Colleges and universities bend over backwards to earn accreditation and good reviews. It’s good for recruiting.
But what if your school earns honors from the dating app Tinder as the most “right-swiped?” A hot student body can’t hurt.
Tinder crunched the numbers and released the top 25 campuses in the U.S. with the most popular men and women based on the right-swipe (for those of you in committed relationship that began prior to 2012, a swipe right on the app means you approve or like).
The top four schools on the list of most popular guys are religious-affiliated institutions. Top honors went Georgetown University, followed by Brigham Young University, Notre Dame and Texas Christian University.
The top 10 campuses with the most popular women may lead a young man to go South or West. Those schools are top-ranked Florida State University, followed by the University of Miami, University of Mississippi, University of Colorado Boulder, University of Alabama, Colorado State University, Boise State University, Iowa State University, the University of Arizona and the University of Iowa.
The complete lists for both men and women can be found on the Tinder blog.
Other significant findings that could help your high-schooler pick a college:
- Only the University of Mississippi cracked the top 10 for both men and women.
- The top 10 campuses for popular females are public schools.
- The ACC had the most schools in the top 25 males with seven, with the Ivy League coming in second place with four. For women, SEC schools led with five, followed by four each for the ACC and Big 12.
Tinder claims it has had 8 billion matches since launching in 2012.