was ranked No. 18 among liberal-arts colleges in Washington Monthly's annual rankings of U.S. colleges and universities.
Washington Monthly's rankings are based on social mobility, research and service.
Haverford College ranked No. 15 on Washington Monthly's liberal arts list last year.
Haverford College ranked 27 overall this year , down from No. 7 in 2011, though Forbes' has stated that Haverford College's drop is in part due to a data entry error. Forbes' criteria include "quality of teaching, great career prospects, high graduation rates and low-levels of debt."
Washington Monthly ranked neighboring Bryn Mawr College No. 1 this year.
Check out the Washington Monthly College Guide for more information about the rankings.