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Penn State Ranked No. 1 Party School By University Primetime

We don’t just #dominatethestate, we dominate the entire nation. University Primetime, a one-stop shop for all college news, ranked Penn State as its No. 1 party school.

Penn State beat out 124 other schools for the title, which was clenched based on three criteria set by University Primetime: how many times a school’s partying antics made headlines, how prevalent a school’s partying presence was on YouTube, and how much social media attention a school’s raging reputation received. Penn State obviously swept all of these categories, but here are the top ten schools for your entertainment:

1. Penn State University

2. Quinnipiac University

3. East Carolina University

4. University of Colorado at Boulder

5. West Virginia University

6. Syracuse University

7. University of Alabama

8. University of Michigan

9. University of Delaware

10. California State University Chico

That means Nittany Lions go harder than Ohio State (No. 20), Pitt (No. 102), Penn (No. 87), Temple (No. 69), and especially Rutgers (No. 27). This news couldn’t have come any sooner. This past year, Penn State fell six spots in the Princeton Review’s top-20 party school list. But on the bright side, University Primetime isn’t the only one who thinks we rage on a completely different level. Billy Penn, a Philly-based news site, ranked Penn State the top partying school for Philadelphians last year. Well now, Penn Staters from everywhere can share the title.

Party on, Penn State.

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Anna Foley

Anna is a senior majoring in Communication Arts & Sciences and Spanish with a minor in Theatre. Yes, she went to Spain. Follow her half-funny thoughts @exfoleyator and send her chain emails at [email protected]

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