(NEWSER– Despite the best efforts of city and university officials, the University of Iowa has taken first place in thePrinceton Review's list of top party schools after finishing second last year. The rankings—based on a nationwide survey of 126,000 students—take into account drug and alcohol use, the popularity of fraternities and sororities, and the amount of time spent studying, the Des Moines Register reports. University of California, Santa Barbara; the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; West Virginia University, and Syracuse University rounded out the top 5.

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