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FILE - In this Sept. 18, 2010, file photo, the Syracuse student section erupts during an NCAA college football game against Maine in Syracuse, N.Y. The Princeton Review�s annual rankings of campus life issue, released Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, put the Orange at No. 1 on the list of the nation�s top party schools. (AP Photo/Kevin Rivoli, File)

Syracuse University Ranks as No. 1 Party School



BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - 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.
  
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 University officials aren't commenting on the private university's showing in the 2015 edition of "The Best 379 Colleges."
  
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.

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

   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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