Best Mid Atlantic Colleges

Ranking top Colleges and Universities in the Mid Atlantic for 2021

There are 499 colleges and universities in the Mid Atlantic enrolling 2,320,906 students. Explore the list of top colleges in the Mid Atlantic below to begin your college search. The CollegeSimply rankings are objective and data-driven in order to help you find good matches for you. Learn how the Best Colleges rankings are calculated on our ranking methodology page. Whether you're searching for a good public, private or community college, this guide to universities in Mid Atlantic offers a comprehensive view to the state's higher education options.

The  Mid Atlantic is home to nationally ranked institutions like Princeton University, University of Pennsylvania, Cornell University and Columbia University in the City of New York. The highest ranked college in the Mid Atlantic is Princeton University and the top rated public state college is The College of New Jersey.


499 results

List of the Best Mid Atlantic Colleges

Princeton University
P
Princeton, NJ
Princeton University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#1 Best Colleges in the Mid Atlantic

  • 8,374enrollment
  • $18,712net price
  • 6%acceptance rate
  • 1460-1570SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.87Avg GPA
University of Pennsylvania
P
Philadelphia, PA
University of Pennsylvania

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#2 Best Colleges in the Mid Atlantic

  • 25,860enrollment
  • $24,771net price
  • 8%acceptance rate
  • 1450-1560SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.9Avg GPA
Cornell University
C
Ithaca, NY
Cornell University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#3 Best Colleges in the Mid Atlantic

  • 23,600enrollment
  • $28,921net price
  • 11%acceptance rate
  • 1400-1560SAT range
  • 32-35ACT range
  • 3.9*Avg GPA
Columbia University in the City of New York
C
New York, NY
Columbia University in the City of New York

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#4 Best Colleges in the Mid Atlantic

  • 31,077enrollment
  • $21,828net price
  • 5%acceptance rate
  • 1440-1570SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.91*Avg GPA
Hamilton College
H
Clinton, NY
Hamilton College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#5 Best Colleges in the Mid Atlantic

  • 2,005enrollment
  • $29,117net price
  • 16%acceptance rate
  • 1370-1520SAT range
  • 32-34ACT range
  • 3.87*Avg GPA
Colgate University
C
Hamilton, NY
Colgate University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#6 Best Colleges in the Mid Atlantic

  • 2,969enrollment
  • $23,503net price
  • 23%acceptance rate
  • 1330-1500SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.64Avg GPA
Barnard College
B
New York, NY
Barnard College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#7 Best Colleges in the Mid Atlantic

  • 2,562enrollment
  • $26,649net price
  • 12%acceptance rate
  • 1340-1520SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.84Avg GPA
Swarthmore College
S
Swarthmore, PA
Swarthmore College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#8 Best Colleges in the Mid Atlantic

  • 1,559enrollment
  • $19,759net price
  • 9%acceptance rate
  • 1380-1540SAT range
  • 31-35ACT range
  • 3.9*Avg GPA
Haverford College
H
Haverford, PA
Haverford College

Private 4 Year

7 reviews

#9 Best Colleges in the Mid Atlantic

  • 1,310enrollment
  • $22,837net price
  • 16%acceptance rate
  • 1380-1540SAT range
  • 32-34ACT range
  • 3.9*Avg GPA
New York University
N
New York, NY
New York University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#10 Best Colleges in the Mid Atlantic

  • 51,847enrollment
  • $37,739net price
  • 16%acceptance rate
  • 1350-1530SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
Vassar College
V
Poughkeepsie, NY
Vassar College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#11 Best Colleges in the Mid Atlantic

  • 2,456enrollment
  • $24,811net price
  • 24%acceptance rate
  • 1370-1520SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.8Avg GPA
Lehigh University
L
Bethlehem, PA
Lehigh University

Private 4 Year

4 reviews

#12 Best Colleges in the Mid Atlantic

  • 6,849enrollment
  • $26,631net price
  • 32%acceptance rate
  • 1280-1450SAT range
  • 29-33ACT range
  • 3.81*Avg GPA
Skidmore College
S
Saratoga Springs, NY
Skidmore College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#13 Best Colleges in the Mid Atlantic

  • 2,613enrollment
  • $23,589net price
  • 30%acceptance rate
  • 1220-1400SAT range
  • 28-32ACT range
  • 3.75*Avg GPA
Carnegie Mellon University
C
Pittsburgh, PA
Carnegie Mellon University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#14 Best Colleges in the Mid Atlantic

  • 14,029enrollment
  • $30,618net price
  • 15%acceptance rate
  • 1460-1560SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.69Avg GPA
University of Rochester
R
Rochester, NY
University of Rochester

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#15 Best Colleges in the Mid Atlantic

  • 11,817enrollment
  • $32,939net price
  • 30%acceptance rate
  • 1310-1500SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
  • 3.8Avg GPA
Yeshiva University
Y
New York, NY
Yeshiva University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#16 Best Colleges in the Mid Atlantic

  • 6,479enrollment
  • $33,953net price
  • 55%acceptance rate
  • 1150-1390SAT range
  • 24-30ACT range
  • 3.51Avg GPA
Lafayette College
L
Easton, PA
Lafayette College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#17 Best Colleges in the Mid Atlantic

  • 2,642enrollment
  • $26,810net price
  • 31%acceptance rate
  • 1250-1440SAT range
  • 28-33ACT range
  • 3.46Avg GPA
Bucknell University
B
Lewisburg, PA
Bucknell University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#18 Best Colleges in the Mid Atlantic

  • 3,668enrollment
  • $39,493net price
  • 34%acceptance rate
  • 1255-1430SAT range
  • 28-32ACT range
  • 3.54Avg GPA