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Top 10 Happiest Colleges in the Country

Top 10 Happiest Colleges in the Country

Where does Yale University rank on the list? Find out!

By Kathryn Knight Randolph

October 14, 2011

9. Columbia University

Location: New York, New York

Undergraduate students: 7,934

Annual costs: $41,160

Average total financial aid package: $40,937

Retention rate: 99%

The Princeton Review reflects that students love Columbia for its intimacy but also for easy access to New York City. Students say that “Columbia is as cosmopolitan and entertaining as New York City,” sums up one satisfied student. Provided with “the best of both worlds,” students often take advantage of their “secluded and idyllic green” campus’ prime location, which gives them “unparalleled access to all the resources of the greatest city in the world.”

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