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Big Ten Dominates Annual Princeton Review ‘Party School’ Lists

Illini fans at Memorial Stadium.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Illini fans at Memorial Stadium. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

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By John Dodge

CHICAGO (CBS) — The University of Illinois has been ranked as one of the biggest party schools in the nation.

Another Big Ten school, the University of Iowa, was ranked No. 2 in the poll, by the Princeton Review.

That’s a step down for the Hawkeyes, who were unseated from the No. 1 spot by Syracuse University.

The Illini ranked No. 5.

(The campus slipped from a No. 3 ranking in 2013)

The University Of Chicago was noted for having the best college library.

The Joseph Regenstein Library, named after industrialist and philanthropist Joseph Regenstein, has one of the largest repositories of books in the world

U. of I. was also named the best school for athletic facilities.

An average of 343 students per campus were asked 80 questions about their schools and themselves during the 2013-14 and/or previous two school years.