Top Party Schools 2014

The University of Iowa was ranked No. 1 among the top 20 party schools in the Princeton Review's annual college rankings "The Best 378 Colleges: 2014 Edition", followed by the University of California, Santa Barbara in 2nd place.

Ohio has two schools listed in the top 20 list this year: Ohio University, Athens and Miami University of Ohio. Miami University was ranked No. 16 in the list of Top 20 Party Schools according to "The Best 378 Colleges" book.

The Princeton Review ranked Penn State University as the No. 9 party school in the nation, a small shift from previous year's ranking of No. 11. In addition, Penn State was ranked No. 1 in "best career services", No. 3 in "best health services", No. 5 in "athletic facilities" and No. 11 in "best college library".

Top 20 Part Schools:
1. University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
2. University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, Calif.
3. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Ill.
4. West Virginia University, Morgantown W. Va.
5. Syracuse University, Syracuse, N.Y.
6. University of Florida, Gainesville, Fla.
7. Ohio University, Athens, Ohio
8. University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wis.
9. Penn State University, University Park, Pa.
10. Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pa.
11. University of Georgia, Athens, Ga.
12. Florida State University, Tallahassee, Fla.
13. DePauw University, Greencastle, Ind.
14. University of Mississippi, University, Miss.
15. University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas
16. Miami University of Ohio, Oxford, Ohio
17. University of Maryland, College Park, Md.
18. Tulane University, New Orleans, La.
19. University of Vermont, Burlington, Vt.
20. University of Oregon, Eugene, Ore.
Source: The Princeton Review

* Next: US News National University Rankings 2013