Syracuse University has distanced itself from a nationwide student survey that ranked it the number one party school in the country.
School ranking service The Princeton Review surveyed 130,000 students nationwide about every facet of campus life, from academics to sports to availability of beer, and while Syracuse ranked second in the nation for its school paper, and third for its sports scene, administrators were not pleased to see its record of achievements overshadowed by its number one ranking for partying.
“We are disappointed with the Princeton Review ranking, which is based on a two-year-old survey of a very small portion of our student body,” read a statement from Senior Vice President for Public Affairs Kevin Quinn. “We do not aspire to be a party school.”
The Princeton Review also ranked Syracuse fourth in the nation for “lots of beer.”
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