Not all students set out for college immediately after high school
Some enlist in the military, spend time in the work force, or take time
off to travel the world.
For those who choose to go to college later in life, having classmates
who reflect their age, interests, and experiences can help ease the
transition from the "real world" to the world of an undergraduate
Of the colleges and universities that are part of the 2013
U.S. News Best Colleges rankings, the schools on this list had
the highest percentage of undergraduate students over the age of 25 in
the 2011-2012 academic year.