Raise a glass: BYU continues streak as No. 1 ‘Stone-Cold Sober’ university


BYU has been the No. 1 “stone-cold sober” school in the nation for the past 20 years. (Photo courtesy of BYU Photo)

Raise a glass — BYU has once again secured the No. 1 “Stone-Cold Sober” university spot in the Princeton Review’s annual college rankings. This is the 20th year in a row BYU has earned the ranking.

BYU was followed by College of the Ozarks in Point Lookout (No. 2), Missouri and City University of New York—Baruch College in New York City (No. 3). On the other end of the spectrum, Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana took the No. 1 spot for “Lots of Hard Liquor.”

Each year, The Princeton Review releases rankings of the best colleges and universities in multiple categories. The Princeton Review surveys about 359 students per university each year. A total of 382 colleges participate in the survey.

Other notable rankings BYU earned include:

As a running joke, BYU references its popular BYU Creamery chocolate milk whenever the Stone-Cold Sober rankings are released. This year, BYU shared statistics on the ever popular cold beverage on Twitter:


Rebecca Lane

While her first language is sarcasm, Rebecca dabbles in English and Russian to achieve her lifelong dream of being a journalist. A BYU sports fan, reading enthusiast and wannabe world traveler, Rebecca is a Colorado transplant that is convinced Colorado's mountains are much larger than the many Utah County peaks. Rebecca manages UtahValley360.com for Bennett Communications. Follow her on Twitter @rebeccalane.

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