Students Rank Agnes Scott‘s Quality of Life Among Best in the Country

Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Agnes Scott College has one of the best qualities of life in the country, according to students surveyed by The Princeton Review, publisher of college guidebooks and provider of other education services.
Princeton Review
For the second year in a row, the college was No. 10 on Princeton Review’s “Best Quality of Life” ranking. The college also was once again included in the guide’s Best 376 Colleges list.

According to The Princeton Review’s student surveys, Agnes Scott boasts a “great location, gorgeous campus and superb academics.”

“The consensus among students is that faculty members are all dedicated to their field and to teaching, and they're skilled at both,” according to the guide.

Agnes Scott’s other national rankings in the guide include:

No. 12 – Town and gown relations are great (ASC’s fourth consecutive year in the top 20)
No. 18 – Stone-cold sober schools (ASC traditionally places in the top 20 of this category)

Only about 15 percent of America’s 2,500 four-year colleges and two Canadian colleges are profiled in the Best 376 Colleges list, which is The Princeton Review's flagship college guide. It includes detailed profiles of the colleges with rating scores for all schools in eight categories, plus ranking lists of top 20 schools in 62 categories.

Agnes Scott College educates women to think deeply, live honorably and engage the intellectual and social challenges of their times. Students are drawn to Agnes Scott by its excellent academic reputation, exceptional faculty and metropolitan Atlanta location—offering myriad social, cultural and experiential learning opportunities. This highly selective liberal arts college is known for its diverse and dynamic intellectual community. Through SUMMIT, it provides every student, regardless of major, with an individualized course of study and co-curricular experiences that develop leadership abilities and understanding of complex global dynamics.