Top 10 Pet-Friendly Colleges of 2010Published September 2, 2010
This year, while you are packing your stuff for college, don't forget to pack up your furry, feathery or even scaly friend! Petside.com has ranked the top 10 pet-friendly colleges of 2010 across the country for you and your best friend! Our top 10 pet-friendly colleges of 2010 were judged on the range of pets allowed and number and quality of pet-friendly dorms. So pack your books, grab your pets, and dive into the world of higher education! Before you go, make sure to check out the full pet policies of these pet-friendly colleges and remember to register your pets prior to moving in! #10 - Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York Vassar College allows pets that can be humanely kept in cages or aquariums, so you don't need to part with your song bird or your favorite gold fish! Check out the full pet policy and read more about Vassar College #9 Harvey Mudd College, Claremont, California Harvey Mudd College welcomes small pets like rabbits, hamsters and other critters that are not cats or dogs. Check out their pet policy and read more about Harvey Mudd College #8 - Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania The scenic Lehigh University allows 10 gallon fish tanks in the dorm rooms, but students who choose to live in Greek housing are allowed to have one dog or cat per house! Check out the pet policy and read more about Lehigh University. #7 - Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, Massachusetts You can study with your purring feline by your side! MIT in Boston has four cat-friendly dorms. Check out the full pet policy and read more about MIT! #6 - California Institute of Technology, Pasadena California CALTECH is mad for cats! Students can have more than one cats and the the choice of one of seven kitty approved dorms. Read the full CALTECH pet policy and check out more info about the California Institute of Technology. #5 - Sweet Briar College, Sweet Briar, Virginia For horse lovers that are a part of the Sweet Briar Riding Program, this place is a paradise. You never have to be away from your equine buddy. Check out the horse boarding criteria and read more about Sweet Briar College here. #4 - Stetson University, Deland, Florida With a dorm friendly to virtually all types of pets and even a dog park near by, Stetson University is a gleaming example of pet-friendliness! Check out their pet policy and read more about Stetson University. #3 - Washington & Jefferson College, Washington, Pennsylvania Dogs, cats and creatures of all kinds are permitted in the "Pet House" here, or Monroe Hall, which is the dorm's real name. There are other perks as well! Check out the full pet policy and read more about Washington & Jefferson College. #2 - Stephens College, Columbia, Missouri The college has been welcoming the animal kingdom to its hallowed grounds since fall of 2004. In fact, Searcy is home to dogs, cats, rabbits, hamsters, rats, mice, gerbils, sugar gliders, guinea pigs, lizards and birds. Check out their pet policy and read more about pet life in Stephens College. #1 - FIND OUT WHICH SCHOOL IS THE PET-FRIENDLIEST COLLEGE OF 2010 For the second year in a row, this school just can't be beat when it comes to its pet-friendly policies. Click here to find out which is the most pet-friendly college of 2010!
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