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2021 Top Men's Fencing Schools

2 Colleges
$53,712 Avg Tuition & Fees*
87% Avg 4-Year Grad Rate*

Men's Fencing BadgeWith all of the options student athletes have for higher education today, it can be tough to choose which direction to take. One of our goals at College Factual is to give you as much information as we can - such as our Best Colleges for Men's Fencing ranking - to help you make that decision.

We analyzed 2 colleges and universities across the United States to determine which were the best for Men's Fencing athletes. To come up with this ranking, we look at a number of factors that are all objective measurements. These factors include the school's overall quality as determined by our Best Colleges ranking and the athletic competitiveness of the school. Thus, in order to rank well, the school must offer a quality education in addition to having a great sports team.

Get more details on our ranking methodology.

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Top Colleges in the U.S. for Men's Fencing athletes

See which schools came out on top of our ranking:


Harvard University

Cambridge, Massachusetts
#3 in Quality in the United States

Our analysis found Harvard University to be the best school for Men’s Fencing athletes in this year’s ranking. Harvard is a large private not-for-profit school situated in Cambridge, Massachusetts. It awarded 2,902 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

The Men’s Fencing team at Harvard brought home $186,293 in revenue in a single year. The team has a great academic progress rate of 987, signifying that team members care about their grades.

Since the school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 7 to 1, those pursuing a bachelor’s degree will have more opportunities to interact with their professors. Harvard did well in our overall quality rankings, too. It placed #3 on our overall quality list.

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Yale University

New Haven, Connecticut
#10 in Quality in the United States

You’ll join some of the best athletes around if you attend Yale University. The school came in at #2 in this year’s ranking. Yale is a fairly large private not-for-profit school situated in New Haven, Connecticut. It awarded 1,664 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Speaking financially, the Men’s Fencing team at Yale took home $237,784 in revenue. Sports aren’t the only thing that the team excels at - they had a perfect academic progress rate of 1000.

The student-to-faculty ratio of 6 to 1 is a sign that students will have more opportunities to engage with their professors one-on-one. As a testament to the quality of education it offers, Yale also is in the top 1% of our overall quality ranking.

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Notes and References


*Avg Tuition and Fees and Avg 4-Year Grad Rate are for the top 2 schools only.


  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of our data about colleges.
  • Revenue and expense information comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s Equity in Athletics Data Analysis (EADA) website.
  • The academic progress rate (APR) of each team was made available by the NCAA.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Information about the national average student loan default rate is from the U.S. Department of Education and refers to data about the 2016 borrower cohort tracking period for which the cohort default rate (CDR) was 10.1%.

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