UTK, UGA among Playboy's top party schools

UTK, UGA among Playboy's top party schools

April 13th, 2011 by Staff Report in Local - Breaking News

This is Ayres Hall on the University of Tennessee campus in Knoxville. Knoxville News Sentinel photo.

It takes a land-grant school to raise a real party animal, Playboy magazine found.

The University of Tennessee at Knoxville and the University of Georgia's main campus in Athens, Ga., are on the list of Top 10 party schools in the hedonistic magazine's May edition, according to a news release.

The story will be available online Friday at www.playboydigital.com.

The release said Playboy editors used student input, comments from social media pages and other sources to choose its Top 10 party schools. Other criteria included male-female ratios, academics, the winning percentage of their sports teams, as well as their proximity to beaches, ski slopes and lively music scenes.

The 2011 list is:

University of Colorado at Boulder

Pennsylvania State University

Arizona State University

University of Western Ontario

University of Texas at Austin

University of Wisconsin

University of Georgia

University of Tennessee, Knoxville

University of Central Florida

University of California, Santa Barbara