University of Florida (UF), Florida State (FSU), rank among top party schools, but Syracuse is #1

Syracuse University knows how to party.
 
The Orange are at the top of the annual list of the nation's top party schools released Monday by The Princeton Review.
 
(Scroll down to see entire list of party schools and sober schools)
 
Last year's winner, the University of Iowa, is second. Rounding out the top 5 are: the University of California-Santa Barbara, West Virginia University and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
 
Repeating at the top of "stone-cold sober schools" was Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah.
 
Syracuse says in a statement that it doesn't "aspire to be a party school." It says it has a an internationally recognized reputation for academic excellence.
 
About 130,000 students on 379 campuses were surveyed for the book, which contains 62 top-20 lists ranking factors like financial aid awards, athletic facilities and food.
 
The publication is not affiliated with Princeton University.
 
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List of the top 20 party, sober schools in the US
 
The Princeton Review's 2015 "The Best 379 Colleges," released Monday, contains a list of the Top 20 party schools and the Top 20 sober schools.
 
   TOP 20 PARTY SCHOOLS
 
   1.Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York
 
   2.University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
 
   3.University of California-Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California
 
   4.West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia
 
   5.University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois
 
   6.Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
 
   7.Penn State University, University Park, Pennsylvania
 
   8.University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin
 
   9.Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania
 
   10.University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
 
   11.Miami University (Ohio), Oxford, Ohio
 
   12.Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida
 
   13.Ohio University-Athens, Athens, Ohio
 
   14.DePauw University, Greencastle, Indiana
 
   15.University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia
 
   16.University of Mississippi, University, Mississippi
 
   17.Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana
 
   18.University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont
 
   19.University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon
 
   20.University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware
 
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   TOP 20 SOBER SCHOOLS
 
   1.Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
 
   2.Wheaton College, Wheaton, Illinois
 
   3.U.S. Military Academy, West Point, New York
 
   4.Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Michigan
 
   5.Thomas Aquinas College, Santa Paula, California
 
   6.College of the Ozarks, Point Lookout, Missouri
 
   7.Gordon College, Wenham, Massachusetts
 
   8.Grove City College, Grove City, Pennsylvania
 
   9.U.S. Coast Guard Academy, New London, Connecticut
 
   10.City University of New York-Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, New York
 
   11.City University of New York-City College, New York, New York
 
   12.Wesleyan College (Georgia), Macon, Georgia
 
   13.U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland
 
   14.Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering, Needham, Massachusetts
 
   15.City University of New York-Queens College, Flushing, New York
 
   16.Mills College, Oakland, California
 
   17.St. Olaf College, Northfield, Minnesota
 
   18.University of Houston, Houston, Texas
 
   19.Nazareth College, Rochester, New York
 
   20.University of Dallas, Irving, Texas
 

 

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