Saint Anselm College was ranked #111 on the best national liberal arts colleges in the U.S. News & World Report's 2023 rankings guide based on such factors as graduation and retention rates, faculty resources, and high school counselor and student assessments.

The U.S. News & World Report also included Saint Anselm College on their list of “Top Performers on Social Mobility,” and "Best Undergraduate Nursing."

U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges 2022

Saint Anselm is ranked #111 in National Liberal Arts Colleges based on such factors as student-to-faculty ratio, graduation and retention rates, and high school counselor and student assessments. See ranking list

  • Ranked #181 in Top Performers on Social Mobility
  • Ranked #153 in Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Programs

The Princeton Review’s Best 388 Colleges

Saint Anselm was named one of the country’s Best Northeastern and Best Value College.
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  • #24 on Most Engaged in Community Service

Forbes: America’s Top Colleges

Saint Anselm ranked #390 on Top Colleges among 500 colleges and universities for its ability to provide a quality education in an affordable manner. The Forbes review’s mission is to provide an annual review of the undergraduate institutions that deliver the top academics, best experiences, career success and lowest debt. See ranking list

  • #93 in liberal arts
  • #2017 in private colleges
  • #138 in the Northeast

Kiplinger's "Best College Values" 2019

Saint Anselm College was named to Kiplinger’s 2019 “Best College Values” list which assesses colleges and universities on academic quality and affordability. Among 500 institutions, Saint Anselm ranked #156; among liberal arts schools, #76. Kiplinger’s criterion for selection is to meet their definition of value: “a high-quality education at an affordable price.” See ranking list

Washington Monthly

Since 2005, the Washington Monthly has ranked colleges based on what they do for the country. They rank liberal arts colleges—four-year institutions that award almost exclusively bachelor’s degrees and that focus on arts and sciences rather than professional programs—based on their contribution to the public good in three broad categories: social mobility, research, and promoting public service. See Washington Monthly ranking list

  • #111 in liberal arts colleges


Times/MONEY Magazine Best College for Your Money 2020

Saint Anselm College named one of 2020 "Best Colleges for Your Money.” For this list, MONEY ranked colleges based on quality of education, affordability, and outcomes. See ranking list


College Factual: Best Catholic University Nationwide

Saint Anselm was ranked #16 best Catholic University nationwide (out of 233) by College Factual. See ranking list


Payscale: Best Value Liberal Arts Colleges

Saint Anselm was ranked #40 amongst “best value” liberal arts colleges. See ranking list


Zippia: Best College in the State for Getting a Job in 2021

For a second year in a row, Saint Anselm was ranked #1 for landing a job after graduation in the state of New Hampshire. See ranking


Catholic Volunteer Network (CVN)

Saint Anselm College was named one of the top five schools for service in the New England region on the recent CVN national Top Schools for Service List. See full list


Business Insider's "Underrated" Colleges

Saint Anselm College was ranked #35 among "50 Most Underrated Colleges in America" based on reputation and future earnings, with an emphasis on graduates who earn high mid-career salaries. See ranking list