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2021 Top New England Region Women's Fencing Schools

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

When pursuing a degree in today's world, student athletes have many different options to choose from. College Factual has developed its Best Colleges for Women's Fencing in the New England Region ranking as one item you can use to help make this decision.

After analyzing 2 schools in the New England Region , we came up with our list of those that offered the best educational experiences for Women's Fencing athletes in the New England Region. 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.

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Top Colleges in the New England Region for Women's Fencing athletes in the New England Region

See which schools came out on top of our ranking:

#1

Harvard University

Cambridge, Massachusetts
#1 in Quality in the New England Region

Our analysis found Harvard University to be the best school for Women’s Fencing athletes in the New England Region in this year’s ranking. Harvard is a private not-for-profit institution located in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The school has a large population, and it awarded 2,902 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

The Women’s Fencing team at Harvard brought home $182,324 in revenue in a single year. The team members aren’t slouches in the classroom either, since the team academic progress rate is an excellent 994.

With a freshman retention rate of 98%, the school does an excellent job of retaining its students. Harvard also took the #1 spot in our overall quality rankings.

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#2

Yale University

New Haven, Connecticut
#4 in Quality in the New England Region

The excellent sports programs at Yale University helped the school earn the #2 place on this year’s ranking of the best schools for Women’s Fencing athletes in the New England Region. Located in New Haven, Connecticut, the fairly large private not-for-profit school awarded 1,664 diplomas to qualified bachelor’s degree students in 2018-2019.

The Women’s Fencing team at Yale brought home $203,784 in revenue in a single year. The team has a great academic progress rate of 988, signifying that team members care about their grades.

The impressive student-to-faculty ratio of 6 to 1 means that students may have more opportunities to work more closely with their professors than they would at other schools. Yale also took the #4 spot in our overall quality rankings.

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Notes and References

Footnotes

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

References

  • 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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