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Tuesday, 28 July 2009
These are the colleges that are known to have "Dorms like Palaces", based on students' rating of dorm comfort.
Top 20 College Dorms
- Smith College
- Loyola University Maryland
- Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering
- Scripps College
- Bennington College
- Bryn Mawr College
- Bowdoin College
- The George Washington University
- Harvard College
- Washington University in St. Louis
- Claremont McKenna College
- Trinity University
- Mount Holyoke College
- Pomona College
- Skidmore College
- Thomas Aquinas College
- Wellesley College
- Pepperdine University
- Williams College
- Stanford University
Observations on the Best College Dorm rankings:
All schools in the list are private schools.
Three of the Top 10 are all women's colleges (Smith, Scripps, and Bryn Mawr). Four if you count the fact that Bennington College was founded in 1932 as a women's college, but became co-educational in 1969.
None of the 10 most expensive college dorms made this list of best dorms, proving the more you spend does not necessarily get you "the best".
Source: Princeton Review
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