Among the liberal arts colleges are schools like Oberlin and Harvey Mudd, which emphasize undergraduate education and award at least half of their degrees in the liberal arts fields of study. Check out our Top 100 Liberal Art Universities and Colleges.

Top 100 Liberal Art University / College in 2010

Ranking College / University City, State 2009-2010 Tuition and Fees:
1 Williams College Williamstown, MA $39,490
2 Amherst College Amherst, MA $38,928
3 Swarthmore College Swarthmore, PA $37,860
4 Middlebury College Middlebury, VT 2009-2010 Comprehensive Fee: $50,780
4 Wellesley College Wellesley, MA $38,062
6 Bowdoin College Brunswick, ME $40,020
6 Pomona College Claremont, CA $37,017
8 Carleton College Northfield, MN $39,777
8 Davidson College Davidson, NC $35,124
10 Haverford College Haverford, PA $39,085
11 Claremont McKenna College Claremont, CA $38,510
11 Vassar College Poughkeepsie, NY $41,930
13 Wesleyan University Middletown, CT $40,092
14 Grinnell College Grinnell, IA $36,476
14 Harvey Mudd College Claremont, CA $38,467
14 United States Military Academy West Point, NY 2009-2010 In-state: $0; Out-of-state: $0
14 Washington and Lee University Lexington, VA $38,877
18 Smith College Northampton, MA $37,758
19 Colgate University Hamilton, NY $40,970
19 United States Naval Academy Annapolis, MD 2009-2010 In-state: $0; Out-of-state: $0
21 Hamilton College Clinton, NY $39,760
22 Colby College Waterville, ME 2009-2010 Comprehensive Fee: $50,320
22 Oberlin College Oberlin, OH $40,004
24 Colorado College Colorado Springs, CO $37,278
25 Bates College Lewiston, ME 2009-2010 Comprehensive Fee: $51,300
25 Bryn Mawr College Bryn Mawr, PA $38,034
25 Mount Holyoke College South Hadley, MA $39,126
25 Scripps College Claremont, CA $38,700
29 Macalester College St. Paul, MN $38,174
30 Barnard College New York, NY $38,650
30 Bucknell University Lewisburg, PA $40,816
30 University of Richmond Univ. of Richmond, VA $40,010
33 Kenyon College Gambier, OH $40,980
33 Occidental College Los Angeles, CA $38,922
35 Lafayette College Easton, PA $37,815
36 College of the Holy Cross Worcester, MA $38,722
36 Sewanee-University of the South Sewanee, TN $34,172
36 Trinity College Hartford, CT $40,840
36 Whitman College Walla Walla, WA $36,940
40 Bard College Annandale on Hudson, NY $39,880
40 Furman University Greenville, SC $36,656
42 Connecticut College New London, CT 2009-2010 Comprehensive Fee: $49385
43 DePauw University Greencastle, IN $33,250
43 Flin and Marshall College Lancaster, PA $39,980
43 Union College Schenectady, NY 2009-2010 Comprehensive Fee: $50,439
46 Centre College Danville, KY 2009-2010 Comprehensive Fee: $39,000
46 Dickinson College Carlisle, PA $40,114
46 Skidmore College Saratoga Springs, NY $40,420
49 Gettysburg College Gettysburg, PA $39,140
49 Pitzer College Claremont, CA $39,330
49 Reed College Portland, OR $39,700
49 St. Olaf College Northfield, MN $35,500
53 Denison University Granville, OH $36,560
54 Rhodes College Memphis, TN $32,446
54 Wabash College Crawfordsville, IN $29,750
56 St. Lawrence University Canton, NY $39,765
56 Wheaton College Wheaton, IL $26,520
58 Wheaton College Norton, MA $39,850
59 Agnes Scott College Decatur, GA $30,105
59 Lawrence University Appleton, WI $34,596
61 Southwestern University Georgetown, TX $30,220
62 Beloit College Beloit, WI $33,418
62 Earlham College Richmond, IN $35,164
62 Illinois Wesleyan University Bloomington, IL $33,982
62 Virginia Military Institute Lexington, VA 2009-2010 In-state: $11,190; Out-of-state: $28,738
62 Willamette University Salem, OR $35,610
62 Wofford College Spartanburg, SC $30,280
68 Austin College Sherman, TX $27,850
68 College of Wooster Wooster, OH $34,951
68 Drew University Madison, NJ $38,017
68 Hobart and William Smith Colleges Geneva, NY $40,221
68 Kalamazoo College Kalamazoo, MI $32,643
68 Muhlenberg College Allentown, PA $36,990
68 Spelman College Atlanta, GA $20,926
68 St. John’s University Collegeville, MN $29,526
68 Thomas Aquinas College Santa Paula, CA $22,400
77 Sweet Briar College Sweet Briar, VA $29,335
77 Ursinus College Collegeville, PA $38,670
79 Lewis & Clark College Portland, OR $35,233
80 College of St. Benedict St. Joseph, MN $29,526
80 Gustavus Adolphus College St. Peter, MN $31,810
80 Hendrix College Conway, AR $27,756
80 Knox College Galesburg, IL $31,911
80 University of Puget Sound Tacoma, WA $35,800
85 Allegheny College Meadville, PA $33,560
85 Cornell College Mount Vernon, IA $29,580
85 Juniata College Huntingdon, PA $31,550
85 Transylvania University Lexington, KY $25,280
89 Hillsdale College Hillsdale, MI $19,920
89 Luther College Decorah, IA $32,290
89 Millsaps College Jackson, MS $26,240
92 Birmingham-Southern College Birmingham, AL $26,745
92 Hope College Holland, MI $25,660
92 St. Mary’s College of Maryland St. Mary’s City, MD 2009-2010 In-state: $13,234; Out-of-state: $24,627
92 Washington and Jefferson College Washington, PA $32,895
92 Westmont College Santa Barbara, CA $33,190
97 Albion College Albion, MI $30,006
97 Augustana College Rock Island, IL $29,166
97 Coe College Cedar Rapids, IA $29,270
97 Hampden-Sydney College Hampden-Sydney, VA $30,567
97 Lake Forest College Lake Forest, IL $34,206
97 Lyon College Batesville, AR $18,078
97 New College of Florida Sarasota, FL 2009-2010 In-state: $4,805; Out-of-state: $26,407
97 St. Mary’s College Notre Dame, IN $29,616

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