LAC Suggestions?

<p>Hey everyone, I was wondering if anybody had suggestions of good liberal arts colleges that offer majors in Environmental Studies, Urban Studies, or similar? I don't really have any preferences as far as size or location. To give you an idea of my stats, my GPA is around 3.7, pretty rigorous courseload, and pretty great ECs (three leaderships roles). I don't have my ACT score yet. A few colleges I'm interested are Oxy, Colorado, Connecticut, Bowdoin, Reed, Whitman, Macalester, Lawrence, Pomona, and Rhodes. If you have any interesting information or opinions about these schools, I would appreciate it greatly! Thank you.</p>

<p>Umm, no one has any ideas?</p>

<p>Barnard (if you're a girl)

<p>Nothing a quick search on College Board won't come up with. :)</p>

<p>Looks like you already have a good list. Others you might want to check out:</p>

<p>Middlebury (Solar</a> Decathlon | Middlebury)
Rice University
College of the Atlantic</p>

<p>One of my kids is at Colorado College and loves it. The block plan is a nice arrangement especially for environmental studies, life sciences, or any subject that benefits from field work.
Block</a> Plan
Plus, unlike many other LACs, the campus itself is in a city of some size, so you have easy access to urban as well as natural habitat.</p>

<p>I don't know much about Macalester's urban or environmental studies programs, but I do know that the college is, in fact, in an urban area and has in the past recieved top marks for their evironmental responsibility. I don't know if that translates to strong departments in those areas, but it is at least something to consider.</p>

<p>Oberlin has great environmental studies.</p>

<p>Thanks guys. Does anyone have any info on the schools I listed? Admissions tips, etc.?</p>

<p>Look under section C of their Common Data Set (google Common Data Set [school name]). It will show the middle 50% band of the SATs/ACTs and the breakout by class rank and GPA. It will also show which of those elements is weighted most in the admissions process.</p>