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Best 10 colleges in massachusetts

SteveHSteveH Registered User Posts: 12 New Member
What are the best 10 colleges in Massachusetts. I would say:
1) Harvard
6)Boston College
7)Boston University

What does everyone else think?
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Replies to: Best 10 colleges in massachusetts

  • elaslawekelaslawek Registered User Posts: 1,137 Senior Member
  • dshinkadshinka Registered User Posts: 440 Member
    I was thinking the same thing.
  • monstor344monstor344 Registered User Posts: 2,502 Senior Member
    MIT, Wellesley, Olin, etc.
  • aabbcc1789aabbcc1789 - Posts: 931 Member
    lol OP how could you forget MIT and Wellesley?
  • 3togo3togo Registered User Posts: 5,233 Senior Member
    edited July 2009
    MIT, Wellesly, Smith, Mount Holyoke College, and Holy Cross should be in the discussion ... I think 3-4 of your top 10 list should be switched. If you were shooting for top 15 and added these 5 you'd be pretty close.
  • springisintheairspringisintheair Registered User Posts: 451 Member
    Stonehill College is a wonderful mid sized private college in Easton...great academics, Division II sports, involved and engaging faculty, nice facilities, good academics and programs, selective and 22 miles outside of Boston with the T line right on campus.
  • hudsonvalley51hudsonvalley51 Registered User Posts: 2,449 Senior Member
    1) Harvard
    2) MIT
    3) Tufts
    4) Amherst
    5) Williams
    6) Wellesley
    7) Boston College
    8) Brandeis
    9) Smith
    10) Holy Cross
  • superstar12superstar12 Registered User Posts: 247 Junior Member
    Why is Brandeis ranked below Boston College?

    3.Amherst, Williams
    7.Smith/Mount Holyoke
    8.Holy Cross

    *WPI does not get the recognition it deserves. At Orientation everyone gets the "Look to your left/right, chances are they will not be there next year" speech. It's a hardcore program.
  • bclintonkbclintonk Registered User Posts: 7,322 Senior Member
    1. Harvard, MIT
    3. Amherst, Williams
    5. Wellesley
    6. Smith, Mt. Holyoke
    8. Tufts
    9. Brandeis
    10. BC, Holy Cross, WPI
  • gadadgadad Registered User Posts: 7,762 Senior Member
    If you compare the 10th-best college in each state, which state wins, Massachusetts or California? Consider - Stanford, Cal Tech, Berkeley, Pomona, UCLA, Harvey Mudd, UCSD, USC, Claremont McKenna . . . - what's next? UC-Davis? UC-Irvine? UCSB? Who wins between that bunch and Smith / Holy Cross / BU?
  • CalcruzerCalcruzer Registered User Posts: 4,832 Senior Member
    Does there have to be a "state" winner? And are we determining this based on pre- or post-California state budget cuts?
  • skateboarderskateboarder Registered User Posts: 541 Member
    1. harvard
    3. MIT
    4. Williams
    5. tufts
    6. Wellesley
    7. BC
    8. Holy Cross
    9. Smith
    10. MHC
  • compaq10compaq10 Registered User Posts: 264 Junior Member
    1. Amherst
    Education Quality: A
    86% of students would return to Amherst
    2. Tufts:
    Education Quality: A-
    82% of students would return to Tuft
    3. Smith
    Education Quality: A-
    78% of students would return to Smith
    4. MIT
    Education Qualty: A-
    78% of Students would return to MIT
    Education Quality: B
    76% of students would return Harvard
    6. Brandeis
    Education Quality: B+
    70% of students would return to Brandeis
    7. Wellesley
    Education Quality: A-
    64% of students would to return to Wellesley
    8. Williams
    Education Quality: B+
    62% of students would return to Williams
    9. Boston College
    Education Quality: B+
    57% of students would to return to Boston College
    10. Boston University
    Education Quality: B
    69% of students would return to BU
  • HawkwingsHawkwings Registered User Posts: 1,207 Senior Member
    superstar12: since when was a high drop-out rate considered the mark of a good school?

    compaq10: your source link is broken. Also, since when was student desire to return the mark of a good school? I would also be interested in seeing the reasons why students chose to not return.
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