30. University of Kansas
BroBible Party School Score: 79
Notable Party Reputation Accomplishments: Playboy Party School (2002), Basketball School Factor, BroBible Editorial Pick
Notable Campus-wide Parties: Football Saturdays
"Rock Chalk Jayhawk! Welcome to lovely Lawrence, KS, nestled comfortably into the heart of the Midwest and located equidistant from Dallas, Chicago, Denver, and the Twin Cities. This alone manifests itself in KU’s unique combination of academics and a never-ending supply of bars and house parties available to students. Weekends start every Wednesday night with Dollar Night at the Hawk, and end Monday morning at the start of your first class--we allow ourselves a solid 48 hours of recovery time. The Holy Trinity of frat bars--The Hawk, Wagon Wheel, and Bullwinkle's--often draw you in with free keg day drinking and keep you around with a plethora of cheap well drinks. Wheel pizza and drunk freshman fights are worth sticking around for while waiting for sober rides.
Massachusetts Street is brimming with nightlife and enticing drink specials at places like Quinton's, Jazzhaus, Tonic, and Louise’s. Despite our football team being THE atrocious representation of the Big XII, tailgates compensate more than enough. Saturdays start prior to 8am, loaded with various stimulants and superfluous amounts of beer drinking--ie paint sticking (if don't know what it is, look it up)--and whiskey pulls. Basketball is the religion in these parts and Allen Fieldhouse is our cathedral. Teeing up a game there is something every sports fan should experience. Last, but certainly not least, any visit to Lawrence is not complete without a trip to the world famous Outhouse (it's a titty bar). Seriously, this place is where dreams go to die and nothing could be more beautifully tragic.
Also, we have @KUboobs."
"I must say that Lawrence is an amazing college town. A complete oasis in the midwest. There are amazing parks, woods, rivers, lakes, and fields to explore satisfy the urge to get out in nature, something unheard of for Kansas.... The party scene is amazing if you know the right people. The main recreational activity is binge drinking as expected, given KU's reputation. Partying and smoking pot is an obsession/addiction for most students, school is in the background." via.
29. SUNY Albany
BroBible Party School Score: 83.5
Notable Party Reputation Accomplishments: Princeton Review Party School (2008, 2007, 2006, 2005), Playboy Party School (2009)
Notable Campus-wide Parties: Hudson Ave. Block Parties, Fountain Day, Kegs and Eggs, St. Patrick's Day
"Cue Bruce Springsteen because SUNY Albany's party scene is still relishing its glory days when it locked down a reputation for going HAM. After the great Kegs and Eggs riot of 2011, things quieted down. Still, says a lot about the place that Shoenice himself once chained himself to a pole to fight for the right to party. "
28. California State University - Chico
BroBible Party School Score: 90.5
Notable Party Reputation Accomplishments: Playboy Party School (2009, 2002, 1987)
Notorious Campus-wide Parties: Cesar Chavez Day, Labor Day Weekend, Halloween, End of the Year Float, Labor Day Float
"We drink until we can't drink anymore and we have some of the biggest house parties in Nor. Cal. We're ranked in the top ten party schools right now and have been ranked number one in Playboy in recent years. Most parties turn into riots because of the immense size. If you wanna rage, come to Chico."
27. Syracuse University
BroBible Party School Score: 101
Notable Party Reputation Accomplishments: Princeton Review Party School (2013, 2012), Newsweek Party School (2011), Basketball School Factor
Notable Campus-wide Parties: Football Saturdays, Mayfest
"Most of 'Cuse has a very work hard, play hard type attitude. Emphasis on how life wouldn't be complete without the play hard. You would be able to find something everyday of the week, but the main nights to go out are Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. 'Cuse is pretty heavily Greek and mostly house parties: frat houses, sports houses, and upperclassmen houses. However, there is also a small bar scene. If you're a freshman walking in a herd (and most likely getting moo'd at) you are going to DJs. Laxers hang out at Harrys. If you are an upperclassmen looking for cheerleaders or future NBA stars, you go to Lucys. And then there is Chucks, the 'Cuse themed bar that seniors live at and alumni remember most. However, nothing is better then 'Cuse on Game Day. Frat row and the Quad is covered in drunken Orange chanting. You might think the weather stops us, considering it snows from November to April, but it actually works to our advantage: Keeps the beer cold."
26. Rollins College
BroBible Party School Score: 102
Notable Party Reputation Accomplishments: Newsweek Party School (2012, 2011), Playboy Party School (2010, 2009, 2002)
Notable Campus-wide Parties: Fox Day
"Rollins is a small school where the admissions giuidelines are more 'can you afford to go there?' than pure academics. The campus itself is pretty much a resort, complete with a lake for wakeboarding and waterskiing. Playboy seems to love it because the girls are hot and rich, happily racking up bills on daddy's AmEx. Fox Day is our annual spring party when the school cancels classes and everyone rages. Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday nights are the biggest nights to go out and Orlando's bars and clubs are where most of the party scene tends to gravitate to. House parties are usually pretty chill."
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