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About
College Consensus

College Consensus makes finding the best colleges faster and easier than ever. By combining the results of all of the most reputable college ranking systems and thousands of real student reviews from around the web, College Consensus provides the most accurate and comprehensive rating of a school's reputation and quality available anywhere.

Understanding Our Consensus Scores


Ranking Consensus

The combined average of ranking scores from the most respected college rankings.

Review Consensus

The combined average of real student review scores from around the web.

College Consensus

The combined average of a college’s Ranking Consensus and Review Consensus scores.

Ranking Sources


The College Consensus only utilizes reputable national and international college ranking systems which publish the raw scores behind their rankings. These currently include:

Review Sources


College Consensus only utilizes reputable student review sites which include an overall review score for each school. These currently include:

The College Consensus Team

Jeremy Alder

Founder / Senior Editor

Jeremy Alder

Jeremy Alder has developed and managed several websites focused on higher education and career development. A Texas native, Jeremy graduated from The University of Texas at Austin 71 before heading east to Duke University 76 for graduate school. He currently resides in North Carolina.

Eric Phillips

Designer / Developer

Eric Phillips

Eric Phillips has worked on numerous projects centered around higher education. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from Georgia Southern University 52

Carrie Sealey-Morris

Managing Editor

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Carrie Sealey-Morris has been a writer and editor for a number of higher education websites. Carrie is a graduate of the University of New Mexico-Main Campus 52 where she earned a B.A. in American Studies. She currently lives in North Carolina with her husband and three little girls.