By & Large

Happy Students, Happy School

Spreading Smiles

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William & Mary is ranked 5th in the nation for happiest students, according to the August college rankings in the Princeton Review’s Best 282 Colleges guide.

William & Mary also ranked highly in 10 other categories:

• 5th: Their students love these colleges
• 7th: Most engaged in community service
• 8th: Most popular study abroad program
• 10th: Most beautiful campus
• 13th: Best college library
• 13th: Best quality of life
• 14th: Best science lab facilities
• 14th: LGBTQ-friendly
• 16th: Most active student government
• 18th: Colleges that pay you back without aid

For more information on where William & Mary placed in various college rankings this year, visit

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