The 12 Colleges With The Happiest Freshmen

10/11/2011 07:06 am ET | Updated Dec 10, 2011

Being a freshman is hard, so it's good to attend a school that makes its youngest members fell happy and fulfilled.

The Center for College Affordability and Productivity recently rated the colleges with the highest freshman retention rate. Yale University topped the list with Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania coming in second.

Check out our slide show of the 12 schools with the happiest freshmen. Then tell us, were you happy as a freshman? Weigh in below!

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