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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

2. Swarthmore College

Location: Swarthmore, Pennsylvania

Undergraduate students: 1,524

Annual costs: $53,250 (includes tuition, room, board and student fees)

Average aid award: $38,800

Retention rate: 98%

One student from Swarthmore College told The Princeton Review that Swarthmore is “a family of students who are engaged in academics, learning, politics, activism, and civic responsibility, with a work hard, play hard, intense mentality, who don’t get enough sleep because they’re too busy doing all they want to do in their time here, and who (this is kind of cheesy, but true) when you really think about it are really just smart students who care about the world and want to make it better.”

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