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OU knocked from top-party-school spot
Princeton Review ranking places OU in third place, West Virginia University in first
Ohio University has been dethroned from its spot atop the nation's party-school rankings.
The Princeton Review released its "BEST 377 COLLEGES – 2013 EDITION" Monday, ranking OU as the No. 3 party school in the country.
West Virginia University took the top ranking.
Below is the top ten party school list:
1. West Virginia University
2. University of Iowa
3. Ohio University
4. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
5. University of Georgia
6. University of Florida
7. University of California at Santa Barbara
8. Florida State University
9. Miami University of Ohio
10. Syracuse University
Rankings are based off of a a survey by The Princeton Review that asks 122,000 students at 377 top colleges across the country to rate their schools on dozens of topics.
Other spots OU nabbed this year include 17th for Best College Newspaper, 2nd for Lots of Beer, 5th for Lots of Hard Liquor, 15th for Most Beautiful Campus, 18th for Student Study the Least and 5th for Best Athletic Facilities.
Below are the No. 1 ranked colleges in some of the survey's more popular categories:
—Most Beautiful Campus – Florida Southern College (FL)
—Best Administered College – Elon University (NC)
—Best Career Services – Northeastern University (MA)
—Best Campus Food – Bowdoin College (ME)
—Best College Dorms – Washington University in St. Louis (MO)
—Happiest Students – Rice University (TX)
—LGBT-Friendly – Emerson College (MA)
—Most Religious Students – Brigham Young University (UT)
—Best Town-Gown Relations – Clemson University (SC)
—Top Stone-Cold Sober Schools – Brigham Young University (UT)
—Top Party Schools – West Virginia University
—Students Pack the Stadium – University of Notre Dame (IN)
—Best Athletic Facilities – U.S. Military Academy (NY)
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