For the seventh time in nine years, U.S. News & World Report has ranked
Pomona College among the top five national liberal arts colleges in America
in the magazine's 2001 guide to America's Best Colleges. Once again, Amherst,
Swarthmore, Williams and Wellesley took the top four spots, followed by
Pomona, with Bowdoin, Carleton, Haverford, Middlebury and Wesleyan University
completing the top 10.
Last year, Pomona was ranked seventh among its national
Pomona was joined in U.S. News' 2001 list of America's
best liberal arts colleges by two other members of The Claremont Colleges--Claremont
McKenna College at 14th and Scripps College at 37th.
Pomona College was also listed sixth by U.S. News in
the publication's "Best Values" ranking for national liberal arts colleges
and ninth among peer colleges in campus diversity.