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The University of Wyoming was rated #1 in the 50 BEST SMALL COLLEGE TOWNS IN AMERICA!!


Berry College ranked Most beautiful college campus in the world and second-best small college for nature lovers!

Looking for a college check out these hidden gems. the highest ranking (based on factors like selectivity, graduation rate, average debt upon graduation and more) in each state which received fewer than 5,000 applications per year, but had an enrollment of more than 1,000 students. Worth checking out. Thanks Road2College for sharing.


Pros and Cons of Going to a Small College


Amherst named as top small college town

Amherst was ranked 27th out of 50 by College Values Online.


365 Things to DO – Day NINETY ONE: Intermission. Living in a small college town, we appreciate the extra breathing room between semesters. A good time to explore things on campus and in Collegetown. Try out the Lindseth Climbing Wall! It is the largest indoor natural rock climbing wall in North America. Located in Bartels Hall at Cornell, it measures 160’ feet by 30’ high – 4800 sq. ft. of climbing surface. Good for participants of any age or ability level.

from The Chronicle of Higher Education

Enrollment Woes Push Small Colleges to Be Strategic

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NFA (Norwich Free Academy) Campus. Beautiful. ( graduated from this school....truly a small college.....had an art school on campus where I took many courses)


Are small private colleges in trouble? - The Boston Globe

Atlantic Union College in South Lancaster closed in 2011. This article "Why some small colleges are in big trouble" offers some critical but necessary observations that small colleges must heed or they will not survive.