Where Do Women’s Colleges Stand in the New U.S. News Rankings?

The magazine U.S. News and World Report recently issued its annual rankings of the best colleges and universities in the United States. Several women’s colleges are included in the rankings of the top 35 best liberal arts colleges in the nation.

Wellesley College in Massachusetts was ranked in a tie for third overall, behind only Amherst College and Williams College, also both in Massachusetts. Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts, was ranked in a tie for 11th place.

Other women’s colleges that ranked in the top 35 national liberal arts institutions were Barnard College in New York City (tie for 25th), Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania (27th), Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Massachusetts (32nd) and Scripps College in Claremont, California (tie for 33rd).

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