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Posted at 06:05 AM ET, 01/06/2012

Odd college rankings: Do you know where they come from? [QUIZ]


A campus tour at George Washington University. (Evelyn Hockstein - FOR THE WASHINGTON POST)
Bragging rights for colleges just keep getting weirder.

Along with the usual rankings, like most selective universities or schools with the best value for your money, are a new crop of lists with a different edge to them.

The Post’s Jenna Johnson reports that these include rankings for the friendliest students and the hairiest ones, schools with the most significant architecture and even those that are most like Hogwarts.

But what goes into making this ratings? Who’s to decide which college is most Hogwarts-esque or whose parking lots come out on top?

You might be surprised to find out how some of these rankings are compiled.

Test your knowledge about these odd college rankings with our quiz below:

By Emily Ingram  |  06:05 AM ET, 01/06/2012

 
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