Albertson College Ranked Among the Fittest in the Nation
2006. 10. 03.
The experts at Men's Fitness have ranked Albertson College of Idaho among the healthiest colleges in the nation.
The second annual survey of more than 12,000 students at 115 colleges and universities will be published in the magazine's October issue, which hits newsstands this week.
Men's Fitness put the top 25 schools on its 'fit list.' Albertson College was 15th on the list. The top school was Dickinson College in Pennsylvania, while Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington was 25th.
The rankings are based on student responses to questions about their diet and exercise habits and about the availability of fast food, nutritionists and fitness trainers on campus.
Albertson College of Idaho offers students a number of options to maintain a healthy lifestyle, including locally grown health choices in the cafeteria, provided by Bon Appetit, and a healthy lifestyles floor in the dorms. More than a third of the student body also participates on an intercollegiate athletic team, adding to overall student fitness.