Are you looking for a college that is perfect for you? We have some unique college lists that just might help you find that school that fits your specific personality, talents, or desires.
We’ve provided a selection of colleges in Pennsylvania and New Jersey from the Ruggs Seminar List. There are more colleges in PA, NJ, and beyond. And there are dozens more lists like these from Ruggs. If you’re interested in additional information about these lists or schools, contact us.
High Rank/Low Board
Try these schools if your student has a high class rank/gpa, but lower scores on the SAT or ACT. Also, this is a great list when you need a couple of extra colleges for your student’s initial list. Colleges on this list have flexible admission departments (i.e. they may have later admissions deadlines), but check with each individual college for their policies.
De Sales (PA)
Franklin & Marshall (PA)
Seton Hall (NJ)
Fairleigh Dickinson (NJ)
Learning Disabilities and Related Programs
Some of these schools have been noted for their outstanding tutoring services, caring, etc for students with learning disabilities. Some of these schools do not advertise their learning disabilities programs, and parents should call the schools to get specifics, as programs change when key personnel move on.
Lebanon Valley (PA)
Georgian Court (NJ)
West Chester (PA)
University of Pennsylvania
Generous: The Best for Need-Based and Merit Aid
Magic (Dream Colleges)
Colleges where after a student visits, the student doesn’t really want to go anywhere else because of the comfortable feeling and warmth expressed by the student body and faculty.
Carnegie Mellon (PA)
This is just a sampling of the lists we can provide for students and parents. Some other categories include: Quiet & Safe Colleges, Programs Best for Helping & Advising Athletes, Turn Around a Shaky Kid, Conservative Colleges, and Diverse Colleges, plus dozens more. Contact us if you would like more information about any of these lists or other specific requests you have for your college search.