A university’s reputation can be just a little different than the sweatshirt-studded utopia shown in recruitment videos. The public’s view of a school isn’t solely based on brochure statistics. Poor sexual health ratings, huge price tags, high crime rates, partying and scandals have a way of making university colors seem less than pristine. Get ready for a walk of shame. Here are the top 10 U.S. universities with the worst reputations.
10) University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
9) University of Virginia
8) West Virginia University
7) University of Wisconsin-Madison
6) University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
5) Florida State University
4) Syracuse University
3) Brigham Young University
2) Penn State University
1) University of California-Los Angeles
Find out which schools haven’t been caught in a scandal…yet: Top 10 Universities with the Best Reputations.