleton College The Juilliard School Bryn Mawr College Brown University Davidson College Dartmouth College University of Chicago Cornell University Scripps College Vassar College Grinnell College Colby College Colorado College Reed College Haverford College Oberlin College Wesleyan University Middlebury College Harvey Mudd College University of Pennsylvania University of Richmond

Location
Princeton, NJ Claremont, CA Swarthmore, PA New York, NY Cambridge, MA Williamstown, MA Notre Dame, IN Amherst, MA Saint Louis, MO Lexington, VA Cambridge, MA Houston, TX Clinton, NY Northampton, MA Stanford, CA Claremont, CA Durham, NC Wellesley, MA New Haven, CT Brunswick, ME Evanston, IL Northfield, MN New York, NY Bryn Mawr, PA Providence, RI Davidson, NC Hanover, NH Chicago, IL Ithaca, NY Claremont, CA Poughkeepsie, NY Grinnell, IA Waterville, ME Colorado Springs, CO Portland, OR Haverford, PA Oberlin, OH Middletown, CT Middlebury, VT Claremont, CA Philadelphia, PA Richmond, VA

FINANCIAL GPA Letter Grade
4.500 4.500 4.500 4.500 4.500 4.500 4.500 4.500 4.500 4.500 4.500 4.500 4.500 4.500 4.500 4.500 4.500 4.500 4.500 4.500 4.500 4.500 4.500 4.500 4.500 4.500 4.500 4.500 4.500 4.500 4.500 4.500 4.500 4.500 4.500 4.500 4.500 4.500 4.500 4.500 4.500 4.480 A+ A+ A+ A+ A+ A+ A+ A+ A+ A+ A+ A+ A+ A+ A+ A+ A+ A+ A+ A+ A+ A+ A+ A+ A+ A+ A+ A+ A+ A+ A+ A+ A+ A+ A+ A+ A+ A+ A+ A+ A+ A+

43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89

Colgate University Berea College Emory University Lafayette College College of the Ozarks Tufts University Macalester College Wake Forest University Whitman College Lehigh University Mount Holyoke College Vanderbilt University Wabash College Johnson University Wheaton College Earlham College College of the Holy Cross University of Southern California Trinity College Bates College Sewanee-The University of the South Denison University Trinity University Texas Christian University Bucknell University Johns Hopkins University Brigham Young University-Provo Occidental College University of Tulsa Boston College Wilson College Cooper Union Furman University Hollins University Randolph College Union College Kenyon College Carnegie Mellon University Berry College Brigham Young University-Hawaii Franklin and Marshall College Illinois College Dickinson College Alice Lloyd College University of the Ozarks Sweet Briar College Agnes Scott College

Hamilton, NY Berea, KY Atlanta, GA Easton, PA Point Lookout, MO Medford, MA Saint Paul, MN Winston Salem, NC Walla Walla, WA Bethlehem, PA South Hadley, MA Nashville, TN Crawfordsville, IN Knoxville, TN Wheaton, IL Richmond, IN Worcester, MA Los Angeles, CA Hartford, CT Lewiston, ME Sewanee, TN Granville, OH San Antonio, TX Fort Worth, TX Lewisburg, PA Baltimore, MD Provo, UT Los Angeles, CA Tulsa, OK Chestnut Hill, MA Chambersburg, PA New York, NY Greenville, SC Roanoke, VA Lynchburg, VA Schenectady, NY Gambier, OH Pittsburgh, PA Mount Berry, GA Laie, HI Lancaster, PA Jacksonville, IL Carlisle, PA Pippa Passes, KY Clarksville, AR Sweet Briar, VA Decatur, GA

4.467 4.436 4.426 4.413 4.403 4.372 4.351 4.343 4.341 4.338 4.335 4.310 4.310 4.297 4.255 4.225 4.219 4.181 4.155 4.150 4.150 4.145 4.106 4.088 4.088 4.070 4.065 4.052 4.036 4.036 4.031 4.031 4.028 4.013 3.990 3.982 3.969 3.951 3.951 3.943 3.938 3.938 3.925 3.920 3.915 3.899 3.889

A+ A+ A+ A+ A+ A+ A+ A+ A+ A+ A+ A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A

90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135

Rhode Island School of Design St Olaf College University of Rochester Case Western Reserve University Rhodes College Hendrix College California Institute of Technology Spelman College Centenary College of Louisiana Barnard College Abilene Christian University Skidmore College The New England Conservatory of Music Southwestern University Kalamazoo College Pitzer College Hanover College Gallaudet University Saint Mary's College Yeshiva University John Brown University DePauw University Lycoming College California Institute of the Arts Brigham Young University-Idaho Brandeis University Clark University Doane College-Crete Texas Lutheran University Saint Johns University Worcester Polytechnic Institute Goshen College The College of Wooster Rollins College Transylvania University Goldey-Beacom College Emory and Henry College Centre College Bard College The College of Idaho George Washington University Martin Luther College Pepperdine University Cleveland Institute of Art Southern Methodist University Goucher College

