Study Reveals The Top 20 Most Handsome Universities in the U.S.

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"Producers take note, these universities are great places to recruit handsome talent," comments Grooming Lounge CEO Mike Gilman., the nation’s premier resource for men’s grooming set out to determine which U.S. university was home to the country’s most handsome collegiate men.

“We are of the belief that your appearance is a big part of your brand, so we were interested to know which universities are fostering men that are as polished and well-kempt as they are educated,” said Grooming Lounge Founder and CEO Mike Gilman.

Potential employers should take note, these top 20 universities are likely to produce well-groomed boardroom ready gentlemen and likely plenty of next generation broadcasters and social media stars.

The top 20 most handsome colleges are diverse in geographic region, size and a mix of public and private. It may be no surprise to many that UCLA tops the list, but it’s followed closely by schools in less glamorous cities. just released the results from their research and here are the major universities in order of most handsome men:

1.    University of California – Los Angeles
2.    Stanford University
3.    University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill
4.    University of Miami
5.    Rice University
6.    University of Wisconsin – Madison
7.    University of Nebraska
8.    University of Illinois – Urbana Champaign
9.    Ohio State University
10.    Vanderbilt
11.    University of Oregon
12.    University of Maryland
13.    Virginia Tech
14.    University of Georgia
15.    Cornell University
16.    Washington University in St. Louis
17.    University of South Carolina
18.    University of Virginia
19.    Texas A&M
20.    Penn State

While handsomeness may be subjective, the criteria in this survey measure the men in each university’s commitment to appearance. based the findings on the following criteria: average amount spent on personal care services per man, spend on personal care products per man, spend on shaving needs per man, spend on apparel per man and the fittest universities in the nation.

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