Four other California schools appear in the top five for campus environment: California State University, Northridge and University of California, Irvine (tied for No. 2), California State University, Long Beach (No. 4) and San Francisco State University, which shares the No. 5 spot in a tie with the Newark campus of New Jersey’s Rutgers University and the Boston campus of the University of Massachusetts. Only two of the schools ranked in the top 10 for environment are private.
The Wall Street Journal