Forget Princeton, Yale and Harvard.
The liberal arts college moved up from eighth place last year, and bested its second-place finish from 2013.
Pomona emphasizes interaction between students and faculty,” according to Forbes. “The school boasts an 8:1 student-faculty ratio, and 68 percent of faculty members invited students to their homes in the past academic year.”
The magazine also hailed the college for its study-abroad programs that include 34 countries, and more than 220 student organizations.
It also noted that 57 percent of freshmen receive grants, averaging almost $40,000, and nearly all students live on campus.
Following Pomona College on the list were Williams College, Stanford University, Princeton University, Yale University, Harvard University, Swarthmore College, Brown University, Amherst College and Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
— City News Service
>> Subscribe to Times of San Diego’s free daily email newsletter! Click hereFollow Us: