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Test-Optional Colleges: Complete List of 500+ Schools

Posted by Hannah Muniz | Jul 6, 2017 12:00:00 PM

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SAT and ACT scores are common admission requirements for college. But what if I told you that you could get into a great school without taking either of these exams? Behold test-optional colleges. Colleges that are test optional don't require you to submit SAT or ACT scores but will consider them if submitted.

In this guide, we’ll explain what “test optional” means for different schools before providing you with a comprehensive list of test-optional colleges and universities in the US. The first two lists will cover the best test-optional colleges and universities (i.e., those ranked in the top 100), while the last list will include all other test-optional colleges in the country. Along the way, we'll also give you a few key tips on when you should and should not send your SAT/ACT test scores to schools.

 

What Does “Test Optional” Mean?

First things first, what exactly are test-optional colleges? At its most basic definition, test optional means that you do not need to submit SAT or ACT scores to be considered for admission to a particular school. So while you may submit test scores if you want, you are not actually required to do so.

Colleges that are test optional essentially de-emphasize the importance of the SAT and ACT by making these tests an unnecessary component of the admission process. So if you took the SAT or ACT but didn’t score as highly as you'd hoped you would, you can apply to test-optional colleges in order to avoid having to send in any unsatisfactory test scores that could potentially hurt your application.

Throughout this article, we refer to a school as being test optional if it does not outright require SAT or ACT scores from all undergraduate applicants. That said, not all colleges and universities maintain the same policies in regard to their handling of standardized test scores. Here are some of the ways test optional takes on new meanings at different schools.

 

Test Optional

As I explained above, truly test-optional schools are exactly as they sound: you decide whether you'd like to submit your SAT/ACT test scores or not. In other words, you get to determine how you want to present yourself to schools. So for example, if you feel that your SAT scores are subpar, you may choose to withhold your scores and instead opt for strengthening other parts of your application, such as your personal statement and resume.

Popular test-optional colleges and universities include Bowdoin College, Pitzer College, Wake Forest University, and Brandeis University.

 

Test Flexible

Test-flexible schools are slightly different from regular test-optional colleges. At these schools, you may submit other test scores in place of SAT/ACT scores. Acceptable scores will vary depending on the institution, but generally you can fulfill the SAT/ACT requirement by submitting scores from SAT Subject Tests, AP tests, IB tests, and/or school-administered placement tests.

Renowned test-flexible schools include NYU, Middlebury College, Drexel University, and the University of Rochester.

 

Class Rank/GPA Substitution

At some schools, you may forgo sending in your SAT/ACT scores only if you meet your school's minimum required GPA or class rank. If you are able to meet these requirements, you will be automatically admitted to the school. If you do not meet these minimum requirements, you must then apply as you normally would and submit your SAT/ACT scores along with your application.

Specific requirements vary, but you'll typically need at least a top 10 percent ranking or a 3.5 unweighted GPA. Well-known schools offering a class rank/GPA substitution policy include the University of Texas at Austin, Texas A&M University, and Washington State University.

 

Test Blind

The final type of test-optional college is a test-blind college. With this type of policy, SAT/ACT test scores are not considered during the admission process, even if you were to include them in your application. 

Currently, only a single school — Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts — adheres to this policy. According to Hampshire's official website, “Unlike ‘test-optional’ institutions, we will not consider SAT/ACT scores regardless of the score. Even if it’s a perfect score, it will not weigh into our assessment of an applicant.”

These are the four main types of test-optional policies you’ll see in schools around the US. Now, let's take a look at which top-tier schools presently exercise test-optional policies.

 

Best Test-Optional Colleges and Universities

Although the vast majority of top-tier schools require SAT/ACT scores, a solid handful of them — from popular liberal arts colleges to well-known research universities — are in fact test optional.

Below, we’re providing you with two lists: the first is a list of all top-tier test-optional liberal arts colleges, and the second is a list of all top-tier test-optional research universities. Note that by "top tier," we mean any school ranked in the top 100 spots nationally (according to the best national liberal arts colleges and best national universities lists released by US News).

We encourage you to skim the lists below to see whether there are any schools that may interest you. Each test-optional colleges list is arranged alphabetically. You may use ctrl + F to search for specific schools. As we discussed above, schools' test-optional policies can vary significantly, so be sure to check with your schools directly to learn more about their SAT/ACT score policies.

 

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The entrance to Pitzer College. (CampusGrotto/Flickr, resized from original)

 

Best Test-Optional Liberal Arts Colleges

In recent years, more and more liberal arts colleges are beginning to place less emphasis on SAT/ACT test scores. As a result, many top-tier liberal arts colleges do not require standardized test scores for admission.

Agnes Scott College (GA)

Lewis and Clark College (OR)

Allegheny College (PA)

Middlebury College (Test Flexible) (VT)

Augustana College (IL)

Mount Holyoke College (MA)

Bard College (NY)

Muhlenberg College (PA)

Bates College (ME)

Ohio Wesleyan University (OH)

Beloit College (WI)

Pitzer College (CA)

Bennington College (VT)

Saint Michael’s College (VT)

Bowdoin College (ME)

Sarah Lawrence College (NY)

Bryn Mawr College (PA)

Sewanee — University of the South (TN)

Colby College (Test Flexible) (ME)

Skidmore College (NY)

College of the Atlantic (ME)

Smith College (MA)

College of the Holy Cross (MA)

St. John’s College (MD)

Colorado College (Test Flexible) (CO)

St. John’s College (NM)

Connecticut College (CT)

St. Lawrence University (NY)

Cornell College (IA)

Transylvania University (KY)

Denison University (OH)

Trinity College (CT)

Dickinson College (PA)

Union College (NY)

Earlham College (IN)

University of Puget Sound (WA)

Franklin and Marshall College (PA)

Ursinus College (PA)

Furman University (SC)

Washington & Jefferson College (PA)

Gettysburg College (PA)

Washington College (MD)

Gustavus Adolphus College (MN)

Wesleyan University (CT)

Hamilton College (Test Flexible) (NY)

Wheaton College (MA)

Hobart and William Smith Colleges (NY)

Whitman College (WA)

Kalamazoo College (MI)

Willamette University (OR)

Knox College (IL)

Wofford College (SC)

Lawrence University (WI)

 

Source: The Washington Post

 

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Texas Memorial Stadium at UT Austin. (Wes Browning/Flickr, resized from original)

 

Best Test-Optional Research Universities

Although most research universities require SAT/ACT test scores, here are some top-ranked universities that do not require them at all. Interestingly, four of the schools on this list — Wake Forest, University of Rochester, Brandeis, and NYU — are ranked among the top 40 universities nationwide! 

American University (DC)

Texas A&M University — College Station (Top 10%) (TX)

Brandeis University (MA)

University of Delaware (DE)

Clark University (MA)

University of Rochester (Test Flexible) (NY)

Drexel University (Test Flexible) (PA)

University of Texas at Austin (Top 8%) (TX)

George Washington University (DC)

Wake Forest University (NC)

New York University (Test Flexible) (NY)

Worcester Polytechnic Institute (MA)

Source: The Washington Post

 

Should You Submit Test Scores to Test-Optional Colleges?

If you’re applying to one of the best test-optional colleges or universities listed above, you may be wondering whether you should submit your SAT/ACT test scores or not. And the answer to this question depends on a few key factors, which we explain below.

 

Submit Your SAT/ACT Scores If …

  • You got a high SAT/ACT score. If you reached or even surpassed your goal score and are well above your school’s average, submitting your test scores will definitely give you a leg up in the admission process by further emphasizing your academic potential.
  • Your school recommends submitting them. Even if the SAT/ACT is in fact optional for your school, some schools may strongly suggest sending them in. In these cases, it’s usually best to just listen to your schools and submit your test scores.
  • You didn’t take any SAT Subject Tests, AP tests, or IB tests (or, alternatively, didn’t do well on any of them). Test-flexible schools allow you to submit other test scores in place of SAT/ACT scores. But if you didn’t take any other tests or didn’t do as well as you'd wanted to on them, go ahead and submit your (hopefully better) SAT/ACT scores.

 

Don't Submit Your SAT/ACT Scores If …

  • You got a low SAT/ACT score. If you failed to hit your goal score on test day, withhold your scores and instead focus on strengthening other key components of your application. This way your SAT/ACT scores won’t end up counting against you during the admission process.
  • You did far better on your SAT Subject Tests, AP tests, and/or IB tests than you did on the SAT/ACT. If you’re applying to a test-flexible school and you performed better on your other tests than you did on the SAT/ACT, you'll get a far bigger boost to your application by submitting those scores in place of your SAT/ACT scores.
  • You meet the minimum class rank or GPA requirement for your school. If your school automatically admits students who meet a certain class rank or GPA requirement, there's no point in submitting your SAT/ACT test scores. Doing so shouldn't hinder your application, but it won’t actually help it either!

 

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The University of Arizona in Tucson. (dmitri_66/Flickr, resized from original) 

 

Complete List of Additional Test-Optional Schools

Above, we gave you two lists of top-ranked test-optional colleges and universities. But what about other test-optional institutions that aren't ranked in the top 100 nationally? In total, there are about 900 additional test-optional colleges across the US. And we're giving you the rest of these in a handy table below!

The following list of test-optional colleges is arranged both alphabetically and by state/region. (I say "region" because we've also included the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands.) Now, this test-optional colleges list is undeniably huge, so I strongly recommend using ctrl + F to look for schools by state or name.

Before you look at the list, be aware of a couple of key features. For one, Wyoming is the only state that doesn't offer any test-optional schools. Additionally, I've included online test-optional colleges (listed under "Online") and test-optional colleges that are available in multiple locations (listed under "Multiple Locations"); both of these school types come at the end of the table.

