America's smartest colleges and universities aren't always its most selective.
Lumosity, a cognitive training site run by Lumos Labs, sought to find the smartest colleges in America by testing 60,000 students at more than 400 colleges and universities with games that measured various cognitive skills like memory and problem solving. Here are the Top 20.
20. University of California-Los Angeles (Los Angeles)
19. Worcester Polytechnic Institute (Worcester, Mass.)
18. Macalester College (St. Paul, Minn.)
17. Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh)
16. University of Chicago (Chicago)
15. Vanderbilt University (Nashville, Tenn.)
14. University of California-Berkeley (Berkeley, Calif.)
13. University of Portland (Portland, Ore.)
12. University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia)
11. College of William and Mary (Williamsburg, Va.)
10. Duke University (Durham, N.C.)
9. Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (Terre Haute, Ind.)
8. Wellesley College (Wellesley, Mass.)
7. Dartmouth College (Hanover, N.H.)
6. Washington University in St. Louis (St. Louis)
4. Yale University (New Haven, Conn.)
4. Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.)
3. Stanford University (Stanford, Calif.)
2. Harvard University (Cambridge, Mass.)
1. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, Mass.)
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