The distinction between liberal arts colleges and research universities is an artifact of a faraway time. Today, the differences between the two are far fewer, mainly centering around the size of school and the emphasis on undergraduate education. We also discuss a few pieces of breaking college news – Rice making tuition free for more students, Stanford stopping its release of admissions rate, and Harvard’s record-breaking fundraising effort.
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Liberal Arts vs Research Resources:
Niche Article– Differences and Liberal Arts College Top 10 Ranking
College Choice Article– Differences
PrepScholar Article– Liberal Arts vs. Research (deeper dive)