• Three Mass. schools among the country's 'most sober'


    IOWA CITY, Iowa (MyFoxBoston.com/AP) — Three Massachusetts schools are among the nation's top "sober schools," according to a new list released by the Princeton Review.

    The Princeton Review released its 2014 edition of "The Best 378 Colleges" book Monday, which includes the lists of the Top 20 party schools and the Top 20 sober schools.

    The Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering in Needham, Simmons College in Boston, and Wellesley College in Wellesley claimed the 16th, 18th, and 19th spots on the sober list. No Massachusetts schools appeared on the top 20 party schools list.


    1. University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa

    2. University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, Calif.

    3. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Ill.

    4. West Virginia University, Morgantown W. Va.

    5. Syracuse University, Syracuse, N.Y.

    6. University of Florida, Gainesville, Fla.

    7. Ohio University, Athens, Ohio

    8. University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wis.

    9. Penn State University, University Park, Pa.

    10. Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pa.

    11. University of Georgia, Athens, Ga.

    12. Florida State University, Tallahassee, Fla.

    13. DePauw University, Greencastle, Ind.

    14. University of Mississippi, University, Miss.

    15. University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas

    16. Miami University of Ohio, Oxford, Ohio

    17. University of Maryland, College Park, Md.

    18. Tulane University, New Orleans, La.

    19. University of Vermont, Burlington, Vt.

    20. University of Oregon, Eugene, Ore.


    1. Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah

    2. Wheaton College, Wheaton, Ill.

    3. College of the Ozarks, Point Lookout, Mo.

    4. Thomas Aquinas College, Santa Paula, Calif.

    5. U.S. Military Academy, West Point, N.Y.

    6. Grove City College, Grove City, Pa.

    7. Wesleyan College, Macon, Ga.

    8. U.S. Coast Guard Academy, New London, Conn.

    9. U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md.

    10. Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Mich.

    11. City University of New York-Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, N.Y.

    12. City University of New York-City College, New York City

    13. City University of New York-Queens College, Flushing, N.Y.

    14. Mills College, Oakland, Calif.

    15. Agnes Scott College, Atlanta/Decatur, Ga.

    16. Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering, Needham, Mass.

    17. California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, Calif.

    18. Simmons College, Boston

    19. Wellesley College, Wellesley, Mass.

    20. Xavier University of Louisiana, New Orleans

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