Exceptional Schools

This data is sourced from the
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2018-19, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

Colleges with an Edge: Smartest, Cheapest, Roomiest and More

We have compiled the following school lists that highlight a wide range of factors, including student-teacher ratio, highest female-to-male ratio, lowest in-state tuition, among others. Within these lists you'll find the usual suspects, but many surprises. Happy college hunting!

Best chance for datingBest Chance at Getting a Date (High Male/Female and Female/Male Ratios)


Cheap collegesCheapest Schools (Lowest In-State Tuition)


schools with high SATsSmartest Schools (Highest SAT scores)


jock schoolsJock Schools (Most Athletic Scholarships Per Student)


Best Dorm CoverageBest (Paid) Professors (Highest Faculty Salaries)


Best student faculty ratioMost Individual Attention (Best Student-Faculty Ratio)


most out of state studentsNot From These Parts(Highest Out-of-State Student Ratio)


Colleges with the most older studentsColleges "Seniors" (Most Students over 40 Years Old)


Best Dorm CoverageLots of Sleeping Room (Best Dorm Coverage)


Largest UniversitiesBig (Most Students Enrolled)


colleges with most minoritiesHighest Minority Ratio


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