The Princeton Review's annual rankings of college is out for 2009, and University of Miami took the top stop in the Race/Class Interaction category. Basically 122,000 of the students surveyed agreed that, "different types of students (black/white, rich/poor) interact frequently and easily." Which sounds pretty right. I guess this mean UM is the college brochure cliché of a bunch of kids of different skin colors, backgrounds, and one in a wheelchair hanging out.
Ironically Miami University in Ohio came in #4 on the list for least race/class interaction.
UM got left out in the cold in all other rankings, besides being named one of the best school in the South East. Playboy named the school the top party school earlier this year, but they didn't even crack the top 20 here. Really though, who knows more about partying: Playboy or Princeton Review?
University of Florida meanwhile ranked in lots of accolades and "accolades." The Gators took runner up status on the party list, as well as named a "jock school" with "lots of beer, "lots of hard liquor," where the "dorms [are] like dungeons" and the "professors [who] get low marks and "students study the least." But the school also has the "best career services in the nation" as well as one of the best college newspapers, and lots of school sports support.