At No. 1 — you guessed it — the Cathedral of Learning at the University of Pittsburgh. We beat out the usual suspects: Oxford, Harvard and Yale.
In co-starring roles not far away are Grey Towers Castle at Arcadia University, Montgomery County, at No. 5; Bexley Hall at Kenyon College in Ohio at No. 15; main entrance at Chestnut Hill College, Montgomery County, at No. 18; M. Carey Thomas Library at Bryn Mawr at No. 21.