TheDC’s Definitive Ranking of America’s 50 Best Colleges, 20-11

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On Monday, The Daily Caller began revealing its Ranking of America’s 50 Best Colleges. We encourage you to check out our methodology and the reasons why our college ranking is uniquely definitive.

Now take a look at the colleges ranked 20-11:

20) Roosevelt University

Location: Chicago, IL

Undergraduate population: 4,500

Congressional Undergraduate Alumni (3): Rep. Melissa Bean (D-Illinois); Rep. Mike Quigley (D-Illinois); Rep. Bobby Rush (D-Illinois)

Other Famous Alums: McDonald’s CEO Jim Skinner; Author Shel Silverstein

19) Wake Forest University

Location: Winston-Salem, N.C.

Undergraduate population: 4,476

Congressional Undergraduate Alumni (3): Sen. Richard Burr (R-North Carolina); Rep. Donna Edwards (D-Maryland); Rep. Larry Kissell (D-North Carolina)

Other Famous Alums: Journalist Al Hunt; Shortest player in NBA history Muggsy Bogues; NBA All-Star Tim Duncan

18) Dartmouth College

Location: Hanover, N.H.

Undergraduate population: 4,196

Congressional Undergraduate Alumni (3): Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-New York); Rep. Michael Capuano (D-Massachusetts); Rep. Paul Hodes (D-New Hampshire)

Other Famous Alums: Columnist and television commentator Mort Kondracke; Author Dinesh D’Souza; Former Surgeon General C. Everett Koop

17) Princeton University

Location: Princeton, N.J.

Undergraduate population: 5,113

Congressional Undergraduate Alumni (4): Sen. Kit Bond (R-Missouri); Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colorado); Rep. Jim Marshall (D-Georgia); Rep. John Sarbanes (D-Maryland)

Other Famous Alums: Author F. Scott Fitzgerald; President James Madison; Google CEO Eric Schmidt

16) Trinity University (Texas)

Location: San Antonio, TX

Undergraduate population: 2,487

Congressional Undergraduate Alumni (2): Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas); Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas)

Other Famous Alums: Evangelical Pastor John Hagee; Voice of “Barney” Bob West

15) Middlebury College

Location: Middlebury, VT

Undergraduate population: 2,482

Congressional Undergraduate Alumni (2): Rep. William Delahunt (D-Massachusetts); Rep. Frank Pallone (D-New Jersey)

Other Famous Alums: Former White House Press Secretary Ari Fleischer; Actress Anna Belknap

14) Saint Peter’s College

Location: Jersey City, N.J.

Undergraduate population: 2,412

Congressional Undergraduate Alumni (2): Sen. Robert Menendez (D-New Jersey); Rep. Albio Sires (D-New Jersey)

Other Famous Alums: Pulitzer Prize winning non-fiction author Will Druant; Legendary high-school basketball coach Bob Hurley

13) Dickinson College

Location: Carlisle, PA

Undergraduate population: 2,376

Congressional Undergraduate Alumni (2): Rep. Jim Gerlach (R-Pennsylvania), Rep. Bill Shuster (R-Pennsylvania)

Other Famous Alums: Actor Stuart Pankin; Sports superagent Leon Rose

12) The Citadel

Location: Charleston, S.C.

Undergraduate population: 2,366

Congressional Undergraduate Alumni (2): Rep. J. Gresham Barrett (R-South Carolina); Rep. Steve Buyer (R-Indiana)

Other Famous Alums: Author Dan Patrick Conroy; Author James O. Rigney, Jr.

11) U.S. Military Academy at West Point

Location: West Point, N.Y.

Undergraduate population: 4,553

Congressional Undergraduate Alumni (4): Sen. Jack Reed (D-Rhode Island); Rep. John Shimkus (R-Illinois); Rep. Geoff Davis (R-Kentucky); Rep. Beth Guthrie (R-Kentucky)

Other Famous Alums: General David Petraeus; President Dwight D. Eisenhower; President Ulysses S. Grant

See also 30 – 2140 – 31 and 50 – 41.