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slides: COLLEGE GUIDE: Local College Rankings You Don’t Know About

Saturday, June 01, 2013

 

Everyone talks about US News, Princeton Review, Forbes... but what's your school (and your nearby rivals) really known for? We took a look at the more unusal and offbeat college rankings and have these bragging points for you. (And to read about how Central MA schools fared on last week's Princeton Review's latest rankings and this week's Washington Monthly rankings, go here.)


 

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Assumption College

Love + Late Bloomers

One of the Best 125 Colleges Where You Are Most Likely to Fall in Love, 2012 (Inside College) 

Top Colleges for the Late Bloomer (Inside College)

#223 (out of 229) Co-Ed College with the Highest Percentage of Women Students (Wintergreen Orchard House)

Schools Where Mormons Feel Comfortable (The College Finder)

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Holy Cross

Happy, Smart + Whiffle Ball

#35 Happiest Colleges 2010 (The Daily Beast)

#45 Smartest Guys 2012 (College Prowler)

Colleges with Strength in Whiffle Ball (Inside College)

Campuses Where Movies Were Filmed (The College Finder/imdb)

Colleges for the Person Who Cares About the World (collegexpress.com)

Schools with Active Ballroom Dancing Clubs (collegexpress.com)

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WPI

Smart, Smart + Awkward

#28 Smartest Guys 2012 (College Prowler)

Top 15 Schools for Geeks 2012 (Inside College)

Schools for the Socially Awkward Student (Inside College)

#31 (out of 125) Co-Ed Colleges With the Highest Percentage of Male Students (Wintergreen Orchard House)

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Clark

Great deal for free spirits

#33 Most Affordable College Towns 2012 (College Prowler)

#38 Affordable Drink Prices 2012 (College Prowler)

Colleges for the Free Spirit (Inside College)

Colleges for Students Slow to Make Friends (collegexpress.com)

Colleges with Strength in Snowboarding (collegexpress.com)

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Fitchburg State

Good times

#73 Best Party Schools 2012 (myplan.com)

Schools With Particular Sensitivity to Students With Hearing Loss (College and University Programs for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students)

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Worcester State

Row, Tolerance

Colleges with Strength in Men’s Rowing (Inside College)

Schools Where Mormons Feel Comfortable (The College Finder)

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Nichols College

Late-Bloomers

Top Colleges for the Late Bloomer (Inside College)

#68 (out of 125) Co-Ed Colleges With the Highest Percentage of Male Students (Wintergreen Orchard House)

 
 

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