Seton Hall, Six Other Tri-State Schools Ranked “Least Happy”

What to Know

  • The Princeton Review's Annual College Rankings were released on Monday.

  • Seven schools from the tri-state area ranked in the top-20 for "Least Happy Students."

  • Seton Hall University in South Orange, NJ was listed the highest of the tri-state colleges, ranking third overall.

If you attend a college in the tri-state area, there's a chance you could be among the unhappiest students in country, according to The Princeton Review's Annual College Rankings.

In its 2020 edition, The Princeton Review surveyed 140,000 students at 385 of the nations top colleges on a plethora of topics, ranging from “Best Campus Food,” to “Most Beautiful Campus,” and even the list that generates buzz from both students and parents in “Party Schools.” The top-20 schools in each list were released on Monday.

It also surveyed students on how happy, or unhappy, they are at their current schools, and seven schools in the tri-state area cracked the top-20.

When it came to the schools with the “Least Happy Students,” the highest of the tri-state schools on the list is Seton Hall University, located in South Orange, NJ, sitting third on the list. St. Johns in Queens is two spots behind, ranked fifth. Pace University is listed at no. 7, and Queens College of the City University of New York (CUNY) follows suit at no. 8, rounding out the four tri-state colleges in the top ten.

Both Seton Hall and St. Johns were ranked in the top ten of last years rankings of “Least Happy Students,” at seventh and ninth, respectively. Pace and Queens College CUNY were also in last years top-20, at 14th and 18th, respectively.

Three other tri-state schools fell into the bottom half of the top-20 in this years edition of “Least Happy Students” – New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) in Newark came in at no. 14, Manhattanville College in Purchase, NY is listed at no. 16, and CUNY Hunter College is right behind at 17th.

The top two schools in the 2020 edition of “Least Happy Students” retained their spots from last year. Simmons University in Boston sits at second, while Xavier UniverRead More – Source

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