Alabama

Hood College

Wittenberg University

Birmingham-Southern College

McDaniel College

Wright State University

Columbia Southern University

Ner Israel Rabbinical College

Oklahoma

Concordia College

Notre Dame of Maryland University

Cameron University

Heritage Christian University

Salisbury University

East Central University

Huntsville Bible College

Sojourner-Douglass College

Family of Faith College

Miles College

University of Maryland University College

Langston University

Oakwood University

Washington Adventist University

Mid-America Christian University

Selma University

Massachusetts

Northeastern State University

Stillman College

American International College

Northwestern Oklahoma State University

Talladega College

Anna Maria College

Oklahoma Panhandle State University

Alaska

Assumption College

Oklahoma State University

Charter College

Bard College at Simon’s Rock

Oklahoma State University

University of Alaska — Anchorage

Bay Path University

Oklahoma Wesleyan University

University of Alaska — Fairbanks

Bay State College

Southeastern Oklahoma State University

University of Alaska Southeast

Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology

Southwestern Christian University

Arizona

Berklee College of Music

Southwestern Oklahoma State University

American Indian College of the Assemblies of God

Boston Architectural College

Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology

Arizona State University

Boston Conservatory

St. Gregory’s University

Art Institute of Phoenix

Bridgewater State University

University of Central Oklahoma

Art Institute of Tucson

Cambridge College

University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma

Chaparral College

Dean College

Oregon

College of the Humanities and Sciences

Emerson College

Art Institute of Portland

Collins College

Emmanuel College

Eastern Oregon University

Grand Canyon University

Endicott College

Marylhurst University

International Baptist College

Hampshire College

Mount Angel Seminary

Northern Arizona University

Laboure College

Multnomah University

University of Advancing Technology

Lasell College

New Hope Christian College

University of Arizona

Longy School of Music

Oregon College of Art & Craft

Western International University

Massachusetts College of Art and Design

Oregon Institute of Technology

Arkansas

Merrimack College

Oregon State University — Cascades Campus

Arkansas Baptist College

Montserrat College of Art

Pacific Northwest College of Art

University of Arkansas — Fort Smith

Mount Ida College

Portland State University

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

New England Conservatory

Western Oregon University

University of Arkansas — Monticello

New England Institute of Art and Communication

Pennsylvania

University of the Ozarks

Newbury College

Albright College

California

Nichols College

Art Institute of Philadelphia

Academy of Art University

Northpoint Bible College

Art Institute of Pittsburgh

Academy of Couture Art

Pine Manor College

Cabrini University

Alliant International University

Regis College

Central Penn College

American Jewish University

Salem State University

Central Pennsylvania College

American Musical and Dramatic Academy

School of the Museum of Fine Arts

Chatham University

Art Center College of Design

Stonehill College

Curtis Institute of Music

Art Institute of California

University of Massachusetts – Boston

DeSales University

Bethesda University of California

University of Massachusetts — Lowell

Duquesne University

Brooks Institute

Western New England University

East Stroudsburg University

California Christian College

Wheelock College

Elizabethtown College

California College

Worcester State University

Gratz College

California College of the Arts

Michigan

Harrisburg University of Science and Technology

California Institute of the Arts

Art Institute of Michigan

Hussian School of Art

California Maritime Academy

Baker College

Immaculata University

California Miramar University

Ferris State University

Juniata College

California National University for Advanced Studies

Finlandia University

Keystone College

California State Polytechnic University — Pomona

Grace Bible College

King’s College

California State University — Bakersfield

Manthano Christian College

Lebanon Valley College

California State University — Channel Islands

