Rank Congratulations to Our Colleagues at UC-SB

From time to time on this blog, we have said skeptical things about the various rankings that occur in the world of higher education. But we do want to take the opportunity of congratulating our colleagues at Santa Barbara for their number 2 ranking among the top 10 party schools by the Princeton Review. From Inside Higher Ed today comes the story and here are the rankings:

Princeton Review’s Top 10 “Party Schools”
1. University of Iowa
2. University of California, Santa Barbara
3. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
4. West Virginia University
5. Syracuse University
6. University of Florida
7. Ohio University at Athens
8. University of Wisconsin at Madison
9. Pennsylvania State University at University Park
10. Lehigh University

Source: http://www.insidehighered.com/quicktakes/2013/08/06/u-iowa-tops-princeton-reviews-2014-party-school-list

So, again, our congratulations.  And we’re not the only ones celebrating: