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HxA SCORE

SCHOOL

HxA MEMBERS

US News RANK

ENDORSED CHICAGO

FIRE RATING

ISI RATING

PCT of INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

RELEVANT EVENTS: STUDENTS

RELEVANT EVENTS: FACULTY

RELEVANT EVENTS: ADMIN

65Claremont McKenna College

Claremont CA

28YesYELLOWGREEN17
REDGREENGREEN
55Haverford College

Haveford PA

018NoYELLOWGREEN9
55Pitzer College

Claremont CA

033NoYELLOWGREEN9
55Washington and Lee University

Lexington VA

010NoYELLOWGREEN4
53Scripps College

Claremont CA

026NoYELLOWGREEN5RED
50Harvey Mudd College

Claremont CA

412NoYELLOWGREEN11
RED
48University of Richmond

Richmond VA

223NoREDGREEN9
46Gettysburg College

Gettysburg PA

246NoYELLOWUNRATED7
GREEN
44Pomona College

Claremont CA

16NoYELLOWGREEN11REDREDRED
41Kenyon College

Gambier OH

126YesREDYELLOW5GREEN
39Davidson College

Davidson NC

010NoREDUNRATED7GREEN
38Hamilton College

Clinton NY

018NoYELLOWUNRATED7RED
35Carleton College

Northfield MN

18NoREDUNRATED10GREEN
33Centre College

Danville KY

046NoYELLOWYELLOW7
31Colorado College

Colorado Springs CO

023NoREDUNRATED8RED
31Macalester College

St. Paul MN

126NoREDUNRATED15RED
30Bucknell University

Lewisburg PA

633NoYELLOWRED6
29Bates College

Lewiston ME

123NoREDYELLOW7
29Colby College

Waterville ME

012NoREDYELLOW11
29Colgate University

Hamilton NY

112NoREDYELLOW9
29Swarthmore College

Swarthmore PA

13NoREDYELLOW12
29Whitman College

Walla Walla WA

141NoREDYELLOW6
28Middlebury College

Middlebury VT

26NoREDUNRATED9REDYELLOWGREEN
28Bowdoin College

Brunsiwck ME

03NoYELLOWYELLOW5
REDRED
26Wellesley College

Wellesley MA

23NoREDYELLOW12
RED
25Oberlin College

Oberlin OH

226NoYELLOWRED9
RED
23Barnard College

New York NY

026NoREDRED8
23Bryn Mawr College

Bryn Mawr PA

232NoREDRED23
23College of the Holy Cross

Worcester MA

033NoREDRED3
23Grinnell College

Grinnell IA

018NoREDRED18
23Mount Holyoke College

South Hadley MA

036NoREDRED27
23Vassar College

Poughkeepsie NY

212NoWARNINGRED8
21Amherst College

Amherst MA

12NoYELLOWRED9REDRED
18Smith College

Northhampton MA

012NoREDRED14RED
13Wesleyan University

Middletown CT

121NoREDRED10REDYELLOW
11Williams College

Williamstown MA

31NoREDYELLOW8REDRED