The 10 Most Loved Colleges: US News And World Report

12/03/2012 08:58 am ET | Updated Feb 02, 2013
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Did you really love your college? You might want to consider giving back to the school to show your appreciation.

US News and World Report
recently compiled a list of the most loved colleges, i.e. schools where the highest percentage of alumni give back to their alma mater. On the list? Several of America's smallest, most prestigious colleges.

The Report has more:

Alumni giving rates are far from the sole indicator of student satisfaction. They do, however, serve as an objective gauge, and are a way to ensure current students directly benefit, since the money often goes to scholarship funds, athletic teams, student organizations, and new campus buildings. Alumni giving rates also account for 5 percent in the 2012 Best Colleges rankings methodology.

Check out our slide show of the 10 most loved colleges. Then tell us, did you love school? Would you give back? Let us know in the comments section.

10 Most Loved Colleges