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State City School Rank Category
AL Auburn Auburn University
1
Best Athletic Facilities
AL Tuscaloosa The University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa
1
1
Lots of Greek Life
Party Schools
AZ Tempe Arizona State University
1
Students Pack the Stadiums
CA Claremont Pitzer College
1
Most Politically Active Students
CA Pasadena California Institute of Technology
1
Best Science Lab Facilities
CO USAF Academy United States Air Force Academy
1
1
Best Health Services
Don't Inhale
CT Hamden Quinnipiac University
1
Little Race/Class Interaction
DC Washington American University
1
Most Active Student Government
FL Tampa University of South Florida
1
Best College Radio Station
HI Honolulu University of Hawaii-Manoa
1
Professors Get Low Marks
IA Grinnell Grinnell College
1
Tree-Hugging Vegetarians
IN Richmond Earlham College
1
Administrators Get Low Marks
KS Manhattan Kansas State University
1
Happiest Students
KY Lexington University of Kentucky
1
Least Accessible Professors
LA New Orleans Tulane University
1
Most Engaged in Community Service
MA Amherst University of Massachusetts-Amherst
1
Best Campus Food
MA Boston Emerson College
1
1
Least Religious Students
Students Study the Least
MA Needham Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering
1
Students Study the Most
MA South Hadley Mount Holyoke College
1
Professors Get High Marks
MA Waltham Bentley University
1
Best Career Services
MO Point Lookout College of the Ozarks
1
1
1
LGBTQ-Unfriendly
Most Conservative Students
Scotch and Soda, Hold the Scotch
MO St. Louis Washington University in St. Louis
1
There’s a Game?
NC Elon Elon University
1
1
Best-Run Colleges
Most Popular Study Abroad Program
NC High Point High Point University
1
Best College Dorms
NJ Newark New Jersey Institute of Technology
1
College City Gets Low Marks
NY Bronx Fordham University
1
Everyone Plays Intramural Sports
NY Bronxville Sarah Lawrence College
1
1
Most Liberal Students
Town-Gown Relations are Strained
NY Geneseo State University of New York at Geneseo
1
Election? What Election?
NY Ithaca Ithaca College
1
Best College Theater
NY New York City University of New York--Hunter College
1
Least Beautiful Campus
NY New York Columbia University
1
College City Gets High Marks
NY Purchase State University of New York--Purchase College
1
Financial Aid Not So Great
NY Saratoga Springs Skidmore College
1
Reefer Madness
NY Syracuse Syracuse University
1
1
Best College Newspaper
Lots of Hard Liquor
NY West Point United States Military Academy
1
1
1
Best College Library
Is That a Dorm?
Most Accessible Professors
OR Portland Reed College
1
Best Classroom Experience
PA Bryn Mawr Bryn Mawr College
1
LGBTQ-Friendly
PA Grove City Grove City College
1
Future Rotarians and DAR
PA Huntingdon Juniata College
1
This is a Library?
PA Philadelphia Drexel University
1
Nobody Plays Intramural Sports
SC Clemson Clemson University
1
Town-Gown Relations are Great
TN Nashville Vanderbilt University
1
1
Great Financial Aid
Their Students Love These Colleges
TX Houston Rice University
1
1
Best Quality of Life
Lots of Race/Class Interaction
TX Irving University of Dallas
1
Most Religious Students
UT Provo Brigham Young University (UT)
1
1
Got Milk?
Stone-Cold Sober Schools
VA Blacksburg Virginia Tech
1
Best Counseling Services
VA Hampden-Sydney Hampden-Sydney College
1
Is It Food?
VA University of Richmond University of Richmond
1
Most Beautiful Campus
WI Madison University of Wisconsin-Madison
1
Lots of Beer