UMd. makes Playboy’s party school top 10

WASHINGTON – The University of Maryland at College Park has long had a reputation as a party school.

Now it’s made a top 10 list. It’s No. 10 on Playboy Magazine’s annual list.

The magazine ranks West Virginia University No. 1, according to USA TODAY. West Virginia gets the honor for its popular partying activities and football culture.

The University of Virginia in Charlottesville was No. 1 last year, but didn’t make the top 10 this year.

Top party schools of 2013, as ranked by Playboy:

  1. West Virginia University
  2. University of Wisconsin
  3. University of Colorado
  4. University of Southern California
  5. Florida State University
  6. University of Texas
  7. Louisiana State University
  8. University of Georgia
  9. Arizona State University
  10. University of Maryland

Playboy, which has rated schools for the last eight years, used feedback from social media, as well as data from the census, NCAA and the National Center for Education Statistics, to come up with its rankings.

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