While Ivy League universities like Harvard command a lot of attention, some of the best educational resources in the country can go overlooked. Liberal arts colleges focus on undergraduate education, and have been known to produce incredibly successful alumni.
U.S. News & World Report assessed more than 1,800 U.S.-based colleges and universities to rank the best schools in the country. In order to determine the best liberal arts schools, U.S. News considered student outcomes, faculty resources, financial resources, expert opinion, student excellence and alumni giving.
Read on to see the five best liberal arts colleges in the country: