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Who can dream up the most unique rankings?

Jenna Johnson

The higher ed craze over rankings has led to yet another craze: Who can come up with the craziest rankings? (Bonus points for hilarity and creativity.)

There's the all-powerful U.S. News list. And the famed Princeton party schools list. The Sierra Club even has a list of the "coolest schools" that recognizes green-friendly campuses.

Today, the Web site Unigo announced 10 lists of 10 schools that were voted on by college students. Unigo, which features college reviews written by students, will roll out the 10 lists over the next 10 days. (Wow, have you picked up on the theme of the Top 10 in 2010 yet?)

The two most interesting lists to look for? The Walk of Shame Hall of Fame. No Last Call. (Schools are listed in alphabetical order.)

Walk of Shame Hall of Fame
Top 10 schools where everybody gets "lucky."
Arizona State University
University of California-Santa Barbara
Florida State University
University of Miami
Michigan State University
University of Nevada-Las Vegas
Penn State University
Texas Tech University
Vassar College
University of Wisconsin-Madison

No Last Call
Top 10 schools where "Animal House" is considered tame.
University of California - Santa Cruz
Florida State University - Tallahassee
University of Georgia
Lehigh University
University of Massachusetts - Amherst
Penn State - University Park
Washington and Lee University
West Virginia University
University of Wisconsin - Madison
Vanderbilt University

Keep checking Unigo this week and next for additional lists, like "Never Lock Your Doors" and "All Business All The Time" campuses.

If you were to come up with a ranking, what would it be? Share it in the comments section below.

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By Jenna Johnson  |  August 24, 2010; 11:41 AM ET
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Unique is a superlative and thus, does not lend itself to comparatives or other superlatives. Unique means one of a kind, so something cannot be more one of a kind or the most one of a kind. Like parallel, dead, pregnant, or perfect, certain words simply cannot be modified in this regard. Clearly, grammatical standards are declining at the Post. This is why I prefer the NYTimes.

Posted by: oliverbloom | August 25, 2010 11:15 AM | Report abuse

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