2022 Women's Colleges Overview

Women's colleges are undergraduate, bachelor's degree focused institutions whose student populations are composed almost exclusively of women. Some women's colleges allows to admit male students to their graduate schools or in smaller numbers to undergraduate programs, but all serve a primarily female student body (wiki).
34 women's colleges are active for academic year 2020-2021. Of them, Barnard College ranked first in women's colleges ranking and Wellesley College ranked second. 16 women's colleges ranked in top 500 U.S. colleges and universities including all types of 4 year-colleges. Below table lists all women's colleges sorted by ranking.
  • Total 34 women's colleges - 1 public and 33 private schools.
  • The average tuition & fees of women's colleges is $37,030. Wellesley College has the highest tuition & fees of $60,752 and Columbia College has the lowest tuition & fees of $7,442.
  • The average SAT score of women's colleges is 1,158. Wellesley College has the highest SAT score of 1,435 and Bennett College has the lowest SAT score of 900.
  • The average acceptance rate of women's colleges is 64%. Barnard College has the tightest (lowest) acceptance rate of 14% and Trinity Washington University has the highest acceptance rate of 96%.
  • The average student population at women's colleges is 2,061. University of Denver has the most students of 13,856 and Judson College has the small number of students of 229.

Women's Colleges Comparison

RankCollege NameUndergraduate Tuition & FeesGraduate Tuition & FeesSAT ScoreAcceptance RatePopulationGraduation RateStudent to Faculty Ratio
1Barnard College
New York, NY
$59,687-1,43414.00%2,74490%9 to 1
2Wellesley College
Wellesley, MA
$60,752-1,43520.00%2,28094%7 to 1
3Scripps College
Claremont, CA
$58,442$46,7741,40035.00%95888%9 to 1
4Mount Holyoke College
South Hadley, MA
$56,518$25,9831,38552.00%2,04084%9 to 1
5Smith College
Northampton, MA
$56,114$55,830-37.00%2,50487%7 to 1
6University of Denver
Denver, CO
$54,819$53,9431,26561.00%13,85675%11 to 1
7Bryn Mawr College
Bryn Mawr, PA
$56,320$48,3281,40538.00%1,63485%8 to 1
8Mills College
Oakland, CA
$30,950$36,4431,16691.00%96165%8 to 1
9Saint Mary's College
Notre Dame, IN
$48,010$28,2521,16482.00%1,58181%9 to 1
10Wesleyan College
Macon, GA
$26,390$11,5311,03060.00%77951%8 to 1
11Simmons University
Boston, MA
$43,062$21,5461,15583.00%6,26379%9 to 1
12Salem College
Winston-Salem, NC
$30,766$8,4001,07785.00%63666%15 to 1
13Meredith College
Raleigh, NC
$41,224$13,3441,10472.00%1,80264%11 to 1
14Spelman College
Atlanta, GA
$28,181-1,12553.00%2,20775%11 to 1
15Sweet Briar College
Sweet Briar, VA
$23,080$11,4001,09576.00%36232%8 to 1
16Cedar Crest College
Allentown, PA
$42,591$14,7191,07052.00%1,43362%10 to 1
-Columbia College
Sonora, CA
$7,442---2,13236%18 to 1
-Mount Mary University
Milwaukee, WI
$32,760$17,4321,04353.00%1,20051%10 to 1
-St Catherine University
Saint Paul, MN
$46,494$17,7601,16076.00%4,27764%11 to 1
-Bay Path University
Longmeadow, MA
$35,781$19,2351,05578.00%3,22460%12 to 1
-College of Saint Mary
Omaha, NE
$21,800$17,638-50.00%1,02461%9 to 1
-Moore College of Art and Design
Philadelphia, PA
$46,150$49,4571,17550.00%38955%7 to 1
-Brenau University
Gainesville, GA
$32,530$13,9401,04592.00%2,81341%11 to 1
-Bennett College
Greensboro, NC
$18,550-90073.00%23229%7 to 1
-Cottey College
Nevada, MO
$23,114-1,10061.00%28354%6 to 1
-Trinity Washington University
Washington, DC
$25,110$14,850-96.00%1,84646%11 to 1
-Converse College
Spartanburg, SC
$19,850$7,6981,10082.00%1,37752%11 to 1
-Judson College
Marion, AL
$18,640-1,16056.00%22948%5 to 1
-Alverno College
Milwaukee, WI
$31,258$10,402-78.00%1,87643%10 to 1
-Notre Dame of Maryland University
Baltimore, MD
$39,745$13,7111,02062.00%2,23349%7 to 1
-Stephens College
Columbia, MO
$24,570$9,2301,03564.00%62259%11 to 1
-Agnes Scott College
Decatur, GA
$44,250$17,260-68.00%1,08072%11 to 1
-Russell Sage College
Troy, NY
$33,894$13,140-74.00%2,38962%11 to 1
-Hollins University
Roanoke, VA
$40,170$18,2691,15581.00%79562%9 to 1
Average$37,030$22,8341,15863.79%2,06162%10 to 1