Providence, RI Northfield, MN Rochester, NY Cleveland, OH Memphis, TN Conway, AR Pasadena, CA Atlanta, GA Shreveport, LA New York, NY Abilene, TX Saratoga Springs, NY Boston, MA Georgetown, TX Kalamazoo, MI Claremont, CA Hanover, IN Washington, DC Notre Dame, IN New York, NY Siloam Springs, AR Greencastle, IN Williamsport, PA Valencia, CA Rexburg, ID Waltham, MA Worcester, MA Crete, NE Seguin, TX Collegeville, MN Worcester, MA Goshen, IN Wooster, OH Winter Park, FL Lexington, KY Wilmington, DE Emory, VA Danville, KY Annandale-On-Hudson, NY Caldwell, ID Washington, DC New Ulm, MN Malibu, CA Cleveland, OH Dallas, TX Baltimore, MD

3.884 3.881 3.876 3.866 3.840 3.840 3.827 3.817 3.763 3.755 3.737 3.734 3.729 3.721 3.721 3.714 3.695 3.690 3.670 3.659 3.659 3.659 3.649 3.646 3.634 3.631 3.615 3.605 3.605 3.605 3.600 3.597 3.597 3.595 3.592 3.579 3.577 3.572 3.569 3.499 3.492 3.489 3.486 3.466 3.458 3.453

A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAB+ B+ B+ B+ B+ B+ B+

136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179

Marian University Minneapolis College of Art and Design St John's College Alma College Berklee College of Music Ner Israel Rabbinical College Connecticut College Indiana Institute of Technology Our Lady of Holy Cross College Randolph-Macon College Albion College Wheaton College Gettysburg College Santa Clara University East Texas Baptist University Muhlenberg College Hampden-Sydney College Saint Louis University-Main Campus Monmouth College Schreiner University Moody Bible Institute University of Puget Sound Beloit College Babson College Lawrence University Buena Vista University McMurry University Messiah College Queens University of Charlotte Morehouse College Rochester Institute of Technology Wofford College Warren Wilson College North Park University Illinois Wesleyan University Tuskegee University Washington College Norwich University Mass College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Flagler College-St Augustine Piedmont College Hardin-Simmons University Millsaps College University of Mount Union

Indianapolis, IN Minneapolis, MN Annapolis, MD Alma, MI Boston, MA Baltimore, MD New London, CT Fort Wayne, IN New Orleans, LA Ashland, VA Albion, MI Norton, MA Gettysburg, PA Santa Clara, CA Marshall, TX Allentown, PA Hampden-Sydney, VA Saint Louis, MO Monmouth, IL Kerrville, TX Chicago, IL Tacoma, WA Beloit, WI Wellesley, MA Appleton, WI Storm Lake, IA Abilene, TX Mechanicsburg, PA Charlotte, NC Atlanta, GA Rochester, NY Spartanburg, SC Swannanoa, NC Chicago, IL Bloomington, IL Tuskegee, AL Chestertown, MD Northfield, VT Boston, MA Saint Augustine, FL Demorest, GA Abilene, TX Jackson, MS Alliance, OH

3.450 3.448 3.445 3.445 3.417 3.412 3.412 3.396 3.394 3.394 3.383 3.373 3.368 3.350 3.332 3.329 3.326 3.316 3.311 3.308 3.308 3.303 3.298 3.293 3.290 3.290 3.277 3.272 3.262 3.257 3.249 3.246 3.223 3.208 3.203 3.197 3.195 3.190 3.185 3.185 3.179 3.174 3.156 3.135

B+ B+ B+ B+ B+ B+ B+ B+ B+ B+ B+ B+ B+ B+ B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B

180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225

Mount St. Mary's College Georgetown University Franklin College Ave Maria University Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology American University Ohio Wesleyan University Lindenwood University Simpson College Oral Roberts University Villanova University Rust College Mount Aloysius College University of Dayton New York University John Carroll University Saint Vincent College Marist College Boston University University of St Thomas Hope College Miles College Fisk University Hastings College Oklahoma Baptist University Lancaster Bible College Hobart William Smith Colleges Northwestern College Allegheny College Hampton University Everglades University Jamestown College Franciscan University of Steubenville National University Catholic University of America Campbell University Syracuse University Saint Ambrose University Mid-Continent University Chapman University Hodges University Drew University Central Methodist University St Lawrence University Millikin University Maryville College

