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What Makes Niche College Rankings Unique?

By combining measurable data with reviews from real students and alumni, our college rankings are your guide to excellent schools across the country.
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More College Reviews Than Any Other Place on the Internet

Over 180,000 college reviews from real students. From dorms to professors, we get the scoop from real students.
Amazing classes and professors
“Amazing classes and professors that really foster a healthy learning environment. Beautiful fall. Great athletic programs.”
Junior – Middlebury
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A wonderful university.
“A wonderful university. You can really tell and feel that their academics are based on pedagogical research practices—at least for a lot of the classes I took, which I really appreciated!”
Alum – UCLA
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It is a great school!
“It is a great school! although it is very big, I still think the school is amazing. Some professors are very tough but that’s expected when going to a competitive school.”
Sophomore – Ohio State
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All of the Facts

Using trustworthy sources like the U.S. Department of Education, we track down the numbers on everything from student-faculty ratio to alumni earnings so you don’t have to.
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Beyond the Books

Academics are important, but we know a college is more than its classrooms. That’s why we look at areas like value, diversity, and yes, even party scene when building our rankings.
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The Full Picture

We believe every student should be able to find a detailed overview of the school they are most interested in. From the pros to the cons, we want to show it all so our users can make the most informed decision possible. #nofilter
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