| Sortable Rankings | SPECIAL REPORT: College Rankings, 2014

Public Colleges

1. University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

2. University of California, Berkeley

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3. University of Washington

4. University of California, San Diego

5. Texas A&M University

6. University of California, Santa Barbara

7. University of Texas at Austin

8. University of California, Irvine

9. University of California, Davis

10. University of Texas at Dallas

Private Universities

1. Rice University

2. Stanford University

3. California Institute of Technology

4. University of Southern California

5. Trinity University

6. Brigham Young University

7. Gonzaga University

8. Santa Clara University

9. Pepperdine University

10. Whitworth University

Liberal Arts Colleges

1. Pomona College

2. Claremont McKenna College

3. The Colorado College

4. Scripps College

5. Whitman College

6. Harvey Mudd College

7. Pitzer College

8. Thomas Aquinas College

9. Austin College

10. Occidental College

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