Los Angeles, CA Washington, DC Franklin, IN Ave Maria, FL Terre Haute, IN Washington, DC Delaware, OH Saint Charles, MO Indianola, IA Tulsa, OK Villanova, PA Holly Springs, MS Cresson, PA Dayton, OH New York, NY University Heights, OH Latrobe, PA Poughkeepsie, NY Boston, MA Saint Paul, MN Holland, MI Fairfield, AL Nashville, TN Hastings, NE Shawnee, OK Lancaster, PA Geneva, NY Orange City, IA Meadville, PA Hampton, VA Boca Raton, FL Jamestown, ND Steubenville, OH La Jolla, CA Washington, DC Buies Creek, NC Syracuse, NY Davenport, IA Mayfield, KY Orange, CA Naples, FL Madison, NJ Fayette, MO Canton, NY Decatur, IL Maryville, TN

3.133 3.115 3.110 3.099 3.089 3.084 3.079 3.071 3.063 3.063 3.058 3.055 3.050 3.045 3.040 3.040 3.027 3.027 3.025 3.022 3.022 3.019 3.019 3.012 3.006 2.999 2.996 2.994 2.991 2.986 2.983 2.975 2.975 2.975 2.970 2.970 2.970 2.968 2.965 2.965 2.955 2.952 2.950 2.937 2.934 2.929

B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B

226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 241 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249 250 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269

Johnson C Smith University Jefferson College of Health Sciences Mercy College Susquehanna University Morris College Concordia College at Moorhead St. Francis College Taylor University Averett University-Non-Traditional Programs Loyola University-New Orleans St. Mary's University Dordt College Columbia International University Stonehill College Webster University Ursuline College Kansas City Art Institute Jones College-Jacksonville Saint Anselm College Wesleyan College Mount Carmel College of Nursing Edgewood College Bradley University College for Creative Studies Howard Payne University University of Denver Howard University Indiana Wesleyan University Art Center College of Design Linfield College-McMinnville Campus St John's College College of Saint Mary Mills College Providence College Muskingum University Oakwood University Saint Norbert College Fairfield University Bay Path College Huston-Tillotson University Thomas College Moravian College and Theological Seminary Alfred University Willamette University

Charlotte, NC Roanoke, VA Dobbs Ferry, NY Selinsgrove, PA Sumter, SC Moorhead, MN Brooklyn Heights, NY Upland, IN Danville, VA New Orleans, LA San Antonio, TX Sioux Center, IA Columbia, SC Easton, MA Saint Louis, MO Pepper Pike, OH Kansas City, MO Jacksonville, FL Manchester, NH Macon, GA Columbus, OH Madison, WI Peoria, IL Detroit, MI Brownwood, TX Denver, CO Washington, DC Marion, IN Pasadena, CA McMinnville, OR Santa Fe, NM Omaha, NE Oakland, CA Providence, RI New Concord, OH Huntsville, AL De Pere, WI Fairfield, CT Longmeadow, MA Austin, TX Waterville, ME Bethlehem, PA Alfred, NY Salem, OR

2.926 2.924 2.921 2.916 2.916 2.906 2.903 2.901 2.895 2.893 2.893 2.890 2.890 2.885 2.883 2.883 2.872 2.870 2.867 2.867 2.867 2.867 2.867 2.862 2.859 2.857 2.854 2.846 2.846 2.841 2.834 2.834 2.831 2.828 2.821 2.818 2.815 2.815 2.810 2.808 2.808 2.805 2.797 2.797

B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B

270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277 278 279 280 281 282 283 284 285 286 287 288 289 290 291 292 293 294 295 296 297 298 299 300 301 302 303 304 305 306 307 308 309 310 311 312 313 314 315

Columbia College Carlos Albizu University-Miami Saint Josephs College Rivier College Ouachita Baptist University Westminster College Biola University Loyola Marymount University Niagara University Dakota Wesleyan University Presentation College Blue Mountain College University of Mary Viterbo University Austin College Manchester College Madonna University Saint Thomas Aquinas College The New School The Boston Conservatory North Central College William Jewell College Baldwin-Wallace College University of Miami St Catherine University Central Yeshiva Tomchei Tmimim Lubavitz Elon University Midway College Washington & Jefferson College Lenoir-Rhyne University Le Moyne-Owen College William Peace University Le Moyne College Metropolitan College of New York Tulane University of Louisiana Bryant University Milligan College University of San Diego University of the Incarnate Word Ringling College of Art and Design Alaska Pacific University Salem College Lane College Wayland Baptist University Lewis & Clark College Talladega College