Michigan Jewish Institute

Lycoming College

California State University — Chico

Northwestern Michigan College

Mercyhurst University

California State University — Dominguez Hills

Oakland University

Moore College of Art & Design

California State University — East Bay

Olivet College

Peirce College

California State University — Fresno

Robert B. Miller College

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

California State University — Fullerton

Sacred Heart Major Seminary

Pennsylvania College of Art and Design

California State University — Long Beach

Siena Heights University

Pennsylvania College of Technology

California State University — Los Angeles

University of Michigan — Flint

Point Park University

California State University — Monterey Bay

Walsh College

Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary

California State University — Northridge

Yeshiva Beth Yehuda-Yeshiva

Saint Joseph’s University

California State University — Sacramento

Minnesota

Susquehanna University

California State University — San Bernardino

Academy College

Talmudical Yeshiva of Philadelphia

California State University — San Marcos

Art Institutes International Minnesota

Temple University

California State University — Stanislaus

Bemidji State University

University of Scranton

California University of Management and Sciences

Brown College

University of Valley Forge

Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science

Capella University

Walnut Hill College

Cogswell Polytechnical College

Dunwoody College of Technology

Wilson College

Coleman University

Globe University

Yeshiva Beth Moshe

Columbia College Hollywood

McNally Smith College of Music

Puerto Rico

Design Institute of San Diego

Metropolitan State University

Atlantic University College

Epic Bible College

Minnesota Bible College

Bayamon Central University

Ex’pression College

Minnesota State University

Caribbean University

Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising

Oak Hills Christian College

Columbia Centro Universitario

Golden Gate University

Southwest Minnesota State University

Conservatory of Music of Puerto Rico

Grace Mission University

Mississippi

EDP University of Puerto Rico

Horizon University

Alcorn State University

Escuela de Artes Plasticas de Puerto Rico

Hult International Business School

Mississippi State University

Inter American University of Puerto Rico

Humboldt State University

Mississippi University for Women

Turabo University

Humphreys College

Mississippi Valley State University

Universidad Adventista de las Antillas

Interior Designers Institute

Southeastern Baptist College

Universidad del Este

John F. Kennedy University

University of Mississippi

Rhode Island

John Paul the Great Catholic University

University of Southern Mississippi

Bryant University

King’s University

Missouri

Johnson & Wales University

La Sierra University

Baptist Bible College

New England Institute of Technology

Laguna College of Art and Design

Columbia College

Rhode Island College

Lincoln University — Oakland

Evangel University

Roger Williams University

Loma Linda University

Global University

Salve Regina University

Marymount California University

Goldfarb School of Nursing

South Carolina

Mills College

Harris-Stowe State University

Allen University

Minerva Schools at KGI

Hickey College

Benedict College

Mount Sierra College

Lester L. Cox College of Nursing and Health Science

Clinton College

National University

Lincoln University

Morris College

New Charter University

Logan University

Presbyterian College

New School of Architecture & Design

Maryville University of St. Louis

Voorhees College

Northwestern Polytechnic University

Missouri Southern State University

South Dakota

Otis College of Art and Design

Missouri Tech

Black Hills State University

Pacific States University

Missouri Western State University

Dakota State University

Pacific Union College

Northwest Missouri State University

Northern State University

Patten University

Park University

Oglala Lakota College

Platt College

Ranken Technical College

Presentation College

San Francisco Art Institute

Southwest Baptist University

Sinte Gleska University

San Francisco Conservatory of Music

William Jewell College

South Dakota School of Mines and Technology

San Francisco State University (CSU)

