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Texas A&M rated ‘Happiest Campus’




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COLLEGE STATION -- Texas A&M University students are the happiest in the nation, according to a survey cited by the Huffington Post.

The online news outlet posted a survey by The Daily Beast that rated “happiest colleges” on several key factors, awarding scores on the basis of 10 being the highest ranking possible. The Daily Beast is a news reporting and opinion website affiliated with Newsweek magazine.

Texas A&M scored 10 for “Overall Student Experience” and 9.8 in the “Would You Do It Again?” category. It received a 9.3 score for “Best Student Health Center” and 9.2 for “Full-time Freshman Student Retention.”

The ranking of the happiest colleges puts Texas A&M at No. 1, followed by Stanford and the University of Wisconsin, notes the Huffington Post article. Other schools listed in the top 10 are (in order) Florida State, North Carolina, University of Florida, Brigham Young, University of Georgia, University of Texas at Austin, and Kansas State.
 

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T-Bone Pickens  
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January 13, 2014 1:24pm
 
Best Student Health Center - things must have changed a bunch over the last 20+ years. They didn't call it the Quack Shack for nothing back then. You were lucky if you would get a veterinarian to look at you back then. Although ... More ›

 
The Marcelina Muse  
Dry Tank, TX  
January 13, 2014 11:41am
 
Take away the pot! (just kiddin').

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