Columbia, MO Miami, FL Rensselaer, IN Nashua, NH Arkadelphia, AR New Wilmington, PA La Mirada, CA Los Angeles, CA Niagara University, NY Mitchell, SD Aberdeen, SD Blue Mountain, MS Bismarck, ND La Crosse, WI Sherman, TX North Manchester, IN Livonia, MI Sparkill, NY New York, NY Boston, MA Naperville, IL Liberty, MO Berea, OH Coral Gables, FL Saint Paul, MN Brooklyn, NY Elon, NC Midway, KY Washington, PA Hickory, NC Memphis, TN Raleigh, NC Syracuse, NY New York, NY New Orleans, LA Smithfield, RI Milligan College, TN San Diego, CA San Antonio, TX Sarasota, FL Anchorage, AK Winston Salem, NC Jackson, TN Plainview, TX Portland, OR Talladega, AL

2.795 2.787 2.782 2.782 2.779 2.779 2.779 2.777 2.777 2.769 2.769 2.766 2.766 2.764 2.764 2.759 2.756 2.754 2.751 2.751 2.746 2.738 2.738 2.735 2.733 2.717 2.717 2.717 2.715 2.712 2.712 2.712 2.710 2.707 2.705 2.702 2.699 2.697 2.692 2.686 2.684 2.684 2.684 2.679 2.679 2.676

B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B

316 317 318 319 320 321 322 323 324 325 326 327 328 329 330 331 332 333 334 335 336 337 338 339 340 341 342 343 344 345 346 347 348 349 350 351 352 353 354 355 356 357 358 359 360

Westmont College University of the Sciences Mount Mary College DePaul University Mount Mercy University Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences Liberty University Louisiana College Bethune-Cookman University Regent University Roanoke College University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Molloy College Blackburn College Ursinus College University of the Cumberlands Anderson University Concordia University-Wisconsin Clarke University Bentley University Maryland Institute College of Art Florida Southern College Friends University North Greenville University Xavier University of Louisiana Sarah Lawrence College La Sierra University University of San Francisco Reinhardt University Loyola University-Chicago Cabrini College Waynesburg University Wisconsin Lutheran College Arkansas Baptist College Eckerd College Otterbein University Goddard College Quinnipiac University Hood College Harding University Livingstone College Augustana College

Santa Barbara, CA Philadelphia, PA Milwaukee, WI Chicago, IL Cedar Rapids, IA Memphis, TN Lynchburg, VA Pineville, LA Daytona Beach, FL Virginia Beach, VA Salem, VA Belton, TX Rockville Centre, NY Carlinville, IL Collegeville, PA Williamsburg, KY Anderson, SC Mequon, WI Dubuque, IA Waltham, MA Baltimore, MD Lakeland, FL Wichita, KS Tigerville, SC New Orleans, LA Bronxville, NY Riverside, CA San Francisco, CA Waleska, GA Chicago, IL Radnor, PA Waynesburg, PA Milwaukee, WI Little Rock, AR Saint Petersburg, FL Westerville, OH Plainfield, VT Hamden, CT Frederick, MD Searcy, AR Salisbury, NC Rock Island, IL

2.676 2.676 2.674 2.671 2.668 2.666 2.666 2.663 2.663 2.661 2.661 2.658 2.655 2.653 2.650 2.648 2.643 2.637 2.632 2.630 2.630 2.622 2.622 2.622 2.617 2.617 2.614 2.612 2.612 2.606 2.604 2.601 2.599 2.599 2.594 2.591 2.588 2.586 2.586 2.586 2.583 2.573 2.573 2.573 2.570

B B B B B BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB-

Notre Dame of Maryland University Baltimore, MD Davis & Elkins College Elkins, WV Charleston Southern University Charleston, SC

361 362 363 364 365 366 367 368 369 370 371 372 373 374 375 376 377 378 379 380 381

Maryville University of Saint Louis LeTourneau University Valparaiso University Bennington College Belmont University Saint Augustines College McPherson College Luther College University of Saint Mary Union College Palm Beach Atlantic UniversityWest Palm Beach York College Pennsylvania Northwood University-Michigan Heritage University Trinity Washington University Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Daytona Beach Coker College University of Dubuque Moore College of Art and Design Asbury University Samford University

Saint Louis, MO Longview, TX Valparaiso, IN Bennington, VT Nashville, TN Raleigh, NC McPherson, KS Decorah, IA Leavenworth, KS Lincoln, NE West Palm Beach, FL York, PA Midland, MI Toppenish, WA Washington, DC Daytona Beach, FL Hartsville, SC Dubuque, IA Philadelphia, PA Wilmore, KY Birmingham, AL

2.568 2.568 2.565 2.565 2.563 2.555 2.552 2.550 2.547 2.547 2.547 2.547 2.542 2.542 2.537 2.534 2.534 2.532 2.529 2.516 2.508

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Sources: Forbes, derived using data from the National Center For Education Statistics, iPeds Data Center for fiscal years ending 2010 and 2011 Private-not-for-profit colleges with a full-time enrollement over 500. All schools graded on 9 variables to determine financial strength and operational soundness. Maximum GPA: 4.5, Minimum Grade: D, see Forbes.com for details on methodology.

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