27 Top Colleges Don't Require the SAT or ACT

Oct. 7, 2006 — -- Below are some of the nation's top liberal arts colleges and universities that do not require students to submit SAT or ACT test scores, as compiled by U.S. News and World Report.

Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vt.*

Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine

Hamilton College, Clinton, N.Y.*

Bates College, Lewiston, Maine

Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, Mass.

College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Mass.

Bard College, Annandale on Hudson, N.Y.

Connecticut College, New London, Conn.*

Union College, Schenectady, N.Y.*

Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pa.

Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, Pa.

Pitzer College, Claremont, Calif.

Lawrence University, Appleton, Wis.

Wheaton College, Wheaton, Ill.

Wheaton College, Norton, Mass.

Hobart and William Smith College, Geneva, N.Y.

Ursinus College, Collegeville, Pa.

Drew University, Madison, N.J.

Muhlenberg College, Allentown, Pa.

Gustavus Adolphus College, Saint Peter, Minn.

Knox College, Galesburg, Ill.

Lewis and Clark College, Portland, Ore.

Bennington Collge, Bennington, Vt.

Hampshire College, Amherst, Mass.

Juniata Collge, Huntingdon, Pa.

Susquehanna University, Selinsgrove, Pa.

Providence College, Providence, R.I.

*SAT/ACT not required if applicants submit SAT II series