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These Colleges Supposedly Have The Most (And Least) Dateable Alumni

Sorry, Princeton Mom. The prestigious university's student body might not be the best place to find love after all.

Matchmaking site The Dating Ring analyzed 7,500 post-date feedback forms submitted by 1,600 New York and San Francisco singles over the course of 18 months, all to determine which college or university's alums were most likely to get a second date -- and which were most likely to be left hanging.

So which schools are producing the most crush-worthy prospects?

Private liberal arts college Colgate University claimed the title of most dateable grads among The Dating Ring's clients, with 81 percent of suitors saying they'd like seconds with a former Raider. For some Colgate students, the school's attractive student body apparently even helped them make their college decision.

"I looked at Colgate because my camp counselor said really hot guys went there," alumna Laura McDonald told The Dating Ring, according to a company press release.

Although many of the schools featured in The Dating Ring's datability rankings are considered elite, the least dateable list notably snagged two Ivies: the University of Pennsylvania and Princeton University.

It also features the University of California, Berkeley. But Ryan Johnson, a 2013 grad who liked to take his dates to restaurants in Berkeley's Southside neighborhood, thinks Oskis have a lot to offer despite his alma mater's low ranking. He told The Huffington Post that if you're looking for someone who's passionate and talented at what they do, there's no better place to find them.

Check out the most and least dateable schools lists below, but, like Johnson, don't fret the results: with just 316 different colleges represented in The Dating Ring's matchmaking pool -- and only two cities' singles reporting results -- this poll is clearly just for fun.

THE MOST DATEABLE COLLEGES:

  • 10 Williams College
    Williamstown, Massachusetts
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    Williamstown, Massachusetts
  • 9 Northwestern University
    Evanston and Chicago, Illinois
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    Evanston and Chicago, Illinois
  • 8 Boston University
    Boston, Massachusetts
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    Boston, Massachusetts
  • 7 San Francisco State University
    San Francisco, California
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    San Francisco, California
  • 6 University of Delaware
    Newark, Delaware
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    Newark, Delaware
  • 5 McGill University
    Montreal, Canada
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    Montreal, Canada
  • 4 University of Southern California
    Los Angeles, California
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    Los Angeles, California
  • 3 University of Texas at Austin
    Austin, Texas
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    Austin, Texas
  • 2 Lehigh University
    Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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    Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
  • 1 Colgate University
    Hamilton, New York
    Associated Press
    Hamilton, New York

THE LEAST DATEABLE COLLEGES:

  • 10 University Of California, Santa Barbara
    Santa Barbara, California
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    Santa Barbara, California
  • 9 Princeton University
    Princeton, New Jersey
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    Princeton, New Jersey
  • 8 University of Pennsylvania
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 7 University of California, Berkeley
    Berkeley, California
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    Berkeley, California
  • 6 Binghamton University, State University of New York
    Binghamton, New York
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    Binghamton, New York
  • 5 Michigan State University
    East Lansing, Michigan
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    East Lansing, Michigan
  • 4 University of Washington
    Seattle, Washington
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    Seattle, Washington
  • 3 Rutgers University
    New Brunswick, Camden, and Newark, New Jersey
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    New Brunswick, Camden, and Newark, New Jersey
  • 2 University Of Chicago
    Chicago, Illinois
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    Chicago, Illinois
  • 1 Babson College
    Wellesley, Massachusetts
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    Wellesley, Massachusetts

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BEFORE YOU GO

  • Texas Tech University: Will Rogers Statue
    Legend has it this statue of Will Rogers on his favorite horse Soapsud was positioned for a very particular reason: Soapsud's
    kimberlykv/Flickr
    Legend has it this statue of Will Rogers on his favorite horse Soapsud was positioned for a very particular reason: Soapsud's bum faces school rival Texas A&M University. Before each home football game, Will Rogers is wrapped in red crepe paper, and during national tragedies the statue is wrapped in black crepe paper.
  • University Of Virginia: Homer
    At UVA, the epic Greek author has more to worry about than the Trojan War: It's tradition for students to streak from the ste
    taberandrew/Flickr
    At UVA, the epic Greek author has more to worry about than the Trojan War: It's tradition for students to streak from the steps of the Rotunda -- 740 feet away -- to the statue of Homer. They kiss or smack his butt (depending on their height) and then run back to the Rotunda.
  • University Of California Los Angeles: Bruin Bear
    UCLA's Bruin Bear is one of the most protected statues around. Every year around the UCLA and University of Southern Californ
    David McNew via Getty Images
    UCLA's Bruin Bear is one of the most protected statues around. Every year around the UCLA and University of Southern California rivalry week, the bear is guarded -- either by physical walls or a group of students called the "Bruin Bear Security Force" -- from vandalism as part of the schools' rivalry.
  • Columbia University: Alma Mater
    Presiding over Columbia University's campus is Alma Mater, a statue of the goddess Athena. Legend has it, the first person in
    ddrmaxgt37/Flickr
    Presiding over Columbia University's campus is Alma Mater, a statue of the goddess Athena. Legend has it, the first person in each class to find an owl hidden on the statue will be the valedictorian -- or marry a Barnard College student.
  • United States Naval Academy: Herndon Monument
    The Herndon Monument was erected in 1860 in honor of Captain William Lewis Herndon. Now, it's covered in lard at the end of e
    ASSOCIATED PRESS
    The Herndon Monument was erected in 1860 in honor of Captain William Lewis Herndon. Now, it's covered in lard at the end of every year and plebes (first year students) work together to climb and put a sailor cap atop it. For tradition.
  • Lebanon Valley College: "Hot Dog" Frank Aftosmes
    The life-size statue of "Hot Dog" Frank Aftosmes has been on campus since 1997. The statue commemorates Aftosmes, who opened
    Lebanon Valley College
    The life-size statue of "Hot Dog" Frank Aftosmes has been on campus since 1997. The statue commemorates Aftosmes, who opened a hot dog shop in town in 1928 and was "a counselor, resource, friend, and #1 fan" to the college.
  • University Of Maryland: Testudo
    During finals, students at the University of Maryland-College Park give food and <a href="http://www.diamondbackonline.com/bl
    The Washington Post via Getty Images
    During finals, students at the University of Maryland-College Park give food and other sacrifices to school mascot Testudo, a Diamondback terrapin. In December 2013, the offerings actually caught on fire.
  • University Of Maryland: Jim Henson Memorial
    Also at UMD: how could you not love this adorable statue of Jim Henson, creator of the Muppets and Maryland alum, chatting wi
    douglas.earl/Flickr
    Also at UMD: how could you not love this adorable statue of Jim Henson, creator of the Muppets and Maryland alum, chatting with Kermit the Frog?
  • University Of Wisconsin: Abraham Lincoln
    Abe Lincoln sit powerfully in front of Bascom Hall at the University of Wisconsin - Madison. On graduation day, newly minted
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    Abe Lincoln sit powerfully in front of Bascom Hall at the University of Wisconsin - Madison. On graduation day, newly minted alums climb all the way up to his lap to sit, whisper goals and secrets, and -- of course -- take the ultimate graduation picture.
  • Hillsdale College: Margaret Thatcher
    This lifelike statue of Margaret Thatcher, dedicated in 2008, is the only statue of the former British Prime Minister in Nort
    cseeman/Flickr
    This lifelike statue of Margaret Thatcher, dedicated in 2008, is the only statue of the former British Prime Minister in North America, as of 2013.
  • Yale University: Theodore Woolsey
    On tours of Yale's campus, student guides tell hopeful students and their parents that it's tradition for Yalies to rub the t
    Phil Cardamone via Getty Images
    On tours of Yale's campus, student guides tell hopeful students and their parents that it's tradition for Yalies to rub the toe of former university president Theodore Woolsey for good luck. ...But ask any actual student if they rub the toe, and they'll say absolutely not. A similar fake tradition exists with the John Harvard statue at Harvard University.
