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What liberal arts colleges are similar to Rhodes College academically and socially?

I feel Rhodes College has the perfect blend of strong academics and a cohesive social scene. Anyone know of other liberal arts colleges that are comparable?

8 months ago

It's great to hear you've identified what you're looking for in a college! Rhodes College is indeed known for its strong academics and a vibrant social community. If you are looking for similar schools, you might want to consider Sewanee—The University of the South, which offers a robust sense of community and pride in its traditions, much like Rhodes.

Another institution you might investigate is Furman University in South Carolina. Furman maintains a rigorous academic atmosphere alongside active student engagement in campus life. The campus aesthetic is also quite picturesque, which adds to its charm. Centre College in Kentucky is another liberal arts college where students are highly engaged both inside and outside the classroom, making it a close-knit learning environment. These colleges, like Rhodes, advocate for a balanced approach to learning, ensuring that students are intellectually challenged while having opportunities to participate in a wide array of extracurricular activities.

Do consider visiting these colleges or participating in virtual information sessions if you have the chance. This will give you a better sense of the community and academic environment to see if they're the right fit for you. Best of luck with your college search!

8 months ago

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