Top Liberal Arts Colleges in Michigan

According to the US News rankings of Liberal Arts Colleges, Kalamazoo College is ranked first in the state and 60th nationally in 2009, followed by Hope College (88th nationally), Hillsdale College (98th nationally).

Founded in 1833, Kalamazoo is among the 100 oldest institutions in the country. It is fully accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools. It is an institutional member of the American Council on Education, the College Entrance Examination Board, and the Association of American Colleges. Kalamazoo study abroad program was ranked No. 1 in the country (US News & World Report America's Best Colleges 2003).

Hope College is placed in the first tier among National Liberal Arts Colleges, ranked 88th out of 265 institutions in the category. It is one of only 15 institutions nationwide to receive a "Beckman Scholar Award" for 2008. In addition it has been named as one of the "101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For" in West Michigan.

Hillsdale College is a Top 100 national liberal arts school. It is ranked 16th among NCAA Division II universities in the 5th Annual NCSA (National Collegiate Scouting Association) Collegiate Power Rankings.

List of liberal arts colleges in Michigan (US):
  • Grand Valley State University
  • Hillsdale College
  • Hope College
  • Kalamazoo College
  • Madonna University
  • Marygrove College
  • Olivet College
  • Siena Heights University
  • Spring Arbor University
  • Kendall College of Art and Design
  • Adrian College
  • Albion College
  • Alma College
  • Aquinas College (Michigan)
  • Calvin College
  • Concordia University, Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • Cornerstone University
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