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Best school with best-looking student body

mamstermamster Registered User Posts: 51 Junior Member
edited November 2010 in College Search & Selection
What do school do you think is the most prestigious academically with the best-looking student body? I think we can cross most, if not all, the Ivies off the list.
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  • OR3892OR3892 Registered User Posts: 24 New Member
    UCSB is noted for its good-looking student body. It has a good academic standing but also a reputation as a party school.
  • elinckelinck Registered User Posts: 85 Junior Member
    The students at Middlebury generally look pretty fine. I bet the nice southern LACs are tops in that regard as well.
  • 252525252525 Registered User Posts: 263 Junior Member
    University of Richmond struck us as having the best looking, best dressed, student body.
  • nmatthnmatth Registered User Posts: 147 Junior Member
    hahahahahahahahahaahahahahahahaahahahahaahahahahahahaha

    that is all i have to say
  • IBclass06IBclass06 Registered User Posts: 2,846 Senior Member
    Mamster, you may wish to consult CC's "rankings" on this topic (taken from College Proωler). Click on "Guys" or "Girls" to sort the list.

    http://talk.collegeconfidential.com/visits/college_rank_summary.html
  • rycole2009rycole2009 Registered User Posts: 129 Junior Member
    The Florida schools but they are not the most prestigious academically.
  • honorstudenthonorstudent Registered User Posts: 914 Member
    "Prestigious schools usually mean a higher concentration of nerdy girls (nerdy in the sense that there is more focus on school then on own self-image), so you are in a bit of a dilemma."

    Eh, not necessarily. There are always the rich kids who get in because of money and family relations. And rich people generally are good looking since they can spend more money on appearances.
  • michelephantxmichelephantx Registered User Posts: 6 New Member
    ^ what he said.
  • gadadgadad Registered User Posts: 7,762 Senior Member
    OK, think about this. With the upper part of your body. Colleges and universities have thousands of students. That's a huge sample of individuals. In any sample of that size, height is distributed along a normal curve - very few four-foot tall people, very few seven-foot tall people, and a whole lot of five-to-six-foot tall people. Shoe size is normally distributed - a few size sevens, a few size 13s, lots of 8-11s. And physical attractiveness is normally distributed - smaller numbers of fabulous looking people, more pretty good looking people, lots of average looking people. It doesn't matter where, unless there are cultural impacts that skew the curve. In the South, people eat high-fat, deep-fried diets. There are considerably more overweight college students, though those students who are especially attractive do walk around all winter long without being bundled up in layers, so their looks may be more apparent on campus. Contrary to the goofy stereotyping above, students at "prestigious" schools may generally look somewhat better, because they tend to be well-informed about nutrition have considerable self-discipline, so IMO, they tend to keep themselves in better shape. On the other hand, they may tend to preen and make themselves up less. And that's pretty much the extent of it. Other than those minor cultural impacts, UCSB students and southern LAC students, and Ivy League students, and campuses with reputations for "hotties" or "notties" are pretty much the same when it comes to physical appearance. As are any other enclaves of thousands of 18-to-24-year old people.
  • LHS2009LHS2009 Registered User Posts: 39 Junior Member
    USC is definitely up there
  • gadadgadad Registered User Posts: 7,762 Senior Member
    . . . sigh (shaking head)
  • dwhitedwhite Registered User Posts: 843 Member
    VANDY! Great school, good-looking kids
  • viciouspoultryviciouspoultry Registered User Posts: 837 Member
    Hottest Student Bodies: The 50 Best Colleges Ranked By Looks: 1-10

    here is the top 10 according to Popcrunch. The most respectable(academically) schools on the top 10 are UGA, UF, USC, and UCLA.
  • MomofWildChildMomofWildChild Registered User Posts: 21,806 Senior Member
    Has to be Vanderbilt.
  • tajamarieetajamariee Registered User Posts: 99 Junior Member
    ......


    So, I just looked at the rankings by CC, and URI is up there for girls/guys. I visited URI in the fall, and I thought the exact OPPOSITE. But, uhm, CU Boulder has good looking guys and girls.
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