19. Brown University's Department of Visual Art
Location: Providence, R.I.
Maybe it's the increased rate of depression that heavy drinkers have, but not a lot of "happy" schools ended up on our list. Brown made the top of The Princeton Review's Happiest Colleges list without losing its party reputation. Its art department is ace, too, and Brown is ranked at the #14 best college in the nation by US News and World Report.