20 Best College Radio Stations [Princeton Review Survey]

OldradioThe annual Princeton Review “Best College Radio Stations” survey has been released based on 137,000 surveys conducted from 382 colleges. For the 2018 list, results reflect responses from the 2016-17, 2015-16 and 2014-15 academic years. 



2018 Princeton Review’s Most Popular College Radio Stations

This list comes via Jennifer Waits and the excellent Radio Survivor blog who added station names and call signs. Schools in bold are new to the list.

1. St. Bonaventure University (WSBU-88.3 FM, St. Bonaventure, NY)

2. Manhattanville College (WMVL, Purchase, NY) – Most recently appeared on 2016 list 

3. Emerson College (WERS 88.9FM and WECB, Boston, MA)

4. Carleton College (KRLX 88.1 FM, Northfield, MN)

5. Syracuse University (WAER 88.3 FMWERWWJPZ 89.1 FM, Syracuse, NY)

6. Ithaca College (WICB 91.7 FM and VIC Radio, Ithaca, New York)

7. Reed College (KRRC, Portland, OR)

8. St. Michael’s College (WWPV-LP 92.5 FM, Colchester, VT)

9. Chapman University (ChapmanRadio.com, Orange, CA)

10. Fordham University (WFUV 90.7 FM, Bronx, NY)

11. Bates College (WRBC 91.5 FM, Lewiston, ME)

12. Hofstra University (WRHU 88.7 FM, Hempstead, New York)

13. University of Puget Sound (KUPS 90.1 FM, Tacoma, Washington)

14. Drew University (WMNJ The Forest, Madison, NJ)

15. Denison University (WDUB 91.1 FM, Granville, OH) – Most recently appeared on 2015 list

16. Franklin & Marshall College (WFNM 89.1 FM, Lancaster, PA)

17. University of Alabama-Tuscaloosa (WVUA 90.7 FM and WUAL 91.5 FM Alabama Public Radio, Tuscaloosa, AL)

18. Georgia Institute of Technology (WREK 91.1 FM, Atlanta, GA)

19. Earlham College (WECI 91.5 FM, Richmond, IN)

20. Washington State University (KZUU 90.7 FMKUGR and Northwest Public Radio, Pullman, WA