Select Page

 

A NBC News had a report titled “The 50 Fittest Colleges in the U.S.: What Makes Them So Healthy?”.  It used data from U.S. News and World Report’s Best Colleges Rankings and The Princeton Review.    Then the data from the website of Niche Colleges (based on students’ reviews) are added afterwards.

If you like to play sports or exercise your muscles besides your studies, you should take a look at this list of “50 Fittest Colleges” published by The Active Times.

  1. Virginia Tech – Blacksburg, VA
  2. Claremont McKenna College – Claremont, CA
  3. Ohio State University – Columbus, OH
  4. Washington University in St. Louis – St. Louis, MO
  5. University of Dayton – Dayton, OH
  6. Bowdoin College – Brunswick, ME
  7. Rice University – Houston, TX
  8. University of Georgia – Athens, GA
  9. Pennsylvania State University – University Park, State College, PA
  10. Stanford University – Stanford, CA
  11. University of Illinois Urbana – Champaign – Champaign, IL
  12. University of California, Los Angles – Los Angeles, CA
  13. University of Notre Dame – Notre Dame, IN
  14. Michigan State University – East Lansing, MI
  15. Gettysburg College – Gettysburg, PA
  16. Vanderbilt University – Nashville, TN
  17. University of Texas at Austin – Austin, TX
  18. University of Massachusetts Amherst – Amherst, MA
  19. Middlebury College – Middlebury, VT
  20. Wheaton College – Wheaton, IL
  21. Scripps College – Claremont, CA
  22. Southern Methodist University – Dallas, TX
  23. Whitman College – Walla Walla, WA
  24. University of Oregon – Eugene, OR
  25. Kansas State University – Manhattan, KS
  26. Cornell University – Ithaca, NY
  27. St. Olaf College – Northfield, MN
  28. James Madison University – Harrisonburg, VA
  29. Boston College – Chestnut Hill, MA
  30. University of South Carolina – Columbia, SC
  31. University of Florida – Gainesville, FL
  32. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill – Chapel Hill, NC
  33. Bryn Mawr College – Bryn Mawr, PA
  34. University of Southern California – Los Angeles, CA
  35. University of Wisconsin – Madison – Madison, WI
  36. Tufts University – Medford, MA
  37. University of Missouri – Columbia, MO
  38. Texas A&M University – College Station, TX
  39. USMA at West Point – West Point, NY
  40. University of San Diego – San Diego, CA
  41. University of Miami – Coral Gables, FL
  42. University of Nebraska – Lincoln, NE
  43. Oklahoma State University – Stillwater – Stillwater, OK
  44. University of Scranton – Scranton, PA
  45. Syracuse University – Syracuse, NY
  46. Florida State University – Tallahassee, FL
  47. University of Maryland – College Park, MD
  48. Georgia Institute of Technology – Atlanta, GA
  49. University of Virginia – Charlottesville, VA
  50. Skidmore College – Saratoga Springs, NY

For further details on each school’s sports facilities, please visit The ActiveTimes.com.  We recommend its rankings if you want to get fit.

15% off for Advanced Service package. Act before Dec. 1st. Dismiss