Maybe it’s because it has a
super cute mascot. Maybe it’s because an Academy Award-winning actor dedicates tons of free time to it. Maybe it’s because Austin is a totally cool place.
Graduates wave to the cameras at the UT Commencement ceremony on the south mall of campus on Saturday, May 21, 2016. DEBORAH CANNON / AMERICAN STATESMAN
Read: Here’s where UT Austin ranks among the world’s top 1,000 universities
Yeah, you guessed it: the University of Texas at Austin currently ranks as the No. 1 school where students love life in the U.S.
Business Insider recently compiled a list of the 25 colleges that were rated the best by students surveyed by Niche, a company that aggregates research on schools.
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UT received an A- or higher on every factor used to determine just how much students love it. Campus quality, party scene and local area all received an A+, while diversity received an A-.
The only other Texas school to make the list was Rice University which ranked at No. 12.