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The 10 Most Wired Colleges In The Country: Unigo Ranking

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These days, it's hard to imagine life on a college campus without an Internet connection. It's no longer just a matter of having a connection for students' laptops, they need something to hook up their tablets, smartphones, smart TVs and digital TV devices too.

But some colleges do it better than others. And we know which ones those are thanks to a ranking of the most wired campuses from our pals at Unigo.

A couple of private colleges in New York state make the list, as do schools from the Claremont Colleges consortium in California. Only one public university made it into the top 10, and that's the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta.

Check out the 10 most wired college campuses in the list below and head over to Unigo for more about what helped the schools earn their rank.

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    10. University of Richmond
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    According to Unigo, there are over 1,100 computer systems on their campus and every room at the university has internet access.
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    9. Harvey Mudd College
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    Computer science and engineering students here design their own software in a year-long capstone course.
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    8. Wake Forest University
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    Wake Forest has more computers than undergraduates and Wi-Fi in all university-related buildings, classrooms, and housing, according to Unigo.
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    7. Denison University
    Unigo says the university provides a unique system to all faculty and students called "myDENISON."
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    6. Carnegie Mellon University
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    The prestigious school offers the country's only Masters in Entertainment Technology, and a group of undergrads created a cool GPS mapping system geared towards navigating campus called Mapyst.
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    5. Washington University in St. Louis
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    In this photo made Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013, Malachi Griffith, left, and his twin brother Obi Griffith pose for a photo inside a data center at Washington University in St. Louis. At Washington University, the pair has teamed up to create a large online database that matches thousands of genes linked to cancer and other diseases with drugs which target those genes. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
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    4. Hamilton College
    According to Unigo, recent graduates have been recruited by tech heavyweights like IBM, Google and Apple.
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    3. Colgate University
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    The school recently installed a new campus wireless system called ARUBA, according to Unigo, and it was one of the first colleges to introduce an independent computer science program.
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    2. Georgia Tech
    Georgia Tech attracted attention in 2013 for creating an online master's degree program that will cost less than $7,000.
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    1. Pomona College
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    Unigo gives Pomona College praise for their Science, Technology, and Society Program that examines the character and cultural significance of science and technology.

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