Best Colleges For Skiing + Snowboarding

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YEW Staff
Written by YEW Staff

College Consensus (, a unique new college ratings website that aggregates publisher rankings and student reviews, has published the 25 Best Colleges for Skiing & Snowboarding.

Sure, a college education is a crucial step in reaching a professional career and financial opportunity, but being able to shred in the snow is just as important for character development and future success.  Says us. 

For students looking for fun in the snow (while accumulating tremendous debt,) schools have been ranked by their College Consensus score — which combines published academic rankings and real student reviews — along with their proximity to epic winter activities. 

The Best Colleges For Skiing + Snowboarding (in alphabetical order) are:

Babson College – Wellesley, MA

Colorado College – Colorado Springs, CO

Colorado Mesa University – Grand Junction, CO

Dartmouth College – Dartmouth, MA

Michigan Technological University – Houghton, MI

Middlebury College – Middlebury, VT

Montana State University – Bozeman, MT

Reed College – Portland, OR

St. Lawrence University – Canton, NY

Syracuse University – Syracuse, NY

University at Buffalo – Buffalo, NY

University of Alaska Fairbanks – Fairbanks, AK

University of Colorado Boulder – Boulder, CO

University of Denver – Denver, CO

University of Minnesota Duluth – Duluth, MN

University of Nevada – Reno – Reno, NV

University of New Hampshire – Durham, NH

University of Rochester – Rochester, NY

University of Utah – Salt Lake City, UT

University of Vermont – Burlington, VT

University of Wyoming – Laramie, WY

Virginia Tech – Blacksburg, VA

Western Colorado University – Gunnison, CO

Western Washington University – Bellingham, WA

Westminster College – Salt Lake City, UT

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