Montana

South Dakota State University

San Jose State University

Montana State University — Billings

University of South Dakota

Shasta Bible College

Montana State University — Bozeman

Tennessee

Silicon Valley University

Montana State University — Northern

American Baptist College

Sonoma State University

Montana Tech of the University of Montana

East Tennessee State University

Southern California Institute of Technology

Salish Kootenai College

King University

Southern California Seminary

University of Montana — Missoula

Martin Methodist College

Stanbridge College

University of Montana — Western

Middle Tennessee State University

SUM Bible College & Theological Seminary

Nebraska

South College

University of the West

Bellevue University

Welch College

West Coast University

Chadron State College

Texas

Whittier College

Creative Center

Amberton University

World Mission University

Doane University

Angelo State University

Yeshiva Ohr Elchonon Chabad/West Coast Talmudical Seminary

Midland University

Arlington Baptist College

Colorado

Nebraska Wesleyan University

Art Institute of Dallas

Art Institute of Colorado

Peru State College

Art Institute of Houston

Colorado Mountain College

University of Nebraska at Kearney

Austin College

Colorado Technical University

University of Nebraska at Lincoln

Baptist Missionary Ass’n Theological Seminary

Denver School of Nursing

Wayne State College

Baptist University of the Americas

Metropolitan State College of Denver

York College

Brazosport College

Naropa University

Nevada

College of Biblical Studies

Nazarene Bible College

Art Institute of Las Vegas

Criswell College

Platt College

College of Southern Nevada

East Texas Baptist University

Rocky Mountain College of Art & Design

Great Basin College

Hallmark University

Yeshiva Toras Chaim Talmudical Seminary

Nevada State College

Lamar University

Connecticut

University of Nevada — Reno

Messenger College

Charter Oak State College

University of Nevada — Las Vegas

Midwestern State University

Eastern Connecticut State University

Western Nevada College

North American University

Goodwin College

New Hampshire

Parker University

Holy Apostles College and Seminary

Colby-Sawyer College

Paul Quinn College

Lincoln College of New England

Franklin Pierce University

Prairie View A&M University

Mitchell College

Granite State College

Sam Houston State University

Quinnipiac University

Mount Washington College

South Texas College

Sacred Heart University

New England College

Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

University of Saint Joseph

New Hampshire Institute of Art

Southwestern Christian College

Western Connecticut State University

Northeast Catholic College

Stephen F. Austin State University

Delaware

Plymouth State University

Sul Ross State University

Wilmington University

Rivier University

Tarleton State University

District of Columbia

Saint Anselm College

Texas A&M International University

Catholic University of America

Southern New Hampshire University

Texas A&M University — Texarkana

Strayer University

Thomas More College of Liberal Arts

Texas A&M University — Commerce

Trinity Washington University

New Jersey

Texas A&M University — Corpus Christi

University of the Potomac

Beth Medrash Govoha

Texas A&M University — Galveston

Florida

Drew University

Texas A&M University — Kingsville

Adventist University of Health Sciences

Montclair State University

Texas College

Art Institute of Ft. Lauderdale

Pillar College

Texas Southern University

Atlantis University

Rabbinical College of America

Texas State University — San Marcos

Beacon College

Rowan University

Texas Tech University

Broward College

Saint Peter’s University

Texas Woman’s University

Carlos Albizu University

Talmudical Academy of New Jersey

University of Houston — Clear Lake

Chipola College

Thomas Edison State University

University of Houston — Downtown

City College

New Mexico

University of Houston — Victoria

College of Business and Technology

Institute of American Indian Arts

University of Mary Hardin-Baylor

College of Central Florida

Navajo Technical University

University of North Texas

Daytona State College

New Mexico Highlands University

University of Texas at Dallas (Top 10%)

Digital Media Arts College

Northern New Mexico College

University of Texas at Tyler

Eastern Florida State College

Southwest University of Visual Arts

University of Texas of the Permian Basin

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

University of the Southwest

University of Texas — Arlington

Everglades University

Western New Mexico University

University of Texas — Brownsville

Florida Career College

New York

University of Texas — El Paso

Florida Memorial University

Beis Medrash Heichal Dovid

University of Texas — Pan American

Florida National University

Berkeley College

University of Texas — Rio Grande Valley

Florida SouthWestern State College

Beth HaMedrahs Shaarei Yosher

University of Texas — San Antonio

Florida State College

Beth HaTalmud Rabbinical College

Wade College

Full Sail University

Boricua College

West Texas A&M University

Gulf Coast State College

Cazenovia College

Wiley College

Hobe Sound Bible College

Central Yeshiva Tomchei Tmimim-Lebavitch

Utah

Hodges University

College of New Rochelle — School of New Resources

Broadview University

Indian River State College

College of Saint Rose

Dixie State University

Jacksonville University

College of Westchester

Neumont University

Jones College

Concordia College

Stevens-Henager College

Jose Maria Vargas University

Daemen College

Utah Valley University

Keiser University

Darkei Noam Rabbinical College

Weber State University

Lake-Sumter State College

Eastman School of Music

Western Governors University

Lynn University

Elmira College

Vermont

Miami International University of Art and Design

Excelsior College

College of St. Joseph in Vermont

Miami-Dade College

Fashion Institute of Technology

Goddard College

Northwest Florida State College

Five Towns College

Green Mountain College

Palm Beach State College

Friends World Program of Long Island University

Johnson State College

Pasco-Hernando State College

Globe Institute of Technology

Landmark College

Pensacola State College

Hartwick College

Marlboro College

Polk State College

Helene Fuld College of Nursing

Norwich University

Ringling College of Art and Design

Hilbert College

Sterling College

Rollins College

Hofstra University

Vermont Technical College

Saint Johns River State College

Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary

Woodbury Institute of Champlain College

Saint Leo University

Houghton College

Virgin Islands

Santa Fe College

Juilliard School

University of the Virgin Islands — St. Croix

Schiller International University

Kehilath Yakov Rabbinical Seminary

University of the Virgin Islands — St. Thomas

Seminole State College

Keuka College

Virginia

South Florida State College

Le Moyne College

Art Institute of Washington

St. John Vianney College Seminary

Long Island University

Christopher Newport University

St. Petersburg College

Machzikei Hadath Rabbinical College

College of Health Sciences

St. Thomas University

Manhattan School of Music

George Mason University

State College of Florida

Manhattanville College

Hampton University

Stetson University

Marist College

Marymount University

Talmudic University

Medgar Evers College (CUNY)

