The Best Schools by Type

There are almost as many ways to choose a college as there are colleges to choose from. Sometimes, students know which major they want to study; other times, they're focused on how much money they'll make after graduation. If you want to look at schools based on their type -- e.g. party schools, Ivy League universities, liberal arts colleges, research schools -- we've got all the information you need.


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You can look for any kind of school in our full list, here. A few "types" you might consider:

Engineering Schools:

If you want to turn your steel-trap mind into a lucrative and satisfying career in engineering, these are the schools to look at.

Schools for Sports Fans:

Sports aren't the only thing on offer at these institutions, but if your college experience won't be complete with rooting for the home team, these are the schools to look at first.

Art & Design Schools:

Who says you have to sacrifice money for creativity? If you want to do what you love and make bank after graduation, take a look at our list of art schools that pay higher salaries.

State Schools:

Want a first-rate education for a bargain price? These state schools earn their graduates private-school type money.

Sober Schools:

If frats give you hives and beer leaves you cold, look at these sober schools that set their students on a path to career success.

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