A few months ago, we presented the top ten Illinois universities according to U.S. News and World report. Now we’ve got the top ten liberal arts colleges in Illinois according to U.S. News and World Report. Eight of the ten colleges on our list were ranked while two others received a sort of honorable mention (RNP stands for ranking not published). The top ten Illinois colleges are below with their national rank in parenthesis. For the full list of liberal arts colleges across the country, click here.

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Two of the above schools appear on our top ten list of smartest colleges in Illinois. We also highlighted how much it costs to attend five of the above schools here.