These Are the Best Colleges In New England, According to the Princeton Review

Take a look at the New England schools on the Princeton Review's annual list of the Best 384 colleges in the United States.

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Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, Mass. ranks number five for ‘Best Career Services’ and number five for ‘Best-Run Colleges.’
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Amherst College
Amherst College in Amherst, Mass., ranks number 15 for ‘Best Financial Aid’ and comes in at number 12 on the ‘Top 50 Colleges That Pay You Back’ list.
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Bates College in Lewiston, Maine ranks number 14 for ‘Best Financial Aid’ and number 19 for ‘Most Popular Study Abroad Program.’
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Babson College in Babson Park, Mass. ranks number one on the ‘Top 50 colleges That Pay You Back’ list and number six for ‘Best Career Placement.’
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Boston College in Chestnut Hill, Mass. has strong sports teams and well-respected programs.
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Bentley University
Bentley University in Waltham, Mass. ranks number one for ‘Best Career Services’ and number four for ‘Best Schools for Internships.’
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Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine ranks number one for ‘Best Financial Aid’ and number two for ‘Best College Dorms.’
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Brandeis University in Waltham, Mass. ranks number five for ‘Most Engaged in Community Service’ and number 13 for ‘Best College Newspaper.’
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Bryant University
Bryant University in Smithfield, R.I. ranks number 13 for ‘Everyone Plays Intramural Sports.’
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Boston University offers 250 programs including those taught by Pulitzer Prize winners and Fulbright scholars.
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Champlain College
Champlain College in Burlington, Vt. ranks number 12 on the ‘Top 50 Game Design’ list and number 26 on the ‘Top 50 Green Colleges’ list.
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Clark University
Clark University in Worcester Mass. ranks number 11 for ‘Impact Schools’ and number 13 for ‘Most Engaged in Community Service.’
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Green Mountain College
Green Mountain College in Poultney, Conn. ranks number 15 on the ‘Top 50 Green Colleges’ list.
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Suffolk University in Boston ranks number 10 for ‘College City Gets High Marks.’
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Becker College in Worcester, Mass. ranks number four in ‘Top 50 Game Design.’
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Colby College
Colby College in Waterville, Maine ranks number three on the ‘Top 50 Green Colleges’ and number eight for ‘Happiest Students.’
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Simmons College in Boston, Mass. has a strong nursing program.
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Smith College in Northampton, Mass. ranks number 16 for ‘Best Schools for Internships.’
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Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass. ranks number 12 for ‘Best Career Placement’ and number 10 on the ‘Top 50 Colleges That Pay You Back’ list.
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Brown University in Providence, R.I. ranks number seven on the ‘Students Love These Colleges’ list and number 16 for ‘Student Study the Most.’
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Yale University in New Haven, Conn. ranks number seven for ‘Great Financial Aid’ and number 14 for ‘Best Career Placement.’
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Northeastern University in Boston ranks number one for ‘Best Schools for Internships’ and number three for ‘Best Career Services.’
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Dartmouth College in Hanover, N.H. ranks number four for ‘Best Alumni Network’ and number eight for ‘Best Career Placement.’
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Tufts University in Medford, Mass. ranks number 23 for ‘Impact Schools’ and number 40 on the ‘Top 50 Colleges That Pay You Back’ list.
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Marlboro College in Marlboro, Vt. ranks number six for ‘Most Active Student Government.’
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The Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Mass. ranks number three on the ‘Top 50 Colleges That Pay You Back’ list and number four for ‘Best Career Placement.’
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University of Maine
The University of Maine in Orono, Maine ranks number 23 on the ‘Top 50 Green Colleges’ list.
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The University of New Hampshire in Durham, N.H. ‘emphasizes research in every field, including non-science fields.’
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University of Rhode Island
The University of Rhode Island in Kingston, R.I. is one of the world’s leading marine research institutions.
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University of New England
The University of New England in Biddeford, Maine. has a scenic shoreline at their waterfront campus.
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The United States Coast Guard Academy in New London, Conn. ranks number 17 for ‘Students Study the Most.’
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Wellesley College
Wellesley College in Wellesley, Mass. ranks number 15 for ‘Best Alumni Network’ and number 14 for ‘Professors get High Marks.’
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Wheaton College
Wheaton College in Norton, Mass. ‘consistently ranks among the nation’s top liberal arts colleges.’
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Stonehill College
Stonehill College in Easton, Mass. ranks number 20 for ‘Most Engaged in Community Service.’
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UMASS Amherst in Amherst, Mass. ranks number one for ‘Best Campus Food.’
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Williams College in Williamstown, Mass. ranks number one for ‘Students Study the Most’ and number two for ‘Best Financial Aid.’
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Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering in Needham, Mass. ranks number five for ‘Best Schools for Internships’ and number nine for ‘Best Classroom Experience.’
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Fairfield University
Fairfield University in Fairfield, Conn. ranks number nine for ‘Best Quality of Life’ and number 13 for ‘Happiest Students.’
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Mount Holyoke
Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Mass. ranks number four for ‘Best Classroom Experience’ and number eight for ‘Best College Library.’
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Middlebury College in Middlebury, Vt. ranks number 12 for ‘Best Financial Aid’, and number 20 on the ‘Top 50 Green Colleges’ list.
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Wesleyan University in Middletown, Conn. ranks number one for ‘Impact Schools’ and number seven for ‘Tree-Hugging Vegetarians.’
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Gordon College
Gordon College in Wenham, Mass. has professors that are ‘incredibly attentive.’
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Saint Anselm College in Manchester, N.H. ranks number eight for ‘Best Campus Food’ and number six for ‘Happiest Students.’
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Saint Michael's College
Saint Michael's College in Colchester, Vt. ranks number 16 for ‘Best College Radio Station’ and number 11 for ‘Most Engaged in Community Service.’
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Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Conn. is ranked number 17 for ‘Happiest Students’ and number 19 for ‘Most Engaged in Community Service.’
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College of Atlantic
College of the Atlantic in Bar Harbor, Maine ranks number one on the ‘Top 50 Green Colleges’ and number eight on the ‘LGBTQ-Friendly’ list.
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Connecticut College
Connecticut College in New London, Conn. has ‘a strong focus on interdisciplinary education, small classes, and self-scheduled exams (that) give students the autonomy to truly tailor their learning around their interests.’
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College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Mass. is ranked number 20 for ‘Best Alumni Network.’
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Trinity College in Hartford, Conn. is one of the oldest colleges in the country.
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Providence College
Providence College in Providence, R.I. ranks number 14 for ‘Best Athletic Facilities’ and number 14 for ‘Best College Radio Station.’
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The University of Connecticut in Storrs, Conn. ranks number eight for ‘Students Pack the Stadiums’ and number 28 on the ‘Top 50 Green colleges’ list.
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Emerson College in Boston, Mass. ranks number one on the ‘LGBTQ-Friendly’ list and number two for ‘Best College Radio Station.’
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Bennington College in Bennington, Vt. ranks number one for ‘Tree-Hugging Vegetarians’ and number two for ‘Professors Get High Marks.’
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Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Conn. ranks number 30 on the ‘Top 50 Game Design’ list.
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The University of Vermont in Burlington, Vt. ranks number four on the ‘Top 50 Green Colleges’ list and number 16 for ‘Best Health Services.’
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Assumption College
Assumption College in Worcester, Mass. offers a diverse selection of majors and minors.
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