Best 381 Colleges 2017

The following are the nation’s top universities for undergraduate education, according to The Princeton Review "The Best 381 Colleges":

Loyola University Maryland - Loyola has been named one of the nation’s top institutions for undergraduate higher education by The Princeton Review in its latest annual college guide, The Best 381 Colleges. Additionally, it was ranked in the top 10 for “Students Most Engaged in Community Service,” a list The Princeton Review debuted last year. Loyola joins fellow Jesuit institutions Boston College and Creighton University in the top 10 this year.

Chapman University - Chapman appears on several of the break-out ranking lists within “381 Best Colleges,” including Best Western Regional, Lots of Greek Life, and Best College Radio Station.

University of North Carolina at Greensboro - For the 18th consecutive year, UNCG is recognized as one of nation’s best institutions for undergraduate education according to The Princeton Review’s “The Best 381 Colleges: 2017 Edition.” In its profile of UNCG, The Princeton Review notes that students appreciate “the level of professionalism and knowledge” among the faculty and the personalized instruction they receive. The profile also highlights opportunities for “off-campus engagement” that help create a “sense of community,” as well as the variety of campus activities for students.

Rice University - According to the Princeton Review’s 2017 edition of “The Best 381 Colleges,” Rice is ranked No. 1 for happiest students and for lots of race/class interaction. Rice is also No. 9 for best quality of life.

Angelo State University - The Princeton Review features Angelo State in the 2017 edition of its annual college guide, “The Best 381 Colleges.” ASU was one of 13 Texas universities to make the 2017 list. The other institutions were Austin College, Baylor University, Rice, SMU, Southwestern University, TCU, Texas A&M University, Trinity University, University of Dallas, University of Houston, University of Texas and University of Texas at Dallas.