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By Kaitlin Mulhere
October 15, 2015
Stanford University earned high marks all around.
Stanford University earned high marks all around.
Leah Fasten

The ratio of men to women on campus may have an important effect on the college dating scene. As contributor Jon Birger argues in this article, schools where women significantly outnumber men tend to have an unhealthy culture of casual hookups, while male-heavy schools are more likely to foster traditional relationships.

Here are the top 25 colleges, based on Money’s Best Colleges rankings, where at least 50% of the student body is male. Enrollment data is from fall 2013, the latest year available from the National Center for Education Statistics, and we screened out a couple schools where men represent more than two-thirds of the student body.

College (Money Rank) % men
Stanford University (1) 51
Babson College (2) 55
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (3, tie) 55
Princeton University (3, tie) 51
California Institute of Technology (5) 63
Harvey Mudd College (6, tie) 54
Harvard University (6, tie) 50
Amherst College (9) 50
Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art (9, tie) 64
Rice University (14) 51
Bentley University (15, tie) 60
Brigham Young University-Provo (15, tie) 54
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor (18) 51
Claremont McKenna College (19) 52
Texas A & M University-College Station (20) 52
Yale University (21, tie) 51
Dartmouth College (21, tie) 51
Duke University (21, tie) 50
Vanderbilt University (24, tie) 50
Washington and Lee University (24, tie) 50
Columbia University (28) 53
Georgia Institute of Technology (30) 67
University of California-San Diego (32) 52
University of Washington-Bothell Campus (36) 50
University of North Carolina School of the Arts (38) 55

Read next: Why College Applicants Should Care Deeply About Gender Ratios

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