A lot of thought is put into college decisions -- class sizes, affordability, reputation...of course, dining options has to be up there on the list. Niche released their list of 2017's Best College Food in America, and our stomachs are already weighing the possibilities of transferring for dining halls.
10. University of Georgia
The University of Georgia boasts a 4.2 rating out of 5 on Niche, based on student surveys and features five dining halls and three food courts.
9. James Madison University
8. California Baptist University
CBU scored a 4.4 out of 5 on Niche with an average meal plan cost of $4,760. According to their website, the "Culinary Team works tirelessly to design menus that are fresh, delicious, nutritious, and served quickly--without losing customization."
7. UMass Amherst
UMass also scored a 4.4 out of 5 and features 4 dining halls and tireless other food accommodations.
6. Bates College
5. Bowdoin College
There's just something in the water up there in Maine, as the number 5 spot is held by a Maine college as well. Bowdoin received a 4.7 out of 5 on Niche and has two dining halls on campus. It also features Jack Magee's Pub and Grill, named after a former track coach at the school, where students can fuel up with fresh grill or grab and go options.
4. Culinary Institute of America
3. Washington University in St. Louis
2. Virginia Tech
1. University of California, Los Angeles
UCLA isn't just good for its food - Niche also ranked them 34 on the list of the Best Colleges in America. With a score of 4.4 out of 5 from almost 600 respondents, we can't argue with UCLA. Especially not after seeing these pictures.
View the full list of Best College Food in America here. I'm going to go get a snack.
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