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List Rules American single-sex universities that enroll women only

This is a list about the best women’s colleges in the US. This list answers the question, “Where can I find the top all-girl’s college list?” You’re a confident woman in search of a quality education without distraction. Your ultimate goals in life are to become educated in your field of choice and to be the most successful career-person you can be. The best colleges out there offer an education that is custom-tailored to your needs.

The top women’s colleges provide a place of academic excellence that can help launch you into your career. Women’s academics are important for those who are serious about their learning environment; the best women’s universities will help you achieve success in earning your degree. While a single sex college isn’t for everyone; statistics have shown that the best colleges are those that offer a life dedicated to the cause of learning without distraction. Women hoping to launch a career successfully can benefit by selecting a school/college that offers this advantage. With the unique advantage of being able to focus solely on your studies, you can find your career launching pad at any one of these universities for women. Whether your desired major is in the Art and Design, Medical or Education field there is a college available that will be a custom-fit to your academic needs.

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Wellesley College is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Womens Colleges in the US
Wellesley College 2, 380 - Wellesley, MA

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Mount Holyoke College is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Womens Colleges in the US
Mount Holyoke College 2, 201 - South Hadley, MA

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Smith College is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Womens Colleges in the US
Smith College 2, 596 - Northampton, MA

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Barnard College is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Womens Colleges in the US
Barnard College 2, 346 - New York, NY

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Scripps College is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Womens Colleges in the US
Scripps College 899 - Claremont, CA

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Agnes Scott College is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Womens Colleges in the US
Agnes Scott College 885 - Decatur, GA

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Bryn Mawr College is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Womens Colleges in the US
Bryn Mawr College 1, 287 - Bryn Mawr, PA

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Sweet Briar College is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Womens Colleges in the US
Sweet Briar College 800 - Sweet Briar, VA

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St. Mary-of-the-Woods College is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Womens Colleges in the US
St. Mary-of-the-Woods College 1, 519 - St. Mary-of-the-Woods, IN

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St. Mary's College is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Womens Colleges in the US
St. Mary's College 1, 604 - Notre Dame, IN

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Hollins University is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Womens Colleges in the US
Hollins University 783 - Roanoke, VA

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Spelman College is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Womens Colleges in the US
Spelman College 2, 343 - Atlanta, GA

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College of St. Benedict is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Womens Colleges in the US
College of St. Benedict 2, 087 - Joseph, MN

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Cottey College is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Womens Colleges in the US
Cottey College 315 - Nevada, Missouri

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Mount Mary College is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Womens Colleges in the US
Mount Mary College 1, 369 - Milwaukee, WI

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Rosemont College is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Womens Colleges in the US
Rosemont College 551 - Rosemont, PA

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Rush University is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Womens Colleges in the US
Rush University 244 - Chicago, IL

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Russell Sage College is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Womens Colleges in the US
Russell Sage College 684 - Troy, NY

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Research College of Nursing is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Womens Colleges in the US
Research College of Nursing 280 - Kansas City, MO

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Columbia College is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Womens Colleges in the US
Columbia College 1, 238 - Columbia, SC

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Simmons College is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Womens Colleges in the US
Simmons College 2, 072 - Boston, MA

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Stephens College is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Womens Colleges in the US
Stephens College 890 - Columbia, MO

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Peace College is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Womens Colleges in the US
Peace College 692 - Raleigh, NC

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Woodbury College is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Womens Colleges in the US
Woodbury College 70 - Montpelier, VT

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The Women's College of the Uni... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Womens Colleges in the US

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Moore College of Art and Desig... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Womens Colleges in the US
Moore College of Art and Design 500 - Philadelphia, PA

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Mary Baldwin College is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Womens Colleges in the US
Mary Baldwin College 1, 515 - Staunton, VA

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Douglass Residential College o... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Womens Colleges in the US

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St. Joseph College is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Womens Colleges in the US
St. Joseph College 995 - West Hartford, CT

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College of New Rochelle is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Womens Colleges in the US
College of New Rochelle 6, 800 - New Rochelle, NY

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Converse College is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Womens Colleges in the US
Converse College 733 - Spartanburg, SC

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College of St. Catherine is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Womens Colleges in the US
College of St. Catherine 3, 811 - St. Paul, MN

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Wesleyan College is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Womens Colleges in the US
Wesleyan College 592 - Macon, GA

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Trinity Washington University is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Womens Colleges in the US
Trinity Washington University 2, 100 - Washington, D.C.

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Chatham University is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Womens Colleges in the US
Chatham University 875 - Pittsburgh, PA

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Wheelock College is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Womens Colleges in the US
Wheelock College 792 - Boston, MA

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Alverno College is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Womens Colleges in the US
Alverno College 2, 314 - Milwaukee, WI

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Bay Path University is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Womens Colleges in the US
Bay Path University 1, 322 - Longmeadow, MA

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Wilson College is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Womens Colleges in the US
Wilson College 721 - Chambersburg, PA

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Mills College is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Womens Colleges in the US
Mills College 948 - Oakland, CA

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Bennett College is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Womens Colleges in the US
Bennett College 678 - Greensboro, NC

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St. Catherine University is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Womens Colleges in the US
St. Catherine University 3, 663 - St. Paul, MN

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College of St. Mary is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Womens Colleges in the US
College of St. Mary 818 - Omaha, Nebraska

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Cedar Crest College is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Womens Colleges in the US
Cedar Crest College 1, 799 - Allentown, PA

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Georgian Court University is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Womens Colleges in the US
Georgian Court University 1, 955 - Lakewood, NJ

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Judson Female College is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Womens Colleges in the US
Judson Female College 322 - Marion, Alabama

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Midway College is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Womens Colleges in the US
Midway College 1, 800 - Midway, KY

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Laboratory Institute of Mercha... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Womens Colleges in the US

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Mount St. Mary's College is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Womens Colleges in the US
Mount St. Mary's College 1, 910 - Los Angeles, CA

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College of Saint Elizabeth is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Womens Colleges in the US
College of Saint Elizabeth 2, 044 - Morris Township, NJ