National Business College

Trinity Baptist College

Mercy College

Old Dominion University

University of Fort Lauderdale

Mesivta of Eastern Pkwy Rabbinical Seminary

Radford University

Valencia College

Mesivta Tifereth Jerusalem of America

Roanoke College

Yeshiva Gedolah Rabbinical College

Mesivta Torah Vodaath Seminary

University of Management and Technology

Georgia

Metropolitan College of New York

University of Mary Washington

Art Institute of Atlanta

Mirrer Yeshiva

Virginia Baptist College

Atlanta Metropolitan State College

Monroe College

Virginia Commonwealth University

Bainbridge State College

Nazareth College

Virginia University of Lynchburg

Beulah Heights University

New School

Virginia Wesleyan College

Brenau University

New York City College of Technology (CUNY)

Washington

Carver College

New York College of Health Professions

Art Institute of Seattle

Darton State College

Ohr HaMeir Theological Seminary

Bellevue College

East Georgia State College

Ohr Somayach-Tanenbaum Ed. Center

Central Washington University

Georgia Gwinnett College

Paul Smith’s College

City University

Georgia Highlands College

Plaza College

Columbia Basin College

Luther Rice University

Rabbi Jacob Joseph School

Cornish College of the Arts

Point University

Rabbinical Academy Mesivta Rabbi Chaim Berlin

Eastern Washington University

South Georgia State College

Rabbinical College Beth Shraga

Faith Evangelical College & Seminary

Thomas University

Rabbinical College Bobover Yeshiva Bnci Zion

Heritage University

Guam

Rabbinical College Ch’san Sofer

North Seattle College

University of Guam

Rabbinical College of Long Island

Northwest College of Art & Design

Hawaii

Rabbinical College of Ohr Shimon Yisroel

Northwest Indian College

Hawaii Pacific University

Rabbinical Seminary Adas Yereim

Olympic College

Pacific Rim Christian University

Rabbinical Seminary M’kor Chaim

Peninsula College

University of Hawaii — Maui College

Rabbinical Seminary of America

Seattle Central College

University of Hawai’i – West O’ahu

Sage Colleges

South Seattle College

Idaho

Shor Yoshuv Rabbinical College

Walla Walla University

Boise State University

Siena College

Washington State University (Top 10%)

