It's that time of year. Everyone from four-year-old pre-kindergartners to aging graduate students are headed back to the classroom. But it's college freshmen who are notoriously challenged with maintaining a healthy lifestyle after leaving the nest and striking out on their own.
The website Greatist recently released their list of the 25 healthiest colleges in the U.S. They ranked schools by scoring them in the categories of dining services and awards, fitness facilities, health services, happiness, rankings, and health and fitness initiatives.
Here are the creme de la creme--the top ten healthiest schools, determined by Greatist, based on dining hall menus and sustainability of ingredients, dorm satisfaction, club and intramural sports, fitness class offering, and campus acreage. Read on to find out if you or your student is headed back to school at an institution that boasts exceptional food, fitness facilities, health services, health and fitness initiatives, and happy students.
Source: Greatist "The 25 Healthiest Colleges in the U.S."