  • Mary Baldwin College: Da And Da
    Da and Da are replicas of the statues Ham and Jam, who sit in front of Administration. <a href="http://www.mbc.edu/about/trad
    Mary Baldwin College
    Da and Da are replicas of the statues Ham and Jam, who sit in front of Administration. Every year, senior art students paint Da and Da in fantastical bright colors and patterns.
  • Boston College: Eagle
    The eagle statue in front of BC's Gasson Hall is one of the most well-known landmarks on campus. Originally used as decoratio
    BillDamon/Flickr
    The eagle statue in front of BC's Gasson Hall is one of the most well-known landmarks on campus. Originally used as decoration in a garden, it was donated to the college as they knew it would be taken care of -- the eagle is, after all, BC's mascot.
  • University Of Notre Dame: First Down Moses
    This statue outside the school's library is supposed to represent Moses chastising the Israelites for worshipping idols. But
    Paul J Everett/Flickr
    This statue outside the school's library is supposed to represent Moses chastising the Israelites for worshipping idols. But with a finger pointed up like that, he can only be saying one thing: Notre Dame is number one.
  • Rutgers University: William The Silent
    William the Silent has occasionally been brought into a Princeton-Rutgers rivalry, with Princeton students <a href="http://ww
    Wikimedia Commons
    William the Silent has occasionally been brought into a Princeton-Rutgers rivalry, with Princeton students vandalizing the statue. Additionally, according to campus lore, should a female virgin walk by, the statue whistles. Thus far, there has been no recorded whistling.
  • Bryn Mawr College: Athena
    Students at Bryn Mawr College (home to dozens of wild traditions) leave offerings, often homemade, and handwritten notes to t
    Perosha/Flickr
    Students at Bryn Mawr College (home to dozens of wild traditions) leave offerings, often homemade, and handwritten notes to the statue of Athena for help both in and out of school.
  • Texas Christian University: Horned Frog
    The horned frog -- or really, <a href="http://www.admissions.tcu.edu/fun-stuff/what-is-a-horned-frog">lizard</a> -- sits in t
    jimbowen0306/Flickr
    The horned frog -- or really, lizard -- sits in the center of TCU's campus, representing the school's mascot. Students rub his nose for good luck before exams.
  • Georgetown University: John Carroll
    A statue of the founder of Georgetown was actually <a href="http://www.library.georgetown.edu/infrequently-asked-questions/it
    Alex Wong via Getty Images
    A statue of the founder of Georgetown was actually not ready in time for its own unveiling. A painted plaster cast was in its place as dignitaries came to honor the statue, and the real statue was swapped in in the middle of the night.
  • Amherst College: Sabrina
    Sabrina was brought to Amherst over 150 years ago and has since been subject to a series of pranks, involving dressing her up
    Wikimedia Commons
    Sabrina was brought to Amherst over 150 years ago and has since been subject to a series of pranks, involving dressing her up, stealing her, and flying her over athletic events. After the class of 2008 stole her in their senior year, they returned her at their five-year reunion in 2013. Less than two hours after she was returned, she was stolen by the class of 2003. Less than an hour after that, the class of 2014 snatched her away, and her whereabouts are currently unknown.
  • Penn State University: Nittany Lion Shrine
    In 1966, the year Joe Paterno became head coach of the Penn State football team, his wife Sue painted the lion orange <a href
    pennstatenews/Flickr
    In 1966, the year Joe Paterno became head coach of the Penn State football team, his wife Sue painted the lion orange to incite unity and excitement for the homecoming game against Syracuse. Since then, students and fans participate in an annual Guard the Lion Shrine.
  • Lehigh University: Asa Packer
    This statue of the school's founder was brought to Lehigh in <a href="http://www4.lehigh.edu/news/newsarticle.aspx?Channel=%2
    joseph a/Flickr
    This statue of the school's founder was brought to Lehigh in 2005. It is a true-to-life representation of Packer, down to the cane he walked with, which was made out of a deer vertebrae.
  • Rice University: Willy
    This statue of William Marsh Rice is a large part of student life (and <a href="http://explore.rice.edu/explore/Willy.asp">de
    neilfein/Flickr
    This statue of William Marsh Rice is a large part of student life (and decoration)/ But his real claim to fame was back in 1988 when a group of students managed to rotate the 2,000 pound statue 180 degrees. It took the students one hour and $400 to rotate him. It took professionals three hours and at least $1,500 to rotate him back.
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