Unsurprisingly, Iowa Is Home to One of the Best Party Schools in the Country
Let's face it...studying isn't the only thing going on at college.
One of the stereotypes of going to college is that it's just a constant and never-ending party. And sometimes, it sure does feel like that. For some, college can be their very first taste of "freedom." So add that to the mix with living with a whole bunch of other young people then you will probably have a recipe for a rowdy few years.
I went to Syracuse University, which is well-known for its Greek Student Life (fraternities and sororities), college athletics programs, and general party vibes. While being known as "the party school" can be fun most of the time, there are times when it can have some unintended consequences.
According to a report, 1 in 4 college students report experiencing academic difficulties from drinking due to missing classes or getting behind on schoolwork.
I know...I'm really harshing the vibes right now, aren't I?
So, whether or not you consider this to be a good thing or a bad thing, an Iowa school has made it to the top of the list of "best party schools" according to Niche. These rankings are based off of data and reviews from people who have gone to or experienced these colleges.
The University of Iowa located in Iowa City came in at seventeen on the list. It was given an A+ party scene ranking on the website. If you want to be a Hawkeye, the chances are pretty good due to the 86% acceptance rate.
This was right below Indiana University Bloomington and before San Diego State University.
While Iowa didn't quite crack the top ten, several Midwestern schools did.
Here are the top ten colleges on the list:
1. University of California ~ Santa Barbara
2. Tulane University
3. Florida State University
4. The University of Alabama
5. Howard University
6. University of Wisconsin
7. University of Georgia
8. Syracuse University
9. University of Southern California
10. University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
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