Names The Happiest Colleges in 2021-2022

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Nov. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — has released an exciting new catalog of The Top 25 Happiest Colleges in 2021-2022, which provides a comprehensive index of the schools where students are happiest socially, academically, and personally.

You can view the list by following the links above and below:

It is monumentally more difficult to stay motivated, be excited, and succeed as a college student if you are unhappy with your school. A learning environment should invoke inspiration and encouragement, not only regarding the campus itself but the school’s educational and financial support systems and resources, as well.

What makes a school a happy place to be, you might ask? Some of the most crucial aspects of college life include time management, mental health, and proper funding. The happiest college students in the country feel greatly supported in these areas. It is at these types of academic institutions where learners feel that their needs are being met, which is precisely what you will find at

According to the lead researcher and writer, "Speaking from my own experience, going to a school that does not meet your personal, educational, and financial needs can negatively impact your experience drastically. Transferring to a school that did meet my needs was life-changing. Remember to get exactly what you want out of college!"

Below we have listed the schools that have made our list:

  • Princeton UniversityPrinceton, NJ
  • Brown UniversityProvidence, RI
  • Vanderbilt UniversityNashville, TN
  • College of William and MaryWilliamsburg, VA
  • Kansas State UniversityManhattan, KS
  • The University of IowaIowa City, IA
  • Fairfield UniversityFairfield, CT
  • University of California, BerkeleyBerkeley, CA
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State UniversityBlacksburg, VA
  • Clemson UniversityClemson, SC
  • Rice UniversityHouston, TX
  • Auburn UniversityAuburn, AL
  • Florida State UniversityTallahassee, FL
  • Dartmouth University – Hanover, NH
  • University of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphia, PA
  • Johns Hopkins UniversityBaltimore, MD
  • Duke UniversityDurham, NC
  • Yale UniversityNew Haven, CT
  • University of Notre DameNotre Dame, IN
  • Washington College – Chestertown, MD
  • University of ArizonaTucson, AZ
  • Pennsylvania State University – University Park, PA
  • Cornell UniversityIthaca, NY
  • Columbia UniversityNew York City, NY
  • University of North AlabamaFlorence, AL

The researchers, writers, and editors at utilize only the most well-respected academic and journalistic resources to compile every list and ranking. The schools selected for this catalog were chosen according to a strict set of happiness criteria pertaining to financial and academic resources, campus and surroundings, and statistics reflecting student satisfaction. Readers can learn more about the selection process by navigating to the methodology section of the website.

Malcolm Peralty
Chief Editor
Phone: 731-614-1990