The top 10 party schools of 2014 were Syracuse University, the University of Iowa, University of California-Santa Barbara, West Virginia University, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Lehigh University, Pennsylvania State University-University Park, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Bucknell University and the University of Florida, reports the Princeton Review.
The Princeton Review’s list of the top 20 party schools is based on surveys collected from 130,000 college students across 379 schools. Students were asked about topics such as drug use and how many hours they study per day. The top schools on the Party Schools lists were those for which students reported high drug and alcohol usage, low personal study hours, and a popular fraternity and sorority scene at their campus.
The other 10 schools on the Princeton Review’s top 20 list in 2014 were Miami University, Florida State University, Ohio University-Athens, DePauw University, the University of Georgia, the University of Mississippi, Tulane University, the University of Vermont, the University of Oregon and the University of Delaware.
The Princeton Review also published a list of the top Stone-Cold Sober Schools based on high study hours, low drug/alcohol usage and an unpopular frats/sororities scene. Top schools on the 2014 Stone-Cold Sober list were Brigham Young University, Wheaton College, the United States Military Academy, Calvin College and Thomas Aquinas College.