Comparison Institutions

Peer institutions are used to compare campus performance with institutions of similar characteristics (e.g., mission, size, endowment, etc.).  Puget Sound's current comparison institutions and their locations are listed below.

  • Northwest Peers
    Residential liberal arts institutions in the Pacific Northwest.

Peer Institutions


Allegheny College

Meadville, Pennsylvania

Linfield College - McMinnville Campus

McMinnville, Oregon

Bard College

Annandale-on-Hudson, New York

Occidental College 

Los Angeles, California

Beloit College 

Beloit, Wisconsin

Pitzer College

Claremont, California

Connecticut College 

New London, Connecticut

Reed College

Portland, Oregon

Denison University

Granville, Ohio

St. Lawrence University 

Canton, New York

Dickinson College

Carlisle, Pennsylvania

St. Olaf College 

Northfield, Minnesota

Hendrix College 

Conway, Arkansas

Trinity University

San Antonio, Texas

Kenyon College

Gambier, Ohio

University of Portland

Portland, Oregon

Knox College 

Galesburg, Illinois

Whitman College

Walla Walla, Washington

Lewis and Clark College 

Portland, Oregon

Willamette University

Salem, Oregon


Pacific Northwest Peer Institutions


Lewis & Clark College 

Portland, Oregon

Whitman College 

Walla Walla, Washington

Reed College 

Portland, Oregon

Willamette University 

Salem, Oregon