Vanderbilt University is back on top, ranked No. 1 with the happiest college students in the nation by the Princeton Review. Vanderbilt also held the top spot for happy students in 2014 and 2015, and came in second in 2016.
Vanderbilt ranked highly this year in several categories, including:
No. 1: Happiest Students
No. 2: Great Financial Aid
No. 2: Best Quality of Life
No. 5: Best-Run Colleges
No. 5: Beautiful Campus
No. 6: College City Students Love
No. 6: Campus/City Relations are Great
No. 8: Students Love These Colleges
No. 14: Best Campus Food
No. 14: Best College Dorms
No. 16: Best Athletic Facilities
For its latest annual survey, the Princeton Review asked nearly 140,000 students at 382 top colleges and universities to rate their schools in 62 areas and report on their campus experiences. The results are published in The Best 382 Colleges – 2018 Edition out Aug. 1, as well as on the Princeton Review website.