100 Happiest Colleges

Claremont schools in California fare well in survey

By John Johnson,  Newser Staff

Posted Apr 13, 2010 5:22 PM CDT

(Newser) – The Daily Beast follows up its list of the nation's most stressed-out colleges with a polar-opposite one on the happiest schools. Factors include housing, weather, nightlife, and tuition. Read the full list of 100 here. The consortium of Claremont colleges in California dominate the top 10:

  1. Claremont (Calif.) McKenna College
  2. Harvard
  3. Pomona College (Claremont)
  4. Rice University (Houston)
  5. Harvey Mudd College (Claremont)

  1. Scripps College (Claremont)
  2. Stanford
  3. California Institute of Technology (Pasadena)
  4. Yale
  5. Bowdoin College (Brunswick, Maine)




Students walk through the Harvard Law School area on the campus of Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass.
Students walk through the Harvard Law School area on the campus of Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass.   (AP Photo/Chitose Suzuki, File)
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