The Most Pet-Friendly Colleges

Aug 31, 2011 | Updated Oct 31, 2011

Want to take your pet with you to college, but fear this might be a problem? At some schools, pets are not only allowed, but welcomed. recently made a list of the most pet-friendly colleges. Florida's Eckerd College came in first place, with Missouri's Stephen's College coming in second. has more on their methodology: based its 2011 Top 10 Pet-Friendly College list on criteria that includes the range and types of animals that a college allows, the number of pets a student is allowed to bring, the college location & the environment that a school provides to pets, and the number of pet-friendly dorms and buildings on campus. With schools that had similarly flexible pet policies, gave a higher rank to schools that promote bringing your pet, have special pet programs or have a better location than others.

Check out our slide show of the most pet-friendly colleges. Is your school pet-friendly? Weigh in below!