Penn State Ranked Best Campus In The B1G
Penn State was ranked the best campus in the Big Ten according to Business Insider’s top 20 list for 2015.
Business Insider analyzed 11 campus-related categories from The Princeton Review’s 2016 college rankings to determine which colleges have the best overall campuses. Each school was awarded a certain amount of points based on where it placed in the following Princeton Review lists:
- Best College Library
- Great Financial Aid
- Best Career Services
- Best Health Services
- Best Campus Food
- Best College Dorms
- Most Beautiful Campus
- Easiest Campus to Get Around
- Best Quality of Life
- Town-Gown Relations are Great
- College City Gets High Marks
Penn State ranked No. 16 overall (down from No. 8 last year) and was the only Big Ten school in the top 20. The list included everything from Ivy league schools to small liberal arts colleges.
Business Insider noted: “The University Park campus, which accommodates one of the largest student bodies in America and sprawls about 5,500 acres, is also home to the school’s top-ranking library.” The picture in the article aptly featured some construction in the background.