College of Idaho

St. John’s University

Whitworth University

Lewis-Clark State University

SUNY College of Technology — Delhi

West Virginia

Northwest Nazarene University

SUNY Empire State College

American Military University

University of Idaho

SUNY Potsdam

Bluefield State College

Illinois

Talmudical Institute of Upstate New York

Fairmont State College

American Academy of Art

Talmudical Seminary Oholei Torah

Glenville State College

Christian Life College

Torah Temimah Talmudical Seminary

Salem International University

Columbia College

Trocaire College

West Liberty University

DePaul University

United Talmudical Seminary

West Virginia University at Parkersburg

East-West University

Utica College

West Virginia University Institute of Technology

Ellis University

Villa Maria College

Wisconsin

Illinois College

Wagner College

Carthage College

Illinois Institute of Art

Wells College

College of Menominee Nation

Kendall College

Yeshiva and Kolel Harbotzas Torah

Marian University

Lake Forest College

Yeshiva D’Monsey Rabbinical College

Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design

Midstate College

Yeshiva Derech Chaim

Northland College

National-Louis University

Yeshiva Gedolah Imrei Yosef D’Spinka

Ripon College

Northeastern Illinois University

Yeshiva Karlin Stolin

University of Wisconsin — Parkside

Robert Morris University

Yeshiva Mikdash Melech

Wyoming

Shimer College

Yeshiva of Nitra

N/A

St. Augustine College

Yeshiva of the Telshe Alumni

Online

Telshe Yeshiva

Yeshiva Shaar HaTorah Talmudic

Ambridge University

Indiana

Yeshiva Shaarei Torah of Rockland

American Public University System

Calumet College of St. Joseph

Yeshiva Viznitz

American Sentinel University

Crossroads Bible College

Yeshivas Novominsk

Amridge University

International Business College

Yeshivath Zichron Moshe

Andrew University

Martin University

North Carolina

Anthem College

Saint Joseph’s College

Apex School of Theology

Ashford University

Vincennes University

Art Institute of Charlotte

Aspen University

Iowa

Barber-Scotia

Brandman University

Divine Word College

Belmont Abbey College

California Coast University

Drake University

Bennett College

California Intercontinental University

Hamilton Technical College

Brevard College

Carrington College

Kaplan University

Carolina Christian College

Dunlap-Stone University

Maharishi University of Management

Catawba College

Florida Tech

Shiloh University

Charlotte Christian College and Theological Seminary

Fremont College

Kansas

Grace College of Divinity

Grantham University

Donnelly College

Guilford College

Harrison Middleton University

Emporia State University

Heritage Bible College

Huntington College of Health Sciences

Fort Hays State University

Laurel University

Independence University

Friends University

Lees-McRae College

INSTE Bible College

Haskell Indian Nations University

New Life Theological Seminary

National Paralegal College

Kansas State University

Pfeiffer University

New Charter University

Manhattan Christian College

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary

Northcentral University

MidAmerica Nazarene University

Warren Wilson College

Penn Foster College

Ottawa University

North Dakota

Shiloh University

Pittsburg State University

Bismarck State College

Southwest University

University of Kansas

Dickinson State University

Trident University International

Washburn University

Mayville State University

United States University

Wichita State University

Minot State University

University of Atlanta

Kentucky

Turtle Mountain Community College

University of the People

Beckfield College

United Tribes Technical College

Walden University

Clear Creek Baptist Bible College

Valley City State University

Multiple Locations

Lindsey Wilson College

Ohio

American InterContinental University

Sullivan University

Antioch University – Midwest

American National University

University of Pikeville

Baldwin-Wallace University

Argosy University

Louisiana

Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science

Brown Mackie College

Grambling State University

Cleveland Institute of Music

Bryant & Stratton College

Louisiana State University

Columbus College of Art & Design

Chamberlain College of Nursing

Louisiana State University — Alexandria

Franklin University

College America

McNeese State University

God’s Bible School and College

Culinary Institute of America

New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary

Hiram College

Davenport University

Nicholls State University

Lake Erie College

DeVry University

Northwestern State University

Mercy College of Ohio

Dine College

Southeastern Louisiana University

Ohio Mid-Western College

ECPI University

Southern University – New Orleans

Ohio State University — Lima

Everest University

Southern University & A&M College

Ohio State University — Mansfield

Galen College of Nursing

St. Joseph Seminary College

Ohio State University — Marion

Grace School of Theology

University of Holy Cross

Ohio State University — Newark

Herzing University

University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Ohio University — Lancaster Campus

International Academy of Design and Technology

University of Louisiana at Monroe

Ohio University — Chillicothe Campus

Miller-Motte College

University of New Orleans

Ohio University — Eastern Campus

National American University

Maine

Ohio University — Southern Campus at Ironton

National College

Maine College of Art

Ohio University — Zaneville Campus

Rasmussen College

Saint Joseph’s College

Rabbinical College of Telshe

Remington College

Thomas College

Shawnee State University

Sanford-Brown College

Unity College

Tiffin University

South University

University of Maine at Augusta

Tri-State Bible College

Southern Technical College

University of Maine at Farmington

University of Cincinnati Blue Ash College

Stratford University

University of Maine at Fort Kent

University of Northwestern Ohio

Touro University Worldwide

University of Maine at Machias

University of Rio Grande

Union Institute & University

University of Maine at Presque Isle

University of Toledo

University of Phoenix

Maryland

Walsh University

Virginia College

Goucher College

Wilberforce University

 

Source: The Washington Post

 

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